Ferro Cookie Notice


Last modified: March 31, 2020

This cookie notice (the “Cookie Notice”) describes how Ferro Corporation (the “Company”, “Ferro”, “we”, “our” or “us”) uses cookies and other similar technologies on our website available at www.ferro.com (“Website”). 

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

A cookie is a small text file that our Website stores on your computer or mobile device when you visit our Website.

Depending on their function and intended purpose, cookies are often classified in the following categories: 

  • First party cookies” are cookies set by the website you are visiting. In addition, a website might potentially use external services, which also set their own cookies, known as “third-party cookies”.

  • Persistent cookies” are cookies saved on your computer and that are not deleted automatically when you quit your browser, unlike a “session cookie”, which is deleted when you quit your browser.

  • Essential cookies” are required so that you can navigate on a website and use its features. Without these cookies, functionalities cannot be ensured by the website.

  • Performance cookies” are cookies that collect information on how a website is used. These cookies do not retain any information that allows to identify the website user. The collected information will be aggregated and thus will be analyzed in a non-attributable way to a specific person. These cookies are used exclusively to improve the performance of a website and the user’s experience.

  • Functional cookies” are cookies that enable a website to save details that have already been provided and to offer the website user personalized functions. These cookies collect anonymized information and cannot track your traffic on other websites.

  • Cookies for marketing purposes” are cookies used to extract advertisements that are relevant to specific users and adapted to their interests. These cookies register whether you have visited a website or not, and this information can be shared with third parties. 

Every time you visit Ferro’s Website, you will be prompted to accept cookies. The purpose is to enable our Website to remember your preferences (e.g., your user name) for a certain period of time. 

Cookies can also be used to establish anonymized statistics about the browsing experience on our Website.

WHICH TYPES OF COOKIES DOES FERRO USE?

Our Website uses “Session cookies” and “Persistent cookies.” 

Below you will find a detailed list of the first-party cookies we use on our Website:

PROVIDER  COOKIE NAME  PURPOS DURATION OF STORAGE 
Ferro  _RequestVerificationToken  This is a token used to prevent cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attack  Session 
Ferro  ASP.NET_SessionID  Preserves the visitor’s session state across page requests  Session 
Google  __ga  Used to distinguish between web site users and their sessions. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.  2 years 
Google  _gid  Used for Google Analytics to store and update a unique value for each page visited  1 day 
Google  __gat , _gtag  Used to optimize website content upload and download activity. The cookie helps load data efficiently.  1 day 
Doubleclick.net   IDE Used by Google DoubleClick for targeted advertising  1 year
YouTube  GPS  Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical location  1 day 
YouTube  VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE  YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising. This cookie is used as a unique identifier to track viewing of videos.  8 months 
YouTube  YSC  Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.  Session 

 

HOW CAN YOU CONTROL COOKIES?

Ferro uses cookies on its Website as they are necessary for your use of our Website; such cookies are used without your prior consent.

You can withdraw your consent at any time, for example by deleting the cookies. As a Website user, you may still browse our Website if you do not accept all cookies or if you withdraw your consent. However, in this case you may not be able to use the full functionalities of our Website.

If you want to disable the use of specific cookies or remove them at any time from your computer, you can disable or delete them using your browser (consult your browser’s “Help” menu to learn how to delete cookies). However, you must enable cookies to access certain information on our Website. 

HOW DOES GOOGLE ANALYTICS USE COOKIES?
 
Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter referred to as “Google”), that tracks and reports website traffic. 

Cookies are used by Google Analytics in order to help a website analyze its usage by users. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our Website (including your IP address) will be transmitted and stored by Google on servers in the USA.

You can also block the cookie’s collection of data regarding your use of our Website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser add-on accessible at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en. For additional information on Google’s Privacy Policy, please click on the following rel="noopener noreferrer" link: . 
https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en


HOW CAN THIS COOKIE NOTICE BE MODIFIED?

This Cookie Notice may be amended from time to time by Ferro, at its sole discretion. Any and all changes to this Cookie Notice will be reflected here and the date of the latest version of the Cookie Notice will be stated at the top of this Website. Any material changes to this Cookie Notice will be communicated on this Website.

HOW CAN YOU CONTACT US?

If you have any questions regarding our Cookie Notice, please contact our EU Data Protection Coordinator at: DataProtectionEU@Ferro.com