What are cookies?
Cookies are small data files sent by a website’s server to the browser. The browser stores this information on your hard drive and sends it back to the server on your next visit. Cookies, for example, ensure that you do not have to log in again each time you visit a previously visited website. Cookies can also be used to better adapt the content of a website or the advertising the surfer sees to his/her preferences.
Cookies contain a unique code that the browser recognises during the visit to the website (‘session’ cookie) or during subsequent visits (‘permanent’ cookie). Cookies can be placed by the website’s server or by partners with whom the website works. A website’s server can only read the cookies it has placed itself; it has no access to other information stored on your computer or mobile device.
Cookies are stored in a separate folder of your browser. The content of the cookie usually consists of the name of the server that placed the cookie, an expiry date and a unique number code.
Types of Cookies
There are different types of cookies, each with their own function:
Necessary and functional cookies:
Necessary and functional cookies are essential for the optimal functioning of our website and the use of certain parts of it. They ensure, for example:
Allow you to navigate between the different parts of our website.
You don’t have to log in every time you visit.
The products you place in your shopping basket are remembered.
To save your language settings.
The so-called performance cookies allow us to improve the ease of use of our website. They provide anonymous information about how visitors use the website. This enables us to find out which pages are visited most, how long certain pages are visited, on which pages most people leave, etc. This enables us to tailor the website even more closely to your needs.
For cookies set by third parties, please refer to the statements made by these parties on their respective websites. Please note that we have no influence on the content of these statements nor on the content of the cookies of these third parties.
Advertising performance cookies:
After visiting our website, you may see advertisements on other websites about Lytix and/or about products you viewed on our website. These advertising performance cookies are placed to remember whether or not you have visited our website and to remember which products you viewed.
For cookies set by third parties, please refer to the statements these parties have made on their respective websites. Please note that we have no influence on the content of these statements nor on the content of these third parties’ cookies.