Cookies will be typically placed on your computer or device connected to the internet whenever you visit us online. This allows the website to remember your computer or device.
A notification requesting your consent to collect cookies will appear on our website. If you do not give your consent, the computer or device connected to the Internet, used by you, will not be tracked for marketing related activities. A secondary type of cookie called “cookies based on input from users” can still be requested by the necessary functionality. Such cookies will not be blocked by using this notification. Your selection will be saved in a cookie module and it will be valid for a period of 90 days. If you want to cancel the selection, you can do this through cookies deletion of your browser.
Although most browsers automatically accept cookies, you may choose to accept or not cookies via your browser settings (often presented in the Tools or Preferences menu of your browser). You can also delete cookies from your device at any time. However, please note that if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to fully experience some of our websites functions.
Additional information about managing the cookie modules can be found in your browser’s help file or on websites like www.allaboutcookies.org.
Below is a list of the types of cookies used on our websites:
|Performance (namely the computer browser)||Our website is built using common internet platforms. These have integrated cookies that help with compatibility issues (e.g. to identify the type of browser) and improve performance (e.g. faster upload of the content).|
|Security cookies||If you register to access a restricted area, cookies ensure that your device is registered during the visit. To access the restricted areas, you will need your username and password.|
|Website preferences||Cookies can also remember your website preferences (e.g. language) or try to improve your experience (e.g. customizing a greeting or content). This will apply in the areas where you have registered especially for access or for creating an account.|
|Analysis tools||We use analysis tools from third parties, like Google Analytics, to help us understand how the website visitors use our website. This allows us to improve the quality and content of the website for our visitors. Aggregate statistical data cover elements such as total visits or page views and references to our website. For more details about the use of Google Analytics, see below.|
Other third party tools and widgets will be used from time to time on our individual pages to provide additional functionalities. The utilization of these tools or widgets will usually place a cookie on your device to facilitate the use of the service and to ensure that your interaction is correctly displayed on our webpages.
The cookies by themselves do not indicate your e-mail and do not personally identify you in other way. In our analytical reports, we will obtain other identifiers, including the IP addresses, but this aims to identify the number of unique visitors to our website and the geographical origin of visitors’ trends and not to identify the individual visitors.
BY NAVIGATING ON OUR WEBSITE OR BY INTRODUCING YOUR CONNECTION DETAILS IN ORDER TO ACCESS THE AREAS RESERVED FOR REGISTERED USERS, YOU AGREE THAT WE MAY PLACE THESE COOKIES ON YOUR COMPUTER OR THE DEVICE CONNECTED TO THE INTERNET.
- Google Analytics
SG EBS uses Google Analytics. More information about the way in which SG EBS uses Google Analytics can be found here: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html
- Web beacons technologies
A web beacon is a small image file on a web page that can be used to collect certain information from your computer such as IP address, the time interval in which the content was viewed, the browser type and the existence of cookies previously set by the same server. SG EBS uses web beacon exclusively in accordance with the applicable laws. SG EBS or its service providers use web beacons to track the effectiveness of the websites of third parties which provide us recruitment or marketing services or to gather consolidated statistics about visitors and to manage cookies.
You have the option to make some web beacons unusable by rejecting associated cookies. The web beacon file can continue to register an anonymous visit from your IP address, but the information related to cookie will not be recorded.
In some of our newsletters and other communications, we will monitor the recipients’ actions, such as the e-mail opening rates via links incorporated in messages. We collect this information to assess the users’ interest and to improve the users’ future experiences.
- Location based tools
SG EBS will collect and use the geographical location of your computer or mobile device. These location data are collected to give you information about the services which we believe would be of interest for you depending on your geographical location and to improve our products and services based on location.
- Widgets and applications for social media
The SG EBS website will usually include functionalities to allow the share through applications of third party social media, such as the Facebook Like button and the Twitter widget. These social media applications will collect and use information on the utilization of the SG EBS website. Any personal data which you provide via these social media applications will often be collected and used by other members of that social media application and such interactions are governed by the privacy policies of the companies which provide the application or the respective website. We have no control or responsibility for these companies or the use of your data by them.
Generally, you are not required to provide personal data to SG EBS, but we will ask you to provide certain personal data to receive more information about our services, events and careers. SG EBS will also request your permission for certain uses of your personal data and you may accept or refuse such uses. If you sign up for certain services or communications, such as an electronic newsletter, you can unsubscribe at any time by following the instructions included in each communication. If you decide to unsubscribe from a service or communication, we will try to promptly remove your information, although we may require additional information before we can process your request.
As described in the “Cookies” above, if you do not want cookies to monitor you while you browse our website, you can reset your browser to refuse all the cookies or to indicate when a cookie is sent. However, you must remember that if you choose to reject the cookies presence, certain parts of our website might not operate at normal parameters.
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