What is a cookie?
A cookie is a text file sent by a web server to a web browser and stored by the browser locally. The text file is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser. Cookies are unique to your account or your browser. Session-based cookies last only while your browser is open and are automatically deleted when you close your browser. "Persistent" cookies last until you or your browser delete them or until they expire.
Yes. We use session-based and sometimes also persistent cookies on our website. In addition, we use third party cookies, like Google Analytics.
What are cookie categories?
1. Strictly Necessary: These cookies are essential to enable you to move around the website and use its features. Without these cookies, services you have asked for cannot be provided.
2. Performance: These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often. These cookies do not collect information that would identify a visitor. All information is anonymous as these cookies are aggregated when collected. These cookies are used exclusively to improve the website’s performance.
3. Functionality: These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced and sometimes more personal features. They may be used to provide services you have asked for.
4. Targeting or Advertising: These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising. They store information on you visiting a website and this data is shared with other organizations such as advertisers.
How is MolPort using cookies?
Whilst session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser, persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date. Persistent cookies from our website do not track or collect personal information about user activity over time and across third-party websites or services.
Cookies can be used to recognize you when you visit our website or use our services. Cookies also make your interactions faster and more secure.
|Categories of Use||Category||Description|
|Authentication||Performance/ Functionality||Whenever you browse or sign into our website, cookies help us to show you the right information and personalize your experience.|
|Features and services||Strictly necessary / Functionality / Targeting and Advertising||Cookies can tell us what your communications preferences are. They can help you fill out forms on our website. They also provide us information about customized content that could be of your interest.|
How are cookies used for advertising purposes?
Cookies and other ad technology help us deliver more effective content to users that we and our partners believe may be interested in MolPort. They also help us to understand when content has been shown to you, whether it was useful and engaging. Such information is used to aggregate information to research and report on material quality.
How to adjust cookie preferences?
Some users prefer to stay anonymous and not to allow cookies in any interactions. For such a reason, most browsers provide you with the option to opt out from any particular cookie and manage your cookie preferences. Some browsers give you options to set rules for cookie management for all websites that you visit. You can pick websites that you trust and disallow any other cookies from any other websites.
The Google Analytics website allows you to opt out from any third-party cookies. The majority of mobile phones and tablets allow you to change your device settings to control whether you wish to see online interest-based ads.
Limiting or blocking any cookies may cause our website or applications to worsen your overall user experience. You may partially or fully lose the ability to access our services, since it will no longer be personalized to you. In addition, this can require you to fill in any provided information multiple times as such customized information would not be saved.
Version 1.0, May 5, 2018