Cookie Policy

This policy is issued by IAB Europe A.I.S.B.L. (BE 0812.047.277), having its registered offices. This policy applies to the following websites that are operated or controlled by IAB Europe:

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that may be stored on your computer or other device when you visit a website. They are generally used to make websites work, to facilitate browsing on the website, to keep track of your movements within the website, to remember your login details, to optimize technical management, and so on.

There are different types of cookies, and they can be distinguished on the basis of their origin, function and lifespan. Important characteristics of cookies include the following:

  • First party cookies are cookies that are placed by the website you are visiting, while third party cookies are placed by a website other than the one you are visiting. Please note that we do not control the collection or further use of data by third parties.
  • Necessary cookies are necessary to allow the technical operation of a website (e.g., they enable you to move around on a website and to use its features)
  • Performance cookies collect data on the performance of a website such as the number of visitors, the time spent on the website and error messages.
  • Functionality cookies increase the usability of a website by remembering your choices (e.g. language, region, login, and so on).
  • Targeting/advertising cookies enable a website to send you personalized advertising.
  • Session cookies are temporary cookies that are erased once you close your browser while persistent or permanent cookies stay on your device until you manually delete them or until your browser deletes them based on the duration period specified in the persistent cookie file.

  More information on all aspects of cookies can be found on www.allaboutcookies.org. Please note that IAB Europe has no affiliation with, and is not responsible for, this third party website.

Why do we use cookies?

We may use cookies to 

  • distinguish between visitors;
  • improve the use and the functionality of our website;
  • tailor our website and products to your needs and preferences;
  • process your purchase orders; an
  • analyse how our website is used and compile anonymous and aggregate statistics.

We do not use the collected information to create visitor profiles.

What types of cookies do we use?

An overview of the cookies used on this website is set out in the following table.  

Name First
 Party or Third Party?
Duration Purpose Types
 of data collected
Google Analytics Third party (Google
 Analytics)
2 years Functionality (site
 analytics)
Visitor ID data used to
 distinguish visitors.
YouTube Third party (YouTube) 2 years Functionality (video
 hosting)
Visitor ID data used to
 distinguish visitors.
Twitter Third party (Twitter) 2 years Functionality (API
 connector)
Visitor ID data used to
 distinguish visitors.
Linkedn Third party (LinkedIn) 2 years Functionality (API
 connector)
Visitor ID data used to
 distinguish visitors.
Facebook Third party (Facebook) 2 years Functionality (API
 connector)
Visitor ID data used to
 distinguish visitors.
Mailchimp Third party (Mailchimp) 2 years Functionality (Mailing List
 provide)
Visitor ID data used to
 distinguish visitors.
WordPress Third party
 (WordPress)
2 years Functionality (Member
 login)
Visitor ID data used to
 distinguish visitors.

 

Please note that the processing of your personal data in connection with cookies, and for other purposes, is governed by our Privacy Policy .

In addition, we may also use web beacons (or clear GIFs) and other similar technologies in addition to, or in combination with, cookies. A web beacon is typically a transparent graphic image (usually 1 pixel x 1 pixel) that is placed on a website or in an email and it helps us to understand the behaviour of visitors of our website. More information on web beacons can be found at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/faqs/beacons.html. Please note that IAB Europe has no affiliation with, and is not responsible for, this third party website.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

For more information please visit http://www.google.com/analytics/]

How can you control cookies and web beacons?

Most internet browsers are set to automatically accept cookies. Depending on your browser, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, or you can set it to refuse them. Please refer to the ‘help’ button (or similar) on your browser to learn more about how you can do this.

Disabling cookies may impact your experience on our websites, in particular it might prevent access to some parts of the websites or make access more difficult.

If you use different devices to access our websites, you will need to ensure that each browser of each device is set to your cookie preference.

More information on how to manage cookies is available from: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/. Please note that IAB Europe has no affiliation with, and is not responsible for, this third party website.

In addition, you may opt-out from cookies by visiting the following sites and selecting which company cookies you would like to opt-out from: http://www.aboutads.info/choices/#completed and http://www.youronlinechoices.com/. Please note that IAB Europe has no affiliation with, and is not responsible for, these third party websites.

Last updated: 20 June 2018 in Brussels (Belgium), Rond-Point Schuman, 11

(“IAB Europe”, “we”, “us” and “our”).

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