At Astrum Stores, we understand your concerns about privacy and value the relationship we have with you. As it is a common practice with almost all professional websites, this site also uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer to improve your experience. 

Astrum Stores uses automatic data collection tools like cookies, embedded web links and widgets. These tools collect certain information that your browser or your mobile device sends to Astrum Stores websites and Astrum Stores Products. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored; however, this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the site’s functionality. This policy explains how we use these tools and your choices about these tools.

How do we use cookies?

Cookies help us to better understand your use of our Site and, as a result, allow us, among other things, to offer our web visitors a more personalized and consistent experience. To get the best from the Astrum Stores website, you must accept the cookies.We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you retain all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use. Astrum Stores website offers certain features that are only available through the use of cookies. 

Below are the information that are been collected by Astrum Stores through cookies:

  • The name of the website visited prior to the Astrums Site.
  • The frequency number of users visiting the Astrum Site when the site was viewed, the pages viewed, the clicks made on the Site and the total duration of navigation on the Site.
  • Your purchases and your order details.
  • Whether you are visiting our Site for the first time or not.
  • Your viewing preferences (e.g. layout, sizing preferences, language, etc.).
  • Your user name, your password, the type of browser used and your IP address, so that we can identify you during your next visit and maintain with the signed-in status.
  • Most cookies are "session cookies," meaning that they are automatically deleted from a website user’s hard drive at the end of a session when the applicant/user exits the website. However “Persistent cookies” remain in place across multiple visits to our websites.

Once a User accesses the website/s of Astrum Stores, the User consents to use of cookies by Astrum Stores. If the User does not agree to use cookies, the User should not use the website/s of Astrum Stores. If the cookies are disabled, it may impact the User experience on website/s of Astrum Stores.

Types of Cookies we set:

We use cookies to provide, protect, and improve our products and services, such as by personalizing content, offering and measuring advertisements, understanding user behavior, and providing a safer experience.  We describe below the various types of cookies we use and the purposes they perform.  Please note that the specific cookies we may use vary depending on the specific websites and services you use.

  • Account-related cookies:

If you are a certified partner, webshop customer or Service Net user and create an account with us, then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out; however, in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.

  • Login-related cookies:
  • We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

  • Email newsletters-related cookies:
  • This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember whether you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid for subscribed/unsubscribed users.

  • Orders processing-related cookies:
  • This site offers ecommerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.

  • Forms-related cookies:
  • When you submit data to us by means of a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms, cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

  • Site preferences cookies:
  • In order to provide you with a great experience on this site, we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. For example, we use it to remember which language you prefer. In order to remember your preferences, we need to set cookies so that this information can be called up whenever you interact with a page that is affected by your preferences.

    Third-party cookies:

    In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter on this site.

    • This site uses Google Analytics, which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.
    • From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is provided. When we are still testing new features, these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimizations our users appreciate the most.
    • As we sell products, it's important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site actually make a purchase and as such this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price.
    • We use advertising to promote our products. The behavioral advertising cookies used by this site are designed to ensure that we provide you with the most relevant adverts where possible by anonymously tracking your interests and presenting similar things that may be of interest.
    • We also use social media buttons and/or plug-ins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work, the following social media sites, including Facebook and LinkedIn, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

    The types of first- and third-party cookies we use on the Site are:

    • Strictly necessary cookies:

     These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our Site and cannot be turned off. These cookies allow you to use some of the Site’s features, such as access to secure areas that require registration, setting your privacy preferences, or remembering items in your cart.

    • Functional cookies: 

    These cookies allow you to browse our Site or benefit from some of its enhanced features, such as memorizing language preferences or using instant messaging support. Similar to strictly necessary cookies, if these cookies are disabled, it could impact your experience to use some Site functionality, such as your set preferences.

    • Analytics cookies:

     These cookies allow us or our third-party analytics providers to collect information and statistics on the use of the Site by you and other visitors. Thanks to this information, Astrum Stores is able to improve the features offered on our Site.

    • Targeting cookies: 

    These cookies, provided by our third-party advertising partners, collect information about your browsing habits, as well as your preferences for products and services. This information allows Astrum Stores and our third-party advertising providers to display relevant content and advertisements on our Site and other sites you visit.

