Information files or cookies are small data or text files which a website stores on your computer or mobile device when you access a site or page. Cookies are used for various purposes, for instance to help the website recognize your device when you return to the service, serve the correct content to you, store information on your preferences and to serve, customize and measure the effect of advertising. Web beacons or other similar files can also do the same thing. We use the term “cookies” in this policy when referring to all files that collect information in this way. Since the Group uses the same basis systems and have common technical platforms, data, including data from cookies, may be processed by the Group for administrative purposes.
Consent to using cookies
When you visit and use the websites or our digital newsletter, you consent to SMT Shipping’s action to place and read cookies on your device as described in this declaration.
To deliver and customize the service for you
To maintain and develop the Service
To deliver, customize and measure the efficiency of the content shown you when you use the Service to achieve these purposes we use various types of cookies.
Session based cookies:
Session based cookies are cookies that are automatically deleted when you close your browser. We use these to register when you are online on our digital solutions, and how you navigate, for instance while using your profile pages on NHST Global Publications sites.
Fixed cookies are used to collect information on authentication, language and other preferences and settings. Fixed cookies aren’t deleted when you exit the browser, but on a later designated date, or when you delete them yourself. By using these fixed cookies, we optimize the performance of our services and can make sure your log-in details and preferences are remembered the next time you log on. We also use them to track your use of the website and to remind you to update your subscription details from time to time.
You may at any point disable cookies by choosing this in your browser. These settings are usually found in the “internet options” or “tools” menus in the browser.
We would like to point out that there are tools that can monitor and give you overview about which cookies are placed by the web services you visit. To read more about cookies and how you delete them, see for instance www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org . You may also opt out of collection and use of information for customized advertising for other parties, read more about it here and here .
Please note that some of our functionality and Services will not function if you disable cookies. Your browser will for example not remember your credentials automatically.
Type of data that are processed
A cookie typically contains anonymous data about the use of the Service so SMT Shipping can’t personally identify you as a user. A cookie may nevertheless in some cases contain personal data such as name, log-in credentials necessary for using the Service, device data, your preferences for using the Service, together with information that together with other sets of data may identify you.