What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files which a website may put on your computer or mobile device when you first visit a site or page. The cookie will help the website, or another website, to recognize your device the next time you visit. Web beacons or other similar files can also do the same thing. We use the term “cookies” in this policy to refer to all files that collect information in this way.
What sort of cookies does ADSE use?
Generally, cookies used by ADSE perform up to two different functions. ADSE uses both essential cookies and non-essential cookies. The essential cookies are essential for the operation of our website. The non-essential cookies are other cookies to analyze how our visitors use our websites and to monitor website performance. This allows ADSE to provide a high quality experience by customizing our offering and quickly identifying and fixing any issues that arise.
ADSE collects automatically generated information about your surfing behavior during the use of the website by using the open source Google Analytics, including but not limited to how frequently particular pages are viewed. This information includes your IP address, browser type (the computer to internet pages to view it) that you are using. We can never track IP address back to a particular user. We place these cookies for the purpose of understanding the behavior of visitors in order to improve ADSE.
The information provided through the Google Analytics cookie is collected is transmitted to and stored by Google Analytics on servers in the United States. Google Analytics operates data centers globally, including in the United States, to maximize service speed and reliability. Before data is transferred to any servers in the United States, it is collected in local servers, where users' IP addresses are anonymized. Google Analytics sets adhere to the Safe Harbor Principles, and is affiliated with the Safe Harbor program of the U.S. Department of Commerce. This means that there is an adequate level of protection for the processing of Personal Data.
Are third party's able to place cookies?
Why ADSE doesn't ask permission
ADSE doesn’t ask permission for placing commercial cookies, even though the law requires so. We are aware of that. We do this because ADSE is still looking for a user-friendly solution. ADSE follows market developments closely and will take further action as soon as needed.
How can I block cookies?
In your browser, you can select which cookies should be accepted. You can use all or only certain cookies. It may be that if you reject all cookies, certain essential cookies will not work.