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What are cookies?
- It becomes easier for you to surf online;
- You don’t repetitiously receive the same information when visiting the website;
- We can measure how our website is used;
- We can measure if we need to optimize the website for a better user experience;
- We can recognize what kind of device you use when you visit us.
What do cookies do?
Cookies can be used to remember whether you are registered for our newsletter and whether you will see certain notifications that are only valid for people who are registered. Cookies can also be used to collect individualized usage data for the website. When you have to fill in data via a form, for example on our contact pages, we can save your user data so you do not have to enter it again for future correspondence.
At the end of this document we will describe how to delete cookies in case you are not interested.
The different cookies we place and why
In order to give you an overview of the cookies that we currently have on our website, we have created an overview of the three categories of cookies that we distinguish.
Functional cookies ensure a good functioning website. For example it memorizes your language settings on the website and remembers your last visit to the website.
The numbers tell the tale. Cliché, but it assists us to make the website more interesting for visitors. We gather these analytical cookies with statistics created by companies such as Google. By measuring web-behavior, we can analyze what type of articles are read and therefore publish more articles in a certain category. Allowing us to show more relevant content to you.
In general we do not create individual profiles of your online activities. The content of a permanent cookie is limited to an identification number. Name, email address, IP address, etc. are not stored on the majority of our web pages. However, there is one exception that keeps track of your actions performed on our website and email. That is our marketing automation platform, Oracle Eloqua.
The content of this persistent third party tracking cookie is also limited to an identification number. However, if you contact Ebicus via an online contact form, your e-mail address will be added to the cookie to create an individual profile of your online activities. The same contact forms also offer you the possibility to sign up for email marketing updates by giving explicit permission. Allowing us to send you emails with personalized content or promotions that may interest you.
When you decide not signing up the email marketing updates, we will never use your email address for commercial messages that you have not signed up for. We will store your email address in a safe and secure database. This helps us to improve your personal journey on our website. To refrain from tracking by Eloqua on this website (or to reverse the setting if you have changed your preferences), you can contact us about your renewed preferences or you can manage your preferences via our newsletter.
Our marketing automation platform Oracle Eloqua places cookies on its server to recognize a returning visitor as a unique user. The cookies placed by the Eloqua server are only readable by Eloqua. The Eloqua Cookies do not have permission to read or change other data on your computer. We only connect the information we store in cookies to use the personally identifiable information you leave on our site during browsing for a more relevant experience with content that appeals to you.
We will leave the following cookies in your browser:
ELOQUA, This cookie contains a Globally Unique Identifier (GUID) a randomly generate strings of characters and numbers that is used to identify visitors to our site and is stored 24 months.
ELQSTATUS, This cookie gets dropped automatically and simply contains the value ‘OK’ and is stored 24 months.
Third Party cookies
In some cases we may use trusted third party cookies. One of these third parties is Google Analytics: this is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web. Their analytic tools help us to understand how you use our website and the ways in which we can improve your experience. These cookies can track things like the time a visitor spends on the website and which pages a visitor has visited. Based on the data, we can determine in which area we need to pay even more attention to produce better content or make adjustments to usability. For more information about Google Analytics cookies, please view the official Google Analytics page: https://www.google.nl/intl/en/analytics/
Third Party Social Media cookies
It is possible that you will receive cookies on your device through Social Media channels where we hold an account. This may happen when you click or tap one of the social media buttons on our webpages or blog article. The social media party can recognize your IP address the moment you want to share a page from our site. In order to make it easier for you, we have placed the relevant privacy and cookie statements from the social media channels, to which we refer, so that you do not have to look for them yourself:
- LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
- Facebook https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/
- Google+ / YouTube http://www.google.com/intl/nl/policies/privacy/
- Twitter https://twitter.com/privacy?lang=en
- Instagram https://www.instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/
Changing your cookie settings
By changing the settings of your browser you are able to change your cookie settings (please go to help within your browser for explanation). Please be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of the Ebicus website. Disabling cookies will usually result in the disabling of certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.
- Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows7/Block-enable-or-allow-cookies
- Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/nl-nl/help/10607/microsoft-edge-view-delete-browser-history
- Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en-GB&answer=95647&p=cpn_cookies
- Mozilla Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Blocking%20cookies
- Apple Safari:
As stated earlier some cookies process your personal data. In our privacy statement you can read more about how we protect your data.
We will update our statement whenever we make adjustments or when regulations in regards to cookies change.
Questions regarding our security policy or your privacy?
Security and privacy go hand in hand with our daily way of working and it is a principle that we must hold dear.