What is a cookie and what is it used for?
A cookie is a small text file stored on your computer by your browser when you visit a website, such as www.balenciaga.com ("website"). Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website, usually for customization, statistics or advertising purpose.
What cookies does our website use and for what purpose?
Our website uses various different types of cookies and similar technologies, each of which has a specific function. Below is a table explaining them.
TYPE OF COOKIE
On your first visit to our website these cookies allow the website to function correctly and allow you to view content on your device by recognizing your language and the country from which you’ve chosen to connect. If you are a registered user, they will allow you to be recognized and to access the services offered from the dedicated areas. Navigation cookies are technical cookies and are needed for the operation of the website.
These cookies allow you, upon your express request, to be recognized when you re-visit the website, so that you do not have to re-enter your information every time (for example: “Remember me”). If you have added items to your shopping cart and closed the session without completing the purchase and without removing those items, these cookies allow you to continue the shopping experience the next time you visit the website (within a limited period of time) and find the same items that you selected. Functionality cookies are not essential to the operation of the website, but rather improve the quality of your browsing experience.
First-Party and Third-Party marketing and profiling cookies
Social Network Cookies
These cookies are necessary to allow your social account to interact with our website. For example, they are used to express your appreciation and to share it with your social networking friends. The social network cookies are not needed for navigation.
How can I disable cookies and manage my preferences?
The majority of browsers are configured to accept, control or potentially disable cookies through the settings. We nevertheless remind you that disabling navigation or functionality cookies may affect the operation of the website and/or limit the service we offer. Below is the procedure to follow to manage cookies for the following browsers:
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/block-enable-or-allow-cookies
For Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH19255?viewlocale=en_US&locale=it_IT
For Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en&hlrm=fr&hlrm=e
For Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
For Opera: http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/en/cookies.html
To disable analytical cookies and prevent Google Analytics from collecting data on your navigation, you can download the add-on from your browser to disable Google Analytics: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.