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    Cookie Policy - Version 1.1

    Gates Industrial Corporation plc



    This policy ("Cookie Policy") wants to inform you about the use of cookies, beacons or pixels (which we shall collectively define as “Cookies”) and other automated means on our websites & electronic communications. By further browsing on our websites and/or clicking on the relevant banners, or electronic communication links you consent to the use of non-essential cookies, as explained hereafter.


    This Cookie Policy only governs the use of cookies and other automated means on Gates (“Gates”) websites and does not govern the use of the sites, the processing of personal data collected on the sites by Gates or the services provided on Gates’ websites. Please read our:


    • Privacy Policy on the website for more information on how Gates processes your personal data;
    • Terms of Use of the website for more information about the terms governing Gates’ websites.



    A cookie is a small text file or a 1 pixel by 1 pixel transparent image that is placed by the browser on your computer (or similar device) by the websites that you visit. Many websites use cookies to remember stateful information about a visit to a website, such as web page elements clicked, recording which pages were visited, or storing information on items added to a shopping cart. They are also used to improve the functionality of the services provided on the website. Cookies are also used to provide information to the owners of the particular website about your use of the website and services.


    The specific cookies that Gates uses on its websites are set forth below. By visiting Gates websites, you consent to the use of cookies as explained below. If you do not want us to place cookies, you can change the cookie settings in your browser, as explained further below. 




    Gates uses both first and third party cookies. Whether a cookie is ‘first’ or ‘third’ party refers to the domain placing the cookie. First party cookies are those set by a website that is being visited by the user at the time – in this case cookies placed by Gates and its websites. A third party cookie is set by another entity or domain than the website being visited.


    Gates may use both session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies allow a website operator to link your actions only during a browser session, when you open the Internet browser window until you close the browser window. These cookies are temporary and they are deleted when you close the browser. Persistent cookies remain on your device for the period of time specified in the cookie. Below the storage period for the cookies we use, will be specified. 


    Gates uses cookies to:


    • Remember your user name for future visits so that log-in is easier and faster;

    • Remember your language and other preferences;

    • Measure how many people use the Site, and how they use it, so that we may keep it running quickly and efficiently.


    For these purposes Gates may use the following categories of cookies on its websites:


    • Strictly necessary cookies which are used for the sole purpose of (i) carrying out a transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network, or (ii) to allow the provider of an information society service (eg. services provided over the internet) to provide such service as explicitly requested by you.

    • Performance (analytic) cookies which collect information about how visitors use the websites, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. These types of cookies are only used to improve how the websites work.

    • Functionality cookies which allow the websites to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features, to improve your web experience.

    • Advertising (targeting) cookies which are used to deliver advertisements more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as they help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with our permission.

    • Social media cookies which are used based on social connect functionalities or when you make use of a social media add on button, e.g. clicking on the 'Like' icon on a webpage. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our websites.

    GATES websites place the following cookies:




    GATES registers the following (personal) data upon your visit of our websites:


    • IP-address,
    • your operating system, or device,
    • the external website referring you to this website,
    • the pages you visited on this website,
    • date and time of each page you visited.



    You can change your cookies settings in your Internet browsers. These settings can be found in the 'options' or 'preferences' menu of your internet browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful. Otherwise you should use the 'Help' option in your internet browser for more details.


    You can find more information about cookies and similar tags/files at the following addresses:




    Gates reserves the right to change the Cookie Policy from time to time. This Cookie Policy was last modified and revised on November 9. 2022.




    GATES is responsible for your personal data processed through these cookies and other automated means. You can contact us via [email protected], or via Post at:

    Data Privacy Team
    Gates Industrial Europe SARL
    33, Rue de Gasperich,
    L-5826 Hesperange,