Cookies are small packets of information that are stored by your web browser. They are put on your web browser by the websites that you visit. These packets of information do not contain personal information about you but they do allow us to know if you visit the same website twice or if you visit related websites.
The laws in many European Union countries require you to provide a form of consent before cookies are placed on your web browser unless the cookie is necessary for the website to work.
There is no agreed standard for how companies comply with these laws. We do the following:
- We respect your wishes, and you can inspect, delete, or block any cookies used by us by selecting the appropriate control in your web browser.
- We support technologies that have been developed and are being developed for your web browser that allows you to be more selective about the cookies that your web browser will accept.
When you visit our websites, a cookie (a very small text file) is placed on your machine (if it is accepted); this is to provide you with a personalised experience and to assist in the collection of the site visitation statistics. You may refuse the cookie, if you wish. To do so, you will need to check your browser settings.
Proqis collects certain information about your computer hardware and software, this includes (however is not limited to):
- Your IP address
- Browser type
- Operating system
- Access times
- Referring website addresses
This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of Proqis’s websites. If you choose to not have your browser accept cookies, your viewing experience should not be affected.
To administer our website and for research purposes, Proqis has also contracted with third parties to track and analyse anonymous usage and volume statistical information from our visitors and members. Such information is shared externally only on an anonymous, aggregated basis. These third parties use persistent cookies to help us to improve the visitor experience, manage our site content, and track visitor behaviour.
Proqis has also contracted with a third party to send e-mail to our registered members. To help measure and improve the effectiveness of our e-mail communications, the third party sets cookies. All data collected by this third party on behalf of Proqis is used solely by or on behalf of Proqis and is shared externally only on an anonymous, aggregated basis.