WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small files that a website saves on your computer or mobile device (such as your mobile phone, laptop or tablet) when you visit the website. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website. Cookies also let us know how many people visit our Site.
WHO SETS THE COOKIES?
Cookies may be placed on your device by the respective Site operator. These cookies are called “first party” cookies. Certain cookies may be placed on your device by a third party other than the Site operator, such as providers of marketing services and cookie and other tracking technologies related services (e.g., publishers, data management platforms, and demand side platforms). These cookies are called “third party” cookies. For example, third parties such as LinkedIn, Pinterest, Weibo, Instagram, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, Salesforce.com, HubSpot and Facebook may place a cookie to integrate their social media platform and be able to share its capabilities with you.
WHEN DO COOKIES EXPIRE?
Some cookies operate from the time you visit the Site to the end of that particular web-browsing session. These cookies expire and are afterwards automatically deleted when you close your Internet browser window. These cookies are called “session” cookies.
Some cookies will stay on your device between browsing sessions – they do not expire when you close your browser. These cookies are called “persistent” cookies. The length of time a persistent Cookie stays on your device varies from cookie to cookie. In some instances, we use persistent cookies for a variety of purposes, such as to store your user settings after sign in, so that they are available for the next visit and to link your activities on the Site to your social networks.
Please contact us using the contact details listed below, if you would like to know more about the lifespan of any particular cookie.
THESE ARE THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF COOKIES WE MAY USE ON OUR SITE:
These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off without impairing the functioning of our website. They are set to respond to actions taken by you to make a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies help us to remember your user settings and your log in information, as well as allow us to keep this information available to you across multiple pages as you browse our Site (i.e., a PHP session).
Performance Cookies and Tracking Cookies
These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our website. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated by third-party providers or immediately by us. If you block these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our website, and will not be able to remember your preferences when you make subsequent visits.
TYPES OF DATA HELD
The types of data held by E Ink cookies include: feature data, IP address and other unique identifiers such as UDID or MAC address (this can also include randomly generated sequences of letters and numbers), times and dates that the user interacted with the Site recently, pages and unique URLs visited within our Site, clicks on links or graphics included in electronic newsletters, and the marketing materials or referring pages that led the user to the Site, preferred Site settings and system features.
Remember the (signed in) user settings such as language and other preferences and authentication details – this can include password and username;
Keep information available across multiple pages as you browse our Site (i.e., a PHP session);
Distinguish users and individual sessions.
Performance and Tracking Cookies:
Collect Site statistical data, including number of visitors and how they use our Site, to understand traffic patterns, optimize our Site and enhance your experience;
Provide social media integration, optimization and sharing capabilities for the social media;
Deliver advertising, communications, and content on our Site that is specific to your interests;
Gather location data to display the correct language version of the website;
Distribute traffic to the Site on several servers in order to optimize response times.
HOW CAN YOU BLOCK, DELETE OR OTHERWISE MANAGE COOKIES?
You are free to block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you set your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies), you may not be able to access all or parts of our Site.
Your Internet browser allows you to change your cookie settings, including deleting and blocking them. These settings are usually found in the “Options” or “Preferences” sections of the “Settings” menu of your internet browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful. Otherwise you should use the “Help” option in your internet browser for more details. These websites provide information on how to adjust the cookies settings on some popular browsers: Apple Safari; Google Chrome; Microsoft Edge; Microsoft Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox.
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