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INFORMATION ABOUT OUR USE OF COOKIES

Our www.sandler.com website and reports.sandler.com landing pages (collectively, “our website”) uses cookies to distinguish you from other website users. This helps us provide you with a good experience when you use our website and also allows us to improve our website. This cookie policy provides you with clear and comprehensive information about the cookies and similar technologies we use, and our purposes for using them. 

Websites that are accessible from particular parts of the European Union are required to obtain consent to using or storing cookies (or using similar technologies) on your computers or mobile device.  For further information about this policy, please contact legal@sandler.com.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website may be transmitted to and stored by us or by third party providers on servers in the United States, or other countries whose laws do not protect privacy at a level equivalent to the one applied in the European Union.

 

Your Consent

By continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to the placement of cookies on your computer by us and our third-party service providers. Please read this Cookie Policy carefully for details about why we use cookies and the information they collect from and about you.

If you do not wish to accept cookies in connection with your use of our website, you must stop using our website, disable cookies via your browser settings (see below), or disable cookies individually (see Cookies List below). Please note that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of our website and may prevent you from being able to access certain features on our website.

 

Can I withdraw my consent?

If you wish to withdraw your consent at any time, you will need to delete your cookies using your internet browser settings, and disable cookies.  Please note that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of our website, and may prevent you from being able to access certain features on our website.

For further information about deleting or blocking cookies, please visit: http://www.aboutcookies.org/Default.aspx?page=2.

 

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon as you visit our site. 

Some, but not all, cookies provide us with personal information, for example where you enter details into a form on our website.  Cookies may also provide us with information about your IP address (which may be personal information in certain jurisdictions), the duration of your browsing session, your browser type and your operating system.

We use cookies and the information they collect for the following reasons:

  • to remember browsing preferences such as local language;
  • to remember details about your previous visits to our website in order to personalize and improve your browsing experience;
  • to administer and organize our website;
  • to analyze use of our website in order to make improvements; and
  • to compile statistics and understand (in general, aggregated terms) who uses our website.

 

Key concepts

First and third-party cookies: whether a cookie is 'first' or 'third' party refers to the domain placing the cookie.

First-party cookies are those set by a website that is being visited by the user at the time (e.g., cookies placed by sandler.com).

Third-party cookies are cookies that are set by a domain other than that of the website being visited by the user. If a user visits a website and another entity sets a cookie through that website, this would be a third-party cookie.

Persistent cookies: these cookies remain on a user’s device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created that particular cookie.

Session cookies: these cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.

How to delete and block our cookies

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies), you may not be able to access all or parts of our website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon as you visit our website.

Changing your cookie settings.  Please note that internet browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings are usually found in the 'options' or 'preferences' menu of your internet browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful. Otherwise, you should use the 'Help' option in your internet browser for more details.

 

 

What cookies do we use and why?

Generally, our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you utilize our website and also allows us to improve our website.

The cookies used on our website are categorized as follows:

  • Strictly necessary
  • Performance
  • Functionality

 

'Strictly Necessary' cookies let you move around our website and use essential features like secure areas. Without these cookies, we cannot provide the requested services. 

We use these Strictly Necessary cookies to:

  • Identify you as being logged in to our website and to authenticate you
  • Make sure you connect to the right service on our website when we make any changes to the way the platform works
  • For security purposes
  • Make sure you connect to the right service on our website when we make any changes to the way the Website works

 

Accepting these cookies is a condition of using our website, so if you prevent these cookies we can't guarantee how our website or the security on our website will perform during your visit.

 

'Performance' cookies collect information about how you use our website, e.g. which pages you visit, and if you experience any errors. These cookies are only used to help us improve how our website works, understand what interests our users, and measure how users navigate our website.

We use performance cookies to:

  • Carry out web analytics: Provide statistics on how our website is used
  • Perform affiliate tracking: Provide feedback to affiliated entities that one of our visitors also visited their website
  • Obtain data on the number of users of the Website that have viewed a training module 
  • Help us improve our website by measuring any errors that occur
  • Test different designs for our website

Some of our performance cookies are managed for us by third parties.  We do not allow the third party to use the cookies for any purpose other than those listed above.

By using our website, or expressing your consent as otherwise required by applicable law, you accept the use of 'Performance' cookies.  If you prevent cookies, we cannot guarantee how our website will perform for you.

