Cookie Notice

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Cookie Notice

 

 

(April 2018)

 

 

We recognise the importance of data privacy at Calibre International, and as such our obligations of transparency.


A cookie does not give web owners access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with them. At Calibre International, our website uses:


    o ‘First Party’, ‘persistent’ and ‘session’ cookies for ‘Website functionality’.

    o ‘Third Party’ cookies for ‘Website performance’.


To understand what these mean, please continue to read on.


What are cookies?


Cookies are text files, which identify your computer to the server. A cookie is a small text file which asks permission to be placed on your computer or mobile device by websites that you visit. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie enables the website to tag your device and recognise it as you move around the site (and possibly when you return at a later date). This means you do not have to re-enter your password every time you move between pages of the website.


Terminology

    o ‘First Party’ cookies: Cookies installed on your device by the website you are visiting.

    o ‘Third Party’ cookies: Cookies installed on your device via the website you are visiting by another organisation. For instance, a cookie set by a specialist website analytics company that provides the website owner with data on the numbers of people visiting its website.

    o ‘Persistent cookies’: Remains on your device even after you close your internet browser. They are activated each time you visit the website that created that particular cookie. For instance, where a website that remembers your login details, so you do not need to enter those details each time you visit that website.

    o ‘Session cookies’: These are temporary and generally used to enable the website to operate, For instance, it allows the user to move from page to page without having to log in again. Once you close your browser, all session cookies are deleted.


What are cookies used for

    o Website functionality: Cookies can be essential for the website to function technically or which provide a service or option that you have requested. For example, a cookie that “remembers” your authentication details so you can remain logged into a secure internet that allows you to revisit your registration documents.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    o Website performance: Cookies help improve the website by providing the website owner with aggregate statistics on how many users have visited the site, which parts of the site are viewed the most, and the city or regional location of those users. Generally, these are installed by a third party analytics provider, such as ‘Google Analytics’ under contract to the website owner. These cookies do not identify you personally, and once it uses the information for statistical analysis the data is removed from the system. To disable this function you may do so here: “Opt Out” and a cookie will be stored under this name. No information is collected as long as the cookie is stored in your browser. Please keep in mind that – as soon as the cookie is erased – the Opt Out for our website is disabled and must be renewed

    o Interest-based targeting: These cookies respond to you as an individual. Cookies can help to provide you with the most relevant information about products and services that are of interest to you, and these cookies are aware of which content you have viewed on their website. By gathering and remembering information about your preference it knows your likes and dislikes, the website owner may use this information to target you about their products/services, or products/services from other marketing partners.


Have control of your cookies

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most websites will give you an opt-in or opt-out function.


Cookies help you to get the most out of our website. If you decide to disable cookies, you may find that certain aspects of our website do not work as expected.


If you do not wish to receive cookies you can set your web browser to disable cookies. Please note, turning cookies off at the browser level could disable cookies on ALL sites you visit, and therefore disable functionality on other sites that use cookies.


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If you have any questions about this policy or about your personal information the please contact Calibre International.