Cookie Policy

1. Web browser cookies

Our Website may use own and third party “cookies” [and social media plug-ins] to enhance User experience on the Website. Cookies are little parts of data/information that are saved on your computer by your browser. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Website may not function properly.

On our website, we use the following cookies:

“Session” cookies are temporary and once you close the browser window, they are deleted from your device.

“Persistent” cookies remain on your device for a longer period and are used by the website to recognize your device when you return.

Ariad uses both session and persistent cookies.

We use cookies for tracking tools such as Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, LinkedIn Ads, Facebook Ads and Twitter Ads.

Category

Examples

Strictly Necessary cookies -

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the site and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the site. Without these cookies, services you have asked for cannot be provided.

We categorize the following as Strictly Necessary cookies:

  • Registered Visitor cookie – A unique identifier given to each registered user, used to recognize them through their visit and when they return to the site. (See also Functionality cookies below.)

Performance cookies - These cookies collect information about your visit and use of this website, for instance which pages you visit the most often, and if you get error messages from web pages. These cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how this website works.

We categorize the following as Performance cookies:

  • Referrer URL (internal page) – Used to store the URL of the previous page visited. Allows us to track how visitors navigate throughout our site.
  • Referrer URL (external page, including if you click on links on Ariad social media pages) – Used to store the URL which refers a visitor to our site so we may understand which URLs are referring visitors to our site.
  • URL history – Used to store the pages visited by a user.
  • Unregistered Visitor cookie – A unique identifier given to each visitor to allow analysis on how unregistered visitors use our site.
  • Session Management cookies – These cookies allow us to follow the actions of a user on our sites during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window, visits our sites and finishes when they leave our sites and close their browser window. Our Session Management cookies are created temporarily. Once you close your browser, our Session Management cookies are deleted.

Functionality cookies

These cookies allow a site to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide more enhanced, personal features.

These cookies cannot track your browsing activity on other websites. They don’t gather any information about you that could be used for advertising or remembering where you’ve been on the Internet outside our site.

We categorize the following as Functionality cookies:

  • Registered Visitor cookie – A unique identifier given to each registered user to our site, used to serve them content and offers based on their profiles. Also used for analysis and marketing purposes. (See also Strictly Necessary cookies above.)

Targeting cookies - These cookies are used to (1) deliver advertisements more relevant to you and your interests; (2) limit the number of times you see an advertisement; (3) help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign; and (4) understand people’s behavior after they view an advertisement. They are usually placed on behalf of advertising networks with the site operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a site and quite often they will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organization.

Ariad does not use third-party advertising on our site, so we do not use these Targeting cookies for advertising but we use them for gathering analytics and intelligence about the site.

We categorize the following as Targeting Cookies:

  • Gathering analytics and intelligence cookies
  • Third Party cookies. The Targeting cookies may also be used on third party websites and third parties may use them on our websites as follows:
  • -Social media sites – Third-party social media sites may log information about you. This may include activities such as when you click an "Add This" or "Like" button for a social media site while on our site. We do not control such sites or their activities. You may be able to find information about social media sites on the sites themselves. We recommend you read the terms of use and privacy policy of such sites before using them.
  • Ariad advertisements on non-Ariad sites – Cookies may be placed on non-Ariad sites so that when you click on an Ariad advertisement located on these sites, Ariad is provided with this information to enable us to measure the effectiveness of our advertising

2. How can you manage / delete these cookies?

All major internet browsers offer the option to manage the cookies that were installed on your computer or mobile device.

In case you do not wish that this website places cookies on your computer or mobile device, you may limit or delete these easily by adjusting you mobile or browser settings. In addition, you can set you mobile or browser settings in such a way that you get a notification every time you receive a cookie on your computer or mobile device, so that you can decide whether you wish to accept this cookie or not.

Please note that when you disable certain cookies of which we are making use, the possibility exists that certain parts of our website will no longer function properly and you will no longer enjoy an optimal user experience.

3. Changes to this Policy

Ariad has the discretion to update this Policy from time to time. The most recent version of this Policy is available on the website at https://www.ariadgroup.com/en/cookies. We encourage you to frequently check the Policy. You may also ask us to send you a copy of the most recent version of this Policy.

You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this Policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

4. Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Website, you signify your acceptance of this Policy. If you do not agree to this Policy, please do not use our Website. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of changes to this Policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

5. Contact

If you have any questions, comments or complaints about this Policy, the practices of this Website, or the processing of your personal data by us, please contact us at:

Ariad

De Kleetlaan 4

1831 Diegem

Belgium

+32 28 28 29 30

hello@ariadgroup.com

https://www.ariadgroup.com