Cookies

To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a piece of information in the form of a very small text file that is placed on an internet user’s hard drive. It is generated by a web page server, which is basically the computer that operates a web site. The information the cookie contains is set by the server and it can be used by that server whenever the user visits the site. A cookie can be thought of as an internet user’s identification card, which tell a web site when the user has returned.

(Source: www.AboutCookies.org)

Using cookies enables us to provide you with certain features and provides us with information regarding website visits. We may use cookies also to allow us to make the sites more user friendly. Most browsers automatically accept cookies but you do not have to accept them. You can usually change your browser to prevent acceptance and you should still be able to enjoy most of the features on the sites.

If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer or to stop cookies being accepted in future you should refer to your browser manufacturer’s instructions by clicking “Help” in your browser menu.

How do we use cookies?

In order to improve your browsing experience and provide certain functionality cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our web pages. Cookies are small text files placed in the ‘Cookies’ folder on a visitor’s hard disk which allow Nexans to remember you as a visitor so we can:

  • Reduce the need to login and remember passwords
  • Automatically adjust settings in accordance with preferences
  • Provide content which is most applicable according to data provided in forms etc.
  • Automatically pre-fill form fields

Tracking cookies may also be used to identify frequently viewed pages, or browsing routes to help improve the future development of the website or to highlight, suggest or present related content which may be of interest based on the pages visited.

The data collected is also used for statistical analysis purposes of the website.

3rd Party Cookies

If you use social sharing plug-ins or social sign-in, and use this to connect to related social sites including but not limited to sites like Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Facebook, or Google+ from within the Nexans site, then it is possible that these sites will also place cookies on your device in order to function. Nexans has no control over these cookies and does not record or track any data linked to them.

How to control cookies

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.

You can easily accept or reject the cookies on this site by choosing one of the following links: I accept cookies / I refuse cookies.

Please note certain functionality or services may not be available if cookies cannot be accepted and we are unable to recognize the information related to your computer.

If you do not wish to provide this information please adjust your internet browser settings to security levels as appropriate so that cookies are blocked and erased from the hard drive, or you are warned before any cookies, javascript or ActiveX controls are stored.

Collection and processing of data

When a user accesses a web page data is recorded which may include information such as:

  • your IP address
  • which operating system is used
  • the URL through which you reached the Nexans website
  • the name of the file/page accessed
  • the date and time of access and how long you stayed

Note that cookies themselves do not contain any personal information.

In certain sections of the site, in order to provide you with products or services that may be of interest, you may be invited to provide ‘personal’ information that identifies you including, without limitation, your name, e-mail address, or other contact information that you may voluntarily submit to us. Visitors of the site can choose not to enter any personal information. We may link the information collected by cookies to personal information that has been voluntarily submitted while on the site as part of a form or request.

Use and disclosure of personal data

Data available to Nexans will be used for the purpose of the technical administration of our website, responding to your direct enquiries and may also be used to provide you with additional information related to content viewed online. You will be able to unsubscribe to marketing communications at any stage. All marketing emails will include unsubscribe links or you can request this at any time by emailing the contact below.

Your personal information will not be sold. In certain circumstances, direct contractual partners of Nexans such as installation or distribution partners, or outsourced agencies (eg an event organizer working specifically on behalf of Nexans) may have access to limited information necessary to contact you in order to fulfil requests or actions. At all times we will ensure a comparable level of data protection. Beyond that no information will be shared with third parties.

Right to information

Users may request disclosure at any time regarding data stored about them and request that incorrect data is corrected or data deleted. Such requests should be made via the contact below.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a simple, easy-to-use tool that helps website owners measure how users interact with website content. As a user navigates between web pages, Google Analytics provides website owners JavaScript tags (libraries) to record information about the page a user has seen, for example the URL of the page. The Google Analytics JavaScript libraries use HTTP Cookies to “remember” what a user has done on previous pages / interactions with the website.