Extended notice on cookies – COOKIE POLICY

What cookies are
Cookies are small text files sent directly from the web sites visited by the user to the user’s terminal, where they are stored to be then sent back to the site of origin the next time the same user visits it. Cookies are used for several purposes, have different characteristics and can be used by both the owner of the site being visited and third parties. Please find below all necessary information on the cookies installed through this site and the instructions on how to manage your cookie preferences.
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Cookies used by this website
The use of cookies by the owner of this site, the Duferco Company, with registered office in Rue Guillaume Schneider 2522, Luxemburg, falls within the scope of the company’s own Privacy Policy; to view the information required by art. 13 of EU Regulation 2016/679, please click here.

Which cookies we use:

Our site uses technical cookies with the aim of guaranteeing the correct functioning of the site and a better use and browsing experience. We also use analytics cookies that are only necessary to collect information on the number of people who visit our site and how they are navigated, to make sure everyone can have the same user experience without errors. The technical / statistical cookies we use are all anonymous and aggregated, so they do not require your consent.

_pk_ses.*Technical/Statistical cookieshort-lived cookies used to temporarily store data for the visit.30

Naming cookie Type Cookie’s purpose Period Provider
_ga Technical / statistical cookie This cookie is associated with Google Universal Analytics – used to provide an update to Google Analytics services. It is used to distinguish users by assigning them a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in every page request and is used to calculate the number of visitors, sessions and data in order to produce analysis reports. 2 years
_gat Technical / statistical cookie This cookie is associated with Google Analytics, and used to speed up access requests. Current session
nitroCachePage Technical cookie It is used to provide load balancing functionality. Current session
RANGEPOOLID Technical cookie User session saving. Current session
_iub_cs-* Technical cookie The functionality of this cookie is to store cookie consent preferences. 1 year
_gid Technical / statistical cookie It is associated with Google Analytics, and is used to distinguish users. These cookies do not contain any personal information of the user. 24 hours
lang Marketing / tracking cookie Used to remember a user’s language setting to ensure displays in the language selected by the user in their settings. Current session
bcookie Marketing / tracking cookie Browser Identifier cookie to uniquely identify devices accessing LinkedIn to detect abuse on the platform. 2 years
bscookie Marketing / tracking cookie Used for remembering that a logged in user is verified by two factor authentication. 2 years
AnalyticsSyncHistory Marketing / tracking cookie Used to store information about the time a sync with the lms_analytics cookie took place for users in the Designated Countries. 1 month
lidc Marketing / tracking cookie To facilitate data center selection. 24 hours
UserMatchHistory Marketing / tracking cookie LinkedIn Ads ID syncing. 1 month
li_gc Marketing / tracking cookie Used to store consent of guests regarding the use of cookies for non-essential purposes. 2 years
_pk_id.* Technical/Statistical cookie Used to store some details about the user such as the unique visitor ID. 13 months
NID Tracking cookie The “NID” cookie is used to play YouTube videos embedded on the website. 6 months
OTZ Tracking cookie The “OTZ” cookie is used by Google analytics to track website traffic information. 1 month
SOCS Technical cookie Used to store a user’s state regarding their cookies choices. 1 month
CONSENT Technical cookie Used to detect if the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner. This cookie is necessary for the GDPR compliance of the website. 2 years
SIDCC Technical cookie Security cookie to confirm visitor authenticity, prevent fraudulent use of login data and protect visitor data from unauthorized access. 3 months
SAPISID Technical cookie Google collects visitor information for videos hosted by YouTube. 13 months
SSID Technical cookie Google collects visitor information for videos hosted by YouTube on maps integrated with Google Maps. 13 months
HSID Technical cookie Security cookie to confirm visitor authenticity, prevent fraudulent use of login data and protect user data from unauthorized access. 6 months
APISID Technical cookie Personalizes Google ads on websites based on recent searches and interactions. 2 years
SID Technical cookie Security cookie to confirm visitor authenticity, prevent fraudulent use of login data and protect visitor data from unauthorized access. 2 years
__Secure-3PAPISID, __Secure-3PSID Technical cookie Builds a profile of website visitor interests to show relevant and personalized ads through retargeting. 2 years

Cookies for which consent is required
All cookies mentioned as marketing/tracking cookie are installed or activated only if the user has given prior explicit consent there to the first time they visit the site. Consent can be expressed in broad terms, by interacting with the short privacy notice banner placed in the landing page, according to the instructions on the banner (by clicking on the Accept button); or, consent can also be given or denied selectively, as explained below. Such consent shall be tracked on subsequent visits. However, users can withdraw their consent, fully or in part, at any time.

Third-party cookies:
This site makes use of third-party cookies too. Information there on and a link to the privacy policy and consent form for each of these third parties are shown below. In all cases, consent can be expressed also by continuing to browse or by closing this window.

Analytics cookies:
These are used by third parties, including in disaggregated form, to manage statistical data.
The name of third parties managing such cookies and the link to the page containing information on data processing and consent for each of them are shown below.

Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics exclusively for statistical purposes. The cookies in question collect information in aggregate form in order to monitor and analyze access to the pages of the site. The information generated by the cookie about the use of the website is communicated to Google Inc. For more details and to disable the rescue, please visit the website

Remember, you can manage your cookie preferences also through your browser settings.
If you do not know which web browser and version you are using, click the “Help” button in the browser window to get all the necessary information.
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Updating date: 30/01/2023