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If you choose to use the site without blocking or disabling cookies or opting out of other technologies, you will indicate your consent to our use of these cookies and other technologies and to our use of any personal information that we collect using these technologies. If you do not consent to the use of these technologies, please be sure to block or disable them using your browser settings, the opt-out links identified in this policy.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit.
We use our own cookies to recognise you when you visit our website or use our apps. This means that you donít have to log in each time you visit, and we can remember your preferences and settings. These cookies are not shared with anyone else.
Third Party Cookies
In addition to our own cookies, we work with various reputable companies to help us analyse how the Platform is used, and to optimise our Website and Apps to deliver the best possible experience.
Note: we've disabled a lot of features from this tool to improve its privacy:
+ all the tools in Privacy controls, for example:
-> Sharing with Google Services & products NO
-> Benchmarking NO
-> Sharing with Technical support NO
-> Sharing with Account Specialists NO
-> Sharing with commercial specialists NO
+ all the tools linked to ads
+ all the tools aimed to get more details about our users, for example:
-> Remarketing : NO
-> USERID : NO
+ data retention controls: 14 months (minimum), do not reset
We've enabled IP masking - all IP addresses are anonymised. We are using the BASIC analytics code. We are not using the most recent code.
Please also have a look at this page.
Non-personalized ads in the EEA - Google will show all your users in the EEA only non-personalized ads. Non-personalized ads are targeted using contextual information rather than the past behavior of a user.
If you would like to use non-personalized ads on other sites, there is a tool.
4) (On a few pages) Facebook : some buttons can create cookies. Learn more
5) (On a few pages) Twitter : some buttons can create cookies. Learn more
6) Youtube : videos can create cookies Learn more
We are now using the "advanced privacy embed code" and most videos will not create any cookies.
7) Flash : A few Flash objects can create cookies Learn more
8) Addthis : the "recommend this page" button can create cookies Learn more
You can use the settings within your browser to control the cookies that are set on your computer or mobile device. However, please be aware that cookies are important to many aspects for the Platform Ė if you set your browser to reject cookies, you may not be able to enjoy all of the features of the site. To find out how to see what cookies have been set and how to reject and delete cookies, please visit http://www.aboutcookies.org
To see the EU cookie banner again after disabling it, you can click here.
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