A cookie is a small text file that can be stored on and accessed from your device when you visit one of our Sites, to the extent you agree. Other tracking technologies, like cookies, work by placing small data files on your devices or monitoring your website activity to allow us to collect information about how you use our Sites. This allows our sites to distinguish your device from those of other users of the Sites. The information provided below about cookies also applies to these other tracking technologies. You can find more information at www.youronlinechoices.eu.
“First-party cookies” are cookies that belong to Hedonova and that Hedonova places on your device. “Third-party cookies” are cookies that another party places on your device through our Site. Hedonova may contract with third-party service providers to send e-mails to users who have provided us with their contact information. To help measure and improve the effectiveness of our e-mail communications, and/or to determine whether messages have been opened and links clicked on, the third-party service providers may place cookies on the devices of these users. For more information on how these companies collect and use the information on our behalf, please refer to their privacy policies as indicated below. Depending on the site, we use the following types of cookies:
You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting, you may be unable to access certain parts of the sites. Unless you have changed your browser setting so that it will reject cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our sites.
The data collected by the sites and/or through cookies that may be placed on your computer will not be kept for longer than is necessary to fulfill the aforementioned purposes. In any event, such information will not be kept for longer than one year.
If you do not want cookies to be dropped on your device, you can adjust the setting of your Internet browser to reject all or some cookies and to notify you when a cookie is placed on your device. For further information about how to do so, please refer to your browser's ‘help’ / ‘tool’ or ‘edit’ section or see www.allaboutcookies.org. Please note that if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including strictly necessary cookies) you may not be able to access or use all or parts or functionalities of our websites. If you want to remove previously-stored cookies, you can manually delete the cookies at any time. However, this will not prevent the sites from placing further cookies on your device unless and until you adjust your Internet browser setting as described above. For more information on the development of user profiles and the use of targeting/advertising Cookies, please check www.youronlinechoices.eu if you are located in Europe or www.aboutads.info/choices if you are in the United States.
Hedonova may collect information about whether you open or click any links in the knowledge, research, or event communications that we send to you through web beacons. A web beacon is a graphic image, which is placed on a website or in an email and, alone or in conjunction with cookies, collects information about your usage of or your interaction with a Hedonova website or email. For example, we may add web beacons to the knowledge, research, or event communications that we send to you to determine whether you have opened our email or clicked a link. The gathered information helps us improve the effectiveness of the content and format of our websites and email communications.
You may avoid web beacons by configuring your email reader program to disable the functionality that allows remote images to load and by refraining from clicking on any links in email messages.
Last updated May 2021