1. WHAT IS A COOKIE?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information that a user’s device (computer, tablet or mobile) downloads when it visits a website. They allow the site to “remember” your computer, but not specifically who is using it, and improve your user experience. By associating the identification numbers in the cookies with other customer information when, for example, you log-in to the site, then we know that the cookie information relates to you. Cookies are used generally for different purposes, such as letting the user navigate between pages efficiently, implementing the user's preferences and generally improving their browsing experience, by customizing the website according to their navigation and user profile. They can also help ensure that the adverts that the user sees online are more relevant to them and their interests.


2. COOKIES USED ON OUR SITE

Our Website uses several types of cookies for different purposes.

2.1 Technical Cookies
Technical cookies include navigation or session cookies, cookies analytics ,and functionality cookies.

• Navigation or Session Cookies
These cookies are strictly necessary session cookies essential to enable you to move around the website and use its essential features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. These cookies include session authentication cookies. Without these cookies, necessary services such as shopping bags cannot be provided. We are able to identify you as being logged in to maisonpromax
.com and to ensure that you are able to access the appropriate features on our site.If you choose to disable these cookies, you will be unable to use our site for ordering our products, but only for browsing.

• Analytics
These cookies are also known as performance cookies and collect information about how you use our Website, so that we can improve the quality of our site and services. Some examples include which pages you visit most often, whether you get error messages from web pages, and your choices about receiving cookies or not. Performance cookies allow us to implement these choices and optimize the way our site works. All the information that these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore they do not collect personal identification information. These types of cookies may be first party or third party.

• Functionality Cookies
Functionality cookies allow the website to remember your online settings (such as your user name, language or location) and provide enhanced, more personalized features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you made to text size, fonts and other parts of a web page that you can customize. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for or to prevent you from receiving services you have already refused.
These types of cookies may be first party or third party. Presently we only use first party cookies, and they can be session or permanent. When you choose functionalities and services, you agree to our use of the related functionality cookie.

2.2 Profiling Cookies
These cookies, that include advertising and targeting cookies, are used by
MAISON PROMAX, our advertising providers and/or third parties to offer you a customized browsing experience by delivering you advertisements that are relevant to you and your interests on third party websites. We use cookies to identify your preferences and analyze your online interactions and transactions with us, but use that information exclusively for the benefit of MAISON PROMAX and do not share it with any third party, except with MAISON PROMAX service providers for the purpose of processing it on our behalf. Under certain circumstances, especially if you are logged-in on your account, we may combine data collected through the cookies with your personal data for the purposes set out above, unless you have explicitly refused to be the subject of such processing and you have opted out from these types of cookies. We invite you to read our privacy policy for full details of how we can process your personal data under such circumstances. Among the many types of advertising or targeting cookies, we may use Flash Cookies and Pixel Tags:
• Flash Cookies:
We may use local shared objects, known as Flash cookies, to store your preferences. The amount and type of information collected through Flash cookies and how they work are different from browser cookies. Please be aware that the browser's tools to manage cookies will not remove Flash cookies. To disable Flash cookies, please use the setting tool provided by the Flash player here.

• Pixel Tags:
If you agreed to be tracked and/or profiled, we may use other tracking technologies (e.g., web beacons, clear gifs) in the communications we send to you. The purpose of these may be to learn about whether you have read or opened the email, whether you have interacted with any link, e.g., by clicking on it, and if so which ones. This information may be combined with other information we have gathered about you, to help us deliver more interesting communications to you, based on your browsing experience and shopping.



3. INFORMATION SHARING

We do not share information collected through the use of cookies and pixel tags with any third party, except with our advertising agencies/providers and our IT service providers (e.g., hosting providers), exclusively for the purposes set out above.



4. HOW TO MANAGE YOUR TRACKING AND COOKIE PREFERENCES?

At any time, you have the option to limit this tracking or to accept or decline the use of cookies/pixel tags by changing your browser application settings. Please note that our systems may not recognize Do Not Track headers or requests from some or all browsers. Most browser applications automatically accept cookies but you can set it to receive an alert each time an operator tries to send you cookies/pixel tags, and/or prevent it from accepting them. On most browsers, the “Help” portion of the toolbar will tell you how to prevent it from accepting cookies, how to change your tracking settings, how to have it notify you when you receive cookies/pixel tags, or how to disable cookies/pixel tags altogether.