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Cookie policy

Cookie Statement

What are cookies?

A cookie is a text file that is installed in the browser of your computer or mobile device by our web server when you consult our website. The browser stores the message in a text file, and the message is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

A website’s server can only read the cookies it has installed itself, and has no access to other information found in your computer or mobile device. Cookies are stored in the folder of your browser on your computer or mobile device.

Cookies generally make the interaction between the visitor and the website faster and easier, and help the visitor navigate between the different parts of a website. Cookies can also be used to make the content or advertisement on a website more relevant for the visitor, and can be adapted to his personal taste and needs.

Which cookies are used on TIE’s website?

TIE makes limited use of cookies on this website. We (or our service provider acting on our behalf and under our instructions) may notably use cookies or similar tracking technologies that we place on your computer hard drive to measure usage sessions accurately, and to gain a clear picture of which areas of the sites attract traffic and to deliver a better and more personalised service to you. We also use cookies to improve the functionality of our website, for example, remembering your login details for password protected areas of the website.

Following cookies are used on our website:

_utma; _utmb; _utmc; _utmz: Google Analytics _utma stores each user’s amount of visits, and the time of the first visit, the previous visit, and the current visit.

_utmb and _utmc are used to check approximately how long you stay on a site: when a visit starts, and approximately ends.

_utmz stores where a visitor came from (search engine, search keyword, link)

How to manage cookies?

Most Internet browsers are set up to accept cookies. You may decide to reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to notify you when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do decide to refuse all cookies please be aware that some features and services of this website may be unavailable or may not function properly. If you want to object to the use of cookies or similar technologies, please refer to the section ‘Your rights’ in our Privacy Policy. Please note that if you do not object or disable cookies, except where express consent is required by law, you will be deemed to consent to their use for the purposes and in the manner described in this Cookie statement and our Privacy Policy.

The procedure for enabling or disabling cookies and deleting them differs depending on your device and Internet browser. Please consult your browser for further information:

For Internet Explorer, please see the information provided here.
For Mozilla Firefox, please see the information provided here.
For Google Chrome, please see the information provided here.
For Safari, please see the information provided here and here.