Cookies disclosure

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that is saved by the computer as soon as a website is visited by a user. The text saves information that the website is capable of reading as soon as it is opened for a second time. Some of these cookies are necessary in order for a website to function properly, while others may be useful to the user given that, for example, they are capable of securely saving the user’s name or their language settings. The advantage of having cookies installed on a personal computer is that it is no longer necessary to compile the same information every time a website visited previously is accessed.

Why does the EXTREME RECYCLING OF ASPHALT website use cookies?

The website uses the Google Analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (hereinafter “Google”) for generating statistics on the use of the web portal. Google Analytics uses cookies (not those of others) which do not save any personal data. The information obtainable from cookies concerning the use of the website by the users (including their IP addresses) will be transferred from the user’s browser to Google, with head office in Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain view, CA 94043, United States of America, and stored on the company’s servers.
According to the current terms of service, Google will use this information, in the capacity of independent data controller, in order to trace and examine the use of the website, compile reports on the activities of the website to be used by the operators of the website itself and providing other services concerning the activities of the website, the connection methods (laptop, PC, browser used, etc.) and methods of searching and opening pages on the website. Google can also transfer this information to others if this is required by law or if the others in question process the information on behalf of Google. Google will not associate the IP addresses to any other data in its possession.

To consult the Google privacy disclosure, concerning the Google Analytics service, see the website for more information on the Google privacy disclosure

How can cookies be deactivated?

The browser settings can be easily changed in order to deactivate cookies.

 

Firefox

  • Open Firefox.
  • On the toolbar located in the upper portion of the screen, select “Tools” and then “Options” (Windows users).
  • Select “Firefox” and then “Settings” (Mac users).
  • Select the “Privacy” option.
  • Go to “History Settings” and then “Use personalised settings”.
  • Deselect “Accept cookies from websites” and save your settings.

Internet Explorer

  • Open Internet Explorer.
  • Click on the “Tools” icon and then on “Internet Options”.
  • Select the “Privacy” option and scroll down to the privacy level that you wish to set (upwards to block all cookies or downwards to enable them all).
  • Click on OK.

Google Chrome

  • Open Google Chrome.
  • Click on the “Tools” icon.
  • Select “Settings” and then “advanced settings”.
  • Select “Content settings” under the “Privacy” option.
  • You can deselect cookies in the “Cookies” option and then save your settings.

Safari

  • Open Safari.
  • Select “Settings” on the toolbar, then select the “Privacy” option in the following window.
  • In the “Cookies and website data” section, you can select if and when Safari is to save cookies from websites. Click on the Help option for more information (marked by a question mark).

Click on “Details” for more information on how cookies are saved on your computer.