Cookie Statement

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small, simple text files that your computer receives when you visit one of our websites. Cookies are used on almost all websites. The use of cookies is important for the services provided by Argos via the website and therefore Argos wants to inform you as well as possible about its use of cookies.

Using cookies, Argos ensures, among other things, that you do not repeatedly get or have to enter the same information when visiting our website. We make browsing our website easier for you. In addition, we can remember the contents of your shopping cart for you. Cookies also allow us to see how the website is being used and where we can improve it. The cookie statement explains which cookies Argos uses to make its online services possible.

Types of cookies

Cookies used by Argos can be divided into different types:

1. Necessary cookies and cookies for requested services

Some cookies are indispensable for the proper functioning of our website or for providing a service requested by you, such as an automatic log-in or the automatic completion of your data. Or when you make use of the remembering of your shopping cart in the webshop so that when you visit the webshop again at a later time it remembers what you have placed in your shopping cart.

2. Optimisation cookies

We use these cookies, among other things, to collect information. With this information, we see which pages are visited the most, which pages are effective and which pages produce error messages. With this information, we optimise the ease of use of the website and Argos does not track individual visitors.

3. Relevance cookies

From time to time, Argos uses cookies to provide you with advertisements that we believe will be relevant to you, based on pages you have previously requested. Argos will ask for your permission to use these cookies.

4. Social media and external cookies

When you are logged in to your social media websites (Facebook, Google, etc.) and have given permission for this category of cookies on the website, you can use additional functionalities. Consider, for example, the quick sharing of information via Facebook Like, Google+, Twitter, etc. For the cookies that the social media parties place and the possible data they collect, we refer to the statements that these parties give on their own websites. Please note that these statements may change regularly. Argos has no influence on this.

5. Third-party cookies

Finally, advertisers on the Argos website or on behalf of Argos use, with your permission, their own cookie(s) to display advertisements relevant to you.

Blocking cookies

Of course it is also possible to block cookies or not give permission. Most internet browsers can be configured in such a way that cookies are not allowed. How this is done depends on the browser you are using. You should bear in mind that certain parts of the website will not function or will not function optimally if you block cookies. The way in which you can disable cookies differs per browser.

Deleting cookies afterwards

After visiting, you can choose to delete the cookies from your computer. How you can do this differs per browser, click here for the explanation.