1. What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files which a website can put on your computer, tablet or mobile device when you first visit a site or page. The cookie will help the website to recognise your device the next time you visit. We use the term “cookies” in this policy to refer to all files that collect information in this way. There are many functions cookies serve. For example, they can help us to remember your username and login details and to save ‘baskets’ when purchasing goods online. It can also allow us to recommend content we believe will be most relevant to you. Certain cookies contain personal information – for example, if you click the “Stay Logged In” when logging in, a cookie will store your username. Most cookies won’t collect information that identifies you but may collect information on the users general location in order to better direct them to the appropriate language pages.
2. What sort of cookies does Greiner Bio-One use?
Generally, our cookies perform three different functions: a) Essential cookies. Some cookies are essential for the operation of our website. For example, some cookies allow us to identify users that have requested a customer login name and password. This allows us to process any online orders by the use of baskets and facilitates the saved basket functionality and all aspects of the webshop. If a subscriber opts to disable these cookies, the user will not be able to access all of the content that an account customer enjoys. b) Functionality Cookies. We use functionality cookies to allow us to remember your preferences. For example, cookies save you the trouble of typing in your username every time you access the site, and recall your particular preferences, such as which regional edition of the website you want to see when you log in. c) Cookies related to advertising features. These are discussed in more detail in the following section.
3. Cookies related to advertising
This website may make use of 3rd party advertising features and identifiers for the purposes of search advertising and remarketing, including the Google Display Network and similar 3rd party services.
3rd party advertising cookies may be used to track site visits from search advertising. They may also be used to target further digital advertising using services such as the Google Display network following activity on this site which is tracked by analytics cookies. This ensures that you only see adverts from us that we believe are most relevant to you.
We do not identify users or facilitate the merging of personally identifiable information with non-personally identifiable information collected via any 3rd party advertising product unless we have your permission.
4. Can a website user block cookies?
It is also possible to use the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-on https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/
Please remember that if you do choose to disable cookies, you may find that certain sections of our website do not work properly.
4. More Information
This document was last updated on March 5th, 2013.