We also use the website to collect and sell your personal information. In the document below we explain which data we have sold in the last 12 months, and we give you the possibility to opt-out.
2. What are cookies?
A cookie is a small simple file that is sent along with pages of this website and stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer or another device. The information stored therein may be returned to our servers or to the servers of the relevant third parties during a subsequent visit.
3. What are scripts?
A script is a piece of program code that is used to make our website function properly and interactively. This code is executed on our server or on your device.
4. What is a web beacon?
A web beacon (or a pixel tag) is a small, invisible piece of text or image on a website that is used to monitor traffic on a website. In order to do this, various data about you is stored using web beacons.
When you visit our website for the first time, we will show you a pop-up with an explanation about cookies. You do have the right to opt-out and to object against the further use of non-functional cookies.
5.1 Manage your consent settings
6.1 Technical or functional cookies
Some cookies ensure that certain parts of the website work properly and that your user preferences remain known. By placing functional cookies, we make it easier for you to visit our website. This way, you do not need to repeatedly enter the same information when visiting our website and, for example, the items remain in your shopping cart until you have paid. We may place these cookies without your consent.
6.2 Advertising cookies
On this website we use advertising cookies, enabling us to personalize the advertisements for you, and we (and third parties) gain insights into the campaign results. This happens based on a profile we create based on your click and surfing on and outside https://www.ecw.org/. With these cookies you, as website visitor are linked to a unique ID, so you do not see the same ad more than once for example.
You can object to the tracking by these cookies by clicking the “Revoke cookie consent” button.
6.3 Social media buttons
On our website we do not use social media buttons to promote web pages or share them on social networks.
7. Placed cookies
We use Google Analytics for website statistics.
|-gid||1 day||Count and track pageviews|
Google Ads Optimization
We use Google Ads Optimization for showing advertisements.
|google_experiment_mod*||3 months||Track visits across websites|
We use Google Adsense for showing advertisements.
|google_ama_settings||persistent||Store performed actions on the website|
|google_adsense_settings||persistent||Enable ad delivery or retargeting|
We use Google Ads for advertising.
|google_pem_mod||persistent||Enable ad delivery or retargeting|
We use Google Fonts for display of webfonts.
|Google Fonts API||none||Request user IP address|
We use Complianz for cookie consent management.
|complianz_consent_status||365 days||Store cookie consent preferences|
We use Google DoubleClick for cross-channel advertising.
|Purpose pending investigation|
|Purpose pending investigation|
This data is not shared with third parties.
8. Your rights with respect to personal data
You have the following rights with respect to your personal data:
- you may submit a request for access to the data we process about you;
- you may object to the processing;
- you may request an overview, in a commonly used format, of the data we process about you;
- you may request correction or deletion of the data if it is incorrect or not or no longer relevant, or to ask to restrict the processing of the data.
To exercise these rights, please contact us. Please refer to the contact details at the bottom of this cookie statement. If you have a complaint about how we handle your data, we would like to hear from you.
9. Enabling/disabling and deleting cookies
You can use your internet browser to automatically or manually delete cookies. You can also specify that certain cookies may not be placed. Another option is to change the settings of your internet browser so that you receive a message each time a cookie is placed. For more information about these options, please refer to the instructions in the Help section of your browser.
10. Selling data to third parties
10.1 Categories of data
The following categories of data are sold to third parties
- IP address
- Internet activity information, including, but not limited to, browsing history, search history, and information regarding a consumer’s interaction with an Internet Web site, application, or advertisement.
- Geolocation data
10.2 Object to selling of personal data to third parties
You can object to our selling of your personal data by entering your email address and name here. We will then remove your data from the databases we sell to third parties.
11. Contact details
15 Rose St
Farmingdale, NY 11735
Phone number: +1 (516) 755-7182
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