- Genesis websites and cookies
- What are cookies?
- Which cookies do we use?
- How can you delete or block our cookies or change your cookie settings?
When you visit our websites, we collect certain information by automated means, using cookies. We may also use other technologies such as pixel tags, browser analysis tools, server logs and web beacons for similar purposes as described in this policy and we may include them on our sites, in marketing e-mail messages or our newsletter, affiliated websites etc., to determine whether messages have been opened and links clicked on. The information provided below about cookies also applies to these other technologies. The information we collect via cookies and other tools is used in a non-identifiable way without any reference to your personal information.
Cookies are small text files that are installed on your browser, on your computer or on your mobile device. They allow a website to recognize your device. Cookies can have several purposes: to ensure that the website considers the user’s preferences by for example remembering language preferences, passwords and log-in details, to collect statistical data, to adapt the content etc.
We use both first and third-party cookies and session- and persistent cookies:
- First-party cookies are those set by us on our websites.
- Third-party cookies are set by another domain than the one of the website being visited (e.g. Google Analytics cookies).
- Persistent cookies remain on a user’s device for a certain period (e.g. 1 day, 1 month, 2 years…).
Below you will find a summary of the cookies that Genesis uses on its websites.
- Analytical and tracking cookies
We use (mainly) third party cookies from companies such as Google Analytics to understand how users arrive on our websites and how they interact with us on the website. We also use these cookies to understand how our media campaigns work. This information is used to evaluate and improve the content of our website and our campaigns and ultimately to improve user experience.
- Functional cookies
We use functional cookies to allow a site to remember choices you make (such as your language preference) and provide more enhanced, personal features. These cookies cannot track your browsing activity on other websites. and they do not gather any information about you that could be used for advertising or remembering where you’ve been on the Internet outside our sites.
- Performance cookies
These cookies collect information about your visit and use of this website, for instance which pages you visit the most often, and if you get error messages from web pages. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a user. All information these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how this website works.
- Security cookies
We use security cookies to ensure the security of our websites.
Some cookies we use are from third parties, such as Google, to provide us with web analytics and intelligence about our websites. 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. For more information on how these companies collect and use your information, please refer to their privacy policies: Google
If you want to block cookies, remove existing cookies or change your cookies settings, you can do so via your browser settings. These settings can be found in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your internet browser.
For more information on deleting or blocking cookies, please visit: http://www.allaboutcookies.org
However, remember that, if you turn off cookies, certain parts of our sites, some graphic elements may not be accessible or not look as good and you may not be able to use certain applications.