Updated as of October 01, 2020
This cookie statement was last updated on 01 October 2020 and applies to residents of the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Europe,, Australia, Singapore, India, New Zealand, Taiwan and China.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small file that is sent along with pages of a website and stored by your browser on the hard drive of the device with which you access the web sites (such as your computer and mobile phone). When you visit the web sites next time, your web browser and our web sites can help a website deliver a more user-friendly service by, for example, remembering some of the details of your previous visit to that website.
What are scripts?
A script is a computer program that allows our web sites function correctly and also provide interactivity with users.
What is a web beacon?
A web beacon or a tracking pixel is a small and usually invisible piece of text or image on a web site that is used to monitor traffic on a web site.
Cookies are classified in various ways based on their origin and use. While our web sites may not use all of these types, we describe them below:
Cookies from third party sites
We may have agreements with third-party sites to which our System connects. Such third parties are independent parties and as such, we cannot guarantee that these third parties handle your personal data in a reliable or secure manner. Therefore, we recommend that you read the privacy statements of these companies. Please be aware that some of those companies may combine that information with information they have collected from you elsewhere.
Technical or functional cookies
These are cookies that ensure certain parts of the website work properly and that your user preferences remain known. By placing functional cookies, we make it easier for you to visit our website. For example, when you visit our web site, you may not have to enter the same information repeatedly, such as the products or services in which you showed interest. (We may place these cookies on your computer without your consent.)
We use analytical cookies to optimize the website experience for our users. With these analytical cookies we get insights in the usage of our website. We ask your permission to place analytical cookies.
We may use advertising cookies, which enable us to personalize the advertisements for you and help us (and our third parties) gain insights into the results of campaigns.
EU / UK Residents: Because these cookies are marked as tracking cookies, we ask your permission to place these.
Social media buttons
On our website we have included buttons for Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to promote webpages (e.g. “like”, “pin”) or share (e.g. “tweet”) on social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. These buttons work using pieces of code from the social media sites themselves. These social media buttons and their code may place cookies, store certain information to personalize your experience on the web site.
Please read the privacy statement of these social networks (which can change frequently)/
Your rights with respect to personal data
You have the following rights with respect to your personal data:
Important Information for California Residents: Although we do not formally sell personal information, the information transferred to service providers via “Functional Cookies” or “Marketing Cookies” might constitute a “sale” under the California Consumer Privacy Act. In order to opt-out of the “sale” of your information, turn off “Functional Cookies” and “Marketing Cookies” in your browser and save your preferences.
Important Information for Canadian Residents:
Important Information for UK and EU Residents:
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. UK Residents also have the right to submit a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). EU Residents also have the right to submit a complaint to the Data Protection Authority.
Enabling/disabling and deleting cookies
You can use your browser to automatically or manually delete cookies, specify that certain cookies may not be placed, or have your browser alert you each time a cookie is placed. For more information about these options, please visit the following links:
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