Cookie Policy

1. Introduction
Becanex (also referred to as “we”, “us” or “our”) may use cookies, pixels, and other technologies (also collectively referred to as “cookies”) when you visit our website www.becanex.com (also referred to as “the website” or “the site”) to help you customise the site and improve your experience.

Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the service or a third party to recognize your and make your next visit easier and the service useful to you.

We reserve the right to amend the Cookie Policy at any time and for any reason. The date the cookie policy has last been updated can be found at the end of the page, which reads “Status DD/MM/YYYY”. The updated policy will be effective from the moment it is uploaded to the website.

We encourage you to periodically review this Cookie Policy to stay informed about any updates.

2. Use of Cookies
a. Description of the Processing of your Data
Our Website uses cookies. Cookies are text files that are saved in your internet browser, meaning the internet browser of the user’s computer. If a user visits a website, a cookie may be saved on the operating system of the user. This cookie contains a string that enables the identification of the browser when visiting the website again.

(1) Technically Necessary Cookies
We use cookies to make our website more user-friendly. Some elements of our website require for the browser through which the website is visited to be identifiable after changing sites. In this process, the following data is saved and transmitted by cookies: language settings, items in the shopping basket, log in information.

(2) Performance Cookies
We, furthermore, use cookies on our website that enable an analysis of the browsing habits of the user. This way, the following data, e.g., can be transferred:

• Entered search terms on our website
• Frequency of page visits
• Utilisation of website functions

Data of the user collected this way is made anonymous by the means of technical measures. It is, thus, not possible to assign data to the user. This data is not saved collectively with other personal data of the user.
When visiting our website, the user will be informed about the use of cookies for analysis purposes by an info banner, which also refers to the privacy policy. In this context, there will be a note explaining how the storage of cookies can be prevented.

When visiting our website, the user will be informed about the use of cookies for analysis purposes and their consent to process the used personal data in this context is obtained. In this context, there will be a reference to the privacy policy.

(3) Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics for our website, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. („Google“). Google uses cookies that are saved on your device.

b. Reasons of Processing and Legal Basis

(1) Technically Necessary Cookies
Technically necessary cookies are used to make the website more user-friendly. A few functions of our website may not be available without the use of cookies. They require the browser to be recognised after changing the page. We need cookies for the following functions:

(a) Shopping basket
(b) Transfer of language settings
(c) Memorising search terms

Data collected by technically necessary cookies is not used to create user profiles. The legal basis of the processing of personal data by using cookies is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest in the processing of personal data according to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR is based on this purpose.

(2) Performance Cookies
Analysis cookies are used to improve the quality and the content of our website. Analysis cookies provide information on how the website is used which helps us to continuously optimise our services.
The legal basis of the processing of personal data by using technically necessary cookies is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The legal basis of the processing of personal data for purposes of analysis upon consent of the user is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR.
The legal basis of the processing of personal data by using cookies is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest in the processing of personal data according to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR is based on this purpose.


(3) Google Analytics
The purpose of the cookies used by Google Analytics is the analysis of your use of the website. Google uses this information on our behalf to assess the use of our online services by the user to create reports about the activities regarding these online services and to provide other services related to the use of our online offer and the website use. Anonymous user profiles may be created from the processed data. We only use Google Analytics with active IP anonymisation. This means that the IP address of users is shortened by Google within the European Union or other countries which are part of the European Economic Area. Only in rare cases, the full IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the United States and shortened there. The IP address transmitted by the user’s browser is not collected collectively with other data by Google. The legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest in the processing of personal data according to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR is based on the needs-based design of our website.

c. Recipient of the Data and Retention Period

The information on the use of our online services through cookies by Google Analytics is usually transmitted to a server in the US and saved by Google. All further information regarding technically necessary cookies will not be disclosed to third parties and will be deleted as soon as they are no further required to fulfil the purpose for which it has been collected. User data will be deleted after a maximum of 14 months.

d. Possibility to Object and Remove

(1) Cookies
As a user, you control the use of cookies on your device. By changing the settings of your internet browser, you can deactivate or limit the transmission of cookies. Cookies that have already been saved can be deleted at any point. This may also happen automatically. If cookies are deactivated for our website, the functions of the website may not be available to their fullest extent anymore.
Online Advertisement Cookies of companies may be managed via the US-American website http://www.aboutads.info/choices or the European website http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices/. The transmission of Flash Cookies cannot be managed via the browser settings, however, it can be changed via the settings of the flash player.

(2) Google Analytics
You can prevent the storage of cookies by Google Analytics through the settings of your browser software; the users may also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie with regards to your use of our online services, as well as the processing of this data by Google. You may also object to the creation of pseudonymous user profiles at any point. There are several ways to do so:

• You may object to the web analysis by Google Analytics by placing an opt-out cookie that instructs Google to not retain or use your data for web analysis purposes. Please note that the web analysis is only prevented for the time the opt-out cookie is saved by the browser, when opting for this solution.
• You can prevent the storage of cookies used to create profiles through the settings of your browser software.
• Depending on your browser, you may also have the option to install a browser plug-in that prevents tracking.

Status: 17/06/2019