Cookies are small text files, usually consisting of letters and numbers, that are downloaded and stored on user’s device when the user accesses a website. They allow the website to recognize that user’s device and store some information about the user’s preferences or past actions on the device and thus, allow to provide more tailored services that consider user’s preferences. Cookies do not provide access to user’s devices.What types of cookies we use
We use session and persistent cookies. Session cookies help us identify your browser and process your online actions during one browser session, which means that they are deleted from your device when you close the web browser or turn off your device. Persistent cookies are stored on your device for a longer period, even after you close the web browser or turn off your device.
. These cookies help us support security features on the Website.Functionality and Preferences
. These cookies help us remember the session and the device so that we can show you the relevant information on the Website, as well as remember your preferences so that we can provide you with customized content, like remember your language settings, and more.Analytics
. These cookies help us understand how well our Website works by measuring your interactions with it. We use them to develop new features and services, and to enable the use of plugins on the Website so that you can share information on your social media accounts.Advertising
. These cookies allow us to share the news about us with you and spread the word about us among other similar audiences. They also let us, and our advertising partners know how well our advertisement campaign is going.What similar technologies are
Some of the functions performed by cookies may also be executed by other means, like we may conduct analysis of the Website visits by using particular characteristics that identify devices, like for example, HTML5 local storage.Personal Information and cookies
You may change the settings for the First-party cookies directly in your browser. However, if you decide to set your browser to disable cookies, there may be certain functionality loss on this Website.
Most browsers provide useful information and instructions on how to manage the cookie settings, and you can refer to your browser’s documentation. You may find links to some of them right here:Google ChromeInternet ExplorerMozilla FirefoxOperaSafari (Desktop)
or Safari (Mobile)
You can also control Third-party analytics and advertising cookies that we use. In case you do not want Google Analytics to process your information, you may install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on
, the technologies
Google uses to process personal information, and the Google Analytics Terms of Service
In case you wish to opt out of contextual, interest-based advertising you can use the services provided by the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance
, the Network Advertising Initiative
, or the Digital Advertising Alliance
. The latter offers special desktop and mobile DAA's opt-out tools
primarily serving to resolve requests of California consumers, but they may also be used by residents of other territories. In case you use an iPhone, iPad, or Android mobile device, and do not wish to see contextual advertisements, you can also manage your device settings.
You can find out more information about cookies, targeted advertisements, and how to manage them at https://www.allaboutcookies.org
If you have questions regarding this Policy or about the privacy practices of XTEN, please contact us by email firstname.lastname@example.org.