Cookie Policy

A cookie is a small file which contains information stored on your computer by a website you visit. It acts as your identification card, and often stores your settings for the website, which can be used for authentication, identification of a user session, shopping basket content or your user preferences such as text size, language, or region. When you return to the website, your browser sends back the cookie that belongs to that site. This then allows the website to present you with information customised to fit your needs for a better user experience.

 

Cookies can store a wide range of information, including personally identifiable information such as your username or email address. For that reason, the European Union has issued an ePrivacy Directive (2002/58/EC), which regulates the use of cookies and storing personally identifiable information.

A web cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

 

Strictly necessary cookies: These are cookies required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable users to submit data to us through a form, such as that found on our Contact page, cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

Analytical/performance cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

Social Media cookies: We use social media widgets and/or plugins, such as the LinkedIn Follow us button.  These features may collect your IP address and which page you are visiting on the Site, as well as set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Your interaction with these features is governed by the privacy policy of the third-party company providing it. For these to work, the following social media site including; Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and Instagram, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site, or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

 

We will always treat your personal data with the utmost respect and never sell or share it with other organisations outside of H2O Biofouling Solutions for direct marketing purposes.

 

You can follow these instructions to disable cookies on your browser.

Note that this information is not comprehensive due to the high number of browsers and versions of these. You can also go to your browser’s specific help pages or a generic page on this topic.

All about cookies:
allaboutcookies.org
Firefox:
support.mozilla.org
Chrome:
support.google.com
Internet Explorer:
windows.microsoft.com

 

You can also refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser and disabling the setting of cookies. However, if you do select this setting, you may be unable to access certain parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser to the previously mentioned setting so that it refuses cookies, our system automatically issues cookies when you log on to our site.

Please note that third parties (including providers of external services like web traffic advertising and analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

Furthermore, you can delete any previously set cookies at any time via an internet browser or other software programs. This cleaning option is optional in all popular internet browsers. If the data subject does choose to deactivate the setting of cookies in the internet browser used, not all functions of our website may be entirely usable.

 

Last update 03/01/2024