Effective October 23, 2020

Cookies and Cookie Consent Explained

Cookies are integral to the way modern websites work. Most personalization and social media integration on websites rely on cookies in one way or another.

However, they can be used in a way that doesn’t benefit visitors, and they are often used to track people across the web and build up profiles that are very valuable to brands and advertisers for targeted marketing.

This is often seen as an invasion of privacy, and because cookies are a fairly quiet technology – this can be happening to you without you realizing it or being able to stop it if you wanted to.

To help you become more aware of this activity and give you a say in whether you want to allow it to happen, new EU-wide privacy legislation was put in place in 2011. This has become known as the Cookie Law.

The Cookie Law requires that websites give you clear, detailed information about how they use cookies, and provide ways for you to signal whether or not you want to allow such use. The website is then required by law to respect your wishes. This might mean they block the cookies you don’t like, or they don’t let you access the site – however you should expect to be given the choice.

What Cookies Do We Use on Cloudtango?

Essential Cookies.

Strictly Necessary Cookies. These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the website will then not work. These cookies do not store any personal data.

Non-Essential Cookies

Performance Cookies. These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our Site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the Site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our Site and will not be able to monitor its performance.

Web Analytics. This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so called "cookies", i.e., small text files that are stored on your computer and make it possible to analyze your website usage. Usually the information stored in cookies about your website usage is transmitted to a Google server in the US and saved there. If IP anonymization is enabled on this web page, Google will shorten your IP address before transmission if it belongs to a member state of the European Union or to a contracting party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will your full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the website operator, Google will use this information to analyze your website usage, to compile reports about website activities, and to provide the website operator with further services associated with the use of the website and of the internet. The IP address that your browser transmits within the scope of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can configure your browser software to disable the use of cookies, but we would like to point out that this may prevent you from making full use of this website. You can also stop data (incl. your IP address) created by cookies and associated with your website usage from being sent to Google or processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link.

How Do We Use Cookies?

We use cookies to enhance site navigation, analyze site usage, and assist in our marketing efforts. Using cookies and other technology allows other 3rd party software to help us analyze how our site is being used, measure the number of visitors to the site, and display advertising. We use cookies and similar technologies on our website so that we can improve your experience for example by recognizing you whenever you visit our website, providing you personalized information, remembering your marketing and product preferences, and helping you obtain the right information. At our website, cookies will be not be used to track you across the web, and/or build up your profile for other brands and advertisers to target.