 

'Functionality' cookies are used to provide services or to remember settings to improve your visit.

We use 'Functionality' cookies for such purposes as:

  • Remember settings you've applied such as layout, text size, language, preferences and colors
  • Remember if we've already asked you if you want to fill in a survey
  • Remember if you have engaged with a particular component or product list on our website so that we don’t show it again
  • Show you when you're logged in to our website
  • To provide and show embedded video content

Some of these cookies are managed for us by third parties. We do not allow the third party to use the cookies for any purpose other than those listed above.

 

More Information About Cookies

All About Cookies

Useful information about cookies can be found at: 
http://www.allaboutcookies.org/

 

Cookies List – What specific cookies do we use on the website?

Please note that this list is subject to change; while we will periodically update the list, it may not always be completely current.

First party cookies

We use strictly necessary and functionality cookies on our website for the reasons explained above.  The performance and targeting cookies used on our website are listed below.

Cookie name 

 

Purpose 

 

Duration 

 

Domain source 

 

Category 

_dc_gtm_

 

Track page visits and page visit durations

 

1 year

 

Google.com

 

Performance

_uetsid

 

Track page visits and page visit durations

 

1 year

 

Bing.com

 

Performance

has_is

 

Used to distinguish browser capabilities

 

1 year

 

Drupal.com

 

Functionality

Ubvs

 

Track page visits and page visit durations

 

1 year

 

Unbounce.com

 

Performance

personalization_id

 

Track page visits and page visit durations

 

1 year

 

Twitter.com

 

Performance

PHPSESSID

 

 

Maintain user session variables

 

1 year

 

 

Drupal.com

 

Strictly necessary

Third party cookies

Cookie name 

 

Purpose 

 

Duration 

 

Domain source 

 

Category 

_utma

 

Search engine optimization, pathing and click rate cookies; and analytics.  

 

2 years

 

Google.com

 

Performance

_utmb

 

Search engine optimization, pathing and click rate cookies; and analytics.  

 

30 minutes

 

Google.com

 

Performance

_utmc

 

Search engine optimization, pathing and click rate cookies; and analytics.  

 

At the end of the session

 

Google.com

 

Performance

_utmz

 

 

 

Search engine optimization, pathing and click rate cookies; and analytics.

 

6 months

 

Google.com

 

Performance

_utmx

 

Search engine optimization, pathing and click rate cookies; and analytics.

 

18 months

 

Google.com

 

Performance

 

_utmxx

 

Search engine optimization, pathing and click rate cookies; and analytics.

 

18 months

 

Google.com

 

Performance

_utmv

 

Search engine optimization, pathing and click rate cookies; and analytics.

 

2 years

 

Google.com

 

Performance

_ga

 

Used to distinguish users

 

2 years

 

Google.com

 

Performance

_gat

 

Track page visits and page visit durations

 

10 minutes

 

Google.com

 

Performance

_gid

 

Used to distinguish users

 

24 hours

 

Google.com

 

Performance

_gaexp

 

Track page visits and page visits durations

 

90 days

 

Google.com

 

Performance

InfusionsoftTrackingCookie

 

Track page visits and page visit durations

 

1 year

 

Hd113.infusionsoft.com

 

Performance

Facebook Advertising Pixel

 

Track page visits and page visit durations

 

28 days

 

Facebook.com

 

Performance

Centro DSP

 

Track page visits and page visit durations

 

60 days

 

Centro.net

 

Performance

LinkedIn Insight Tag

 

Track page visits and page visit durations

 

1 year

 

Linkedin.com

 

Performance

ClickDimensions Web Tracking

 

Track page visits and page visit durations

 

1 year

 

Clickdimensions.com

 

Performance

 

* Additional Information About Third Party Analytics and Providers

Google Analytics: For more information about Google Analytics cookies, please see Google's help pages and privacy policy:

Google has developed the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on for the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, dc.js).  If you want to opt out of Google Analytics, you can download and install the add-on for your web browser here.

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google uses cookies to help us analyze how users use our website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of our website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our website, compiling reports on user activity for our website and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the Sandler Systems. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of these cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser as discussed in this notice. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of our website. Furthermore, you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at https://www.google.de/intl/en_uk/policies/.

Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).