ARTEMEST USA, Inc. (“Artemest”, “Vendor”, “we”, “us”, “our”) may deploy various tracking technologies, such as cookies, web beacons, and tracking pixels, when consumers (“customers”, “user”, “you”, “your”) visit our website artemest.com (the “Site”) to collect additional information about your visits. These tracking technologies may be deployed by us and/or by or service providers on our behalf. These technologies enable us to assign a unique number to you and relate your Site usage information to other information about you.Cookies are a text-based data format that cannot contain any executable code, which means they are not a potential security risk.
A “cookie” is a small data file stored on your browser that assigns you a unique identifier to enable a site to “remember” little bits of information between pages or visits. It does not reveal personal information (because the data in the cookie comes from the website’s server). It just identifies you as the same user that visited previously.
2. Types of Cookies
The following types of cookies may be used when you visit the Site:
- Strictly necessary cookies: These are cookies required for the operation of the Site, apps and online services, without which the Site will not work properly or be able to provide certain features or functionalities. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of the Site and use our online-based services. Some of these cookies may be manually disabled in your browser, but may affect the functionality of the Site.
- Analytical/performance cookies: These cookies allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors to the Site, see how you reached the Site, and how you interact with and move around the Site. This helps us know what features on the Site are working the best and which features can be improved.
- Functionality/Personalization Cookies: These cookies are used to recognize repeat visitors to the Site so we can provide you with a more personalized experience. They record your settings, browsing history, and preferences each time you visit the Site.
- Security Cookies: These help identify and prevent security risks. We use these cookies to authenticate users and protect user data from unauthorized parties.
- Site Management Cookies: Site management cookies maintain your identity or session on the Site to prevent you from being logged off unexpectedly, and to retain information you enter from page to page. These cookies cannot be turned off individually, but can be disabled in your browser.
- Third-Party Cookies: Third-party cookies may be placed on your computer when you visit the Site by companies that run certain services we offer. These cookies allow the third parties to gather and track certain information about you. These cookies can be manually disabled in your browser.
- Advertising cookies: Vendor may work with third-party advertising companies to collect information about your visit to the Site, including the content you viewed, the links you followed, and information about your browser, device, and your IP address, in order to display advertisements that are most likely to be of interest to you. These cookies alternate the ads sent to a specific computer, and track how often an ad has been viewed and by whom. These cookies are linked to your computer and do not gather any personal information about you.
- Flash cookies: these are created and stored in the Adobe Flash browser application and are most often used to “backup” the information stored in cookies.
3. Control of Cookies
Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. However, you can set your browser to automatically or manually delete, remove, or reject cookies in your browser’s settings. You can also specify that certain cookies not be placed. Another option available to you is to change the settings of your browser so that you receive a message every time a cookie is placed. Please be aware that such action may affect the availability and functionality of the Site.
For more information about these options, and to learn how to control or reject cookies, check the settings on your browser or device, or visit the following links:
Microsoft Internet Explorer
iPhone or iPad (Chrome)
iPhone or iPad (Safari)
You may also opt-out of some third-party cookies through the Network Advertising Initiative’s Opt-Out Tool
Although certain web browsers allow you to send Do Not Track (“DNT”) signals to websites you visit, informing those sites you do not want your online activities to be tracked, the Site is not designed to respond to all types of DNT signals or similar mechanisms from browsers, and there is no common, industry-accepted standard for doing so.
4. Opting Out of Targeted Advertising
Targeted advertising is personalized for you based on cookies that track your interests and behavior on websites. Some advertising industry associations offer consumers the ability to opt-out of online targeted advertising conducted by their member advertisers. If you would like to find out more information, please visit the websites listed below and follow the opt-out instructions if you wish to opt-out:
Network Advertising Initiative’s online resources
Digital Advertising Alliance’s consumer choice
5. Other Tracking Technologies
In addition to cookies, we may use web beacons, pixel tags, and other technologies on the Site to help customize and improve your experience on the Site.
- A web beacon or pixel tag is a tiny invisible piece of text or an image embedded in a webpage or email that is used to monitor the number of users who have visited particular pages on a website and to acquire other statistical data. They collect only a limited set of data, such as a cookie number, time and date of page or email view, and a description of the page or email on which they reside. Web beacons and pixel tags cannot be declined. However, you can limit their use by controlling the cookies that interact with them.
- A script is a piece of program code that is used to make the Site function interactively. This code is executed on our server or on your device.
6. No Discrimination
You will not be subject to discrimination as a result of exercising the rights described herein. However, if you choose to withhold consent, or subsequently block cookie, some aspects of the Site may not work properly and you may not be able to access all or part of the Site.
When you visit the Site for the first time, a pop-up will appear with an explanation about cookies. You do have the right to opt-out and to object against the further use of non-functional cookies.
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