COOKIE STATEMENT XILIS
Version June 2023
Xilis Inc. (“Xilis”, “we”, “our” or “us”) is involved with and responsible for the processing of your data via this Website.For more information on how Xilis handles your data in this regard and your privacy rights, please refer to the Privacy Notice.
Please note that we may update this Cookie Statement from time to time. If we make important changes, we will let you know. You can of course also check this Cookie Statement to ensure that you are aware of the most updated version.
1. WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies. Cookies are small bits of data that can be placed on your computer, smartphone, or other device with which you access the internet via a web browser. When a website is visited, the website can place these cookies on your device via your web browser. Examples of web browsers are: Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Safari, Google Chrome and Opera.
After a cookie is placed on your device, your device can be recognized as you browse through the website via the same web browser. This will for instance enable our website to ‘remember' your cookie consent settings.
Cookies can be used by Xilis and third parties:
- First party cookies. Cookies which Xilis places on your device for its own purposes.
- Third party cookies. Cookies which are placed by third parties we have engaged. So-called third party cookies, are cookies placed by or for an external/third party.
Lifecycle cookies.Cookies have a certain period of validity, starting from the moment they are placed on a device. Some of the cookies we place are valid for the duration of a session. This means that cookies are automatically deleted as soon as you close your browser. There are also cookies that remain valid for a longer period of time, so that they can also be read on your next visit to our Website.
Similar technologies. In addition to cookies, other similar techniques can be used for similar purposes. For convenience all relevant technologies are together referred to as cookies in this Cookie Statement. Please find below a short description of some relevant similar technologies:
- HTML5 Local Storage. HTML5 Local Storage and local shared objects can be used for the same purposes as cookies.
- Web beacons. Web beacons (also called “tags” or “tracking pixels”) are bits of programming code that can be included in for example web pages. Web beacons can notify the user when those web pages have been viewed or clicked on by you.
- A script is a piece of program code that is used to make our Website function properly and interactively. This code is executed on our server or on your device.
2. WHAT TYPE OF COOKIES DO WE USE?
We use the following categories of cookies on our Website. For an overview of the specific cookies we use, please see the full overview in this Cookie Statement.
Analytical cookies. Performance cookies are used to analyze and map the use of our Website, so that the quality and/or effectiveness of the Website can be improved. Xilis does not need your consent to place cookies for obtaining analytical and statistical information about the quality or effectiveness of the Website, if this will have little or no impact on your private life.
We use the service Google Analytics from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics places a cookie on your device which records your use of the Website. The collected information consists of your IP address (number of your computer that allows your computer to be recognized), the type of browser, the computer system you use, and the pages you visit on the website. This data is then analysed by Google and the results are transmitted to us. This way, we gain insight into the traffic to and from the Website and the way in which the Website is used. Based on this information we can adjust the Website or our services.
Security cookies. Security cookies are used to enhance the security and performance of our website. To protect our website from spam and abuse, we utilize reCAPTCHA, a service provided by Google. The _GRECAPTCHA cookie helps verify that a user accessing our website is a human and not a bot. It stores a unique identifier to track user interactions with the reCAPTCHA widget.
Additionally, we may embed videos from Vimeo on our website. The vuid cookie is set by Vimeo and collects information about a user's interaction with embedded videos, such as video views and preferences. This helps us deliver and improve video content and provide a seamless viewing experience.
We use these cookies to perform essential website functions. For example, they're used to log you in, save your language preferences, provide a shopping cart experience, improve performance, route traffic between web servers, detect the size of your screen, determine page load times, and for audience measurement. These cookies are necessary for our websites to work.
Functional cookies. These cookies enhance the functionality of a website by remembering user preferences and settings. For example, they can remember language preferences, font sizes, or region-specific settings to provide a personalized experience.
3. WHAT COOKIES DO WE USE? FULL OVERVIEW
On our Website(s), we use the following cookies:
|Used to distinguish users
|Used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report.
|Used to throttle request rate. These are third party cookies that are placed on your device to allow us to use the Google Analytics service
|Duration of browser session
|Description: Google Recaptcha service sets this cookie to identify bots to protect the website against malicious spam attacks.
|5 months 27 days
|Description: Cloudflare set the cookie to support Cloudflare Bot Management.
|Description: Vimeo installs this cookie to collect tracking information by setting a unique ID to embed videos on the website
|1 year 1 month 4 days
4. HOW CAN YOU MANAGE COOKIES AND COOKIE SETTINGS?
You can you change your cookie settings in general – for all websites you visit – via your browser settings. You can also change your cookie setting just for our Website.
Browser settings. For most internet browsers it is possible to adjust the browser settings in such a way that you receive a warning before a cookie is placed. In most cases it is also possible to configure your browser to refuse all cookies or only third-party cookies. Furthermore, you can delete cookies which are already placed or set the browser to erase all cookies when you close the browser. Please keep in mind that it is necessary to adjust these settings separately on every different browser and device you use.
Do Not Track. If we detect that you have enabled the Do Not Track setting in your browser, we will automatically disable Advertising/Targeting cookies.
How to change or delete cookie settings in your browser. Within your browser you can change your cookie preferences and choose whether you wish to accept cookies or not. It differs per browser which sort of choices you can make, such as denying all third-party cookies. For your convenience we included links below on how to change cookie settings on the most used internet browsers:
Functioning of the Website. If you choose to block or delete certain cookies, it is possible that the Website or functions on this Website do not work properly anymore.
5. HOW CAN YOU CONTACT US?