To help us improve your browsing experience on this website, Necto Group places some cookies on your computer. Last updated: 15 November 2013.
Protecting your privacy and explaining how we use your data in a transparent manner is very important to us. The purpose of this page is to keep you informed and allow you to use our website with peace of mind.
WHAT IS A COOKIE?
Cookies are small text files saved on your computer or mobile device. They are commonly used to make internet sites work or operate more efficiently. This is possible because the sites are able to read and write files of this kind, enabling them to recognise you and remember important information that will make your use of the website easier (e.g. remembering your preferred settings).
WHICH COOKIES DO WE USE?
The cookies defined as essential are indispensable for the Site’s functioning and allow you to browse and use the services and options. Without them, the Site would not be able to function as well as we would like and certain client-requested services or options could not be made available.
Preference setting cookies.
These types of cookies collect information regarding your choices and preferences. They also allow us to remember the language and other local settings, and also customise the Site accordingly.
Social plugin tracking cookies.
These are cookies used to track social media users (and non-users) for market analysis and product development purposes.
The statistical analysis cookies collect information on how you use the Site and allow us to improve its functionality. For example, the analytical cookies enable us to find out the most visited Site pages, help us record any difficulties encountered whilst using the site and help us to understand whether our advertising is effective or not. This obtained information is useful for understanding how the site is generally used, instead of focusing on individual users. This internet site uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by a third-party company (Google). Goole installs the cookies described in the above table in order to help us analyse how this Site is used. The information generated by the cookies is transmitted to Google via your browser and stored on servers in the United States and other countries. Google will process this information for us in order to evaluate your use of this Website, by compiling activity reports and providing other activity-related services on the Site and the internet. The IP address obtained via Google Analytics, will not be grouped with the other types of data held by Google. You can choose to disable or block Google cookies by selecting the appropriate settings from your browser. However by doing this, you may not be able to use all of the Site’s functions. You can download and install the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on from this link:http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
HOW ARE THIRD-PARTY COOKIES USED ON OUR SITE?
- User identification
- As indicated in the above table.
- The cookies may be proprietary or third-party cookies, i.e. activated by Necto Group and/or its affiliates, or activated by the operators of other websites. This site uses both proprietary and third-party cookies.
- The Site may contain direct links to third-party websites; clicking on these links may result in third-party cookies being saved on your computer or other device. As we do not manage any of the third-party cookies used for these purposes, we recommend checking the website of the third-party operator to clarify its cookie practices and control systems, before clicking on this Site’s link.
HOW ARE THE COOKIES MANAGED?
In addition to the abovementioned alternatives, you can refuse, accept or remove cookies from the Site at any time by activating the settings or accessing them on your browser. The information on the procedures to follow in order to enable, disable or remove cookies is available from the website of your internet browser provider, and can be accessed from your help screen. You can also consult this link http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html for information on the most popular browsers. Warning: Disabling or removing cookies may prevent some of the Site’s features from being used correctly.
If you decide to delete all the cookies downloaded from sites you have already visited, the links to download three useful programmes for this purpose are provided below:
An IP address is a unique number that identifies a computer or internet-enabled device. As a general rule, a web server automatically collects the IP addresses and uses them to manage the site. IP addresses are usually used in conjunction with cookies for the purpose of “remembering” computers and other devices used to access this Site. This Site uses IP addresses in conjunction with Cookies.