Supplier of LPG Gas and Autogas in Malta

INTRODUCTION

This cookie policy (“Cookie Policy”) relates to the website https://liquigasmalta.com/ and/or any sub-website and/or associated domains (and/or sub-domains) of  https://liquigasmalta.com/ (hereinafter referred to as the “Site” owned by Liquigas Malta Ltd). In this Cookie Policy, “We“, “Us“, “Our“, “Ourselves” and/or “Liquigas” shall refer to Liquigas Malta Limited (C 44954) and “You” and “Your” and “User” refer to an identified or identifiable natural person being the user of this Site and/or client of any of Liquigas’ services. Our full details, including contact details, can be read below.  For more information about how We process Your Personal Data, please read Our Master Privacy Policy.

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

Our Site uses a technology called “cookies”. A cookie is an element of data (usually a very small file) that a website can send to Your browser, which may then store it on Your computer or mobile device.  These cookies allow Us to correctly operate the Site and/or to provide You with web pages or content that are tailored to You. For example, some cookies remember Your custom preferences. This information can, in some cases, be carried from one visit of our Site (or related site) to the next (for example, to help You avoid having to re-enter certain information when You visit the same page later. Some of these cookies require Your consent (as explained below).

Some cookies are created for each session when You visit Our Site, while others are persistent and may remain for a number of months or years to facilitate Your access to Our Site.

WHY WE USE COOKIES?

We absolutely respect Your right to privacy. We use cookies to ensure the functionality of our Site and to make Your website experience better.  You can remove any cookies already stored on Your computer or mobile device (as explained below) but this may prevent You from using parts of this Site or may cause You to see this message, or part thereof, again.

Apart from the cookies We make use of Ourselves, various third-party cookies may also be stored on Your computer or mobile device, including Google reCAPTCHA (https://policies.google.com/privacy), Google fonts (https://policies.google.com/privacy) and Google Maps (https://policies.google.com/privacy). We strongly suggest that you read the cookie policies of any such third-party cookies.

ESSENTIAL AND NON-ESSENTIAL COOKIES

We divide cookies into two main categories namely:

    • Essential Cookies:

These are strictly necessary to ensure that the Site functions in Your everyday use of it or for Us to provide You with the service(s) You expect from Us. Cookies used for the sole purpose of carrying out or facilitating the transmission of a communication will also be considered as essential cookies. We do not require Your consent to use such essential cookies but You may still block or delete them (see below).

Some examples of essential cookies as found in the European Commission’s EU Internet Handbook (see http://ec.europa.eu/ipg/basics/legal/cookies/index_en.htm) are as follows:

        • USER‑INPUT cookies (session-id) such as first‑party cookies to keep track of the User’s input when filling online forms, shopping carts, etc., for the duration of a session or persistent cookies limited to a few hours in some cases
        • AUTHENTICATION cookies, to identify the User once he has logged in, for the duration of a session
        • USER‑CENTRIC SECURITY cookies, used to detect authentication abuses, for a limited persistent duration
        • MULTIMEDIA CONTENT PLAYER cookies, used to store technical data to play back video or audio content, for the duration of a session
        • LOAD‑BALANCING cookies, for the duration of session
        • USER‑INTERFACE CUSTOMISATION cookies such as language or font preferences, for the duration of a session (or slightly longer)
        • THIRD‑PARTY SOCIAL PLUG‑IN CONTENT‑SHARING cookies, for logged‑in members of a social network
    • Non-Essential Cookies:

These are not required for the essential functioning of the Site, although they may greatly enhance Your experience of using Our Site. For example, non-essential cookies may be used for the following reasons:

        • PREFERENCES: These cookies would remember Your custom preferences. For example, this helps You avoid having to re-enter certain information when You visit the same page later;
        • MARKETING: Here, the cookies would be used to gather information about Your browsing habits allowing Us to provide You with more relevant information and material that would be of interest to You;
        • STATISTICS: These help Us gather information about users on Our Site(s), such as when You first visited the Site and/or how often You access it and at what particular time. These also include cookies that log how You came across the Site, using which search engine or other link.

