Cookie Policy

The Puffin Brewery website uses cookies and similar technologies to make your browsing experience enjoyable and enjoyable and to better tailor the content of its Website to your needs and preferences. On your first visit to our Website you will be asked to accept the cookies placed by us. In the banner you indicate which types of cookies you wish to keep. By doing so you give your explicit permission for the use of cookies in accordance with this Cookie Statement. You can withdraw your consent at any time by adjusting your cookie choice.

Last update on June 17, 2020

Article 1 – General

Puffin Brewery is responsible for the content of the websites and (the Website).

The Cookie Statement explains which cookies are used on the Website. By visiting or using the Website, you expressly agree to the use of cookies as described in this statement. If you cannot agree to this cookie statement, you must stop any further use of the Website.

The use of cookies by Puffin Brewery is within our general policy regarding the protection of your privacy and the processing of your personal data. For more information and an overview of your rights in this regard, please see our Privacy Policy.

Article 2 – What are cookies?

“Cookies” are small information files that are temporarily or permanently stored by the server of a website on your computer or device via the browser. The cookies contain a unique code that allows you to recognize your browser during your visit to that website (this is a “session” cookie) or also during later visits or during later use (this is a “permanent” cookie). Cookies allow to simplify, complete and personalize the use of a website.

Pursuant to recent legislative changes, all websites are required to request your permission to use or store cookies and similar technologies on your computers or mobile devices. This Cookie Statement gives you clear and complete information about the cookies we use and their purpose. Please read our Cookie Statement thoroughly to take note of the privacy & cookie rules that apply to the Website.

Article 3 – What types of cookies are there?

  • Temporary cookies: These cookies are only stored temporarily in the browser. As soon as the browser is closed and exited, those cookies are deleted.
  • Permanent cookies: Permanent cookies remain on the computer or mobile device, even if the browser is closed. Permanent cookies make it possible to recognize someone during later website visits. Persistent cookies remain on the device until their end date has been reached, until a new cookie is installed or until it is deleted.
  • First-party cookies: These are cookies that Puffin Brewery manages and that are specific to the website visited or the application used.
  • Third party cookies: These are cookies that are managed and placed by a third party during your visit to the website. Third party cookies therefore ensure that certain data is sent to third parties when you visit our website. Think of Google Analytics. Third-party cookies can also be used for advertising, so that customized advertisements can be seen. In the latter case, it concerns advertising cookies.
  • Necessary cookies: Or essential cookies, are cookies that are indispensable to visit the Website and to use certain parts of it. These cookies allow you, for example, to navigate between the different parts of the Website, or to fill in forms. If you refuse these cookies, certain parts of the Website will not work or will not work optimally.
  • Functional cookies: The functional cookies are the cookies that facilitate and make the functioning of the Website more pleasant and ensure that you get a more personalized surfing experience. For example, it is the cookies that remember your language preference, a cookie that confirms that you are of age, as well as the cookie that keeps track of whether you have already been asked to participate in a survey so that you are not presented with the same survey over and over again.
  • Performance cookies: These are cookies that aim to collect information about how visitors use the Website, such as information regarding the pages visited or the number of error messages displayed, in order to analyze and optimize the use of the Website.
  • Advertising and Personalization Cookies: These are used to collect information about the surfing behavior of website users for the purpose of offering their advertising or website content that is in their area of ​​interest.
  • Tracking cookies: Tracking cookies are used to track the surfing behavior of website users on multiple, different websites to collect behavior or information on the websites visited.

Article 4 – Which cookies do we use on our website?

Name: collect, _ga, _gat en _gid
Type: Performance cookies
Purpose: These cookies are used to analyze your surfing behavior on this website to improve the functioning of the site
Main features: temporary third party cookie

Name: wfvt
Type: Session cookies
Purpose: This cookie contains information about your general geographic location (for example, to remember your time zone). These are known as session cookies and are removed when you leave the site.
Main features: temporary first party cookie

Name: wordfence_verifiedHuman
Type: Performance cookies
Purpose: This cookie is used to analyze whether you are classified as a real person in order to improve the operation of the site.
Main features: temporary first party cookie

Name: CookieConsent
Type: Functional cookies
Purpose: This cookie is used to track your choice of whether or not to accept the cookies.
Main features: Permanent first party cookie

Naam: preloaded
Type: Funtional cookies
Purpose: This cookie has a lifespan of one hour. It makes sure you only see the preloader once in that period.

Article 5 – Change cookie choice

Please note that Puffin Brewery is legally allowed to use certain types of cookies without your permission. For example: cookies that are necessary for the authentication of a session or cookies that are aimed at your security. If you change your cookie choice, this has no effect on those cookies.

Furthermore, Puffin Brewery may also use certain performance cookies for global analysis without your prior consent. You can always refuse or delete these cookies via your browser settings (see point 6 below).

Puffin Brewery reserves the right to change this Cookie Statement at any time. It is your responsibility to regularly review the applicable Cookie Statement and observe the latest version thereof.

Article 6 – Management of cookies

You can refuse the installation of cookies via your browser settings. You can also delete the already installed cookies from your computer or mobile terminal device at any time. However, some parts of our website will not work or will not work optimally. You can find the procedure for refusing cookies for the most commonly used browsers on the following website:

For more information about managing cookies, see the following links:

Article 7 – Applicable law and powers

This Cookie Statement is governed, interpreted and executed in accordance with Belgian law, which applies exclusively to any dispute.

The Dutch-speaking courts of Brussels have exclusive jurisdiction to rule on any dispute that may arise from the interpretation or implementation of this Cookie Statement.

Article 8 – Acceptance

You do not have to accept the acceptance of certain cookies. These will be used automatically regardless of your choice. These are cookies for the proper functioning of the website, session cookies, performance cookies, security cookies, etc …

You do have to make an explicit acceptance for statistics cookies. We will never place these cookies without permission.

Article 9 – More information

You can find further useful information about cookies here:

Article 10 – Contacting us

If you have any questions or comments after our cookie policy, please do not hesitate to contact us.