Last Updated: February 2014
What are cookies?
Cookies are text files containing a small amount of data, usually a unique string of letters and numbers. They are commonly used throughout the Internet and are stored on and accessed from your device when you visit a website (including the Sites). This allows the website to recognize your visit from those of other users of the website. You can find more information at www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.
The Sites use the following cookies for the following purposes:
Sales and Personalization Cookies
Combining the cookie information with other data
When you enter the Site, we may also collect information, where available, about your computer for system administration purposes, such as your IP address, operating system and browser type. This information may be combined with the data we collected via the cookies above. This information is statistical data about our users’ browsing patterns and generally does not identify our users.
In addition, where we have obtained your consent to use the information we collect via cookies in this manner (see below), we may:
By using this Site, you agree that we can store and access ‘Performance Cookies’ on your device. You also agree that we can store and access ‘Sales and Personalization Cookies’ on your device but only to produce statistic reports in an anonymous form of our users’ browsing patterns so that we can improve the Site.
We will only use the information gathered from ‘Sales and Personalization Cookies’ to contact you and to tailor the communications we send you if we have obtained your consent to do so. We will usually obtain this consent on the Site at the point you provide us with your personal information. [If we have provided you with a choice whether or not you wish use to use the ‘Sales and Personalization Cookies’ for this purpose and you continue to use the Site, we will assume from your use that you agree that we can store and access ‘Performance Cookies’ on your device for this purpose.]
Consent may be withdrawn by you at any time but you will need to take specific actions to prevent cookies from being set and to ensure that all cookies from the relevant Quaere site are deleted from your computer. If you do not delete the cookies they will remain on your computer.
When you return to the Quaere Site, you may be asked again whether or not you agree to the use of Sales and Personalization Cookies to contact you and to tailor the communications we send you. You should indicate that you do not agree in order to refuse consent to such use of these Sales and Personalization Cookies.
Other tracking technologies used in relation to this Site
Some of Quaere’s web and email content may also contain small, invisible images sometimes called web bugs or web beacons. When you access the web and emails that contain web beacons, communication is made to our servers in order to request the small image. This allows Quaere to count visitors who have viewed these pages or emails. Web beacons only collect limited information which include a cookie number, time and date of the page that was viewed and a page description.
Quaere uses a click-through link in some of its email messages. These links are sent to form pages or content on Quaere’s web site(s). When a recipient clicks one of these links, they pass through a different web server before arriving at the destination page. Quaere tracks click-through statistics to assist in tracking interest in different topics. If you do not to be tracked in this way, you should not click text or graphic links in Quaere’s email messaging.
If you have any questions or need further information about our cookie practices, please contact us at: info@QuaereInc.com