Global Data Consortium Inc. (‘GDC’) is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should you decide to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that your data will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. Any other data which we collect cannot be used to personally identify you and is used so we can make improvements to the site and our marketing.
Cookies are small text files which are transferred from our site, products and services and stored on your mobile or computer’s hard drive. We use a combination of cookies to help us to provide you with a personalized service, and also to help make our site, products and services better for you. You can select your cookie preference when you visit our site. If you decide not to accept all of the cookies, you’ll still be able to use our site but some things might not work properly.
We use the following different types of cookies: Session cookies
These are temporary cookies which are deleted when you close your browser or leave your session on our site or in the product or service. We use session cookies on our site to identify and track users and to store information about your preferences. Our session cookies may also contain your company name and email address.
Persistent cookies enable our site to ‘remember’ who you are and to remember your preferences on our site. Persistent cookies will stay on your computer or device after you close your browser or leave your session.
Web analytics cookies and similar technologies
Our site uses web analytic cookies. These cookies allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and see how they move around our site. This helps us to improve our service to you.
We keep a record of traffic data which is logged automatically by our server, such as your IP address, the website that you visited before ours, and the website you visit after leaving our site. We also collect some site statistics such as access rates, page hits and page views. We are not able to identify any individual from traffic data or site statistics.
Cookies we use and disabling cookies
We use the following performance cookies on this website:
Description of cookie: Google Analytics (_utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz,_utmv)
Purpose of cookie: These are analytics cookies. These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Google stores the information collected by the cookies on servers in the United States. 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. Unless you opt-out of the Google Cookie, by using this site you consent to the use of the Google Cookie and any information generated by Google Analytics. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google and for information on how to opt-out from all Google Analytics cookies (from all sites not just from GDC) or click here to learn how to stop your browser accepting the GDC cookie
We have tried to include all the cookies that we use on our site but sometimes there may be a delay in updating the list. If you think a cookie is missing or notice a discrepancy please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may be able to configure your browser to restrict cookies or block all cookies if you wish however, if you disable cookies you may find this affects your ability to use certain parts of our site. For more information about cookies and instructions on how to adjust your browser settings to accept, delete or reject cookies, see the Internet Advertising Bureau website http://youronlinechoices.com
The information we collect from analytics helps us understand what parts of our sites are doing well, how people arrive at our site and so on. Like most websites, we use this information to make our website better. You can learn more about Google Analytics or opt out if you wish.