a) What are cookies and how do they work?
Cookies are small pieces of text that are downloaded to the devices you use to receive our content, products and services and to access online information (“cookies”). Your browser makes these cookies available every time you visit the website again so that it can recognize you and then adjust what you see on your device.
Gemtrada uses the following cookies on this website:
Session cookies and permanent cookies
Session cookies are temporary cookie files that are reset after you close your browser. The website does not recognize you when you restart your browser and return to the site that created the cookie. Session cookies store your browsing data and are only active from the time you visit the site until you close and close your browser.
Permanent cookies (also called “stored cookies”) are files that are stored on your hard drive when you visit the website. The cookie remains on your hard drive until the expiration date has been reached.
Own cookies and cookies from third parties
First party cookies are cookies that are placed by the visited website. Third party cookies are cookies that are placed by a domain other than that of the website visited by the user.
Gemtrada uses third party analytical cookies that allow us to improve our website and services by analyzing user activity.
Gemtrada uses third party marketing cookies to track your browsing activity on the website.
b) What are cookies for?
Strictly Necessary Cookies
Their use is essential for the basic functions of the website or to deliver the content, product or service that you have requested.If these cookies are not present, the requested content, products or services cannot be provided.
An example of this is that you remain logged in after you have registered with us. If the cookies are not provided, you will have to log in each visit.
Using it improves your browsing experience.
Functionality cookies enable the website to remember preferences and choices you make, such as your language or region.
Some examples include, but are not limited to:
remembering your marketing and advertising preferences, such as choosing whether to receive marketing and advertising information;
remember if you have visited the website before.
Analytics cookies from third parties (Google Analytics)
Advertising and marketing cookies
We may allow our business partners to use advertising cookies or other similar technologies on the website to provide you with advertising that may be relevant to you or your interests.
Marketing cookies are intended to create profiles of the users and thereby send advertising messages in accordance with the preferences displayed by the users during their navigation on the Website and / or other websites and applications. Such preferences arise from the analysis of user behavior in order to build a profile that is combined with the cookie so that advertisements and advertisements can be tailored to the likely preferences of the user or other targeted content. The information is collected by referring to the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the users so that they cannot identify you personally, even if they may include information about the country and city you are in, along with the details of your internet service provider.
The information collected may include user behavior, such as pages visited, emails clicked, forms completed, and products and services purchased to create customized advertising and communications that better meet your needs, and to compile activity reports.
Third party analysis and marketing cookies can only be installed with your prior consent. You can give your consent and accept the cookies through the banner displayed on the home page of our website. In the event that you do not accept analytical cookies and third party marketing cookies, this does not mean that you will no longer see advertisements, but that you will see advertisements that are not relevant or targeted to you based on your browsing behavior.
Your prior consent is not required for the use of strictly necessary cookies and functional cookies, as these are considered “technical cookies”. You can disable cookies at any time by changing the settings of your browser. Since technical cookies allow you to access some of the features of our website, you should be aware that if these cookies are disabled you may experience reduced functionality or be prevented from using this website.
With regard to Google Analytics cookies, you can opt out using the tool made available by Google at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
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Last updated: September 12, 2020