Privacy

Cookie Policy

Introduction

Data protection is a key concern for Aekot which has been placing this matter as a priority for long. Hence, transparency regarding the way we process the personal data we collect is a commitment for us. The information provided below intends to provide you with all relevant information in relation to the collection and processing of cookies which may be collected through this website www.aekot.com, (hereinafter, “the website”)(hereinafter, “we”, “us”, “our” or “”) may collect and process personal data relating to you when you visit this website.

Cookies

Cookies are used on this website. By using our website, you agree that cookies are to be placed on your device as further explained below.
Cookies are small pieces of data that a website sends to your computer’s web browser while you are navigating through it. They have many different purposes, but mainly, cookies enable you to navigate between pages easily, to remember your preferences, and eventually to improve the user experience. These cookies may then be stored on your machine to identify your computer.
Cookies used on this website can be either set up by our website or by a third-party website. Moreover, these cookies can be “session” or “persistent” cookies: a session cookie is a cookie that is automatically deleted when the user closes the browser, whereas a persistent cookie is a cookie that remains stored in the user’s terminal device until it reaches a defined expiration date. Cookies used on the website have a maximum lifetime of 12 months.

Types of cookies we use

We use several types of cookies on this website as described below.

Functionality cookies

These cookies allow a website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with local information or news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to the text size, font and other parts of the web pages that you can customize. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. These cookies cannot track your browsing activity on other websites. They do not gather any information that could be used for advertising. Functionality cookies used on the website:

  • Social plug-in content sharing cookies.

Performance cookies

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance, which pages they go to more often, and if they get error messages from web pages. All information collected by means of these cookies is anonymized, aggregated and only used to develop and track traffic patterns and the volume of use of our website and to improve how our website works. This information is for exclusive use and is not shared with any third party or connected to any other information. Performance cookies used on the website:

  • Analytic cookies.

Targeting cookies

These cookies are used to deliver advertisements that are targeted to be relevant to you, limit the number of times you see an advertisement and help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising agencies with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organizations such as advertisers. Quite often they will be linked to a website functionality provided by the other organization. We do not have third-party advertising on our website. We use targeting cookies only for our own analytic purposes. We use third parties to gather and provide us with information about our website’s advertising audiences and to deliver targeted advertisements on third-party sites. Google ads do this for us and you can find more information on their website. Third-party social media websites may log certain information (such as your IP address, browser type, language or access time) if you are logged in to those social media websites as you are navigating through our website. They may also link such collected information with your profile information on that website. We do not control these third-party tracking technologies, thus we recommend that you read the terms of use and privacy policy of such websites before using them.

Use of cookies

We may use personal data collected from our cookies to identify user behavior and to serve content and offers based on your profile.
The performance cookies used on this website do not collect personal data.
Other cookies can collect personal data (including information from cookies placed via our advertisements on third-party websites):

  • If we send you a targeted email which includes web beacons, cookies or similar technologies we will know whether you open, read, or delete the message.
  • When you click a link in a marketing email you receive from us, we will also use a cookie to log what pages you view and what content you download from our websites.
Here is a list of the main cookies we use on our website:
  • Social plug-in content sharing cookie: Cookies set by services such as Facebook Connect or Twitter Button, which allow social networks users to share the content of our websites on social networks.
  • Analytic cookie: Cookies used to store URLs of the previous page visited, enabling to track users navigating from inside or from outside the website. If you click on an Aekot advertisement on a non-Aekot website, a cookie may be used to log which website you are on, in order to ensure our advertisements are served effectively and to measure whether our advertisements are viewed. Google Analytics: cookies set by Google analytics are used for web analytical purposes, but are not used to track individual users. For further information on how Google Analytics collects and uses information on our behalf and the right to use such cookies, please refer to the Google Analytics products and services privacy statement. If you object to your Personal Data being collected by Google Analytics, you may download and install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.
  • Targeting cookies: Cookies set by Google ads, to target a relevant audience. We use Google ads to gather and provide us with information about our website’s advertising audiences and to deliver targeted advertisements on third-party sites.

Other non-cookie technologies:

We also enable the use of technologies that perform functions similar to cookies such as web beacons or other technologies that may be included in marketing e-mail messages or newsletters in order to determine whether messages have been opened and links clicked on. Web beacons do not place information on your device but may work in conjunction with cookies to monitor website activity.

“Do-not-track” signals

Some web browsers may transmit “do-not-track” signals to the websites with which the browser communicates. As of the Effective Date of this Privacy Policy, an industry standard has not yet been established on how to respond to these signals. Therefore, our website does not currently recognize or respond to these signals but will reassess its response approach once a standard is established. However, at this time you can generally express your privacy preferences regarding the use of most cookies through your web browser.

How to accept or refuse cookies

If you do not want to receive cookies from our website, you may set your browser to refuse cookies or to notify you when you receive a cookie, which you may then accept or refuse upon such notice. You can also generally set your browser to turn off cookies. To understand how to do this, please consult your browser’s “Tools” section or any other similar heading.
We recommend that you leave the cookies active. We do not anyways collect any personal information on you that can be associated or tracked back to you. We care for you and your privacy just like we are skeptical about our own privacy while using other websites. Bear in mind that if you block, turn off or otherwise reject our cookies, some web pages may not display properly or you will not be able to use any website services that require you to sign in.
Learn more about cookies at http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/.