Cookie Policy

Why It's Important

Please read the following carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding the use of cookies on Nickgenom websites (Nicgenom Websites or Websites). By using or accessing our Website, you agree to this cookie policy (the Policy or Cookie Policy). This policy may change from time to time and your continued use of the website constitutes acceptance of those changes. Please check the Policy periodically for updates.

cookies

Cookies are small text files that are downloaded to your browser when you visit a website. Most web pages contain elements from multiple web domains so that when you visit nickgenom.com (or other Nickgenom Websites), your browser may accept cookies from several sources. This includes third parties we hire to provide services on our behalf, such as site analytics, site acceleration or ad targeting.

Locally Shared Objects (aka Flash cookies) and local storage in HTML5 can also be used on our website to improve your experience by, for example, saving your user preferences and settings. Local Shared Objects are data files that are similar to browser cookies, but can store more complex data than simple text. You can manage Local Shared Objects by following the instructions on the Adobe help site here: http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager07.html.

We use cookies and other technologies to ensure visitors to our Website have the best possible experience and to provide targeted advertising. By continuing to visit or use our services, You agree to use cookies and similar technologies for this purpose.

Types of Cookies Used by Nickgenom

We use different types of cookies to run the Nickgenom Websites. Some or all of the cookies identified below may be stored in your browser.

Cookie Type description
Strictly Necessary Cookies Strictly Necessary Cookies are necessary for the operation of our Website. These cookies are essential in helping you to browse our website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website or using a shopping cart.

We may use cookies as needed to:
  • Remember the goods and services you selected when you opened the payment page
  • Identify that you are logged in to the website
  • Grant access to protected areas of the Website
  • Remember previously entered text so it doesn't get lost if the page is updated
Performance Cookies Performance cookies only help us improve the way our Website works. We use these cookies to analyze how our visitors use our Website and to monitor the performance of our Website. They tell us how people use each page, which ones are viewed the most, or whether an error has occurred. This allows us to provide a high-quality experience and quickly identify and then fix any issues that arise.

We may use Performance cookies to:
  • Save preferences to see which method of linking between pages is the most effective
  • Enable web analytics to provide anonymous statistics on how our Website is used
  • To assist error management in helping us improve the Website by measuring any errors that occur
  • Monitor ad response rates and see how effective our ads are
You may delete or manage Performance cookies as instructed in the "How to Manage and Delete Your Cookies" section of this Policy.
Functionality Cookies We use Functionality cookies to allow us to remember your preferences.

We may use Functionality cookies to:
  • Remember the settings you have applied such as layout, color, font size and page background
  • Remember if we asked you if you would like to fill out a survey
  • Detects if you've seen a pop-up to make sure it's not shown to you again
  • Process requests from users to submit comments or blog or forum posts
If you delete the functionality Cookie, your selected preferences or settings will not be retained for future visits.
Targeting Cookies Targeting cookies help us ensure that the advertisements you see on our Website are relevant to you and your interests. Targeting cookies may be placed on your device by our third party service providers who remember you have visited the Website to provide you with advertisements that are more relevant to you.

We may use Targeting cookies to:
  • Collect information about browser habits to target ads
  • Collect information about browser habits to target website content
  • Provide links to social networks
  • Provide advertising agencies with information about your visit so they can provide you with advertisements that may be of interest to you

We use different types of cookies to run the Nickgenom Websites. Some or all of the cookies identified below may be stored in your browser.

Cookie Name description
First party cookies is a cookie set by the website the user is currently visiting (for example, a cookie placed by nickgenom.com).
Third party cookies is a cookie set by a domain other than the website visited by the user. If a user visits a website and another entity sets a cookie through that website, this will be a third party cookie.
persistent cookies is a cookie that remains on the user's device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated every time a user visits a website that sets a specific cookie.
Session cookies are cookies that allow website operators to link user actions during a browser session. The browser session starts when the user opens the browser window and ends when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. After you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.

Withdraw Your Consent Any Time

If you do not wish to receive cookies in connection with your use of our Website, You must delete, and block or disable cookies through your browser settings; see below for more information on how to do this. Please note that disabling cookies will likely affect the functionality of our Website.

How to Manage and Delete Your Cookies

Most internet browsers are initially set to automatically accept cookies. Unless you have adjusted your browser settings to refuse cookies, our system will issue a cookie when you point your browser to our Website. You can refuse to accept cookies by activating the appropriate settings in your browser. Please be aware that limiting the use of cookies will impact the functionality of our Website. As a result, you may not be able to access certain parts of our Website or use some of our products and/or services.

Depending on your browser, further information can be obtained via the following link:

  1. Firefox
  2. Internet Explorer
  3. Google Chrome
  4. Safari
  5. Opera

More info. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

Don't Track

Our system may not respond to Do Not Track requests or headers from some or all browsers. To learn more about using cookies or other technologies to produce more relevant ads and your choice about not using this information by certain service providers, please click ( http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ ) (for users in the United States) or ( http://youronlinechoices.eu/ ) (for users in the European Union).

Web Beacons and Analytics Services

Nickgenom websites may contain electronic images known as web beacons (or single pixel gifs) which we use to help deliver cookies on our Websites, count users who have visited the Websites and submitted co-branded content. We also include web beacons in our promotional email messages and newsletters to determine if you open and act on them.

In addition to placing web beacons on our Website, we sometimes work with other companies to place our web beacons on their websites or in their advertisements. This helps us develop statistics about how often clicking on an ad results in a purchase or other action.

Targeting Cookies

Further information about the third party analytics and ad networks that may operate on our Website is provided here. For more details and a list of the third party cookies we currently use on the Site, please contact Nickgenom at admin@nickgenom.com. Please Note: We may change the cookies we use at any time; while we will try to update this list in a reasonable timeframe, this list may not always be up to date

LinkedIn For more information about what LinkedIn collects, please see LinkedIn's cookie policy at: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie-policy
Microsoft For more information about what Microsoft collects and to opt out of interest-based advertising, please see: https://account.microsoft.com/privacy/ad-settings/signedout
Google For more information about what Google collects and to opt out of interest-based advertising, please see: https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922?hl=en&ref_topic=7048998
Facebook Connect For more information about what Facebook collects when you use the Facebook button on our website, please see: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/#
Twitter For more information on what Twitter collects when you use the Twitter buttons on our website or visit a page on our Site that includes these buttons, please see: https://twitter.com/en/privacy
Google Analytics, Adwords and Remarketing For more information about Google Analytics cookies, please see Google Inc's help page and privacy policy. (Google) at: https://www.google.de/intl/en_uk/policies/ and https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/help

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google to help us analyze how users use the Website. Information generated by cookies about your use of the Website (including your IP address) will be sent to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of IP anonymization activation, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of IP addresses for EU Member States as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the US. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

Google has developed the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on; if you wish to opt out of Google Analytics, you can download and install the add-on for your web browser at: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

More Information about Online Targeted Advertising

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EU users: A guide for EU users on behavioral advertising and online privacy has been created by the internet advertising industry which can be found at: http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/.
US users: For more information and to opt out of ad networks operated by members of the Digital Advertising Association (DAA), visit via the DAA AdChoices page: www.aboutads.info/choices.
Canadian users: Users in Canada should go to the AdChoices Canada DAC page: http://youradchoices.ca/choices/.

United Kingdom Royal International Chamber of Commerce: Information on the UK ICC (UK) cookie guide can be found on the following sections of the ICC website: http://www.international-chamber.co.uk/our-expertise/digitaleconomy.