What are cookies?
Cookies are small, simple text files that are sent to your browser when you visit the FC Website or app; these files are then saved to your computer’s hard drive or your mobile device’s memory. The browser can send this information back to the FC Website the next time you visit.
What are the other technologies?
• Browsing the FC Website becomes easier and more pleasant for you;
• You do not always receive or have to enter the same information every time you use the FC Website;
• We can provide you with special functionalities;
• We can keep track of how the FC Website is used and where this needs improvement;
• We can keep track of how often an advertisement is shown.
What cookies do we use?
FranklinCovey Benelux uses different types of cookies. An explanation of the cookies we use and for what purposes we use these is provided below.
Functional or necessary cookies
These cookies help the FC Website to function properly. These anonymous cookies ensure, among other things, that:
• Your preferences, such as language, location and desired number of search results to display, are saved. These cookies also remember the items you place in your shopping basket and information you enter in forms and order forms, for example;
• Your browser settings are saved so that you can view the FC Website optimally on your screen;
• You have the option of saving your login details so that you do not need to enter these again each time;
• It is possible to track down abuse of or potential problems on our FC Website and other services. The registration of a number of successive failed login attempts, for instance. No consent is required for the use of these cookies. It is therefore not possible to opt out of these cookies.
FranklinCovey Benelux uses Analytics cookies to study the use of the FC Website. A permanent cookie is then placed on your computer or mobile device. With this cookie FranklinCovey Benelux obtains insight into how and how frequently the FC Website is used, and changes can be made to the FC Website if necessary on the basis of these data. This is how we make sure that the FC Website is working optimally. FranklinCovey Benelux processes anonymous statistics about visits to its Website. This takes place using a web analysis system. The following data, among others, are saved in the web analysis system via cookies:
• IP address;
• Technical properties such as the browser you are using (for instance: Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer or Firefox) and your computer screen resolution;
• The page you were on prior to visiting the FC Website;
• When and how long you visit or use the FC Website; • Whether you use functionalities of the FC Website;
• Which pages you visit on the FC Website.
Third-party social media cookies
These are cookies that enable the functionalities of social media websites. This could be a Google map with interactive directions, for instance, or a Facebook ‘like’ button. The FC Website provide access to various social media, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn. These social media cookies enable you to share and suggest information on the FC Website with/to others. If you arrive at a web page that has a social media button and you click on it, that social media party places cookies on your computer or mobile device. These cookies are used to collect information, among other things, about your browser and the websites you visited with your IP address. Videos originating from third parties, including YouTube, for instance, can be shown via the FC Website. These third parties place cookies that make it possible for them to show you the videos. Cookies can also be placed to monitor your browsing behaviour across several websites and build a profile of your browsing behaviour. The cookies that these third parties place and the data they collect using them are subject to the further terms and conditions of these parties. FranklinCovey Benelux is not responsible for the terms and conditions of third parties. FranklinCovey Benelux refers to the terms and conditions of the following parties: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Twitter, LinkedIn.
FranklinCovey Benelux uses these cookies to keep track of how many advertisements and which advertisements you have seen from FranklinCovey Benelux and/or from third parties that are shown via the FC Website.
FranklinCovey Benelux uses so-called re-targeting or re-marketing technologies on the FC Website. This allows us to make you interesting and personalised offers. To be able to do this, FranklinCovey Benelux places cookies that make it possible to monitor your browsing behaviour on the FC Website and chart out a profile of your browsing behaviour. Based on this profile, FranklinCovey Benelux can show you personalised advertisements on third-party websites. Conversely, there are other parties, such as media agencies and advertising networks, that place advertisements on the FC Website and App. In doing so, they place advertising cookies via the FC Website.
Website and app suggestions, preferences and interest cookies
These are cookies that remember preferences and interests on the basis of your website visit and app use. Based on these, we sometimes adjust the content of the FC Website for you on your next visit.
Readout of information without cookies
Outside the placement of cookies, FranklinCovey Benelux also reads out information from your browser and mobile device without placing cookies. In doing so, FranklinCovey Benelux collects technical and other properties of your computer or mobile device and the software you are using, such as the type of operating system, the browser settings, plug-ins installed, time zone, and screen size. FranklinCovey Benelux uses this information to be able to monitor your browsing behaviour and tailor its services to your use even more closely.
Browser settings and deleting cookies
If you do not want websites to be able to save cookies to your computer, you can adjust your browser settings accordingly. In that case, you will receive a warning before cookies are placed. You can also adjust your settings so that your browser refuses all cookies or only third-party cookies. You can also delete cookies that have already been placed. You can furthermore withdraw at any time the consent you gave FranklinCovey Benelux for placing and reading out cookies by adjusting your browser settings accordingly so that your browser does not accept cookies and/or all cookies already placed in your browser are deleted. This can result in certain parts of the FC Website no longer working or no longer working properly, however.
How you can adjust your browser settings varies from browser to browser. This is explained step by step below:
Deleting cookies in Internet Explorer
Go to the menu Extra > Internet options > General. Under Browsing History, click on Delete. You may not want to delete everything. Make sure that Cookies is ticked in any event and click on Delete.
Deleting cookies in Firefox
Go to Extra > Options > Privacy. Click on Clear your recent history. You can indicate under Details exactly what you wish to erase. In any case, click on Cookies. You can also indicate how old the cookies should be. Select ‘Everything’ here.
Deleting cookies in Chrome
Click on the icon with 3 dashes at the top right. Click on More tools > Clear browsing data. Make sure that ‘Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data’ is ticked. You can also indicate how old the cookies should be. Select ‘Everything’ here.
Deleting cookies in Safari
Click on the radar icon at the top right. Click on Preferences, go to ‘Privacy’ and click on ‘Remove All Website Data’. You can also click on ‘Details’ and delete selected data.