Arval Deutschland GmbH (“Arval”) wants to provide you with the best possible service, and at the same time to maintain the trust which you have invested in us. For this reason, we want to provide you with clear information on how we use the cookies on our website Error! Invalid link. and save them on your computer/smartphone.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text, image or software files which are stored and saved on your computer, smartphone or other device which you use to access the internet when you visit our website. Cookies are useful and allow the internet to identify you. They track your visit to a certain site. They provide a secure connection to a website and enhance your options as a user, because they secure your connection and/or match the content of a web page to your respective areas of interest.
Types of cookies which are installed on the www.arval.de site:
Cookies which are used for collecting data regarding the website (“Google Analytics”): In order to set up our website under www.arval.de according to our visitors’ requirements, we measure the number of visits, the number of viewed pages, visitor activity on our website and how often visitors return to our site. These cookies enable statistical traffic analysis data to be collected. Based on this analysis, the contents of the web page can then be developed and improved in order to enhance browsing quality for users.
These cookies are saved for a period of less than 13 months.
Use of social networks by the website users:
Our website contains elements from third-party providers (buttons for social networks) with which users share our website content or their opinion with others through the use of these social networks. This is the case for the “Share”, “Like”, “g+1”, “Tweeter” buttons on these social networks such as “Facebook”, “Google+”, “Twitter”, etc. If you communicate via third-party media, e.g. by clicking on the “Like” button or writing a comment, it is forwarded to the relevant social network and published in your profile. If you don’t want the social networks to link the information collected by our website to your user account, you must log out of the relevant social network beforehand.
We ask that you learn more about the data policies of these social networks in order to discover more about the purposes for which your data could be used. These buttons can be used in particular to collect internet browser information for commercial purposes.
Alternative options for cookies:
Many of the cookies we use enhance your browsing experience on our website, others are essential to provide you with access to secure areas. Most browsers enable cookies by default. However, if you do not agree to allow cookies to be saved on your computer, you can block this function by changing your browser settings. If you decide to block all cookies with the help of your internet browser, you can only visit the public areas of our website. Tracking your browsing history on our website allows us to store cookies on your device. However, you always have the opportunity to change your mind by disabling cookies on your device.
Access rights to data and right to object:
By law, you have the right to demand a copy of the personal information which BNP Paribas has collected on you, including information collected by the cookies.
You also have the right to disable cookies on your computer. Please direct your questions and requests in this respect to Nathalie Hebert, Digital Communications Manager (firstname.lastname@example.org) or to Christelle Paillès, Corporate Communications Manager (email@example.com) and attach a copy of the cookies present on your device.
You can refuse the installation of statistical cookies by changing the cookie settings. To do so, you must activate incognito mode or the “Do Not Track” setting of your browser. In the case of “Google Analytics”, you block this type of cookies by using the tool provided by Google. This is available at: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Depending on which browser you use, you can also change your settings to block types of cookies from certain sources or to be informed whenever new cookies should be saved on your computer, to give you the option of either accepting or refusing them.
If you want more information on the options which your browser offers or how you can configure your browser according to your needs, click on the Help menu or on another specially designated section of your internet browser. A few examples:
- Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/de-de/windows-vista/block-or-allow-cookies
- Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH19214?locale=de_DE
- Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=de
- Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/de/kb/Cookies-blockieren
- Opera: http://help.opera.com/Windows/9.64/de/cookies.html
If you are using a mobile device, you can find information under the following links: