NOTE Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files containing small amounts of data about what you do when you visit a website, which are placed on your computer by the websites you visit. They are widely used to make websites work, or work more effectively, and to provide information to website owners. The usage of cookies is now standard on most websites.

What data is gathered from NOTE’s website using cookies?

  • The pages visited.
  • How long each page is visited for.
  • Number of visits per page.
  • The company the user’s IP address is linked to.
  • The country and city the company is located in.
  • If the user has downloaded PDF files from the website, and if so, which ones.

What are the reasons for using cookies?

  • So the website works, or works more effectively.
  • To make things easier for users by automatically reusing the language chosen on the website
    for the next visit.
  • Evaluating how a website is used to improve its content, navigation and structure.
  • To gather information with the aim of offering, marketing and selling relevant goods and/or services to customers, improve our services and form relevant partnerships with suppliers to deliver these services. This relates to business for companies, and is not targeted at
    consumers.

Does any other party use the information gathered via cookies from NOTE’s website?

NOTE uses a tool from a third-party vendor that gathers information on user behaviour on its website. This information is used internally within NOTE only. The tool is unable to identify an individual person.

The information (including your IP address) created by Google Analytics by your use of the website is forwarded to, and stored by, Google on servers in the US. Google is also able to transfer this information to third parties if required by law, or if a third party processes the information on Google’s behalf.

NOTE’s intention with Google Analytics is to evaluate how its website is used to enable its content, navigation and structure to improve.

Cookies on NOTE’s website

The cookies used are specified in the following table. By using NOTE’s website, you are approving these cookies being stored on your computer/device.

Provided by

Name

Purpose

Storage time

Google Analytics

_gat

Analysis tool for web statistics

1 minute

Google Analytics

_gid

Analysis tool for web statistics

24 hours

Google Analytics

_ga

Analysis tool for web statistics

2 years

WordPress

wordpress_test_cookie

Website functionality test

0 minutes

How do I block cookies in my browser?

You can change the settings on your computer if you don’t want to accept cookies. This automatically disables the storage of cookies, or informs you each time a website requests to store a cookie.

If you don’t want your visit to NOTE’s website to be included in Google Analytics statistics, you can install an add-on in your browser. There are add-ons for Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari and Opera. You can download the add-on from Google.

How can I check which cookies have been stored, and delete installed cookies?

You can check and delete previously stored cookies in your browser. See your browser’s help pages
for more information.

What are the consequences for me as a user if I reject cookies?

Your website experience does not alter. Statistics about your behaviour on the website are not saved.

Are cookies hazardous?

No, cookies aren’t hazardous. The small text files that cookies consist of cannot contain viruses

Privacy Policy

For more information about how NOTE manages personal data, read our Privacy policy at www.note-ems.com.