COOKIE POLICY

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. You should read this policy to understand what cookies are, how we use them, the types of cookies we use i.e, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used and how to control the cookie preferences. For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

Your consent applies to the following domains: www.migalo.co.za

 

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyze what works and where it needs improvement.

 

HOW DO WE USE COOKIES?

As most of the online services, our website uses cookies first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.

 

WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES DO WE USE?

Functional cookies

These cookies are necessary to make it possible to surf the website(s) of Migalo and use the website’s functions, such as accessing protected areas of the website. Without these cookies, such functions, including shopping baskets and electronic payment, are not possible.

We might use these cookies for:

  • Authentication of users for a secured login;
  • Remembering products that you add to your shopping basket during online purchasing;
  • Remembering information that you fill in on the various pages when paying or ordering so that you don’t have to fill in all your details repeatedly;
  • Passing on information from one page to the next, for instance if a long survey is being filled in or if you need to fill in a large number of details for an online order;
  • Storing preferences such as language, location, the number of search results to be displayed etc.;
  • Storing settings for optimal video display, such as buffer size and your screen’s resolution details;
  • Reading your browser settings so that we can display our website optimally on your screen;
  • Locating misuse of our website and services, for example by recording several consecutive failed log-in attempts;
  • Loading the website evenly so that it remains accessible;
  • Offering the option of storing log-in details so that you don’t have to enter them every time;
  • Making it possible to place a reaction on our website. 

 

Analytical cookies

These cookies gather information about the surfing behaviour of visitors to our websites, such as which pages are visited often and whether visitors receive error messages. By doing this we are able to make the structure, navigation and content of the website as user-friendly as possible for you. We do not link the statistics and other reports to individuals.

We might use these cookies for:

  • Keeping track of the number of visitors to our web pages;
  • Keeping track of the length of time that each visitor spends on our web pages;
  • Determining the order in which a visitor visits the various pages on our website;
  • Assessing which parts of our site need to be improved;
  • Optimizing the website.
  • We might use software like Google Analytics to analyse page use, page interactions and the routes taken through our sites. These are known as “website metrics” or ‘analytics’.

 

Google Analytics is a web analysis service that is offered by Google Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses cookies to analyse the usage of the website by Users. Google uses aggregated statistical data to give Migalo an insight in the way Users use the website. Based on the guidelines of the Dutch Data Protection Authority, we made Google Analytics more privacy friendly by:

  • Ensuring we have a “Processing Contract” with Google;
  • Activating in Google Analytics the IP addresses anonymization;
  • Ensuring sharing of data with Google will not take place.
  • Google may only provide this data to third parties if Google is required to do so by law, or to the extent necessary for third parties processing this data on behalf of Google.

You can prevent collection of the data generated by the cookie and pertaining to their use of the website (including your IP address) by Google and the processing of such data by Google by downloading and installing the following browser plug-in: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

 

Advertising cookies

Our aim is to provide visitors to our website with information that is as relevant as possible to them. We therefore endeavour to adapt our site as much as possible to every visitor. We do this not only through the content of our website, but also through the advertisements shown.

To make it possible for these adaptations to be carried out, we try to acquire a picture of your likely interests on the basis of the websites of Migalo that you visit in order to develop a segmented profile. Based on these interests, we then adapt the content and the advertisements on our website for various groups of customers.

We might use these cookies for:

  • Keeping track of which advertisements you have already been shown so that you are not always shown the same ones;
  • Keeping track of how many visitors click on the advertisement;
  • Keep track of how many orders are placed by way of the advertisement;
  • The websites recording your visit and, as a result assessing your interests;
  • Checking to see if you have clicked on an advertisement;
  • Information about your surfing behaviour to be passed to other websites;
  • Using third-party services to show you advertisements;
  • Displaying more interesting advertisements on the basis of your social media usage.
  • Even if such cookies are not used, please note that you will be provided with advertisements on our site; however, these advertisements will not be tailored to your interests. These advertisements can, for instance, be modified according to the content of the website.

 

Third parties that set cookies via our website may also try to find out what your interests are in this way. In this case, the information about your current website visit may be combined with information from previous visits to websites other than ours.

 

Social Media cookies

The articles, pictures and videos that you look at on our website can be shared and liked via social media by means of buttons. Cookies from the social media parties are used to enable these buttons to function, so that they recognize you when you wish to share an article or video.

These cookies make it possible for logged-in users of selected social media to share and like certain content from our website directly.

These social media parties may also collect your personal data for their own purposes. Migalo has no influence over how these social media parties make use of your personal data. For more information regarding the cookies set by the social media parties and the possible data that they gather, please refer to the privacy statement(s) made by the social media parties themselves. Below we have listed the privacy statements of the main Social Media channels that are used the most by Migalo:

Facebook

Instagram

Twitter

YouTube

LinkedIn

 

HOW CAN I CONTROL THE COOKIE PREFERENCES?

Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can change your cookie settings by clicking here. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences.

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org.