KRESTON ROMANIA SRL, a Romanian legal person, in capacity as controller for personal data, provides you with this information to explain how we process and protect your data when interacting with our website www.kreston.ro. We provide this information to you at the beginning of your interaction with our website.


1. What is a cookie and what is it used for?

Our website uses cookie technology to provide you with a better and customized web service. The data stored by the cookies used on our Website never reveals personal details on which an individual identity can be established.

A cookie is a small text file that is stored and / or read by your web browser on the hard drive of your final device (for example, a computer, laptop or smartphone) depending on the website you visit. Cookies also make your interaction with the website safer and faster because they can remember your preferences ( for example, authentication, language) by sending the information they contain back to the website origin ( first-party cookie ) or to a different website (third-party cookie)e when you visit the website again using the same end device.

Cookies play an important role in facilitating access to and multiple services that the user enjoys on the Internet, such as:

• Customizing certain settings such as the language in which a site is viewed, the currency in which certain prices or tariffs are expressed, preserving options for various products, or accessing old preferences by clicking the "Next" and "Back" buttons;

• Cookies provide site owners with feedback on how their sites are used by users so they can make them more effective and accessible to users;

• Allow multimedia or other applications from other sites to be included on a specific site to create a more valuable, useful, and enjoyable browsing experience.


2. How to control cookies

You can withdraw your consent to using cookies at any time. To do this, you can block or remove cookies either through your web browser settings or by using third-party software, or by following the instructions for the cookie categories in the following sections. In any case, you may experience problems with using certain parts of your website if you disable cookies.

Cookies are administrated by web servers. A cookie's life may vary significantly, depending on the purpose for which it is placed. Some cookies are used only for one session (session cookies) and are no longer retained once the user has left the website, while other cookies are retained and reused each time the user returns to that site ('persistent cookies'). However, cookies can be deleted by a user at any time through the browser settings.

If you want to remove the cookies stored on your devices and configure your web browser to refuse cookies, you can use the preferences settings on your web browser. Of you can usually find cookie navigation settings in the "Options", "Tools" or "Preferences" menu in your web browser on which you use to access our Website. Depending on existing web browsers, various means can be used to disable cookies. To get more information, please visit your browser’s website:

  • Cookie settings in Internet Explorer – Internet Explorer;
  • Cookie Settings in Firefox – Firefox;
  • Cookie Settings in Chrome – Chrome;
  • Cookie Settings in Safari – Safari;
  • Cookie settings in Edge – Edge;
  • Cookie Settings in Opera – Opera.

To learn more about cookies, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org or www.youronlinechoices.eu, which contain additional information on behavioral advertising and online privacy.


3. Cookies used on the KRESTON ROMANIA SRL website

Based on the function and purpose for which cookies are used, they are usually classified into the following categories, which KRESTON ROMANIA SRL uses on its Website:

  • Absolutely necessary cookies let you navigate the Website and use its basic features. They are usually installed only in response to your actions that are equivalent to a service request. These cookies are indispensable for the use of Websites.
  • Functionality cookies are used to recognize you when you return to our website and allow us to offer improved and more personalized functions such as remembering your preferences. These cookie files collect data anonymously and cannot track your browsing on other websites. The expiration date of these cookies is up to 2 years.
  • Analytical and performance cookies allow us to recognize and count users and collect information about how the Website is used (for example, the pages a user opens most often and whether the user receives messages error from certain pages). This helps us improve the way our Website works, for example, by ensuring that you can easily find what you are looking for. The expiration date of these cookies is up to 2 years. As for third-party cookies, the expiration period may vary and may in some cases exceed 2 years. For more details on this category of cookies, see Section 4 below.
  • Social network cookies allow you to share information from our website on social networking sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. These cookies are not controlled by us. For more details on this category of cookies, see Section 6 below.

Please note that KRESTON ROMANIA SRL does not use third-party services to get information about your use of our website to optimize your user experience and provide advertising outside our Website. However, these third parties (including, for example, advertisers and external service providers such as web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies that we do not control.


4. Cookies used for statistical purposes and web traffic monitoring

Google Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google. Google Analytics uses cookies to help a particular Website analyze how you use that Website. The information generated by cookies about your use of the Web site (including your IP address) will be transmitted and stored by Google on servers that can be located in the EU, EEA and / or the United States. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the Website by producing reports on the Website's activity for Website Operators and providing other services related to Website activity and the use of the Internet. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if it has this obligation under the law or if these third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data owned by Google.

You can quit Google Analytics without affecting your interaction with our website.

Detailed information about Google Analytics and the protection of personal data (including how you can control information sent to Google) can be found at: https://policies.google.com/privacy/partners.

To prevent monitoring through this type of cookie, you can install an add-on on your web browser (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout).


5. Cookies used for direct marketing purposes

Google Analytics

To receive customized advertising and marketing content according to your preferences, our website can use Google's technology. In this case, the information generated by cookies about your use of the Website (including your IP address) will be transmitted and stored by Google on servers that can be located in the EU, EEA and / or the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if it has this obligation under the law or if these third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data owned by Google. When we use these services, the list of cookies used in item 3 above will be duly completed.

Detailed information about Google Analytics and the protection of personal data (including how you can control information sent to Google) can be found at: https://policies.google.com/privacy/partners.


6. Cookies on social networks

On our Website, third parties providing apps through it may place their own cookies to monitor the performance of their applications or to customize their apps for you. For example, when distributing an article using a share button on social networks (e.g., Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter) available on a Website, the social networking platform associated with that button will record this. In some situations, embedded content, such as third-party video content such as YouTube, may exist, and in this case, these third parties may also place their own cookies.

Such cookies cannot be accessed by KRESTON ROMANIA SRL.

Kreston Romania, as a personal data controller, has appointed BATTLEGROUP SRL as Data Protection Officer (hereinafter referred to as "DPO"), having the obligation to verify compliance with GDPR provisions in the data processing operations performed by the operator and to represent the operator in relation to the data subjects and the Supervisory Authority.

Interested individuals have the opportunity to address the DPO directly at any time in any matter related to this Policy using the contact details below:

DPO Name: BATTLEGROUP SRL
E-mail DPO: dpo@battlegroup.ro

DPO mailing address: Splaiul Unirii nr. 165, TN Offices 1, Floor 7, Office no. 2, Sector 3, Bucharest, Romania

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Last updated: April 1, 2019.

We may update this Policy from time to time and we will highlight any change by posting the new version on our Website. If you have provided us with your contact details and authorized us to contact you, we will notify you if we modify this policy substantially. Please consult this policy periodically for any changes.