This Cookies Policy (“Cookies Policy”) is issued by Whitestreet Investments Limited (“We”, “Our” or “Us”) and applies to Our use of “cookies” or similar technologies (like scripts, tracking pixels, web beacons) in connection with Our website www.labstower.cy (“Website”) and services We provide.
What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files that may be stored on your computer (or other internet enabled devices, such as a smartphone or tablet) when you visit a website. They help websites remember information about your visit, like your country, language and other settings. They can also help make your next visit easier.
Pixels (also called web beacons) are invisible pixels that are placed on webpages or in emails that use this technology for marketing and measurement purposes. Tracking pixels work in a similar way to cookies and may allow to gather information about your behavior on a website or emails received from a sender.
Types of Cookies
Cookies may fall into the following categories:
- Strictly Necessary
Some of these cookies can be “session cookies”, which stay in place only for the duration of your visit to our Website and are deleted at the end of your browsing session. Others are “persistent cookies”, which remain on your device for a period of time after you have left the website.
We may place Strictly Necessary cookies on your device when you first visit the Website. We may only place Performance, Functionality and Targeting cookies on your device if you provide consent to us doing so.
(1) Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Website and use its features. If you remove or disable these cookies, we cannot guarantee that you will be able to use our Website or benefit from all our security features.
These cookies contain a unique reference number which, for example, helps us to:
- identify you as logged in to secure parts of our Website for the duration of your visit;
- remember information you have previously entered to complete a form on our Website.
(2) Performance Cookies
Performance Cookies may collect information about how visitors use our Website. They may allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our Website and are used to, for example:
- analyse how visitors use our Website;
- record any errors that occur;
- test different designs of our Website; and
- measure the effectiveness of our advertising.
(3) Functionality cookies
These cookies can be used to provide services or to remember choices you make so we can personalise our content for you (for example, by remembering your choice of language or region). We can use this information to customise your experience of our Website to meet your preferences for content layout, text size etc.
You can manage these cookies using your browser settings, however if you block them we may not be able to offer you certain services that you have chosen.
(4) Targeting Cookies
These cookies record the fact that you have visited our Website, including which web pages you have accessed, which device you have accessed them from and which links you have followed.
We may use this information, for example:
- to deliver online content and marketing (e.g. via email or on other websites or applications) tailored to your interests, or online experiences; and
- for providing advertising agencies with information about your visit so that they can show you relevant adverts online.
You can manage these cookies using your browser settings. Please note that if you do block these cookies using your browser, you may still be shown advertisements, however these may be less relevant to you.
How Do I Change Your Cookie Settings?
The first time you visit our Website from an internet browser you will be asked to set your cookie preferences using a ‘cookie manager’. The only cookies that will be delivered by default are those that are strictly necessary for website performance. All other types of cookies will be set to ‘off’ unless you choose to turn them on. You may need to refresh your page for your settings to take effect. If you click accept all cookies then all types of cookies will be switched on.
Your preferences will be remembered for one year. This is because the ‘consent cookie’ will expire after one year. You will be then asked to choose your preferences again.
If you wish to reset your cookie preferences using the cookie manager please click here.
Accept or Block Cookies
Most browsers have cookies enabled by default, but you are able to change your cookies settings, which are usually found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your internet browser.
You can block any cookies from any website by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of some or all 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 or to use all the functionality provided through our Website. The following links will help you to set your cookies settings on your browser:
- Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
- Cookie settings in Firefox
- Cookie settings in Chrome
- Cookie settings in Safari web and iOS
For more information about how to disable cookies in your browser you can also visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
Last updated: 25 August 2021