This Cookies Notice is effective from 25/11/2019.
What are cookies and when are they used?
This site may use standard technology called 'cookies'. A cookie is a small piece of information stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are created when your browser loads a particular website. The website sends information to the browser which then creates a text file. Every time the user goes back to the same website, the browser retrieves and sends this file to the website's server. For more information about cookies or to switch off cookies on your browser please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
We also use other forms of technology (such as web beacons, and invisible graphics which are associated with the user ID of the relevant e-mail subscriber) which serve a similar purpose to cookies and which allow us to monitor and improve the Equazen Site and our email communications. We use these in connection with cookies to help operate our websites and email communications and collect information about online activity. When we talk about cookies in this Cookies Notice, this term includes these similar technologies.
Why do we use these technologies?
1. Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Equazen Site and use its features. Without these cookies, services you have asked for such as remembering your login details cannot be provided.
2. Performance Cookies
These cookies collect anonymous information on how people use our Equazen Site. For example, we use Google Analytics, cookies to help us understand how customers arrive at our Equazen Site, browse or use our Equazen Site and highlight areas where we can improve, such as navigation, shopping experience and marketing campaigns. The data stored by these cookies never shows personal details from which your individual identity can be established.
3. Functionality Cookies
These cookies remember choices you make such as the location you visit our website from, language and search parameters such as volume or product line. These can then be used to provide you with an experience more appropriate to your selections and to make the visits more tailored and pleasant. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
4. Targeting cookies or advertising cookies
These cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advert as well as help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign. The cookies are usually placed by third party advertising networks. They remember the sites you visit and that information is shared with other parties such as advertisers. For example, we use third party companies such as Double Click to provide you with more personalized adverts when visiting other sites.
5. Social Media Cookies
These cookies allow you to share what you’ve been doing on the Site on social media such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. These cookies are not within our control. Please refer to the respective privacy notices for how their cookies work.
How do you manage these technologies?
Our cookies expire after thirteen months. The web beacons used in emails are deleted when you delete the email.
You may set your browser to block all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being set, although our services may not function properly if your cookies are disabled. To find out how to control or disable cookies within most browsers, consult the "Help" section of your browser or device or visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
Alternatively, to prevent the use of the web beacons in our e-mails, adjust the settings in your e-mail programme to stop HTML being displayed in messages.