GMR Safety is particularly mindful of providing you with the best possible service, and we would like to maintain the trust you place in our company.
As such, we have adopted strong guidelines to ensure protection of your data.
It is why we want to provide you with transparent information about the ways in which we place, use, and store cookies on your device when you visit our site, and present you with options to manage or delete them.
Our partners or third-party businesses send and use other cookies, for purposes defined by those third parties, which they are responsible for processing.
- WHAT IS A COOKIE?
Cookies may be (i) session cookies, which means they are deleted from your device once the session and browser are closed; or (ii) persistent cookies, which means they will be saved on your device until they expire, or are deleted.
Cookies can have many purposes and, in particular, they allow us to:
- maintain Website security and performance;
- track the ways in which you use our Website, to improve it;
- improve your user experience, by tailoring our Website’s content, and by showing you ads and content on our Website that are more relevant to you;
- show you personalized advertisements based, in particular, on your browsing history and online preferences;
- save your user preferences and settings for our Website (for example, date, time zone, other information);
- share content on social media.
- WHAT KINDS OF INFORMATION CAN BE STORED IN A COOKIE?
Information saved by cookies placed on your device may relate to the following, for the period of time they are stored:
– web pages you have visited using the device;
– advertisements you have clicked on;
– the type of browser you use;
– your IP address;
– and any other information you provided while visiting our Website.
- WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES DO WE USE, AND FOR WHAT PURPOSES?
The cookies we use on our Website are classified under several categories.
- “Strictly necessary” cookies (Required)
These cookies are essential to proper functioning of the Website. They may include, for example, cookies that collect session identifiers, cookies that allow customization of a Website’s interface (for example, language selection, or display of a service), as well as some cookies used for web analytics.
- Preference cookies (Subject to your consent)
These cookies allow customization and suggestions for Website features and content. They are used, for example, to remember preferences selected during your visit to our Website, to improve our Website, and to improve your user experience.
If you refuse these cookies, we will not be able to optimize your user experience on our Website, and some parts of the Website may not work properly.
- Web analytics cookies (subject to consent, except under certain conditions)
These cookies allow our company, as well as our partners, to understand how users arrive at our Website, to count the number of visitors to our Website, as well as to analyze the way visitors browse the Website, or to retrace their steps.
This helps us improve the way our Website functions by ensuring, for example, that users can easily find what they are looking for.
These cookies may be exempted from consent, when they are strictly necessary for website function, in accordance with Section 3.1.
If this is not the case, they are subject to consent, in accordance with Section 3.3.
- IN THIS CONTEXT, WHO PUTS COOKIES ON YOUR DEVICE (GMR SAFETY, OR A PARTNER)?
When you select the types of cookies you allow on your device, these cookies may be directly placed by us, or by one of our partners.
|This cookie helps tell the difference between humans and bots. This is useful for the website in creating valid reports on website use.
|This cookie helps tell the difference between humans and bots.
|This cookie saves the version (French/English) of the site used, for the next visit.
|This cookie shows when you are logged in, and who you are.
|This cookie is used to manage administrator settings
|This cookie is used to manage time settings
|This cookie is used by the manager of WordPress content, to see if cookies are activated in the browser.
|This cookie is used for admin. logins
|This cookie is used to select the website language.
|This cookie is used to select the region or location
|This cookie allows distinction between unique users, and analysis of their Website use.
|This cookie is used by Google Analytics to restrict data collection.
|This cookie saves a unique identifier used to generate statistical data on the way the User uses the site.
- HOW ARE COOKIES MANAGED?
To see the different types of cookies we use on the Website, and configure your selections, you can go to the management tool for accessible cookies (link to module to be incorporated). You can change your preferences at any time (withdraw or renew consent).
If you refuse certain kinds of cookies, we are not able to optimize your User experience on our Website, and some parts of the site may not work correctly.
By default, we save your cookie selections on a given device for a maximum of 6 months. If you change your mind about preferences you have expressed regarding cookies, you can update your selections at any time, by viewing the accessible cookies management module found at the bottom of the page. Every 6 months we will ask you to update your selections.
- HOW CAN YOU ALLOW OR DISABLE COOKIES?
If you do not want us to place cookies (with the exception of functional cookies) on your computer, you can block and or delete cookies through your browser settings.
Most browsers are configured by default to accept installation of cookies. You have the option to accept or reject all cookies, or to choose to accept some cookies based on who is issuing them.
You can also configure your browser to accept or reject cookies on a case-by-case basis prior to installation. However, certain services and features may not work correctly or be accessible if you block all, or some, cookies.
Don’t forget to configure all browsers on your various devices (tablets, smartphones, computers, etc.).
You need to configure each browser differently, to manage your cookies and selections. Configuration is described in your browser’s Help menu, which will help you learn how to change your cookie preferences.
Here are links to the 4 major browsers’ help menus, and the steps to follow:
|Steps to follow
|Links for more information
|Go to “Settings,” then to “Safari,”
and select “Clear cookies and data.”
|Click on Chrome in the browser menu bar;
Go to the “Settings” option;
Click on “Show advanced settings”
Under “Privacy and security,” click on “Cookies and other site data.” You will then have the option of deleting them all, or selecting them one by one.
|Go to “Settings”
Click “Advanced,” Under Privacy and security, click “Site settings.”
|Click on the three dots “…” in the top right-hand corner of the browser window
Select “Settings” from the drop-down menu
In the options dialog box, select the “Cookies and site permissions” tab
To disable cookies, clear the “Allow websites to save and read cookie data” box