We may make changes to this Policy and may apply any changes to information previously collected, as permitted by law. When we make material changes to this Policy, we will notify you by posting the updated Policy on our website, and we will update the last updated date at the end of this Policy.
If you have questions about this Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us. Our Customer Service representatives will be happy to assist you.
2. What are scripts?
A script is a piece of program code that is used to make our website function properly and interactively. This code is executed on our server or on your device.
3. What is a web beacon?
A web beacon (or a pixel tag) is a small, invisible piece of text or image on a website that is used to monitor traffic on a website. In order to do this, various data about you is stored using web beacons.
4. What are cookies?
Cookies are text files that are used to store a small amount of data and downloaded to your computer or device when you visit certain websites. This data often consists of a string of numbers and letters that uniquely identify your computer and can contain other information as well. Cookies make your browsing experience better by allowing the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login or product selection). This means you don’t have to re-enter this information each time you return to the site or browse from one page to another.
Cookies set by our own website are called “first party cookies”. Cookies set by websites that don’t belong to us are called “third party cookies”. Third-party cookies enable third-party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website (e.g. advertising, interactive content, or analytics). The parties that set these third-party cookies can recognize your computer both when it visits the website in question and when it visits certain other websites.
Cookies vary by length of time they remain active in the user’s system, such as “session cookies” and “persistent cookies”. Session cookies last until you stop browsing and persistent cookies last until they expire or are deleted. Most of the cookies we use are persistent and will expire between 30 minutes and two years from the date they are downloaded to your device. For further details, refer to the section titled “How to control cookies?” which includes information on removing them before they expire.
We use first-party cookies to make our website function properly and more efficiently, enhance website security, utilize its features, and receive reporting information to understand website performance and analyze areas for improvement. Cookies also provide us with information on how people use the website, such as whether it’s their first time visiting or if they are frequent visitors.
The third-party cookies used on our websites are mainly for understanding website performance, analyzing user interactions, maintaining service security, providing relevant advertisements, and overall improving user experience and speeding up interactions with our website.
5.1. Storing your preferences and settings
5.2. Sign-in and authentication
5.4. Storing information you provide to a website
5.5. Social media
Some of our pages include social media cookies, including those that enable users who are signed in to the social media service to share content via that service.
Cookies are used on our website to facilitate the provision of feedback.
5.7. Interest-based advertising
We utilize cookies to collect data about your online activity and identify your interests so that we can provide advertising that is most relevant to you. You can opt out of receiving interest-based advertising from us as described in the “How to control cookies?” section of this Policy.
5.8. Showing advertising
6. Third parties
In addition to the cookies we set when you visit our websites, third parties can also set their cookies. If so, the details of these will be provided in their specific cookies notice page. You may be asked for your agreement to store these cookies. For example:
- Companies we hire to provide services on our behalf, such as site analytics, place cookies when you visit our sites.
- Companies that deliver content, such as videos or news, or ads on our sites, place cookies on their own. These companies use the data they process in accordance with their privacy policies, which may enable them to collect and combine information about your activities across websites, apps, or online services.
7. What types of cookies do we use?
We use a variety of cookies on our website, including functional, performance, marketing, social media, and content cookies.
7.1. Technical or Functional cookies
Technical or functional cookies are essential for the basic functionality of the website, including general web administration, session identification, website security, and presenting optimized content based on your devices. They also improve the general usability of the website, enabling features such as logging in to your account, adding products to your shopping cart, and checking out securely.
These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are typically set in response to actions made by you, such as setting privacy preferences, logging in, or filling in forms. Although you can configure your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, please note that some parts of the site may not work properly if you do so.
It’s important to mention that these cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.
We may place these cookies without your consent.
7.2. Statistics or Performance cookies
We utilize statistics cookies to optimize the website experience for our users and gain insights into its usage, such as the number of website visitors, unique visitors, visited pages, and visit sources.
These cookies enable us to measure and enhance site performance by identifying the most and least popular pages and tracking visitor movement, aiding us in understanding and analyzing website performance for improvement.
All collected data is aggregated and therefore anonymous. Disabling these cookies hampers our ability to monitor site visits and performance effectively.
We ask your permission to place statistics cookies.
|We use Google Analytics to help measure how users interact with our websites.
|We use LinkedIn Analytics to help measure how users interact with our websites.
