Cookies and how the Company use them
What are cookies and how do they work?
Cookies are small files that are sent to and stored in your computer by the websites you visit. Cookies are stored in your browser’s file directory. Next time you visit the site, your browser will read the cookie and relay the information back to the website or element that originally set the cookie. To learn more about these technologies and how they work, please see e.g.allaboutcookies.org
These cookies are essential for running the Company’s web sites and are the key to providing you a seamless experience.You can navigate uninterrupted e.g. by remembering language and country choices you’ve made and by preserving authentication to secure parts of the domain.
These cookies enable the Company to improve the Company’s websites by looking at how they are used. The Company does analytical profiling to understand e.g. unique users reading a particular article (to know what is popular) or if a video file was viewed or abandoned half way through. The Company also looks at where content is accessed so the Company knows how to arrange the Company’s sites for optimal user experience.
These cookies help make the content as personalized as possible, for example by showing you targeted banners and relevant recommendations. The Company examines what type of reference was used to reach the Company’s sites, e.g. an email campaign or a link from a referral site, so the Company can estimate the effectiveness of the Company’s promotions and advertising campaigns. The Company’s cookies will track only your activities on website and will not track your other internet activities. the Company’s cookies does not gather personally identifying information or financial information.
How can I manage cookies?
You can decide if and how your computer will accept a cookie by configuring your preference or options in your browser. If you choose to reject cookies, you may not be able to use some of the Company’s online products and services or some features of the Company’s website.
How long do the Company keep the information?
It depends based on the type of cookies. Session cookies expire when you close the browser. Persistent cookies, including Local Shared Objects (“Flash cookies”), have typical expiration dates ranging from two months up to a couple of years.
What else should you know?