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Cookie Policy

When you visit this website of Tech Data BVBA/sprl., we or third parties store one or more cookies (small text files) on your device and/or may use web beacons or similar technologies (collectively referred to as ‘cookies’) to collect information about you and the device you are using. We may use cookies to, among other things, remember login details, improve your user experience, collect statistics to optimise site functionality, conduct customer research, and deliver content and advertisements tailored to your interests. In this Cookie Policy, we explain which cookies we use and for what purposes.

The information collected by cookies may contain personal data, such as your IP address. This Cookie Policy is complementary to our Privacy Policy. For more information about how you can exercise your privacy rights, and other important information relating to your privacy and personal data, please refer to our Privacy Policy.

What type of cookies do we use?

We use cookies that are necessary for the functionality of this website. Depending on your cookie preferences, we may use additional cookies. You can see which cookies have been set on your device via the settings of your browser. If you use Google Chrome, for example, you can click the lock icon next to the URL in your browser to access more detailed information, such as which cookies have been stored and by whom.  You can also see how long cookies are stored.

Below, we provide more information about the different types of cookies we use or may use.

Functional cookies

Our websites cannot function properly without certain cookies. These cookies are necessary for the proper functioning of the website, to comply with the law (e.g. being able to demonstrate which cookie preferences you have set), or required for the security of our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions you take by transmitting a service request, such as setting your cookie preferences, logging in, or completing online forms.

Name: mkto_opt_out
Provider: tdconnect.be
Duration: Session
Description: This cookie is set by Marketo. It allows a visitor to receive emails linked to a campaign. This cookie is set with a DNT (Do Not Track) option.

Name: workbox-precache-https___www_tdconnect.be_#precached-details-models
Provider: tdconnect.be
Duration: Permanent
Description: Workbox is a library that simplifies the use of Service Workers. We use these Service Workers for the local caching of static assets. This can be images, for example, but also the JSON response of an API call. This allows these assets to be loaded from your local environment instead of requiring a network request. Less requests, more speed.

Name: wordpress_test_cookie
Provider: tdconnect.be
Duration: Session
Description: This cookie is set bij WordPress. It  is used to check if cookies can be placed

Name: YouTube no cookie
Provider: youtube-nocookie.com
Duration: Permanent
Description: We use a technique to prevent tracking cookies from being stored by YouTube when you view a YouTube video on our website.

Name: tdCookiePreferenceLevel
Provider: tdconnect.be
Duration: 2 years
Description: This cookie stores cookie preferences.

Analytical cookies

Analytical cookies, also known as statistical cookies, enable us to further develop and improve the functionality of our website by analysing the use of the website. In some cases, they improve the speed with which we can process your request. These cookies send information back to our data analytics tools: Google Analytics from Google LLC (Google) or Hotjar from Hotjar Ltd (Hotjar) We receive information on the preferred language used to display our website, how you use and interact with our website, as well as the amount of time you spend on it. We also collect basic information related to the request that is made from your browser when you visit our website. This may include information about what device and browser type you are using, the screen resolution of your device, the operating system you are using, the date and time of your last visit, the duration of your visit, the timestamp of the browser request, your IP address and basic HTTP header information (such as referral URL and user agent), information about the website you have previously visited, as well as demographic and geographic information. We use Google Tag Manager to store and manage cookies and scripts.

We have concluded a data processing agreement with Google. The limited information shared with Google through the use of Google Analytics may be transferred to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

You can choose not to consent to the storing of analytical cookies or withdraw your consent. This can be done at any time as explained below in the section ‘Enabling, Disabling, and Deleting Cookies’.

We use the following analytical cookies:

Name: _ga
Provider: tdconnect.be
Duration: 2 years
Description: This cookie registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical information about how the visitor uses the website in to make the website more user-friendly.

Name: _hole
Provider: tdconnect.be
Duration: 1 day
Description: This cookie is used by Google Analytics to regulate query speed in order to increase the efficiency of network calls.

Name: _gid
Provider: tdconnect.be
Duration: 1 day
Description: This cookie registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical information about how the visitor uses the website.

Name: _hjClosedSurveyInvites, _hjDonePolls, _hjMinimizedPolls, _hjShownFeedbackMessage, _hjid
Provider: tdconnect.be
Duration: 1 year
Description: Hotjar is used to collect information about visitor behavior patterns. Hotjar records page views, mouse clicks, mouse movements and the scrolling activity of visitors. The recordings are anonymized by Hotjar; Hotjar does not display or use IP addresses.

Name: _hjRecordingLastActivity, _hjTLDTest, _hjUserAttributesHash, _hjCachedUserAttributes
Provider: tdconnect.be
Duration: Session
Description: Hotjar is used to collect information about visitor behavior patterns. Hotjar records page views, mouse clicks, mouse movements and the scrolling activity of visitors. The recordings are anonymized by Hotjar; Hotjar does not display or use IP addresses.

Name: _hjLocalStorageTest
Provider: tdconnect.be
Duration: 100ms
Description: Hotjar is used to collect information about visitor behavior patterns. Hotjar records page views, mouse clicks, mouse movements and the scrolling activity of visitors. The recordings are anonymized by Hotjar; Hotjar does not display or use IP addresses.

