This policy helps to explain the occasions when and why cookies may be sent to visitors to the web sites of Quantum Automotive (referred to in this policy as “we”, “us” or “our”).
A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies can be used by web servers to identity and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and to identify users returning to a website.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. For example:
(1) In internet explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “tools”, “internet options”, “privacy”, and selecting “block all cookies” using the sliding selector.
(2) In Firefox you can block all cookies by clicking “tools”, “options”, and un-checking “accept cookies from sites” In the “privacy” box.
Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites. If you disable all cookies, you may not be able to take advantage of all the features of this web site.
You can also delete cookies already stored on your computer:
In internet explorer, you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at HTTP://SUPPORT.MICROSOFT.COM /KB/278835.
In firefox, you can delete cookies by, first ensuring that cookies are to be deleted when you “clear private data” (this setting can be changed by clicking “tools”, “options” and “settings” in the “private data” box) and then clicking “clear private data” in the “tools” menu.
Doing this may have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.
Quantum Automotive uses the adwords and remarketing lists features of google analytics for display advertisers. Quantum Automotive and google use first-party cookies (such as the google analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the doubleclick cookie) together to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on your past visits to Quantum Automotive web sites. This means that vendors including google will display Quantum Automotive promotional material on other sites you visit across the internet.
You may opt-out of google analytics for display advertisers including adwords and opt-out of customised google display network ads by visiting the google ads preferences manager. To provide web site visitors more choice on how their data is collected by google analytics, google has developed an opt-out browser add-on, which is available by visiting google analytics opt-out browser add-on, to enable you to opt-out of googles programs.