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erwin Cookie Policy

Use of Cookies on erwin.com

erwin and its affiliates (“erwin”), utilize cookies. A cookie is a small file/piece of code that is placed in the browser of your device by a server to help erwin provide our services, collect data and provide enhanced functionality to improve the user experience. By using cookies, the information you previously provided can be retrieved on your next visit to the website so that your navigation time is reduced and your use of the website is simplified. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie.

erwin may use both session cookies, which expire once the web browser is closed, and persistent cookies, which stay on your computer until you delete them, to deliver website functions. If you disable cookies in your browser, the website and its services may still be useable; however, certain parts of it may not function as effectively.

 

How We Use Cookies

erwin uses cookies for the following reasons:

  • To make it possible for you to use our website and to recognize you when you visit
  • To show you information and content that is relevant to you to optimize your browsing experience
  • To find out more about how visitors use our site, collect statistics in an anonymized and aggregated form via third-party cookies

 

Types of Cookies Used

Functional Cookies:

These cookies are used to enhance the performance and functionality of our website.  However, without these cookies, certain functionality may become unavailable.

The information these cookies collect may be anonymous, so they cannot track your browsing activity on other website.

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visitor_id<accountid>

 

The visitor cookie includes a unique visitor ID and the unique identifier for your account, which is derived from the Pardot tracking code placed on our site. The value stored is the unique ID if the visitor. For example, the cookie name visitor_id12345 stores the visitor value 123456789. The account identifier, 12345, makes sure that the visitor is tracked on the correct Pardot account. The visitor value is the visitor_id in our Pardot account. This cookie is set for visitors by the Pardot tracking code on our site.

Pardot cookies store no personally identifying information whatsoever — only a unique identifier.

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Pardot

 

A session cookie named Pardot is set in your browser while you’re logged in to the website as a user, or when a visitor accesses a form, landing page or page with Pardot tracking code. The cookie denotes an active session and isn’t used for tracking.

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Performance/Analytics Cookies:

These types of cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand website usage or how effective our marketing campaigns are.

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Google Analytics (_ga)This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data and track site usage for the site’s analytics report.

The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.

Type and Retention: Persistent, two years

Data Shared: Anonymous traffic data may be shared among Google products

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Google Analytics (_gid)This cookie is used to store info on how visitors use a website (traffic, sources, pages visited — all in anonymous form).

It helps in creating analytics reports on the website’s performance.

Type and Retention: Persistent, one day

Data Shared: Anonymous traffic data may be shared among Google products

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Google Analytics (_gat)This cookie is used to throttle the request rate for Google Analytics, limiting the collection of data on high-traffic sites.

Type and Retention: Persistent, 10 minutes

Data Shared: No data is shared among Google products

Cookie Information/Privacy

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Interaction with External Social Networks and Platforms

Our website includes features for social media interaction, such as the “Share This” buttons. These features can set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly on your device. Social media widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our site. The installation of cookies from third-party providers used within this website cannot be technically controlled by erwin, and so any specific references to cookies installed by third parties are to be considered indicative.

Your interactions with each of these features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing the feature, as below.

 

LinkedIn  

The LinkedIn social widgets are features that allow the end-user to interact with the LinkedIn social network. The cookies are provided by LinkedIn and controlled by them.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data

Cookie Information: Cookie Table

Processing Location: US – Privacy Policy

 

YouTube, part of Google so refer to Google privacy policy

The YouTube social widgets are features that allow the end-user to interact with the YouTube social network. The cookies are provided by YouTube and controlled by them.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data

Cookie Information: Cookie Table

Processing Location: US – Privacy Policy

 

Twitter

The Twitter social widgets are features that allow the end-user to interact with the Twitter social network. The cookies are provided by Twitter and controlled by them.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data

Cookie Information: Cookie Table

Processing Location: US – Privacy Policy

 

Website Alive

The website chat services used are from Website Alive and usage of this feature will cause a cookie to be installed. The cookies are provided by Website Alive and are controlled by them.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data

Cookie Information: Cookie Information

Processing Location: US – Privacy Policy

 

Advertising and Remarketing

This type of service allows erwin and its affiliates to inform, optimize and serve advertising based on past use of this website by the end user.

 

LinkedIn  

This feature allows erwin to retarget their website visitors with ad content, whilst using LinkedIn. It offers erwin the ability to match its website visitors to members on LinkedIn for further engagement. The cookies/tags are provided by LinkedIn and controlled by them.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data – To Opt Out

Cookie Information: Cookie Table

Processing Location: US – Privacy Policy

 

Links to Other Websites

Our services may contain links to other websites that are not owned or under the control of erwin. The provision of such links is intended to be for your convenience only and does not signify endorsement of the websites or guarantee the location of their content. We do not review and are not responsible for the privacy policies of other websites. Please be aware that the terms of our privacy policy only apply to our erwin website.

 

Data Subject Rights

As per erwin’s Data Protection and Privacy Policy, you as a data subject, have the right of access to your data for the purposes of review, rectification and deletion. You can contact us directly at privacy@erwin.com. We will acknowledge your request within 72 business hours and handle it as promptly as is possible.

 

Amendments

erwin reserves the right to amend this cookie policy without prior notice or consultation. Any amendments will take effect at the same time the policy is updated on the website.

Last Revision Date: July 1, 2020

 

Managing, Disabling and Deleting Cookies

In case you do not want to accept certain third-party cookies, or you wish to remove previously installed third-party cookies, you can manage this within your chosen browser settings. See below for a guide on how to do this for different browsers. Additionally, if you change computers or web browsers, you will need to opt out again.

More information can be found in the detail pages, linked from the browser names below:

Google Chrome

To amend the cookies settings in Chrome:

  1. Click on the Chrome menu.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Click Show Advanced Settings at the bottom of the page.
  4. Under the Privacy section, click the Content Settings button.
  5. In the Cookies section, you are able to change the settings, such as allow cookies, remove all cookies, block third-party cookies.

 

Internet explorer 8, 9, 10 and 11

To amend the cookies settings in Internet Explorer:

  1. Select the Tools menu (ALT-X).
  2. Select Internet Options.
  3. Click the Privacy tab/
  4. Move the slider to choose your preferred settings.
  5. For more specialized settings, click on the Advanced button, check the Override Cookie Handling checkbox, and modify the settings to suit your requirements.

 

Microsoft Edge

To amend the cookies settings in Edge:

  1. Select More button (Alt-X).
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Select Privacy & Security horizontal tab.
  4. Press the Choose What to Clear button.
  5. Ensure the checkbox with Cookies and Saved Website Data is selected.
  6. Press the Clear button.

 

Mozilla Firefox

To amend the cookies settings in Firefox:

  1. Select Options.
  2. Click the Privacy tab.

To clear cookies, select the Remove Individual Cookies link.

To amend the cookie settings, change the Firefox Will dropdown in the History section to Use Custom Settings for History.

 

Safari

To amend the cookies settings in Safari:

  1. Choose Safari settings menu.
  2. Select Preferences.
  3. Click the Privacy tab.
  4. In the Block Cookies section, specify whether the browser should accept or reject cookies from websites.
  5. If you want to see which websites store cookies on your computer, click Details.