Website – Policy on Cookies
Prosegur Australia Pty Ltd ABN 81 004 247 358 (Prosegur) – Policy on Cookies
1. Prosegur’s website uses “Cookies” and other similar devices (Cookies). Cookies are files sent to a browser from a web server to record the user’s activity in a specific website or website, applications and/or services owned by Prosegur (Services). The main aim of Cookies is to enable faster access for the user to the Services selected. Furthermore, Cookies customise the Services that the Prosegur website provides, enabling and providing users with information that is of interest to them or may be of interest to them depending on the use each user makes of the Services.
Types, objectives and functioning of Cookies
3. Cookies, depending on their permanence, can be divided into “session” Cookies or “permanent” Cookies. The former expire once users close their browser. The latter expire once their objective is met (for instance, for the user to remain identified with the Services) or when they are manually deleted.
4. Additionally, depending on their objective, Cookies may be classified as follows:
- Performance Cookies: this type of Cookie remembers your preferences for the tools found in the website so that you don’t have to configure the service every time you visit it. For example, this type of Cookie includes volume adjustments in video or audio players, and video transmission compatible with your browser;
- Geo-Location Cookies: these Cookies are used to find out which country you are in when you request a Service. This Cookie is completely anonymous and is only used to adapt the content to your location.
- Registry Cookies: these Cookies are generated once the user has registered, or later on, when they open up a session and are used to identify the user in Services for the following purposes:
- Identifying the user so that if the browser of the computer shuts down, and the user logs on to the website at another time or date, the user will still be identified, making browsing easier without having to log on again. This functionality will be curbed once the user presses the functionality “Close Session” which will delete the Cookie, causing the user to have to start a new session to be identified.
- Checking whether the user is authorised to access a certain Service;
- Additionally, some Services may use connectors with social networks such as Facebook or Twitter. When the user registers in a Service with social network credentials, it authorises the social network to save a permanent Cookie that remembers the user’s identity and it guarantees access to Services until it expires. The user may delete this Cookie and revoke access to such Services through social networks by updating their preferences in the social network in question.
- Analysis Cookies: every time a user visits a Service, a tool from any external provided (Google Analytics, Piwik and similar services) generates an analysis Cookie in the user’s computer. This Cookie is only generated on visiting and will serve to identify the visitor anonymously in future visits to the Prosegur website. The main purposes sought by this are:
- Allow the anonymous identification of browsing users by means of a Cookie (identifies browsers and devices, not people) and, therefore, an approximate account of the number of visitors and trends over time;
- Anonymously identify contents that are visited the most and, hence, which are most attractive to users;
- Learn whether the user who is accessing is a new or repeat visitor;
- Advertising Cookies: This type of Cookie allows information to be gathered on the adverts shown to each anonymous user of the Prosegur website. The Cookies store duration and frequency of visualisation of the different adverts, interaction with them or browsing patterns, and/or user behaviour that may help towards building a profile of advertising interests. This makes offering advertising that is akin to the user’s interests possible.
- Advertising Cookies from third parties: Besides the advertising managed by the Prosegur website in its Services, the Prosegur website may offer companies the possibility of showing adverts through third parties. In this way, these third parties can store Cookies sent by Prosegur from the user’s browsers, as well as the information contained therein.
How to disable Cookies in most common browsers
5. It is usually possible to stop accepting the browser’s Cookies or stop accepting Cookies from a particular Service. All modern browsers allow their users to change their Cookies configuration. This configuration can usually be found in the “options” or “preferences” section of the browser’s menu.
6. The Prosegur website offers the user guidance on the steps they should follow to access the Cookies configuration menu and, given the case, private browsing for each of the main browsers:
- Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Configuration
For further information, please contact Microsoft Tech Support or your browser’s Help menu
- Firefox: Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> History -> Customised Configuration
For further information, please contact Mozilla Tech Support or your browser’s Help menu
- Chrome: Configuration -> Show advanced options -> Privacy -> Content configuration
For further information, please contact Google Tech Support or your browser’s Help menu
- Safari: Preferences - > Security
For further information, please contact Apple Tech Support or your browser’s Help Menu
What happens if you disable Cookies
7. Some functionalities of the Services will be disabled, for example, remaining identified, receiving information aimed at your location or the viewing of certain videos.
Updating this policy on Cookies
8. Prosegur may amend this policy to meet legal demands and regulations. Users are advised to visit the policy periodically.