Cookies Notice effective as of 08.02.2017
More information about cookies
Masar aims to make your online
experience and interaction with our websites as informative, relevant and
techniques, which store information about your visit to our site on your computer.
We feel that it is very important that you know what cookies our website uses
and for what purposes. This will help protect your privacy, while ensuring our
website’s user-friendliness as much as possible. Below you can read more about
the cookies used by and via our website and the purposes for which they are
What are cookies
Cookies are small text files
that are stored on your computer’s hard disk when you visit certain websites.
At Masar we may use similar techniques, such as pixels, web beacons etc. For
consistency’s sake, all these techniques combined will be named ‘cookies’.
Why are cookies used
Cookies may be used for many
different purposes. For example, cookies can be used to show that you have
visited our website before and to identify which parts of the site you might be
most interested in. Cookies can also improve your online experience by storing
your preferences during your visit to our website.
Do not Track signal
Masar takes privacy and
security very seriously, and strives to put our website users first in all
aspects of our business. Masar utilizes cookies to help you to get the most out
of the Masar websites.
Please be aware that Masar currently does not make use of a technical solution
that would enable us to respond to your browser’s ‘Do Not Track’ signals. In
order to manage your cookie preferences, however, you may alter the cookie
settings in your browser settings at any time. You may accept all, or certain,
cookies. If you do disable our cookies in your browser settings, you may find
that certain sections of our website(s) will not work. For example, you may
have difficulties selecting the right language automatically.
On the Masar pages, Flash cookies may also be used. Flash cookies may be
removed by managing your Flash Player settings. Depending on the version of
Internet Explorer (or other browser) and media player you use, you may be able
to manage Flash cookies with your browser. You may manage Flash Cookies by
visiting Adobe’s website. Please be aware that restricting the use of Flash
Cookies may affect the features available to you.
Cookies that enable us to
measure website usage
These cookies gather
information about the surfing behavior of visitors to our websites, such as
which pages are visited often and whether visitors receive error messages. By
doing this we are able to make the structure, navigation and content of the
website as user-friendly as possible for you. We do not link the statistics and
• Keeping track of the number
of visitors to our web pages
Keeping track of the length of time that each visitor spends on our web pages
Determining the order in which a visitor visits the various pages on our
Assessing which parts of our site need to be improved
Optimising the website
Cookies for sharing the content
of our website via social media
The articles, pictures and
videos that you look at on our website can be shared and liked via social media
by means of buttons. Cookies from the social media parties are used to enable
these buttons to function, so that they recognize you when you wish to share an
article or video.
These social media parties may also collect your personal data for their own
purposes. Masar has no influence over how these social media parties make use
of your personal data. For more information regarding the cookies set by the
social media parties and the possible data that they gather, please refer to
the privacy statement(s) made by the social media parties themselves.
We may amend this Cookie Notice
from time to time, for example, because our website or the rules relating to
cookies change. We reserve the right to amend the content of the Cookie Notice
and the cookies included in the lists at any time and without notice. The new
Cookie Notice will be effective upon posting. If you do not agree to the
revised notice, you should alter your preferences, or consider stopping using
the Masar pages. By continuing to access or make use of our services after the
changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Cookie Notice.
You can consult this web page for the latest version.