Cookie policy

Punch Powertrain uses cookies to enhance the user experience of visitors to its website This cookie policy is designed to inform you, as a visitor to our website, about the cookies we use and the information we collect through it.

We may modify this cookie policy at any time for future use of the website by publishing a revised version of the policy on the website.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a text file that the website you visit places in your browser. The cookie contains a unique code that allows your browser to be recognized during your visit to the website (a so-called ‘session’ cookie) or during subsequent, repeated visits (a so-called ‘persistent’ cookie). Cookies can be placed by the server of the website you visit itself or by partners with whom the website cooperates. The website server can only read the cookies it itself has placed; it has no access to other information on your device. Cookies are saved on your device in your browser’s folder. The contents of a cookie usually consist of the name of the server that placed the cookie, an expiration date and a unique numeric code.

Cookies generally make the interaction between the visitor and the website easier and faster, and help the visitor to navigate between the different parts of the website.
Cookies may contain information about the elements of the website or platform that you have clicked on or about your logins. They also help to remember which websites you have visited during the past months or years. Cookies do not contain viruses and cannot install malware on your computer.

Your internet browser enables you to block cookies, receive a warning when a cookie is being installed or remove cookies from your device afterwards.  For more information on cookies on different internet browsers, you can visit

However, disabling cookies will not stop you from seeing advertisements. It will only impact the advertisements you see, which will not be tailored to your interests.

What cookies do we use?

The Punch Powertrain website uses the following types of cookies:

First party cookies: these are direct cookies, created by our website to improve the functioning of our website.

PHPSESSID (session cookie)

  • Type: first party
  • Nature: essential cookie
  • Retention period: session
  • Goal: this cookie allows communication between the web server and browser and temporarily saves information of your session. For example it makes sure you don’t need to entirely refill a form in case you refresh your page or make a mistake.

Third party cookies: these indirect cookies are created and placed on your computer by third parties and keep track of your surfing behavior. We use the system primarily to get a view of our website visits, analyze the website traffic and improve its structure. We currently don’t use any advertising or social media cookies.

_ga (

  • Type: third party
  • Nature: analytic cookie
  • Retention period: 2 years after session
  • Privacy:
  • Goal: measure users’ interaction with the website in an anonymous manner

_gid (

  • Type: third party
  • Nature: analytic cookie
  • Retention period: 24 hours
  • Privacy:
  • Goal: measure users’ interaction with the website in an anonymous manner


How can you manage the cookies?

You can set your browser to notify you when a cookie is placed, or you can disable the placing of cookies.

If you block the placement of cookies, certain functions may not work or you may be unable to use certain services.

We do not use cookies to personally identify you nor do we store personal data without your knowledge. However, if you wish to limit or block the placement of cookies on your device, or to delete these, you can do so via your browser settings. Consult the HELP function of your browser to learn how to do this.

You can also deactivate specific third party cookies through the following page managed by the EDAA (European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance):

Applicable law and competent courts

This policy is governed by and must be interpreted in accordance with Belgian law.

All disputes arising out of or in connection with this policy will be solely and exclusively handled by the competent courts of the registered seat of Punch Powertrain NV.