Cookie Policy

1.  COOKIES/SOCIAL PLUGINS

A cookie is a piece of data stored on a user’s computer, when he/she visits certain websites, collecting information about the user. Kinova does not link die information collected by a cookie used by Kinova´s Website to any personally identifiable information of you.

Kinova uses cookies to facilitate and enhance the user experience of our Website by means such as storing user preference information. Required cookies ensure that the Website functions properly. Analytical cookies allow us to analyze Website usage so we can measure and improve the performance of our Website. Social Plugins allow you to connect to your favourite social networks and view social media content on our Website. They also allow you to quickly share content across media, through the use of simple “sharing” buttons. For information which social plugins are used by Kinova´s Website please see Section 03 below. Target advertising cookies are used to help better tailor advertising to your interests, both within and beyond the Website.

If a user rejects the cookie, he or she may still use our Website with the only drawback being the disablement of some of the usability features of our Website.

2. COOKIE CHOICES

As a visitor to our Website, you can deactivate our ability to place and access cookies. You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. (Each browser is different, so check the “Help” menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.)

3. SOCIAL PLUGINS

We use so-called social plugins on our Website. To safeguard your data the social plugins are embedded with a 2-Click-Solution. If you access a page of our website that includes such a social plugin no connection to the server of the respective social network will be established and no data will be transferred to the respective social network. Only if you activate the respective social plugin by clicking on the button and giving consent for the data transfer a connection to the server of the respective social network and a data transfer will be established as described below for the respective social plugins used on our website.

3.1. Twitter

3.1.1 We use the social plugin of Twitter Inc. 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA (“Twitter”).

3.1.2. If you click on the social plugin of Twitter on a page of our website the first time your browser will establish a direct connection to the server of Twitter and Twitter receives the information that your browser accesses the respective page even if you do not hold an account with Twitter or you do hold an account but you are not logged in. This information and maybe other information including your IP-address will be transferred to a server of Twitter in the U.S or another  country maybe outside the European Union or the European Economic Area which might not have a comparable level of data protection as in the European Union or the European Economic Area and will be stored there.

3.1.3 If you hold an account with Twitter and you are logged in, Twitter is enabled to link the information that you visited our website to your account. If you click a second time on the social plugin of Twitter the respective information will be transmitted to a server of Twitter in the U.S. or elsewhere and will be stored there. In addition the information will be published in your Twitter account accessible by your contacts.

3.1.4 For more information regarding the collection and use of your data by Twitter and your possibility to restrict such please review the Twitter privacy policy at https://twitter.com/privacy.

3.2 Instagram

3.2.1 We use the social plugin of Instagram Inc. 181 South Park Street, Suite 2, San Francisco, CA 94107 (“Instagram”).

3.2.2. If you click on the social plugin of Instagram on a page of our website the first time your browser will establish a direct connection to the server of Instagram and Instagram receives the information that your browser accesses the respective page even if you do not hold an account with Instagram or you do hold an account but you are not logged in. This information and maybe other information including your IP-address will be transferred to a server of Instagram in the U.S or another country maybe outside the European Union or the European Economic Area which might not have a comparable level of data protection as in the European Union or the European Economic Area and will be stored there.

3.2.3 If you hold an account with Instagram and you are logged in, Instagram is enabled to link the information that you visited our website to your account. If you click a second time on the social plugin of Instagram the respective information will be transmitted to a server of Instagram in the U.S. or elsewhere and will be stored there. In addition the information will be published in your Instagram account accessible by your contacts.

3.2.4 For more information regarding the collection and use of your data by Instagram and your possibility to restrict such please review the Instagram privacy policy at https://help.instagram.com.

3.3 Facebook

3.3.1 We use the social plugin of Facebook Inc. 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA („Facebook“).

3.3.2. If you click on the social plugin of Facebook on a page of our website the first time your browser will establish a direct connection to the server of Facebook and Facebook receives the information that your browser accesses the respective page even if you do not hold an account with Facebook or you do hold an account but you are not logged in. This information and maybe other information including your IP-address will be transferred to a server of Facebook in the U.S or another country maybe outside the European Union or the European Economic Area which might not have a comparable level of data protection as in the European Union or the European Economic Area and will be stored there.

3.3.3 If you hold an account with Facebook and you are logged in, Facebook is enabled to link the information that you visited our website to your account. If you click a second time on the social plugin of Facebook the respective information will be transmitted to a server of Facebook in the U.S. or elsewhere and will be stored there. In addition the information will be published in your Facebook account accessible by your contacts.

3.3.4 For more information regarding the collection and use of your data by Facebook and your possibility to restrict such please review the Facebook privacy policy at https://www.facebook.com/policy.php.

4. Google Analytics and Google Adwords

4.1. Google Analytics

4.1.1 It is important for us that our website gives on optimal experience and is attractive for our users. In this respect it is necessary for us to know which parts of our website are attractive for our users.

4.1.2. Our Website uses Google Analytics an analytic service of Google Inc. (“Google). Google also uses cookies stored on your computer that enable an analysis of your use of our website. The information collected by those cookies will normally be transferred to a server of Google in the U.S. and will be stored there. In case of activating the IP- anonymising on this website your IP-address will be shortened and will be transferred to a server of Google in the U.S. Only in exceptional cases your full IP-address will be transferred to the U.S. and will be shortened there. On our behalf Google will use such information to analyse your use of our website, to compose reports about the website activities and to provide further services to us regarding the use of the website and the internet.

4.1.3. Your IP-address transferred by your browser in connection with Google Analytics will not be linked to other data of Google.

4.1.4. You can avoid the storage of cookies by respective settings of your browser. Please note that in this case it might not be possible to use all functions of our website.

4.1.5 Additionally you can prevent the collection of your data regarding the use of this website (including your IP-address) by the Google Analytics cookies and the processing of such data by Google if you download and install the browser-plugin accessible by following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

4.1.6 For more information regarding the terms of use und privacy for Google Analytics please view: http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de bzw. http://www.google.de/policies/privacy/partners/.

4.1.7 We inform you that on this website we have enhanced Google Analytics by the code „anonymizeIp“, to enable an anominized collection of IP-addresses.

4.2. Google Adwords

4.2.1. Our website uses also Google Adwords including conversion-tracking which is another analyses service of Google.

4.2.2. If you click on an ad placed by Google a cookie for conversion tracking is stored on your computer. Such cookies expire 30 days after the setting and do not serve for your personal identification.

4.2.3. If you visit a page on our website und the cookie for conversion-tracking cookie is not already expired Google and we can get the information that you have clicked on the ad and were transferred to such page.

4.2.4. The information gathered by the conversion cookie serve to create statistics for Google Adwords customers that have decided for the conversion tracking. Such customers are informed about the total number of users, which clicked on their ad and were transferred to a page with a conversion-tracking-tag.

4.2.5 You can prevent the storage of conversion cookies by deactivating such in your browser settings. In this case you will not be added to the conversion statistics. For more information please view http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads/, http://www.google.de/policies/privacy/.

COOKIE POLICY UPDATE

If we decide to change our Cookie Policy, we will make commercially reasonable efforts to advertise those changes on this page. The new Cookie Policy will be effective upon posting. If you do not agree with the practises described in our modified Cookie Policy, you may consider reconfiguring the settings of your browser in respect to the cookies, or stop using the Website.

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