To make this website and/or FDM-Platform work properly, Company sometimes places small data files called cookies on Acquirer’s device.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small data files that are downloaded to an Acquirer’s computer, phone, tablet or other devices when you visit a website. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. They help website and/or FDM-Platform operators to, for example, recognize an Acquirer that has visited a website and/or FDM-Platform previously and to analyze behavior to improve the Acquirer’s experience. Further details on the cookies used on the Company’s website and/or FDM-Platform and their purposes are set out below.
What cookies will be used and for what purpose?
To improve Acquirer’s experience on Company’s website or/and FDM-Platform, evaluate the performance of Company’s content and fix technical issues or errors on pages or web forms Company use performance and analytics tools, including from third parties, such as Google Analytics. These cookies collect information such as the number of Acquirer’s visits or returning visitors to a website or/and FDM-Platform. These cookies cannot, however, be used to identify a user and are used to generate aggregate data.
Targeting or Marketing cookies
As part of the Company’s marketing initiatives, these cookies collect information about Acquirer’s browsing habits (e.g. which source a particular visit is coming from) and inferred interests to make advertising more relevant to Acquirer. They are also used to limit the number of times Acquirer see an advert, as well as to measure the effectiveness and performance of an advertising campaign. Some of these cookies are placed by the Company’s third-party advertising networks. They remember the other websites that Acquirer visits and this information is shared with third-party organizations, for example, advertisers.
Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are essential to enable Acquirer to browse Company’s website and/or FDM-Platform and use their features, such as accessing secure areas of the website and/or FDM-Platform. The information collected by these cookies relates to the operation of Company’s website and/or FDM-Platform, for example, to authenticate Acquirer securely onto Company’s website and/or FDM-Platform and to verify that Acquirer is still connected to the Company’s website and/or FDM-Platform in order to keep Acquirer’s session stable until Acquirer sign out. Without these cookies, some services cannot be provided. These cookies do not gather information about Acquirer that could be used for marketing or remembering where Acquirer has been on the Internet.
These cookies enable Company’s website and/or FDM-Platform to remember choices Acquirer make and Acquirer’s personal preferences such as login details to improve the Acquirer’s experience, for example by avoiding Acquirer having to re-enter these details on each visit to Company’s website and/or FDM-Platform.
- recording the number of visitors to the Company’s website and/or FDM-Platform;
- setting the order in which an Acquirer visits the various pages to the Company’s website and/or FDM-Platform;
- assessing which parts of the Company’s website and/or FDM-Platform or services need adaptation;
- optimizing Company’s website and/or FDM-Platform;
- collecting details of Acquirer’s visits to its website and/or FDM-Platform such as, but not limited to, the pages Acquirer’s visited, the date, time and duration of Acquirer’s visit and/or Acquirer’s IP address as well as the browser Acquirer use and its version, Acquirer’s operating system and its version, Acquirer’s city and state;
Cookies set by the website and/or the FDM-Platform functionality to be provided on or through the website and/or FDM-Platform (e.g. like advertising, interactive content, and analytics). The parties that set these third-party cookies can recognize Acquirer’s computer both when it visits the website and/or FDM-Platform in question and also when Acquirer visits certain other websites. The company use the first party and third – party cookies for reasons described above. It is important to clarify that cookies do not collect any personal data stored on Acquirer’s hard drive or computer.
Acquirer gives her/his consent for the processing of cookies and accepts this Cookies Policy in the following ways:
- in case of Cookie Identifiers – by clicking “I accept” button on the cookies pop-up window;
- in case of other cookies (i.e. which are not able to identify Acquirer) – simply by using the Company’s website and/or FDM-Platform.
By having accepted this Policy, Acquirer has provided Company with Acquirer’s freely given, express and specific indication of Acquirer’s informed and clearly expressed consent to having Acquirer’s cookies collected and processed by Company and Company’s third party as described in this Cookies Policy.
How long will the cookies remain?
The single-session cookie is a temporary cookie which remains in the cookie file of Acquirer’s browser until Acquirer closes the browser. The other cookies will remain in the cookie file of Acquirer’s browser after the closing of the browser and will become active again when Acquirer reopen the website and/or FDM-Platform. These cookies have different expiration dates. Following the expiry of a cookie, a new version of that cookie will be downloaded when Acquirer next visits the website and/or FDM-Platform unless Acquirer has withdrawn his/her consent in the meantime.
Period of processing
How do I turn cookies off?
Acquirer does not have to accept cookies, but if Acquire opt to turn off or delete cookies generated via the Company’s website and/or FDM-Platform, website and/or FDM-Platform may not perform as it has been designed to, possibly reducing the functionality on Company’s website and/or FDM-Platform, the options available to Acquirer, as well as the performance of Company’s website and/or FDM-Platform during Acquirer’s visit. All modern browsers allow Acquirer to change Acquirer’s cookie settings. These settings will typically be found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of Acquirer’s browser.
If you want to disable you can learn how to do it by visiting http://www.allaboutcookies.org.