A cookie is a text file placed on your computer by your browser, on behalf of a website you visited. Cookies are harmless: They cannot contain viruses or other malicious code. They are typically used to store information you entered earlier, so that you don’t have to enter it again, or to obtain information about how often you visit a website.
Cookies can only be read by the websites that placed them, and contain only information that website placed in them, so they cannot be used to obtain personal information like e-mail addresses.
Web beacons are invisible elements (often tiny pictures) on a website. They are usually placed by third parties to track visits and collect statistical information.
When you disclose personal data, like your name or e-mail address, we will only use it to reply to your queries, or to send you the information you asked for (e.g. a newsletter subscription).
Personal data will only be shared with third parties if: