Privacy & cookies

Thank you for visiting www.compat.com (“Website”).

Privacy Notice

The Website does not collect or process any personal data without your approval.

Cookies Notice

This cookies notice applies to the Website, any website or branded pages on third party platforms (e.g.YouTube and Facebook) and applications accessed or used through such websites or platforms which are operated by or on behalf of Compat manufacturers.

By using a Compat Site, you are consenting to our use of cookies and other tracking technology in accordance with this notice. If you do not agree to our use of cookies and other tracking technology in this way, you should set our browser settings accordingly or not use the Compat Site. If you disable cookies that we use, this may impact your user experience while on the Compat Website.

When using a mobile device to connect to the internet, you should also refer to the privacy notice of the specific app you are using to understand its specific data collection practices.

1. What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website. See below for details on what information is collected by cookies and how we use that information.

2. How and why do we use cookies?

We use cookies to improve the use and functionality of Compat Sites and to gain a better understanding of how visitors use Compat Sites and the tools and services offered on it. Cookies help us tailor Compat Sites to your personal needs, improve its user-friendliness, gain customer satisfaction feedback and communicate to you elsewhere on the internet.

3. What types of cookies may be used on Compat Sites?

We may use the following types of cookies on Compat Sites:

Session cookies

Session cookies are temporary cookie files that are erased when you close your browser. When you restart your browser and go back to the site that created that cookie, the website will treat you as a new visitor.

Persistent cookies

Persistent cookies stay on your browser until you delete them manually or until your browser deletes them based on the duration period set within the cookie (24 hours). These cookies will recognise you as a return visitor.

4. Examples of cookies used on this Website

Cookie used/type and category

Purpose

Does this cookie collect my personal data?

Details

Performance Cookies

Type: Analytics

 Category:

 Persistent

 Session

 Third party

 

Help us understand how visitors interact with our Website by providing information about the areas visited, time spent and any issues encountered, such as error messages. This helps us improve the performance of our websites.

No, they do not identify you as an individual.

All data is collected and aggregated anonymously.

 

Google Analytics

 

5. Other similar technologies

Log Files

We (or a third party on our behalf) may collect information in the form of logs files, which record website activity and gather statistics about a user’s browsing habits. These entries are generated anonymously, and help us gather (among other things) (i) a user’s browser type and operating system, (ii) information about a user’s session (such as the URL they came from, the date and time they visited our website, and which pages they’ve viewed on our website and for how long), and, (iii) other similar navigational or click-stream data.

6. Manage your cookies/preferences

You should ensure that your computer settings reflect whether you are happy to accept cookies or not. You can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, or you can simply set it to refuse them. You do not need to have cookies on to use or navigate through many sections of Compat Sites although you may not have access to all the features on Compat Sites if you do not. See the ‘help’ button on your browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Firefox) for how you can do this. Remember that if you use different computers in different locations, you will need to ensure that each browser is adjusted to suit your cookie preferences.

As a web beacon forms part of a webpage, it is not possible to ‘opt-out’ but you can render them ineffective by opting out of the cookies they set. Additionally, where available, you can exercise your choice between allowing cookies to be placed on your computer or opting out of cookies by visiting the following sites and selecting which company’s cookies you would like to opt out of http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/

7. Legal Notice Update

We reserve the right to make any changes and corrections to this notice. Please refer to this page from time to time to review these and new additional information.

This notice was last updated in April 2020. © Compat 2020. All rights reserved.