We may place cookies and other similar technology on your device, including mobile devices, according to your preferences set on our cookie consent manager. Depending on your settings in our cookie consent manager on your mobile device, the following information may be collected through cookies or similar technology:
We collect information about your device, including your unique device identifier, mobile device IP address, information about your device’s operating system, mobile carrier, and your location information (to the extent permissible under applicable law).
What exactly are Cookies?
Cookies are pieces of text that a website downloads to your computer or phone. Cookies from VConnect Management are called “first party cookies.” Cookies from other websites are called “third party cookies.”
Cookies help us to make sure that our websites are easy to use and that you see the best ads possible. They also help us understand how people use our websites and content online. This information helps us make our websites better for everyone. Cookies can also help us track how people interact with our websites and content when they use social media.
In some cases, we connect cookie information (including information from cookies placed on our advertisements on third-party websites) with an identifiable individual. For example:
If we send you a message that includes web beacons, cookies, or similar technologies we will know whether you open, read, or delete the message.
When you click a link in a marketing e-mail you receive from VConnect Management, we will also use a cookie to see what pages you view and what content you download from our websites, even if you are not registered at or signed into our site.
Reason for using cookies from Third-party Companies
Some cookies and other technologies we use to track how our sites are used and for marketing purposes come from third-party companies, such as Facebook, Google Analytics, Microsoft, Marketo Munchkin Tracking, Twitter, Knotch, YouTube, Instagram, Yoptima, and Linkedin Analytics. They help us measure how well our sites are doing and provide targeted ads.
These companies use programming code to collect information about your interaction with our sites, such as the pages you visit, the links you click on, and how long you are on our sites. This code is only used while you are on a GBSV & Co website.
If you want to know more about how these companies collect and use information, please look at their privacy policies. These policies explain how the companies collect and use the information on our behalf. The policies are for Facebook, Google (including YouTube), Microsoft, Marketo, Linkedin, Twitter, Knotch, Instagram and Yoptima.
Do GBSV & Co use any tracking technologies?
We may use technology to track how people interact with our websites. This includes using web beacons (including conversion pixels) or other technologies. We may include these on our sites, in marketing e-mail messages or our newsletter, and on affiliated websites. Web beacons do not place information on your device, but they may work in conjunction with cookies to monitor website activity.
The information provided below about cookies also applies to web beacons and similar technologies. These are small codes located on a particular web page that are triggered when someone visits a page resulting in an increase in the conversion count.
You can change your cookie settings through our cookie consent manager. If you want to delete cookies that are already on your device, you can do this using your browser options. If you want to stop cookies from being placed on your device in the future, you can use our cookie consent manager.Please keep in mind that deleting and blocking cookies may impact your user experience.
Types of Cookies our website uses
The cookies used on GBSV & Co sites have been categorized in the table below. However, it is important to note that not all cookies may be used on all websites. A list of the categories of cookies used on this website is set out in the table below.
- Strictly Necessary Cookies
Description: These cookies are used to help you move around the website and use its features. For example, they help you access secure areas of the website. If you don’t allow these cookies, then you won’t be able to use some of the features on this website.
2. First Party Analytics Cookies
Description: These cookies help us improve our website. They measure how well our website works and helps us to give you more of the content you want. These cookies don’t collect any information that could identify you personally. These cookies are not passing your personal information to any other company. We only use companies that will help us improve our sites, like Adobe, Target, and Audience Manager.
3. Performance Cookies
Description: Performance cookies are used by websites to collect information about how you use their site. This information can then be used to improve your experience on the website. Performance cookies are usually placed by third-party vendors, who work on behalf of the website owner. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is anonymous and is used to make the website work better. Third-party vendors may have access to this data and may use it to improve their overall services and offerings.
4. Functionality Cookies
Description: These cookies allow a site to remember the choices you make (such as your username, language, or the region you are in). They also provide more enhanced personal features. These cookies cannot track your browsing activity on other websites. They don’t gather any information about you that could be used for advertising or remembering where you’ve been on the internet outside our site.
5. Advertising and social media Cookies
Description: Advertising cookies (including web beacons and other tracking and storage technologies) are used to make advertisements more relevant to you and your interests. They also help limit the number of times you see an advertisement. Advertising cookies also help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign. Finally, they are used to understand people’s behavior after they view an advertisement. They are placed on websites by advertising networks with the site operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and often they are linked to the functionality provided by the other organization. This may impact the content and messages you see on other websites.
- If you have any questions, please submit your request through our Contact Us form.
- You can change your cookie settings at any time from our cookie consent manager.