WE SHALL ONLY PLACE NON-ESSENTIAL COOKIES ON YOUR COMPUTER OR MOBILE DEVICE IF YOU CONSENT TO THAT SPECIFIC CATEGORY OF COOKIE being placed by way of a pop-up on relevant areas of our Site the first time you visit it and possibly subsequently (if necessary) and/or by accepting this Cookie Policy (or other similarly effective mechanism). This will not prevent You from deleting or disabling cookies by modifying Your browser settings as explained below.

YOU MAY WITHDRAW SUCH CONSENT FOR NON-ESSENTIAL COOKIES AT ANY TIME BY THE SAME METHOD IN WHICH YOU GAVE IT TO US.

SPECIFIC COOKIES USED ON THIS SITE

The specific cookies we use on our Site are as follows:

Cookie name Purpose of Cookie First or Third Party Session or Persistent Cookie?
_grecaptcha Provide spam protectionl Third Party 6 months
wc_cart_hash_* Store items in shopping cart First Party Session
wc_fragments_* Store performed actions on the website First Party Persistent
wc_cart_created Store performed actions on the website First Party Session
woocommerce_items_in_cart Store items in shopping cart First Party Session
woocommerce_cart_hash Store items in shopping cart First Party 1 day
wp_woocommerce_session_* Store performed actions on the website First Party Session
_pk_id* Store a unique user ID First Party 13 months
_pk_ref* Store referrer ID’s First Party 6 months
_pk_ses* Store a unique session ID First Party Session
viewed_cookie_policy Store if a message has been shown First Party Persistent
wp-settings-time-* Store user preferences First Party 1 year
wp-settings-* Store user preferences First Party Persistent
wordpress_test_cookie Read if cookies can be placed First Party Session
wordpress_logged_in_* Store logged in user First Party Persistent
Google Fonts API Read user IP address Third Party Expires immediately
Google Maps API Read users IP address Third Party Expires immediately

 

HOW TO DELETE OR DISABLE COOKIES VIA YOUR BROWSER

Even if We obtain Your consent to use non-essential cookies or if We use essential cookies (where we don’t need your consent), You can still control Your settings in Your browser to delete or disable cookies.

If Your browser is NOT configured, by default, to block all or certain cookies, You may manually configure Your browser to either reject all cookies or control which cookies are set on Your computer or mobile device through the Site. Should You wish to reject all or certain cookies used by Our Site, You may modify Your web browser preferences to do so.

If You reject all cookies (including Essential Cookies) then You might be unable to use some of the features or services available on Our Site and You might also experience a lack of full functionality of the Site.

Usually, the information on how to change Your options regarding cookies can be obtained by referring to Your operating system’s manual or to the ‘Help’ section of Your web browser, or by contacting Your Internet Service Provider.

You may also find all the necessary information on how to make the necessary configuration settings by visiting the following helpful site: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/

Please read Our Master Privacy Policy which, among other things, explains all Your rights as a data subject.

For more information please feel free to contact us as indicated below.

COMPANY DETAILS

Liquigas Malta Ltd is the data controller responsible for processing of Your personal data that takes place via the Site or in the manner explained above.

If You have any questions/ comments about privacy, You should contact Us at:  info@liquigasmalta.com or by writing to Liquigas Malta Limited, Kalafrana, Birzebbuga, Malta, by phoning Us using telephone number (+356) 2248 6010 or (+356) 2248 6000 (during normal office hours) or by contacting our Data Protection Officer.

Liquigas Malta Ltd’s Data Protection Officer can be contacted directly at stephenlmuscat@liquigasmalta.com

UPDATES

We reserve the right, at Our complete discretion, to change, modify, add and/or remove portions of this Cookie Policy at any time. If You are an existing client with whom We have a contractual relationship You shall be informed by Us of any changes made to this Cookie Policy (as well as other terms and conditions relevant to the Site). We shall also archive and store previous versions of the Cookie Policy for Your review.

As a User of this Site with which We have no contractual relationship or even a lawful way of tracing, it is in Your interest to regularly check for any updates to this Cookie Policy, in the event that Our attempts to notify You of such updates do not reach You.

 

Last Updated on 30.03.2023