Effective Date: 24 May 2018
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store via your browser on the hard drive of your computer or your mobile device, if you agree.
We may automatically collect and store certain information about your interaction with our website, including IP addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamps, and related data. We use this information, which does not identify individual users, solely to improve the quality of our products and services.
Purposes of collection
You can find more information about the types of cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them set out below.
First party cookies
· Session Cookies (Technical Cookies): Their use is strictly limited to sending the session identifiers (random numbers generated by the server) needed for secure and efficient Website browsing. They are not permanently stored on the user’s computer and are deleted upon browser closing. In particular, the use of the session cookies aims at ensuring security and improving of the offered service; and
· Technical Cookie: It is required to keep track of the consent given by the user.
The described cookies do not require your consent to be installed and used.
Third party cookies
Some third parties can also provide cookies on our website(s). These cookies or similar technologies are managed by the third parties set out in the table below, and are divided into the following categories:
· Marketing/Advertising: Cookies used to provide advertising services on a given Website fall within this category. Disabling these third-party cookies does not affect the Website use; and
· Profiling Cookies: They are used to trace the user’s network browsing and create profiles about his/her tastes, behaviour, choices, etc. These cookies allow the transmission of online advertising messages to the user’s device [with the preferences already expressed by that same user when browsing]. In accordance with applicable laws, using these cookies and any processing related thereto require the prior user’s consent. Disabling these third-party cookies does not affect the Website use.
We suggest that you visit these third-party websites to understand how their cookies are used.
Type of Cookie
Purpose of Cookie
Upon clicking on our Facebook Ad and visiting our website a Facebook pixel is triggered and reports this action. This information is completely anonymized so we will know that a customer has taken this option, but not by who. This anonymized information may then be used to build custom audiences for better placement of advertising to help us better display adverts to those most interested in them.
The analytics service provided by Hotjar allows us to visualize how our website is being used, and to generate “heatmaps” indicating common patterns of behaviour amongst our users. These cookies are designed to collect information about how users navigate and use our websites. This information is collected in an anonymized form.
Core Drupal plugins
The cookies placed by Drupal allow us to provide customized content to the users of our site. This enhances the browsing experience.
You also acknowledge and consent to the use of third party cookies (including, for example, those provided by operators of advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services). You acknowledge that where we allow advertising networks, external services, and other third-party services on the website, we have no control over cookies they collect.
Refusing or deleting cookies
To opt out of Google Analytics, visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
For more information on managing cookies, please go to www.allaboutcookies.org
If you are a resident in the EU:
For more information on managing cookies, please visit www.youronlinechoices.eu which has further information about behavioral advertising and online privacy.