Whenever you use our online services, cookies and other tracking technologies can be used in various ways, such as making the airqualityalliance.com website work, to analyse traffic, or for advertisement purposes. These technologies are either used by us directly, or by our business partners, including third party service providers and advertisers we work with.
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file that is placed in the browser of your computer or on your mobile device. Cookies can be used to collect, store, and share data about your activities across websites, including on airqualityalliance.com. Cookies also allow us to remember things about your visits to airqualityalliance.com, like your preferred language, and to make the site easier to use.
We use both session cookies, which expire after a short time or when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which remain stored in your browser for a set period of time.
Next to cookies, other tracking technologies are used which are similar to cookies. These can include web beacons and tracking URLs. These technologies can be used to retrieve information from your device (such as your device type or operating system, IP address, and time of visit) or to understand from which referring website the airqualityalliance.com is used.
How are cookies used?
Cookies are used for different purposes. For example, they allow you to be recognised as the same user across the pages of a website or between websites. The types of information that we collect through cookies include IP address, device ID, viewed pages, browser type, browsing information, operating system, internet service provider, whether you have responded to an advertisement and features used or activities engaged in within the website.
We use different cookies for different purposes:
we use technical cookies to show you our website and to make it function correctly. These technical cookies are absolutely necessary for our website to function properly.
We use functional cookies to remember your preferences (your searches or the language you prefer, for example) and to help you to use our website efficiently and effectively. These functional cookies are not strictly necessary for the functioning of our website, but they add functionality and enhance your airqualityalliance.com experience.
We use analytics cookies to gain insight into how our visitors use airqualityalliance.com. This means we can find out what works and what doesn’t, optimize and improve our websites, understand the effectiveness of advertisements and communications, and ensure we continue to be interesting and relevant. The data we gather can include which web pages you have viewed, which referring/exit pages you have entered and left from, which platform type you have used, which emails you have opened and acted upon, and date and time stamp information. It also means we can use details about how you’ve interacted with the site, such as the number of clicks you make on a given page, your mouse movements and scrolling activity or the search words you use. We make use of analytics cookies as part of our online advertising campaigns to learn how users interact with our website after they have been shown an online advertisement. This may include advertisements on third-party websites.
We use third-party commercial cookies as well as our own to display personalized advertisements on our websites and on other websites. This is called “retargeting,” and it is based on browsing activities.
What are your choices?
In the settings for browsers such as Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox or Chrome, you can set which cookies to accept and which to reject. Where you find these settings depends on which browser you use. Use the “Help” function in your browser to locate the settings you need.
If you choose not to accept certain technical and/or functional cookies, you may not be able to use some functions on our website.
To get information and control cookies used for tailored advertising, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To opt out of Google Analytics’ display advertising or customize Google Display Network ads, visit the Google Ads Settings page.
For general information about targeting cookies and how to disable them, send an email to email@example.com.
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