Last update: April 2018
WHAT IS A COOKIE?
When visiting the Manitowoc Website, a Cookie or similar technology, may be placed on your end device or used during Your use of the Website.A cookie is a tiny data file which is stored on Your end device (“Cookie”). A Cookie enables certain features and functionalities of the Website. A cookie does not contain or collect information in isolation, but when read by a server via Your web browser, it can provide information to such server to facilitate a more user-friendly service by registering, among other data, users’ preferences, detect errors, account information, device identification and/or collect data for statistics.When You disable one or more cookies, You will probably still be able to browse the Website, however certain features may not work as expected or may be deactivated as a result therefrom. Cookies may either be placed by Manitowoc through the Website, however, may also be placed by third parties who may or may not have a cooperation with the Website and/or Applications.
PURPOSE AND CATEGORIES OF COOKIES USED
Manitowoc may employ the following Cookies placed in your web browser:
• NECESSARY / TECHNICAL COOKIES
These Cookies are necessary for providing the service as requested by You. These Cookies are used by Manitowoc to make the Websites work the way they are expected. These Cookies are essential and if the use of this type of Cookies is not allowed, we can’t provide services You have asked for. Such Cookies may include, but are not limited to:1. Remembering previous actions (e.g. user entered text) when navigating back to a page;2. Managing and passing security tokens to different services within a website to identify the visitor’s status (e.g. logged in or not);3. Your website Preferences (user name, language, region you are in, …);4. To maintain tokens for the implementation of secure areas of the website;5. Multimedia content player session cookies (such as flash player cookies); Refusing or disabling such Cookies may have a serious impact on (parts of) Your use of the Website. For these Cookies, there is legally no implicit or explicit consent required.
• PERFORMANCE COOKIES
Manitowoc uses these cookies to monitor the general usage of our website. This information helps us to make the Manitowoc website experience even better, to find out about user engagement, and to provide more relevant information to users. Such Cookies may include, but are not limited to:1. Web analytics (e.g. measuring the time of requests to our servers and our responses, to record statistics about Website usage, to track activities on the Website, which pages visitors go to most often, managing the performance and design of the Website, …)2. Error management (e.g. Measuring errors, service improvement, complaint management, …)For these Cookies, there is legally no implicit or explicit consent required.
• STATISTICS COOKIES
Manitowoc uses the Cookies to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.For these Cookies, Consent can be implicitly obtained through Your (browser) settings.
• MARKETING COOKIES
Manitowoc uses these Cookies to offer more relevant content to users, based on their specific interests. They are also used to limit the display frequency of an ad and to measure, control the effectiveness of advertising campaigns, and lead generation. They register whether users have visited a website or not, and which contents were used. This information may possibly also be shared with third parties, such as advertisers, for example.For these Cookies, Consent can be implicitly obtained through Your (browser) settings.
THIRD PARTY COOKIES
The Manitowoc Website may contain Cookies from the following providers:
WHAT DOES IT DO ?
Provides anonymous / aggregated information about where you go and what you do on Manitowoc websites.
Google analytics / google tagmanager / gstatic / google apis / adwords conversion (see https://policies.google.com/technologies/types)
DISABLING OR REFUSING COOKIES
Most web browsers (e.g. Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, and Google Chrome) have cookies automatically enabled. You can decide on whether and to what extent cookies will access Your end device by changing the settings of the browser You use.
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