Introduction & Summary
- A cookie is a small information file saved by a website on the User's computer. This cookie can be re-used during a future visit to the same website. A cookie cannot be read by any website other than the one that created it. Most cookies are only valid for the duration of a session or visit.
- No cookie can contain information that allows the User to be contacted by telephone, email or post.
- Most browsers are set to accept cookies automatically.
- However, it is possible for the User to configure their browser to be informed each time a cookie is created or to prevent them from being saved.
TYPES OF COOKIES USED
JGT and Co Limited, trading as FOR THE ENGINEERS uses one or more of the following types of cookies:
- Essential cookies required for operation of the Website, for example authorising the User to remain connected to their account;
- Cookies monitoring use of the Website in order to generate statistical reports on the use of the Website, without identifying the individual Users of the Website;
- Cookies required for the correct and efficient operation of the Website, including cookies allowing the Website to save User preferences;
- Cookies monitoring User behaviour in order to communicate about offers or promotions.
WHAT IF YOU DO NOT WANT COOKIES?
If You do not want the Website to store cookies on your computer, You have the choice to block the cookies (in other words configure your browser to refuse all cookies) and/or delete the cookies that have already been placed on your computer:
- Under Internet Explorer: you can block cookies by using the parameters to change the processing of cookies by clicking on "Tools", "Internet Options", "Confidentiality" and then on the button "Advanced";
- On Firefox, you can block all cookies by clicking on "Tools", "Options", "Privacy", by selecting "Use custom settings for history" from the drop-down menu and de-selecting "Accept third-party cookies";
- On Chrome, you can block all cookies by clicking on "Personalise and control", then "Parameters", "Display advanced parameters" and "Content parameters" "Cookies and site data" under the heading "Cookies".
- Bear in mind, however, that when you deactivate some cookies, some functions may no longer be available on the Website.
ANALYTICS COOKIES AND SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES
These collect information about your use of our websites and apps, and enable us to improve the way they work. For example, analytics cookies show us which are the most frequently visited pages on FOR THE ENGINEERS allowing us to display the most popular content more prominently. They help us record how you interact with our websites, such as how you navigate around pages and from page to page, identifying improvements we can make to the customer journey.
They also help identify any difficulties you have accessing our services, so we can fix any problems. Additionally, these cookies allow us to see overall patterns of usage at an aggregated level. This means we can highlight content and articles that we believe will be of interest to you. We provide personalisation by using cookies, IP addresses, web beacons, URL tracking and mobile app settings.
FUNCTIONAL/PREFERENCE COOKIES AND SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES
These cookies collect information about your choices and preferences, and allow us to remember things like language, your username (so you can log in faster), text size, and location, so we can show you relevant content to where you are. They allow us to customise the services you have accessed. We also use these cookies to provide you with services such as video clips.
SOCIAL MEDIA COOKIES
These cookies are used when you share information using a social media sharing button or "like" button on our sites or apps, or when you engage with our content on or through a social site such as Facebook or Twitter, inviting colleagues, or share your posts on FTE on your social channels, by logging in to the API provided in the posting process on our modules such as events, white-papers, and Jobs Market.
These cookies collect information about your social media interaction with our websites, such as whether or not you have an account with the social media site and whether you are logged into it when you interact with content on our websites. This information may be linked to targeting/advertising activities.
TRACKING, ADVERTISING COOKIES AND SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES
We use these types of technologies to provide advertisements that we think may be more relevant to your interests. This can be done by delivering online adverts based on your previous web browsing activity, known as "online behavioural advertising" (OBA). Cookies are placed on your browser which will remember the websites you have visited. Adverts based on what you have been looking at are then displayed to you when you visit websites which use the same advertising networks.
These cookies may also be used to:
- Track how many times adverts are seen by users;
- Determine if an advert lead to a click through to another website and lead to a sale or other action;
- Protect our advertisers’ brands; and
- Provide you with adverts based on your location, offers you click on, and other similar interactions with our websites and apps.
Article 2: Managing Cookies
Most modern browsers are set to accept cookies by default, but you can change your settings to notify you when a cookie is being set or updated, or to block cookies altogether. Please consult the "Help" section of your browser. We participate in the IAB Europe Transparency & Consent Framework and operate a Consent Management Platform that helps us to comply with the framework’s Specifications and Policies.
CONTROLLING FLASH COOKIES
You can manage the use of Flash technologies with the Flash management tools available at Adobe's website, at https://helpx.adobe.com/air/archived-docs-download.html
CONTROLLING WEB BEACONS
You can prevent web beacons from tracking your activity, although you won't be able to decline receiving them in emails. For information about managing your cookie options, please visit allaboutcookies.org Please note that by blocking any or all cookies, you may not have access to certain features, content, or personalisation available on our websites or apps.