Cookies are small parcels of text-based data produced by the web server and exchanged with the user’s browser each time they access the website. They enable the website to restore preferences of returning users, provide access to specific resources, track online purchases, provide customised web pages or work interactively.
There are no mandatory Australian Government requirements relating specifically to cookies. However, privacy requirements will be relevant.
Michelin Australia Pty Ltd uses ‘cookies’ for maintaining contact with a user through a website session. A cookie is a small file supplied by our web server and stored by the web browser software on your computer when you access this site.
An explanation of cookies can be found at the site of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner. Cookies allow us to recognise you as an individual as you move from one of our web pages to another.
All cookies will be immediately lost when you end your internet session and shut down your computer. Our copy of your information will be automatically deleted twenty minutes after you last used the system. This information is only used to help you use our website systems more efficiently, for example by maintaining a record of what text size you prefer to view pages in, not to track your movements through the internet, or to record private information about you.
We are always looking for ways to improve our website and to make it easier for you to learn about our products. In order to do this it is important for us to understand how you use our site.
Cookies also help us to provide you with a better, richer experience, for example, something you find interesting, you may wish to 'Like' it on Facebook, or Tweet it, cookies facilitate this. You may wish to find where to buy our products from, cookies help this by temporarily storing information and by allowing you to see offers from for example, our dealers.
Should you choose to remove any or all of the cookies, please note that use of the website may be affected by the removal of Cookies and if the computer that you disable cookies on is a shared facility, this removal will affect all users using the computer.
The Help section of your internet browser should be able to assist you with managing your Cookie settings.