This website is offered to you by B2Bike BV. B2Bike BV thrives to make your browsing experience and interaction with our websites as informative, relevant and supportive as possible. A way to achieve this is by using cookies, web beacons or comparable technologies, in which information concerning your visits to our website are stored on your computer. It is very important that you know which technologies our website uses and for which purposes. This helps in protecting your privacy, while the usability of our website will be guaranteed as much as possible. Below you will find more information concerning the technologies used by and through our website and the purposes for which they are used. This is just a declaration about privacy and our use of technology and techniques and is neither a contract nor an agreement.
What are cookies, web beacons and similar techniques?
A cookie does not contain and does not gather information, but is being read by a server through a web browser; user friendly services are made possible by this information, for example the recognition of errors. We do not store a cookie any longer than necessary.
Web beacons are small graphical images (also called ‘pixel tags’ or ‘clear GIFs’) which can appear on or in our websites, services, applications, communication services and tools and which are used for different purposes, among which performance measurement of our websites, measurement of the number of visitors on our sites and their navigational behaviour.
By similar techniques for storing information we mean other technologies that store information in your browser or device and that use locally shared objects or local storage. Examples are flash cookies, HTML 5 cookies and other web application software methods.
For the sake of simplicity, we use the term cookie in our policy for all cookies, web beacons and similar technologies.
To be able to use our website fully, you must enable cookies. If you do not wish to enable cookies, you can still visit the website, but certain functions of the site may be limited.
You may notice the presence of the different types of cookies that are generated when you visit this website. We use the following types of cookies:
- Functional cookies;
- Analytical cookies;
- Advertising cookies;
- Social media cookies.
These cookies are necessary to enable surfing the website (s) of B2Bike BV and to use the functions, including accessing protected parts of the website. Without these cookies, such functions, including shopping baskets and electronic payment, are not possible.
We can use these cookies for:
- authentication of users for secure login;
- remembering products you add to your shopping cart while shopping online;
- remembering payment or order information that you enter on the various pages, so that you do not have to enter all your details repeatedly;
- passing information from one page to the next, for example when completing a long survey or a large amount of data for an online order;
- saving preferences such as language, location, number of search results to be displayed, etc .;
- saving settings for optimal video display, such as buffer size and information about your screen resolution;
- reading your browser settings, so that we can optimally display our website on your screen;
- locating misuse of our website and services, for example by registering several consecutive failed login attempts;
- loading the website evenly so that it remains accessible;
- offering the option to save login details so that you do not have to enter them repeatedly;
- offering the opportunity to post a response to our website.
These cookies collect information about the surfing behavior of visitors to our website, such as frequently visited pages and whether visitors receive error messages. This enables us to make the structure, navigation and content of the website as user-friendly as possible for you. The statistics and other reports are not linked to individuals.
We can use these cookies for:
- keeping track of the number of visitors to our web pages;
- keeping track of the duration of each visit to our website;
- determining the order in which a visitor visits the different pages on our website;
- assessing which parts of the site need improvement;
- optimizing the website.
- We may use software such as Google Analytics to analyze page usage, page interactions and browsing routes on our sites. This is called “website measurement” or “web analysis”.
You can prevent the data generated by the cookie and related to the use of the website (including your IP address) from being collected and processed by Google by downloading and installing the following browser plug-in: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.
Our goal is to provide information that is as relevant as possible to the visitors of our website. That is why we strive to adapt the site to every visitor as much as possible. We do this not only through the content on our website, but also through the advertisements displayed.
In order to enable the implementation of these adjustments, we try to gain an idea of your likely interests based on your visit to the B2Bike BV websites in order to develop a segmented profile. Based on these interests, we then adapt the content and advertisements on our website for different groups of customers.
We can use these cookies for:
- keeping track of the advertisements that have already been shown to you so that you do not always see the same ones;
- keeping track of the number of visitors who click on the ad;
- keeping track of the number of orders placed through the advertisement;
- recording your visit to the website and thus assessing your interests;
- checking whether you have clicked on an advertisement;
- obtaining information about your surfing behavior that can be passed on to other websites;
- using external services to display advertisements to you;
- displaying advertisements of interest to you based on your use of social media.
Please note: you may see advertisements on our site even if such cookies are not used. However, these advertisements will not be tailored to your interests. These advertisements can, for example, be adapted based on the content of the website. You can compare this type of content-related internet advertising with advertising on television. For example, if you watch a cooking show on TV, you will often see advertisements about cooking items during the program.
External parties who place cookies via our website can 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 that are not ours.
Social media cookies
The articles, images and videos you view on our website can be shared and liked via social media using buttons. Cookies from the social media providers are used to enable these buttons to function, so that they recognize you when you want to share an article or video.
These cookies allow logged in users of selected social media to share and like certain content from our website directly.
These social media providers may also collect your personal data for their own purposes. B2Bike BV has no influence on the way in which these social media providers use your personal data. For more information regarding cookies placed by social media providers and the possible data they collect, please refer to the privacy statement (s) of the social media providers. Below we list the privacy statements of the major social media that are most often used by B2Bike BV:
B2Bike BV uses and places the functional cookies when you visit our website to ensure that the website works. Only after approval do we also place analytical, advertising and social media cookies. On your first visit you will be given the opportunity to indicate your preference for the use of the types of cookies. We will save your preference for a subsequent visit to our website. You can change your preference at any time.
You can manage and / or delete cookies if you wish. For more information about this, visit aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already stored on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent their use. However, if you do this, you may have to manually adjust certain preferences at each visit and certain services and functionalities may not work.
Questions and feedback
Send questions and comments about cookies or privacy to firstname.lastname@example.org.