At QIMA, we believe in being transparent and open about how we collect and use data related to you -- it is after all your data. This policy contains full information about the cookies that we use on all QIMA web properties (hereinafter referred to as the "Site"). The full list of websites is listed below.1
We use different types of cookies to run our website and ads on third-party websites. These tables list some of our and third-party cookies. Third-party cookies are derived from other websites' for marketing purposes, such as analytics or retargeting.
What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files that stored on your device that contain data about you and a specific website on your computer.
They are designed to hold that can be accessed by the web server or the client computer to offer a tailored and faster experience, for example knowing what your email address or country is.
Please note that cookies will not damage your device.
Below you can find a list of categories of cookies we use on this Site.
These cookies are essential for you to move around the Site, to use its features and provide the services you have requested, such as access to restricted areas of the website or your personal preferences. They can, for example, memorize previous actions such as text entered, your country, email, login, etc.
Without these cookies we may not be able provide the services or preferences you request (such as, login, e-billing, etc.).
We use the following necessary cookies:
|All QIMA website properties1||AI_Cookie||Offering you the most relevant experience to your selected preferences and country. This stores details such as your username, password, email address, name, country, phone number, your cookie and active consent preferences2||Two years|
|All QIMA website properties1||isClient||Contains data for users that have logged in to our online system where orders are placed||Two years|
|All QIMA website properties1||isActiveClient||Client level information for an improved site experience||Two years|
These cookies can be session based or persistent, and their use is limited to the performance and improvement of the Site features, such as collecting information on how a visitor uses the Site.
They can do, for example, web analytics, error handling, test different website page structures, etc. These cookies do not collect information that can identify you, as all information collected by them are aggregated in an anonymous form and are only used to improve the functionality of the Site.
We use the following performance cookies:
|third party||The Adobe Marketing Cloud||Web traffic tracking||Two years|
|third party||Google Analytics||Web traffic tracking||Two years|
|third party||Adobe Target||Offering you the most relevant country and site experience, for example displaying a local phone number for your country||Two years|
|third party||Bing Conversion Tracking||Analyzes audience to improve Site design and content - tracks the effectiveness of ad to see if visitor completed a web form||Two years|
|third party||Yahoo Conversion Tracking||Analyzes audience to improve Site design and content - tracks the effectiveness of ad to see if visitor completed a web form||Two years|
|third party||LinkedIn Conversion Tracking||Analyzes audience to improve Site design and content - tracks the effectiveness of ad to see if visitor completed a web form||Two years|
|third party||Facebook Conversion Tracking||Two years|
|third party||Twitter Conversion Tracking||Two years|
|third party||Youtube||Video analytics (e.g. did you watch a video that was hosted on YouTube)||Two years|
These cookies can be session or persistent, and are usually the result of a user action, but they can also be implemented when providing a service not specifically requested but simply offered to users.
They can, for example, remember the settings that a user has applied to a website (such as layout, font size, preferences, if you have placed an order before, what company you are an employee of or partner with, your language preferences, etc.), remember a choice so that users are no longer requested to fill out a questionnaire, detect if a service has already been offered, provide information to allow access to an optional service (such as the offer of a live chat session), fulfil a user request (such as submitting a comment).
We use the following functional cookies:
|third party||Marketo||Tracks visitors to trigger automated marketing campaigns||Two years|
|third party||FreshWorks||Live chat to answer any additional question you may have||Two years|
Third-party profiling cookies for marketing and retargeting purposes
These cookies are used by QIMA’s partners, upon your prior consent, in order to profile users for advertising and retargeting purposes.
They can, for example, create user profiles to serve ads that are in line with your preferences showed as you surf the web; record your choices and activity on our website to carry out statistical analysis – for us or for third parties – by tracking your preferences and browsing behavior, serve customized ads to you, integrate some common feature of the major social media and provide it within the site, etc.
We use the following third-party third-party profiling cookies for marketing and retargeting purposes:
|third party||Google Remarketing Tracking||Analyzes audience to improve Site design and content - tracks the effectiveness of ad to see if visitor completed a web form and retargets website visitors||Two years|
|third party||LinkedIn Retargeting Tracking||Analyzes audience to improve Site design and content - tracks the effectiveness of ad to see if visitor completed a web form and retargets website visitors||Two years|
|third party||Facebook Retargeting Tracking||Analyzes audience to improve Site design and content - tracks the effectiveness of ad to see if visitor completed a web form and retargets website visitors||Two years|
How Can I Disable Cookies?
We remind you that, in compliance with current legislation on cookies, your prior consent is not necessary for necessary cookies.
If you do not agree with the use of all or any cookie, you must configure the browser settings and disable the cookies or stop using the Site. By disabling cookies, however, the Site or some of its features may not work properly.
Configurations of the cookies may be different in each browser, even though the steps are very similar. For more details on the procedure, visit http://www.aboutcookies.org and see the “Help” section of your specific browser.
To learn more about cookies and to manage your preferences on third-party cookies please visit http://www.youronlinechoices.com.
1. qima.com, qima.ae, qima.cn, qima.fr, qima.com.de, qima.it, qima.com.br, qima.ru, qima.es, qima.com.tr, qima.com.se, qima.fi, asiafoodinspection.com, asiafoodinspection.es, asiafoodinspection.fr, chinainspection.com, africafoodinspection.com, africainspection.com, chinainspection.com, indiainspection.com and quality-control-in-china.com
2. To know what consent a user has provided us or not, a user’s domain preference (e.g. .fr, .de., .cn, etc), a user’s email to pre-filled forms, the users referring URL, a user’s previous user site experience, if the user has registered or is an existing client, if a user has closed a banner, search queries performed on the Site.
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