Cookie Policy

When you visit a Certitec website, one or more cookies may be set on your device to improve your user experience when browsing a Certitec website.

Understanding cookies:

When you visit a website, your web browser sends a request message to the website, which then sends a response, usually in the form of a file that is read by the browser. In such interactions, the website cannot distinguish one browser's request from another. If you want your browser to be recognized and individualized, so to speak, so that you can, for example, continue to receive content that is delivered according to your submitted preferences without needing to resubmit them every time you visit another page on the website, then the website must be able to identify your browser every time it makes a request. Therefore, when you visit most websites, your browser will, at the request of the website, create a small text file called a cookie and save it on your device. The file contains information (typically a random number) that uniquely identifies your browser on your device. This cookie will then serve as a signal the next time you visit the website that sent the cookie to ensure that "you," that is, your browser, is recognized as a previous visitor with particular preferences.

Common uses for cookies include:

  • Identifying visitors who have signed into a protected website, which enables them to visit multiple pages without being required to submit a user name and password for every page
  • Keeping track of visitors' preferences regarding the content they would like to see and the format in which they would like to view it so they don't need to resubmit the preferences every time they visit the site
  • Keeping track of which pages visitors’ request, which creates data that can be used to make improvements to site content and navigation

On Certitec websites we use first party cookies (cookies set directly by us to your device) as well as cookies served by third parties.  Third party cookies are most commonly used for website analytics or advertising purposes. 

Information about Cookies used on Certitec websites

(1) _ga

Source - Google Analytics

What these cookies do - _ga is used to distinguish users and has a 2 year expiration time. This cookie is used on all Certitec websites. Information on how to opt out of Google Analytics is available here

(2) ASPSESSIONID…

Source - Certitec.com

What these cookies do - This is a session cookie that allows us to identify individual logins. This cookie does not display any identifiable information and is deleted when the user closes their browser. Visit: www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/ to learn how to clear your website cookies.

Some advice on Cookies

You can disable the use of cookies including those used on our websites by turning off the cookie function on your browser. However, some portions of our websites will not work properly if you choose to do so. For example, if you choose to purchase something through one of our websites or put in a password to access a restricted area, you will not be able to do so unless the website can authenticate you through cookies.

For further information about cookies including how to see what cookies have been set on your device and how to manage and delete them, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.

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