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Sandler.com Website COOKIE Policy

Cookie Policy

Last updated: 09/24/2019

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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 [email protected]

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 the 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 www.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 namePurpose Duration Domain sourceCategory 
_dc_gtm_Track page visits and page visit durations1 yearGoogle.comPerformance
_uetsidTrack page visits and page visit durations1 yearBing.comPerformance
has_isUsed to distinguish browser capabilities1 yearDrupal.comFunctionality
UbvsTrack page visits and page visit durations1 yearUnbounce.comPerformance
personalization_idTrack page visits and page visit durations1 yearTwitter.comPerformance
PHPSESSIDMaintain user session variables1 yearDrupal.comStrictly necessary

Third party cookies

Cookie namePurposeDurationDomain sourceCategory 
_utmaSearch engine optimization, pathing and click rate cookies; and analytics.2 yearsGoogle.comPerformance
_utmbSearch engine optimization, pathing and click rate cookies; and analytics.30 minutesGoogle.comPerformance
_utmcSearch engine optimization, pathing and click rate cookies; and analytics.At the end of the sessionGoogle.comPerformance
_utmzSearch engine optimization, pathing and click rate cookies; and analytics.6 monthsGoogle.comPerformance
_utmxSearch engine optimization, pathing and click rate cookies; and analytics.18 monthsGoogle.comPerformance
_utmxxSearch engine optimization, pathing and click rate cookies; and analytics.18 monthsGoogle.comPerformance
_utmvSearch engine optimization, pathing and click rate cookies; and analytics.2 yearsGoogle.comPerformance
_gaUsed to distinguish users2 yearsGoogle.comPerformance
_gatTrack page visits and page visit durations10 minutesGoogle.comPerformance
_gidUsed to distinguish users24 hoursGoogle.comPerformance
_gaexpTrack page visits and page visits durations90 daysGoogle.comPerformance
InfusionsoftTrackingCookieTrack page visits and page visit durations1 yearHd113.infusionsoft.comPerformance
Facebook Advertising PixelTrack page visits and page visit durations28 daysFacebook.comPerformance
Centro DSPTrack page visits and page visit durations60 daysCentro.netPerformance
LinkedIn Insight TagTrack page visits and page visit durations1 yearLinkedin.comPerformance
ClickDimensions Web TrackingTrack page visits and page visit durations1 yearClickdimensions.comPerformance

 

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).

How to Contact Us

Questions about the Website Cookie Policy, Privacy Policy, or Terms of Use should be sent to us at [email protected].

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