Global Blue’s cookies have three different functions.
Global Blue does not use any behaviourally targeted advertising cookies.
There are two types of cookies: (i) permanent cookies, which are stored on your computer for a fixed period of time and (ii) session cookies, which are only stored during the time you are accessing the Website. The session cookies disappear when you close the web browser.
Permanent cookies are used to store your personal settings as well as the choices you make on the Website. Global Blue uses permanent cookies to facilitate your website navigation, based on your previous visits to the Website.
Session cookies are used to store data in personal accounts, so that information entered will be saved until the next time you log in. Global Blue uses session cookies to enable your log in services and to store information in connection with such visitor accounts.
If you do not want your personal settings to be saved by cookies, you can automatically block them, by using the safety settings menu in your web browser. You can also choose a setting option where you receive a question each time a website requests to store a cookie. Through your web browser you can erase cookies that have previously been stored on your computer. For more information, go to your web browser’s help or “how to” information site.
However, if you choose to block cookies, this may impair some of the functions on the website and Global Blue cannot ensure that you will have access to all services offered on the Website.
This document was last updated on 22 November 2012.