What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small piece of data (text file) that a website – when visited by a user – asks your browser to store on your device in order to remember information about you, such as your language preference or login information. Those cookies are set by us and called first party cookies. We also use third party cookies – which are cookies from a domain different than the domain of the website you are visiting – for our advertising and marketing efforts.
Why does madgex.com use them?
- Assisting you in navigation;
- Assisting in registration to our events, login, and your ability to provide feedback;
- Analyzing your use of our products, services or applications;
- Assisting with our promotional and marketing efforts. (including behavioral advertising)
Types of Cookies
The following is a list of the different types of cookies used on our website:
First party cookies:
This type of cookie is set by Madgex and used for security services such as login, and additional functional services such as personal settings.
This type of cookie is set by a domain other than the one you are visiting. This cookie typically is set when our websites incorporate elements from other sites, such as images, social media plugins or advertising. When the browser or other software retrieves these elements from the other sites, those sites can set cookies as well. Madgex may use a third-party service to facilitate delivery of video to your browser; to support you in making comments or participating in discussions; or to help us make recommendations to you as you browse one of our sites. Madgex also allows additional third-party companies (such as social media companies) to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit our websites.
We use Google Analytics to provide insight into how our visitors use our website, in order to continually improve our service.
This site uses HotJar web analytics service. HotJar records mouse clicks, mouse movements, scrolling activity and visitor browser activity. HotJar does not collect any personally identifiable information that you do not voluntarily enter in this website. We are using the information collected by the Hotjar service to improve the user experience of our website and monitor that it is performing correctly.
This site uses Hubspot to track users’ usage of our site and ensure we’re providing relevant content to you based on your engagement with our online content and marketing material. This data is only made available to Madgex and we do not share this information with any third parties.
This site uses DoubleClick advertising tracking to determine the effectiveness of our online advertising campaigns. To support this DoubleClick places a third party cookie which may allow DoubleClick the ability to track your online usage.
Strictly necessary cookies:
This type of cookie is required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
Analytical or Performance cookies:
This type of cookie allows us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our websites when they are using the sites. This cookie helps us to improve the way our websites work, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
This type of cookie is used to recognise you when you return to our websites. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences.
Targeting cookies or advertising cookies:
This type of cookie may be set through our websites by our advertising partners. They may be used by such partners to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other websites. They may also be used to limit the number of times you see an advert as well as to measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign. These cookies do not store personal information directly but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device.
Managing your cookie preferences
Some people find the idea of a website storing information on their computer or mobile device intrusive. If preferred, it is possible to block some or all cookies or even to delete cookies but, this may have a negative effect on the user experience of the site.
To manage your cookie preferences click on the “cookie settings” link below to access the ‘Cookie Preference Center’.
This provides detailed information on each category of cookie, details of third party cookies and you will be able to opt out of all of them with the exception of strictly necessary cookies. Your preferences will be remembered for each subsequent visit to this website, although we may ask you to refresh these from time to time. You can access the ‘Cookie Preference Center’ and modify your cookie choices as you wish at any time via this cookie settings link in this policy. This policy will be available via the footer in the website.