What exactly are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that your browser installs on your computer and that enable the website to recognize you upon your visit. It consists of a unique number and can hence distinguish you from other visitors, but does not contain any personal details. This means that hsbcad cannot identify you personally on the basis of such cookies, nor identify you when you visit third-party websites.
Thanks to cookies, hsbcad can for example make sure that the information appearing on your screen during your next visit to its website is tuned in to your preferences. With the help of cookies, hsbcad can also identify the most popular sections of its website, since they allow hsbcad to know which pages are visited and how much time visitors spend browsing the same. On the basis of these aggregated data, hsbcad can adjust its website to better reflect visitor preferences and offer a more customer-oriented experience. Finally, cookies may facilitate certain third-party applications such as social media network connections.
How we obtain your informed consent
What data are gathered for which purposes?
When you visit the website, hsbcad can automatically collect the following technical information (which cannot identify you): your operating system and browser type, the domain name of another website that you used to get access to the website, the time and duration of your visit, which pages you have visited, etc.
These data will strictly be used for internal purposes, namely in order for hsbcad to study overall demographic data, behavior and interests. It will allow hsbcad to better tailor the website and its applications to the various needs and wishes of its visitors for it can thus better:
- estimate its audience size and usage pattern;
- store information about preferences and individual interests;
- speed up searches; and
- recognize you (anonymously) when you return to our site.
It is important to stress that, aside from remembering your settings on its website, hsbcad uses the gathered data exclusively for web statistics in Google Analytics, which means that the data is only used in an aggregated manner and strictly for internal purposes. hsbcad does not collect any personal information about its visitors and cannot identify you personally based on the gathered data.
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