    • Essential cookies:  

    These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with our websites and services and to enable essential features, such as providing shopping cart or product application functionality.  If you disable these cookies, we will not be able to fulfill your requests.

    • Performance and functionality cookies:  

    These cookies collect information about how you use our websites and services and allow us to remember the choices you make while browsing.  The information these cookies collect allows us to optimize our websites and make them easier for you to use, and it does not personally identify you.  If you disable or opt out of these cookies, you may not be able to use certain features of our websites, applications, and services, and it may reduce the support or information that we can provide you.

    • Analytics and customization cookies:  

    These cookies collect information we use in aggregate form to help us understand how our websites, applications and services are being used and how effective our marketing campaigns are, and to help us customize our websites.  If you disable or opt out of these cookies, you may not be able to use certain features of our websites, applications and services, and it may reduce the support or information that we can provide you.

    • Advertising cookies:  

    These cookies collect information about your browsing or shopping history and are used to make advertising messages more relevant to you.  They perform functions like preventing the same advertisement from continuously reappearing, ensuring that advertisements are properly displayed, and in some cases selecting advertisements that are based on your interests.  We may share this information with third parties to help create and deliver advertising personalized to you and your interests.  If you disable or opt out of these cookies, you may not be able to use certain features of our websites, applications and services, and it may reduce the support or information that we can provide you.

    • Social networking cookies:  

    These cookies are used to enable you to share pages and content on our websites and services through third-party social networking and other websites.  These cookies may also be used for advertising purposes. These cookies are used when information is shared through a social media sharing button or “like” button on our Sites, or when you link your account or engage with our content on or through a social networking site such as Facebook, Twitter, or Snapchat.

    DURATION OF STORAGE OF COOKIES ON YOUR DEVICE:

    The duration of storage of cookies on your device may vary, depending on the category to which they belong: 

  • Temporary cookies:
  • We use temporary cookies on all our secure pages to assign and register a session ID. You can browse our entire Site without interruption. This identifier is also used for internal reporting purposes. It does not allow us to identify you by name and this type of cookie does not leave any information recoverable on your hard drive. Most of our proprietary cookies fall into this category and expire when you close your Internet browser.

      • Permanent cookies:

    Our proprietary analysis cookies and third-party cookies are permanent cookies. They allow us to understand visitors’ browsing behavior over a longer period of time or to provide you with additional features related to your Site customization requests and the content that you have saved or stored. They can stay on your computer for 24 hours, a week or several years, depending on their function. This means that these cookies survive after your browser is closed and can be used by our Site to recognize your computer when you reopen your browser later.

    How to manage Cookies from Astrum Stores?

    As a User you can choose to block or delete Cookies, but please, be aware that if the cookies are disabled, it may impact the User experience on website/s of Astrum Stores.We only place cookies on your device after you give us permission. If you want to refuse cookies after following instructions given there.You have the option to adjust what cookies you allow us to place on your browser through our Cookie Preference Center. You can modify these settings at any time. Please note for clarity, that the Cookie Preference Center does not manage websites for Astrum Stores Automotive. For these sites, you should follow instructions for managing cookies via your browser.

    CONSEQUENCES OF DEACTIVATION OF ALL COOKIES:

    You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser’s Help section for how to do this) If you choose to deactivate cookies, you may continue to use certain parts of our Site. However, some useful features may not work anymore, depending on which cookies you deactivate. For example, you will not be able to use online chat to ask technical questions, and the Site and its content may not be as relevant to your preferences. You will not be able to search for resellers through our tool or share pages with your social network.

    Please note that if you have disabled one or more cookies, we may continue to use the information that was collected by such cookies before they were deactivated. However, we will cease to collect any information via the opted-out cookie once a cookie has been deactivated. Disabling cookies will usually also result in disabling certain functionalities and features of this and other websites. It is therefore recommended that you do not disable cookies.

    Do Not Track

    Some browsers include the ability to transmit “Do Not Track” signals.  We do not process or respond to “Do Not Track” signals.  Instead, we adhere to the standards described in our Privacy Statement and this Cookie Statement.

    More Information & contact Us:

    We hope that above things clarified you are sufficient for your better understanding and as was previously mentioned, if there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not, it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. 

    However, if you still require more information, then you can connect us at the Help Center.