egi.com Cookie Notice

Cookies Notice effective as of January 2019

More information about cookies

egi.com aims to make your online experience and interaction as informative, and relevant as possible. We use cookies or similar techniques to achieve this. We feel that it is important that you know what cookies our website uses and for what purposes. This will help to protect your privacy, while ensuring our website's user-friendliness as much as possible.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are stored onto your terminal equipment (computer or mobile device) when you visit certain websites. At egi.com we may use similar techniques, such as pixels, web beacons, device fingerprints, etc. For the sake of consistency, all these techniques combined will be hereafter referred to as “cookies”.

Why are cookies used?

If you visit our web site to read or download information, such as information about a health condition or about one of our products, we may collect certain information about you from your computer. This information is collected from your computer's web browser: If you only read or download information on our web site, we do not collect or learn your name, e-mail address, home address, or other personal information about you. This website uses the standard "cookies", a feature of major browser applications that allows us to store a small piece of data in a text file (the "cookie") on your computer to inform the web site about your visit (for example, what pages you visited and your preferences).

Necessary cookies
Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. Necessary cookies may be used for many different purposes. In the first place, cookies can be required to make the website function properly or to manage your cookie consent. For example, without cookies it would be difficult to make a website remember that you have logged in. These are called necessary cookies (also called required cookies).

Preference cookies
Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.

Statistics cookies
Cookies can also be used to analyse how a website is used, to count the number of visitors, to learn how the website may be improved. We do not link the website usage statistics and other reports to individual people. These cookies are called statistics cookies (also called analytics cookies). The egi.com website makes use of Google Analytics for statistical purposes. A data processing agreement with Google Analytics is in place, data sharing with Google Analytics is disabled and the IP address is anonymized.

Marketing cookies
A fourth important use of cookies is to enable online advertising, which may be personalized to show ads that are more relevant and interesting to you, both within and beyond the egi.com website. This is done by marketing cookies (also called advertising cookies).

How can I make choices about cookies and my privacy on the egi.com?

The egi.com website offer you the possibility to set your preferences regarding cookies. By clicking ‘Cookies’ you can choose which types of cookies you would like our website to use. You can change your preferences at any time. Under Cookie Settings you can also find a list of all cookies within each category (necessary, preferences, statistics and marketing).

Please note that using the Cookie Settings on our website may not result in the deletion of any cookies that have already been set. You can do that via the settings of your web browser as described below, after you have changed your Cookie Settings on our website.

If you are visiting the egi.com website targeted at visitors outside of the EU, you may use the settings of your web browser to make choices about cookies and privacy.

How to manage or disable cookies in your browser

Besides using the Cookie Settings section on our website, you may manage your cookie settings in your browser settings at any time. Please be aware that your browser settings may not offer you the same ease of use as the Cookie Settings on our website. If you simply disable all cookies or all of our cookies in your browser settings, you may find that certain sections or features of our website(s) will not work, because your browser may prevent us from setting functionally required cookies. Therefore, it is recommended to use the Cookie Settings on our website instead of disabling all cookies via your web browser.

You may find further information on how to disable cookies or manage your cookie settings for the browser that you use from the following list:

  • Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en
  • Firefox https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
  • Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies
  • Safari: http://help.apple.com/safari/mac/8.0/#/sfri11471