In this policy we use the term “cookies” to refer to cookies and other similar technologies covered by the EU Directive on privacy in electronic communications.
In order to use our website, cookies need to be installed.
Cookies are small text files stored on the hard drive of your computer during a limited period of time which help us to personalize our services. The cookie allows the website to "remember" your actions or preferences over time. Cookies are also used for website traffic analysis and anonymous demographic profiling and thus, better understand our customer’s needs and interests and help serve better or provide related information. We also use the information obtained through cookies to analyze websites browsed by the user, searches, improve our marketing and promotional proposals, display advertising or promotions, banners of interest to visitors, customize the content and presentation of our website.
What types of cookies do we use?
We use both first-party and third-party cookies on our website.
First-party cookies are cookies issued from the thescents.ch domain that are generally used to identify language and location preferences or render basic site functionality.
Third-party cookies belong to and are managed by other parties, such as Shell business partners or service providers. These cookies may be required to render certain forms, such as the submission of a job application, or to allow for some advertising outside of the Shell website.
Session cookies are temporary cookies that are used to remember you during the course of your visit to the website, and they expire when you close the web browser.
Persistent cookies are used to remember your preferences within the website and remain on your desktop or mobile device even after you close your browser or restart your computer. We use these cookies to analyse user behavior to establish visit patterns so that we can improve our website functionality for you and others who visit our website(s). These cookies also allow us to serve you with targeted advertising and measure the effectiveness of our site functionality and advertising.
Cookies and ad technology such as web beacons, pixels, and anonymous ad network tags help us serve relevant ads to you more effectively. They also help us collect aggregated audit data, research, and performance reporting for advertisers. Pixels enable us to understand and improve the delivery of ads to you, and know when certain ads have been shown to you. Since your web browser may request advertisements and web beacons directly from ad network servers, these networks can view, edit, or set their own cookies, just as if you had requested a web page from their site.