7.3. Advertising or Targeting cookies
On this website we use advertising cookies, enabling us to personalize the advertisements that we show to you so that they are meaningful to you, and we (and third parties) gain insights into the campaign results. This happens based on a profile we create based on your click and surfing on and outside Website.
With these cookies you, as website visitor are linked to a unique ID, so you do not see the same ad more than once for example.
The information stored in these cookies may also be used by third-party ad providers to show you ads on other websites on the browser as well.
|We use Bing Ads to deliver targeted advertisements to individuals who visit our websites.
|Facebook Custom Audiences
|We use Facebook Custom Audiences to deliver targeted advertisements to individuals who visit our websites.
|We use Google Ads to deliver targeted advertisements to individuals who visit our websites.
7.4. Marketing or Tracking cookies
Marketing/Tracking cookies are cookies or any other form of local storage, used to create user profiles to display advertising or to track the user on this website or across several websites for similar marketing purposes.
These cookies also help us keep track of the efficiency of these ad campaigns.
Because these cookies are marked as tracking cookies, we ask your permission to place these.
7.5. Social Media and Content
On our website, we have included content from Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, WhatsApp, Instagram, TikTok, Disqus and Pinterest to promote web pages (e.g. “like”, “pin”) or share (e.g. “tweet”) on social networks like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, WhatsApp, Instagram, TikTok, Disqus and Pinterest. This content is embedded with code derived from Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, WhatsApp, Instagram, TikTok, Disqus and Pinterest and places cookies. This content might store and process certain information for personalized advertising.
Please read the privacy statement of these social networks (which can change regularly) to read what they do with your (personal) data which they process using these cookies. The data that is retrieved is anonymized as much as possible. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, WhatsApp, Instagram, TikTok, Disqus and Pinterest are located in the United States.
|We use Facebook Connect to allow visitors to our website to interact with and share content via Facebook’s social media platform.
|We use Twitter to allow visitors to our website to interact with and share content via Twitter’s social media platform.
|We use LinkedIn to allow visitors to our website to interact with and share content via LinkedIn social media platform
|Embeds videos from our official YouTube channel.
|We sharing photos from our official Instagram channel.
|We use Gravatar to allow visitors to our websites to create avatars.
8. Placed Cookies
9. Manage your consent settings
You can use the manage consent button on the bottom of the page.
10. How to control cookies? Enabling/disabling and deleting cookies
You can use your internet browser to automatically or manually delete cookies. You can also specify that certain cookies may not be placed. Another option is to change the settings of your internet browser so that you receive a message each time a cookie is placed.
Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can choose whether or not to accept cookies through your browser controls, often found in your browser’s “Tools” or “Preferences” menu. For more information on how to modify your browser settings or how to block, manage or filter cookies can be found in your browser’s help file or through such sites as:
- Google Chrome
- Internet Explorer
- Mozilla Firefox
- Safari (Desktop)
- Safari (Mobile)
- Android Browser
- Opera Mobile
For other browsers, please consult the documentation that your browser manufacturer provides.
To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org, or www.aboutcookies.org.
Certain features of our products depend on cookies. If you choose to block cookies, you cannot sign in or use some of those features, and preferences that are dependent on cookies will be lost. If you choose to delete cookies, any settings and preferences controlled by those cookies, including advertising preferences, are deleted and will need to be recreated, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site, and some services and functionalities may not work as intended.
Please keep in mind that removing or blocking cookies can negatively impact your user experience and our website will not work properly without cookies. If you use our website without changing your browser settings, we’ll assume that you’re happy to receive all cookies on the website.
11. Your rights with respect to personal data
You have the following rights with respect to your personal data:
- You have the right to know why your personal data is needed, what will happen to it, and how long it will be retained for.
- Right of access: You have the right to access your personal data that is known to us.
- Right to rectification: you have the right to supplement, correct, have deleted or blocked your personal data whenever you wish.
- If you give us your consent to process your data, you have the right to revoke that consent and to have your personal data deleted.
- Right to transfer your data: you have the right to request all your personal data from the controller and transfer it in its entirety to another controller.
- Right to object: you may object to the processing of your data. We comply with this, unless there are justified grounds for processing.
To exercise these rights, please contact us.
If you have a complaint about how we handle your data, we would like to hear from you, but you also have the right to submit a complaint to the supervisory authority (the Data Protection Authority).
12. Changes to this Policy
Last updated on February 13, 2024.