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WSA wants to offer a manageable website with the content that is most relevant to you. To make this possible, we use technologies that may collect information about you and how you and other visitors use www.sivantos.com (the “Website”). With this policy, we want to create transparency and give you a full overview of what the processing of your information entails, what you need to be aware of, as well as what options you have for opposing the processing.
Processing of personal data using cookies
By using the Website and clicking ‘OK’ on our cookie banner the first time you visit the Website, you consent to WSA using cookies as described in the table below. You can revoke or change your consent by deselecting cookies in the cookie overview, just as you can block cookies in your browser.
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small data file that is stored on your computer, tablet, or mobile phone by the website you visit. A cookie is not a program that may contain malicious programs or viruses.
What are cookies used for?
Cookies are necessary to make the website work. Cookies also help us to get an overview of your visit to the website, so that we can continuously optimize and target the website to your needs and interests. Cookies remember, for example, whether you have previously visited the site, which language you would like to have displayed on the website or whether you are logged in.
How long are cookies stored?
The length of time cookies are stored on your device varies. The time is calculated from the last time you were on the website. After expiration, cookies will be automatically deleted. You can see a complete list below.
What types of cookies are there?
Cookies can be either permanent cookies or session cookies. A permanent cookie consists of a text file sent by a web server to a web browser stored by the browser and remains valid until the expiry date is set (unless the user has deleted it before the expiration date).
A session cookie, on the other hand, expires at the end of the user session when the web browser is closed. The purpose of using the various cookies is described below.
How to reject or delete your cookies
You can always reject cookies on your computer, tablet, or phone by changing the settings in your browser. Where you find the settings depends on which browser you use. However, you should be aware that if you do, there are many features and services that you cannot use because they presuppose that the website can remember the choices you make.
You can opt out of cookies from Google Analytics here.
It is possible to opt out of some ad networks that share information across different networks here.
Deletion of cookies
Cookies that you have previously accepted can subsequently be easily deleted. If you use a PC with a newer browser, you can delete your cookies using the shortcut keys: CTRL + SHIFT + Delete.
If the shortcut keys do not work and / or you use a MAC, you must first find out which browser you are using and then click on the relevant link:
Flash cookies (all browsers)
iPhone, iPad or iPod touch
Phones with Android operating system
Phones with Windows 7
Remember: If you use several Internet browsers, you must delete or block cookies in all of them. As a user, you must be aware that the Website may not function 100% optimally if you delete or block cookies.
Do you have questions?
If you have comments or questions in connection with our information and / or processing of personal information, you are welcome to contact us at DPO@wsa.com. The cookie declaration itself is updated every month by TrustArc and if you have any questions about it, you can contact TrustArc at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The cookie declaration was last updated on 01.09.2021