Cookies

This website’s use of cookies

A cookie is a small piece of information that is placed on your computer when you visit certain websites. Find out more about the use of cookies on http://www.cookiecentral.com.

When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. Where services are delivered on the internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally.

These pieces of information are used to improve services for you through, for example:

enabling a service to recognise your device so you don’t have to give the same information several times during one task recognising that you may already have given a username and password so you don’t need to do it for every web page requested measuring how many people are using services, so they can be made easier to use and there’s enough capacity to ensure they are fast analysing anonymised data to help us understand how people interact with govt services so we can make them better.

 Cookies for managing your current visit

These are cookies set by Techsciencenews.com (known as ‘first-party’ cookies). They are used to remember the selections or preferences that you’ve made when looking at the information on this site.

Cookies for measuring website usage

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how people use this site. We do this to make sure it’s meeting its users’ needs and to understand how we could do it better.

Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. We do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are. We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

 Cookies set by other websites through this site

We want to provide interesting and engaging content on our website. On a number of pages we use ‘plug ins’ or embedded media. We  embed YouTube videos in many pages.

The suppliers of these services may also set cookies on your device when you visit the pages where we have used this type of content. These are known as ‘third-party’ cookies.

Google Maps:

Purpose: Enables traffic analysis to Google Maps.

Benefit: When we provide links to third party services you find useful, they may place a cookie on your device to make their service easier to use. Google’s privacy policy.

Data stored by the cookie: A unique identifier; data only used in aggregate.

Duration of cookie: Expires after 183 days.

ShareThis cookies:

Purpose: Many of our pages include a ShareThis button, which allows you to share our content via email, Twitter, Facebook etc. These cookies enable that service to work smoothly:

Benefit: When we provide links to third party services you find useful, they may place a cookie on your device to make their service easier to use. ShareThis’s privacy policy.

Data stored by cookies:

Random indentifier number,  ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ depending on whether you have enabled sharing.

Duration of cookies:

Expires after 8 hours.

 Security

The password you provide when registering with the website is encrypted to ensure protection against unauthorised access to your personal information.

We invest in high-quality security and do our utmost to protect user privacy. No data transmission over the Internet can be entirely secure, and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information and/or use of the website. Any information that you send is at your own risk and may be read by others. However once we have received your personal information we use strict procedures to protect the security of your personal information.

 Disclosing your information

We may disclose your personal information if we are approached by a potential buyer of our business, if we required to do so by law or in good-faith believing such action is necessary to comply with the law.

Where we store your personal information

The personal information that we collect from you may be sent and stored outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”) in order to carry out the Techsciencenews.com’s activities.

Changes to this Policy

If we change our Policy, we will post the changes on this page. Please check the website regularly for any changes to this Policy.

If you believe that we have not adhered to this Policy, please notify us by email at admin@Techsciencenews.com and we will try to solve the problem promptly.

How to control and delete cookies

We will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you.

However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our websites, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The ‘Help’ function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit the About Cookies website, which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your machine as well as more general information about cookies.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may have an impact upon the functionality of our website.

If you wish to view your cookie code, just click on a cookie to open it. You’ll see a short string of text and numbers. The numbers are your identification card, which can only be seen by the server that gave you the cookie.

For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

To opt-out of third-parties collecting any data regarding your interaction on our website, please refer to their websites for further information.

This Policy was last updated on March 24, 2014.

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