Last updated: July 24th, 2013
Scope of application
How we process personal data
When you browse the Website, we may collect data relating to you, and you may also communicate such data to us. We will use such data only for our own purposes, and for our subsidiaries or members of our sales network, for the purpose of surveys, analyses or studies and for marketing purposes]. Except for these uses, we consider personal data collected through your visit of the Website as confidential, and treat it as such. Generally, we retain such personal data on file for no more than one year.
Data transfer through the internet
Data transmitted through an open network such as the internet or an email service can be accessed openly. We cannot guarantee the confidentiality of messages or materials sent through such open networks. When you share personal data through an open network, you should be aware that third parties may access this information and collect and use it for their purposes. Even where the sender and the recipient are in the same country, data may be routed through other countries including such that do not have an adequate level of protection. Please use other means of communication where you consider this appropriate for security concerns.
When you browse the Website, information may be stored on your computer (locally) through the “DOM Storage” process. DOM storage is used for storing data in a web browser, similar to cookies (see below), but with enhanced capacity. Locally stored information does not permit to identify you, but the DOM storage process records information on how you browse the Website on your computer (the pages you have viewed, date and time of viewing, etc.) that we can read during your subsequent visits. You can delete that information manually by performing the following steps:Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0:
- From the “Tools” menu, select “Delete Browsing History”; select the “Cookies” checkbox and click “OK”.
- Click on the “Confidentiality” tab.
- Use the cursor to select the desired setting.
To delete all the storage areas irrespective of the source, clear the checkbox “Store data from favorite websites”.Firefox:
- From the “Tools” menu, “Options” and then “Privacy”.
- Click on "Clear my history now”
For other browser(s), consult the user manual/help section of your browser.
You can change your browser settings to block cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent to your device. There are a number of ways to manage cookies. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about how to adjust or modify your browser settings.
Google will use this information on our behalf for the purpose of evaluating your use of the Website, compiling reports on Website activity for us and providing to us other services relating to Website activity and internet usage.