Cookies

Like almost all websites, thermos-project.eu uses cookies. These are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse a website and are there to give you the best experience and provide statistical data for the owners of the website. You can find out more about cookies on www.allaboutcookies.org

In brief, our cookies help us:

  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Twitter
  • To monitor and improve our websites
  • Make our service more efficient

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions

If the settings on your software that you are using to view a website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with the use of cookies on our site. Should you wish to remove cookies from your browser or block cookies from our site or any site you visit, you can learn how to do this at www.aboutcookies.org, however doing so will likely mean that many sites, including ours will not work as you would expect.

Like many other sites, thermos-project.eu includes or may in future include functionality provided by third parties, for example an embedded Twitter share button, YouTube video, or Google map. Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties The privacy implications of these will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

We also use anonymous visitor statistics cookies. These are used by Google Analytics to collect anonymous data about how visitors use our site, and we use the statistics to improve the website, assess its effectiveness and understand what parts of the site are useful to visitors. The information gathered cannot be traced to a user or computer. The particular cookies are __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz. These gather information on the number of visitors to the site(s), where they come to the site from, which pages they visit, what technology they are using (e.g. mobile phone, desktop computer), how long they spend on the site and whether they are ‘returning visitors’. You can read more about Google’s privacy policies at www.google.co.uk/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (learn how at www.aboutcookies.org). Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our websites and most others, as cookies are a standard part of the modern internet.