Firestone Building Products EMEA BV, a limited liability company under the laws of Belgium, registered in Brussels under number RPR (0)695.420.714 (Firestone Building Products EMEA BV is a member of Holcim Ltd Group and together with the other Firestone subsidiaries in the EEA and Holcim Ltd subsidiaries in EEA, Switzerland and India, is herein referred to as “Firestone” or “we”) is the controller and administrator of the site (the corporate one: www.form-five.com, or this specific one, or related one, hereinafter “Website”). We are using cookies to continuously improve Website visitors’ experience.
Cookies can directly enhance such experience (e.g. by remembering your choice of language and other specific settings) or may be even necessary to properly and legally perform services that you request (e.g., by remembering your selection of cookies settings). In addition, certain cookies provide Firestone with statistical information about the use of its Website, thus indirectly supporting it to better meet your preferences by adapting accordingly. Cookies may also allow you to use certain additional features included in the Website e.g. by designed applications accessible through Website.
What exactly are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that your browser installs on your computer or other devices and that enable the Website to recognize it upon your visit. It consists of a unique number and can hence distinguish your device from others although you remain unnamed.
Thanks to cookies, Firestone can for example make sure that the information appearing on your screen during your next visit to its website is tuned in to your preferences. With the help of cookies, Firestone can also identify the most popular sections of its website, since they allow Firestone to know which pages are visited and how much time visitors spend browsing the same. On the basis of these aggregated data, Firestone can adjust its website to better reflect visitor preferences and offer a more customer-oriented experience. Finally, cookies may facilitate certain third-party applications such as social media network connections.
What types of cookies may we use?
Cookies usually have an expiration time. We may use two types of cookies on our websites - "session cookies" and "persistent cookies".
Session cookies are temporary and remain on your device only as long as you browse the webpage. Persistent cookies remain on your device also after your browsing session is over.
Persistent cookies remain on your computer, tablet or smartphone, even after you have closed your browser or mobile app. These cookies allow us to recognize you if you visit our website or use our mobile app at a later time. Persistent cookies remain on your device until their expiry date is reached, until a new version of the cookie is installed or until you delete them yourself via your browser or mobile app settings.
In terms of its origin, we may also divide cookies per “first-party cookies” and “third-party cookies”.
First-party cookies are placed on the Website directly by us to enable its regular browsing, enhance its functionality or meet legal requirements.
“Third-party cookies” are cookies that are placed on the Website by third parties chosen by us to support some of the Website’s functionalities.
Also social plugin (e.g. Facebook share button) to share info on your social media, or go to the Firestone channel on YouTube, this external party will place cookies on your device. Third-party cookies are mostly marketing cookies which are served to track your surfing behavior after you have visited the Website. Advertisers use this information to propose you customized advertisements. This will only take place if you agree.
Updated version: April 1, 2021