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There are different types of cookies:
- Session cookies that disappear as soon as you leave the site.
- Permanent cookies that remain on your device until they expire or until you delete them using your browser's features.
You are informed that, during your visits to the site, cookies may be installed on your terminal equipment.
We also use web beacons to help us place cookies and collect usage and performance data. Our websites may include web beacons and cookies from third-party service providers.
You have a variety of tools to control cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies, including browser controls to block and delete cookies, and controls from certain third-party analytics service providers to opt out of data collection through web beacons and similar technologies. Your browser and other choices may impact your experiences with our products.
Purposes of Used Cookies
The cookies used by heritages.io are used to analyze site visits and usage.
Which Cookies Do We Use? The cookies used on the site are third-party cookies specifically chosen by heritages.io to achieve specific goals.
heritages.io uses services offered by the American company Google Inc.
Data collected through cookies is transmitted and stored by Google Inc. Google Inc. is a member of the Safe Harbor framework and, therefore, ensures an adequate level of protection for personal data (Decision 2000/520/EC of July 26, 2000).
The Google Analytics service allows counting visitors and identifying how they use the site. These cookies are deposited and read on the user's terminal equipment as soon as the user accesses a website using the "Google Analytics" service.
The data generated by these cookies concern:
- your use of the site;
- your IP address to determine the city of connection. This data is immediately anonymized after localization and is not communicated to the Swisstech Convention center.
You can obtain more information about the Google Analytics service by visiting http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html.
When you browse our website, the deposit and reading of cookies allow analyzing your browsing and measuring the audience of our website.
You also have the possibility to manage cookies used on the site by configuring your browser, as detailed below.
You have several options to delete cookies.
Indeed, while most browsers are set by default to accept the installation of cookies, you have the option, if you wish, to choose to accept all cookies, systematically reject them, or choose which ones you accept based on the issuer. You can also configure your browser to accept or reject cookies case-by-case before they are installed. You can also regularly delete cookies from your device via your browser. Remember to configure all browsers on your various devices (tablets, smartphones, computers).
For managing cookies and your choices, the configuration of each browser is different. It is described in your browser's help menu, allowing you to know how to modify your cookie preferences. For example:
- For Internet Explorer™: https://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies;
- For Safari™: https://support.apple.com/en-us/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac;
- For Chrome™: https://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&hlrm=en&answer=95647;
- For Firefox™: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Enable%20and%20disable%20cookies;
However, we inform you that by setting your browser to reject cookies, certain features, pages, and areas of the site may not be accessible, for which we cannot be held responsible.