Cookies policy

MARIE BRIZARD WINE & SPIRITS ESPANA, S.A. uses cookie technology on its website  (the “Website”) in order to gather information on use of the Website. Access to and browsing within the Website, or use of the services thereof, signifies acceptance of the terms included in the Legal NoticePrivacy Policy  and Cookies Policy.  Please read them carefully.

The purpose of this Policy is to inform you about the cookies that are used on this Website.  By browsing or using our services you agree to our use of cookies.  You have the option of disabling cookies by selecting the corresponding option on your browser.  If you block the use of cookies on your browser, some website services and functionality may not be available.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files which are stored on the user’s computer or device to record their activity.  For example, they allow users who have previously registered to gain access, and they grant access to areas, services, promotions or contests reserved exclusively for them, without requiring them to sign in each time they visit.  They can also be used to measure audience, web traffic and browsing parameters, session time, and/or to monitor progress and number of visits.

Most browsers accept cookies by default, saving them only during the current session and using minimal memory space that does not affect the performance of the computer.

Cookies are associated solely with an anonymous user and his/her computer or device, and do not provide any reference whatsoever that would reveal personal data belonging to the user.

At all times, an effort will be made to establish adequate mechanisms to obtain the user’s consent to the placement of cookies requiring same.  In accordance with the cookies notice displayed in the footer of the website, website users or visitors accept that, by browsing same, they expressly consent to the use of cookies according to the description detailed below, except where they have changed their browser settings to reject the use of cookies.

Thus, in view of this notice, the following actions may be taken:

Accept cookies: This notice will not be displayed again when accessing any page of the website during the current session.  The use of cookies, as detailed in this Policy, is accepted.

Close: The notice is hidden on the current page.  By continuing to browse, the user accepts the use of cookies, as detailed in this Policy.

Change the browser settings: This will prevent the placement of cookies identified in this Policy, which may affect the normal operation of the Website.

Identification of Cookies

In the text below, cookies are classified into various categories.  It should nevertheless be noted that the same cookie may fall under more than one category.

Types of cookies based on the entity managing them:

The following cookies can be identified on the basis of the entity managing the device or domain from which the cookies are sent and processing the data obtained:

  • Own cookies: cookies sent to the user’s terminal from a computer or domain managed by the editor itself, from which the service requested by the user is provided.
  • Third-party cookies: cookies sent to the user’s terminal from a computer or domain that is not managed by the editor, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through the cookies.

In the event that the cookies are installed from a computer or domain managed by the editor itself, but the information collected by the cookies is managed by a third party, the cookies shall not be considered as own cookies.

Types of cookies based on how long they remain active:

Based on the period of time the cookies remain active on the terminal equipment, they can be categorised as follows:

  • Session cookies: these are a type of cookie designed to collect and store data only while the user accesses a website. They are normally used to store information which is only of interest during provision of the service requested by the user on one specific occasion (e.g., a list of acquired products).
  • Persistent cookies: these are a type of cookie in which data remains stored on the terminal equipment and can be accessed and processed for a defined period by the manager of the cookie. This period can range from a few minutes to several years.

Types of cookies based on their purpose:

The following types of cookies can be distinguished based on the purpose for which the data obtained through the cookies is used:

  • Technical cookies: these are cookies that enable the user to browse a website, platform or application and use various options or services offered therein, e.g., monitoring traffic and communicating data, session ID, accessing restricted areas, remembering the individual components of an order, carrying out the purchase process for orders, processing requests for registration or participation in an event, using security elements while browsing, storing content for video or sound broadcasts or sharing content through social networks.
  • Customisation cookies: these cookies enable the user to access the service with some general default settings taken from various settings on the user’s terminal, e.g., language, type of browser used to access the service, regional settings used to access the service, etc.
  • Analysis cookies: these cookies enable their manager to monitor and analyse the behaviour of users of the websites to which the cookies are linked. The information collected by such cookies is used to measure activity on websites, applications or platforms and to create browsing profiles for their users in order to institute improvements through analysis of data relating to how users are employing the service.
  • Advertising cookies: these cookies enable any advertising spaces that the editor has included in a website, application or platform from which the requested service is provided to be managed as effectively as possible based on criteria such as edited content or how frequently the ads are displayed.
  • Behavioural advertising cookies: these cookies enable any advertising spaces that the editor has included in a website, application or platform from which the requested service is provided to be managed as effectively as possible. These cookies store information on users’ behaviour obtained through continual observation of their browsing habits, enabling specific profiles to be developed in order to display advertising based on those habits.

At MARIE BRIZARD WINE & SPIRITS ESPANA, S.A., we never store or collect your personal data (for example, your name or address), which means that this information cannot be used to identify you.

How to disable cookies

You may configure your browser in order to be warned of the receipt of cookies and to prevent them from being installed on your computer.

Disabling cookies may nevertheless affect the operation of the Website.  Please consult your browser’s instructions and manuals for further information.

  • If you use Microsoft Internet Explorer, go to the “Tools” menu, select “Internet Options” and then “Privacy”.
  • If you use Firefox for Mac, go to the “Preferences” menu, select “Privacy” and then “Show Cookies”; for Windows, go to the “Tools” menu, select “Options”, “Privacy” and then “Use Custom Settings for History”.
  • If you use Safari, go to the “Preferences” menu and select “Privacy”.
  • If you use Google Chrome, click on at the top-right and go to “Settings”. Click on “Show advanced settings” at the bottom to see the “Privacy Section” and click on “Content settings”.  In the “Cookies” section, click on “All Cookies and Site Data”, and at the top-right, select “Remove all”.  Lastly, click on “Done” at the bottom-right.

Some cookies used on this Website might not be related to same.  This is due to the fact that some pages of the Website may contain content from third-party websites (for instance, a YouTube video).  Since the content in question comes from another website, we cannot control the configuration of those cookies.  If you wish to change your cookie setting preferences, you should consult those third-party websites for information.

This Cookies Policy may be subject to occasional review.  We therefore invite you to consult this Policy for sufficient information on the cookies that we use, and how and why we use them.