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Cookies Policy

Cookie policy – Metal Packaging G.I.E.

Version 1.00


This is the Cookie policy of Metal Packaging Europe G.I.E. (“Metal Packaging Europe”, “we” or “our”). Metal Packaging Europe is an Economic Grouping / Group d’Intérêts Economiques, association sans but lucratif (Reg: 0879.108.030), whose registered office is established at 1040 Brussels, Avenue des Arts 41 (Belgium).


This document (the “Cookie policy”) aims at informing you about the use of cookies by Metal Packaging Europe on our website (Metal Packaging part and the intranet). This policy should be read together with our Privacy policy, which is available here.


This Cookie policy can be modified from time to time, e.g. as a result of new functionalities or legal or regulatory changes. Any major changes will be announced via the homepages of our websites. We therefore advise you to regularly check our website.  


This version of the Cookie policy was last modified on [18] April 2019.



1                      Metal Packaging Europe website and cookies.

2                      What are cookies?.

3                      Which cookies do we use?

4                      How can you delete our cookies or change your cookie settings?.

5                      Questions?.


  1. Metal Packaging Europe website and cookies

When you visit the our website, we collect certain information by automated means, using Google Analytics cookies.

We may also use other technologies such as pixels for similar purposes as described in this policy and we may include them on our site, our newsletter etc., to determine whether messages have been opened and links have been clicked on. The information provided below about cookies also applies to these other technologies.


  1. What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are installed on your browser, on your computer or on your mobile device. They allow a website to recognize your device. Cookies can have several purposes: to ensure that the website takes into account the user’s preferences by, for example, remembering language preferences, passwords and log-in details, to collect statistical data, etc.


  1. Which cookies do we use? 

We only use third-party cookies and pixels set by Google (Analytics) which provide us with information about our website which help us to analyze the performance of our website and which allow us to optimize and improve the website.


The information generated by Google Analytics cookies about your use of our website - standard information about access to the internet (including your IP address) and your anonymously analyzed visitor behavior - is transmitted to Google, which stores them on servers which may be installed in the United States. Google adheres to the principles of the EU-US privacy shield (Privacy Shield). [Before storing the transmitted information, Google will make it anonymous by deleting the last octet of your IP address.] [A4] The Google Analytics privacy policy states that Google uses this information to evaluate the use you make of the sites and to generate, for Metal Packaging Europe, reports on the activity of the sites. [Metal Packaging neither uses nor authorizes any third party to use the statistical analysis tool to identify or collect personally identifiable information from visitors to these sites.][A5] 


For more information about using Google Analytics, please review Google's Privacy Policy and in particular how Google uses certain data collected when you use partner sites or apps. You can disable Google Analytics by using the Browser Add-on for disabling Google Analytics.


Below you will find a summary of the cookies that Metal Packaging Europe uses on its website:


Name of cookie





Google Analytics cookie used to distinguish users on our website to generate statistical information about their use of the website

2 years

Google Analytics


Google Analytics cookie used to distinguish users on a website to generate statistical information about their use of the website

24 hours

Google Analytics


These cookies may however also collect information about you for their own purposes. This Cookie policy does not apply to the use of your information by Google or other third parties such as social media. Therefore, Metal Packaging Europe advises you to check the cookie policies of these third parties.


  1. How can you delete our cookies or change your cookie settings?

Unless you have adjusted your browser settings so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon as you visit our website. By continuing to use our website you agree that we can place cookies on your device (unless you expressly indicated otherwise).


If you want to block cookies, remove existing cookies or change your cookies settings, you can do so via your browser settings. These settings can be found in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your internet browser. By way of example, the below hyperlinks provide further guidance on how to disable the use of cookies on certain browsers, and/or on how to delete cookies:



For more general information on deleting or blocking cookies, please visit:


  1. Questions?

If you have further questions or complaints about this website or about this Cookie policy, you can contact us:

  • by e-mail at;
  • by mail at Metal Packaging Europe, Avenue des Arts 41, 1040 Brussels (Belgium); or
  • by phone at the number +32 2 897 04 90.