Name: _hjIncludedInPageviewSample, _hjIncludedInSessionSample, _hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress
Provider: tdconnect.be
Duration: 30 minutes
Description: Hotjar is used to collect information about visitor behavior patterns. Hotjar records page views, mouse clicks, mouse movements and the scrolling activity of visitors. The recordings are anonymized by Hotjar; Hotjar does not display or use IP addresses.

Marketing cookies (Tracking Cookies)

These cookies allow the website to track user behaviour on the pages on which the cookie code is installed. These cookies are used to keep track of visitors on various websites (including social media). This includes tracking your areas of interest, the website content you have visited, links you have clicked on, information you have requested, or services you have subscribed to (for example, when downloading a white paper or registering for a service), and other retargeting and behavioural advertising technologies, so that we can personalise your online experience and offer promotional and other information on our and other websites tailored to your specific interests.

These tracking cookies process personal data such as the webpages you visit, your IP address, the cookie content, the referrer URL, and information about the device you are using and the software settings on your device.

You can choose not to consent to the storing of analytical cookies or withdraw your consent. This can be done at any time as explained below in the section ‘Enabling, Disabling, and Deleting Cookies’.

We use the following marketing cookies:

Name: ads/ga-audiences
Provider: tdconnect.be
Duration: Session
Description: Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors who are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor’s online behaviour across websites.

Name: mkto
Provider: tdconnect.be
Duration: 1 year
Description: This cookie is set by Marketo. This allows a website to track visitor behaviour on the sites on which the cookie is installed and to link a visitor to the recipient of an email marketing campaign in order to measure the effectiveness of the campaign.

First-party and third-party cookies
We store some cookies on your device ourselves (first-party cookies), while others are stored by third parties (third-party cookies). For specific information per cookie, see the ‘Provider’ column above or your browser.

Temporary, permanent, and session cookies
Cookies may be stored on your device for a fixed period of time or for the duration of a session. A persistent cookie consists of a text file sent by a web server to a web browser, which is stored by the browser and remains valid until the set expiry date (unless you delete the cookie before its expiry date). A session cookie expires at the end of the user session when the web browser is closed.

Enabling, disabling, and deleting cookies
You can reject all cookies (except functional cookies) in case you prefer not to receive them, and you can have your computer warn you whenever cookies are being used. You can revoke or change your consent(s) at any time by clicking ‘Cookie Preferences’ in the footer of our website and indicating your preferences. Your browser may indicate that certain cookies for which you have revoked your consent are still present on your device when you change your cookie preferences. This is because when you withdraw your consent, we can only deactivate these cookies (which means they will no longer share data with us) but cannot delete them from your device itself.

You can manually delete the cookies that are already on your device and you can set your browser to prevent them from being stored. Please note that if you have set your browser to refuse cookies, it can limit the functionality of the website you are visiting or may result in you not being able to access certain features of the site.

You will need to adjust your browser settings to disable cookies or to receive a warning when cookies are being used. You can adjust your browser settings to delete certain cookies. Visit the ‘Help’ section of your browser to manage your cookie settings. The links below take you directly to the manuals for commonly used browsers:

Google Chrome
Firefox
Internet Explorer
Edge
Safari. Click here for specific information for Apple devices.
Opera

Also, if you do not want Google Analytics data to be collected and used by Google, you can download and install the browser plug-in available here. More information about cookies and deleting cookies can also be found at Your Online Choices.

If you decide to delete all cookies, you will be asked to indicate your Cookie Preferences on our website on your next visit.

Changes
Our use of cookies may change over time and we will update this Cookie Policy accordingly.

This Cookie Policy was last amended on 22-10-2020.

Questions
If you have any questions or comments about the use of cookies on our websites, please do not hesitate to contact us:

Tech Data BVBA/sprl

Assesteenweg 117/1 Ternat, 1740 Belgium

Tel +32 2 583 83 11
Email address: privacy@techdata.com

Cookie settings

Our website uses cookies. Below, we briefly explain which cookies we use. You can choose not to allow the placement of analytical and/or marketing cookies. You can change your preferences at any time by clicking ‘Cookie Preferences’ in the footer of our website. You can also revoke or grant your permission(s) there. We store cookies to record your cookie preferences. More information about the cookies and the purposes for which specific cookies are stored, who stores these cookies (the provider), and the storage duration of cookies can be found in our Cookie Policy.

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    Our websites cannot function properly without certain cookies. These cookies are necessary for the proper functioning of the website, to comply with the law (e.g. being able to demonstrate which cookie preferences you have set) or required for the security of our systems. You cannot disable these cookies.

  • These cookies, also known as statistical cookies, enable us to further develop and improve the functionality of our website by analysing the use of the website. These cookies send information back to our data analytics tools: Google Analytics from Google LLC or Hotjar from Hotjar Ltd.

  • Marketing cookies (tracking cookies) enable us to collect information about your internet behaviour. This allows us to tailor our online marketing campaigns and web content to your interests.