COOKIE POLICY

What's a cookie?

✗ A "cookie" is a piece of information that is stored on your computer's hard drive if you agree to this and which records how you move your way around a website so that, when you revisit that website, it can present tailored options based on the information stored about your last visit. Cookies can also be used to analyse traffic and for advertising and marketing purposes.

 

✗ Cookies are used by nearly all websites and do not harm your system.

We are required to obtain your consent for all non-essential cookies used on our website. You can block cookies (including essential cookies) at any time by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block essential cookies you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

 

How do we use cookies?

✗ We use cookies to track your use of our website. This enables us to understand how you use the site and track any patterns with regards how you are using our website. This helps us to develop and improve our website as well as products and / or services in response to what you might need or want.

✗ Cookies are either:

Session cookies: these are only stored on your computer during your web session and are automatically deleted when you close your browser - they usually store an anonymous session ID allowing you to browse a website without having to log in to each page but they do not collect any personal data from your computer

or

⤞ Persistent cookies: a persistent cookie is stored as a file on your computer and it remains there when you close your web browser. The cookie can be read by the website that created it when you visit that website again. [We use persistent cookies for Google Analytics.]


✗ Cookies can also be categorized as follows:

Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are essential to enable you to use the website effectively, such as when buying a product and / or service. Without these cookies, the services available to you on our website cannot be provided. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet.

Performance cookies: These cookies enable us to monitor and improve the performance of our website. For example, they allow us to count visits, identify traffic sources and see which parts of the site are most popular.

Functionality cookies: These cookies allow our website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced features. For instance, we may be able to provide you with news or updates relevant to the services you use. They may also be used to provide services you have requested such as viewing a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect is usually anonymised.

⤞ Targeting cookies: These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests.

⤞ First and third party cookies: First party cookies are cookies set by our website. Third party cookies are cookies on our website that are set by a website other than our website, such as where we have adverts on our website or use Facebook pixels so that we can show you relevant content from us when you are on Facebook.

 

We are currently gathering all the information about the different cookies we use to give you a complete overview as soon as we receive a full report.


For now, we can share the following cookies with you:

CATEGORY: necessary

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.


CRUMB - energyforexperts.com

Ensures visitor browsing-security by preventing cross-site request forgery. This cookie is essential for the security of the website and visitor.


CRUMB - marieclaire-hermans.squarespace.com

Cookie purpose description: Ensures visitor browsing-security by preventing cross-site request forgery. This cookie is essential for the security of the website and visitor.


TEST - energyforexperts.com

Cookie purpose description: Used to detect if the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner. This cookie is necessary for GDPR-compliance of the website.


CATEGORY: STATISTICS

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

_ga - energyforexperts.com

Cookie purpose description: Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

_GAT - energyforexperts.com

Cookie purpose description: Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate

_GID - energyforexperts.com

Cookie purpose description: Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

collect - google-analytics.com

Cookie purpose description: Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.

p.gif - typekit.net

Keeps track of special fonts used on the website for internal analytics. The cookie does not register any visitor data.


category: marketing

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

_PinteresT_CM - pinterest.com

Cookie purpose description: Used by Pinterest to track the usage of services.

ab_T - Vimeo.com

Cookie purpose description: Unclassified.

bcookie (linkedin.com)

Cookie purpose description: Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.

bscookie (Linkedin.com)

Cookie purpose description: Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.

lidc (Linkedin.com)

Cookie purpose description: Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.

vuid (vimeo.com)

Cookie purpose description: Collects data on the user’s visits to the website, such as which pages have been read.


category: unclassified

Unclassified cookies are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.

Squarespace-announcement bar

Cookie purpose description: Unclassified.

You can control your cookie settings through your web browser. Please refresh your page to ensure that the new settings have taken effect.

You can opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, by going to http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

If you have any questions about the cookies that we use, feel free to email us at marieclaire@energyforexperts.com.

Our cookie policy was updated on July 31, 2019, is in use as of this date and will be completed as soon as we receive the full report.