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Use of Proprietary Cookies (First-party Cookies) for Services Provided under LORENZ ID

This website uses proprietary cookies to identify whether or not you have logged into LORENZ ID. If you do not use LORENZ ID, these cookies will not be set.

Cookies are text files placed on your computer and in this case supports the delivery of services related to LORENZ ID.

A new EU ePrivacy Directive regulates, amongst other elements, whether or not a site is allowed to deposit a so-called "cookie" onto the machine of a user for identification purposes. The EU Directive came into force on 25th May 2011, yet EU countries have different interpretations of the law. They also have different timelines on when the EU Directive will pass into national law.

This makes it extremely difficult for website operators at this stage to identify technologies that may or may not pass the national - and possibly differing - laws of the various EU countries.

It is our interpretation, however, that we are giving sufficient ground for the use of the Proprietary Cookies. The Directive states that: "...Where such devices, for instance cookies, are intended for a legitimate purpose, such as to facilitate the provision of information society services, their use should be allowed on condition that users are provided with clear and precise information in accordance with Directive 95/46/EC about the purposes of cookies or similar devices so as to ensure that users are made aware of information being placed on the terminal equipment they are using..."

In order to use LORENZ ID, it is a necessity to deposit a cookie on your machine. The cookie does not in itself contain any identifying information about the user, but merely references a unique code to our servers from where we then identify whether you have or have not logged in. The code in the cookie itself will be useless to any other party that may or may not have access to your machine. This cookie does not track your usage of our website, it is merely intended to confirm that you have logged in. We also do not allow any third party cookies to be deposited, nor do we sell any information provided to us by yourselves in any form.

You can disable the use of cookies in your browser, but this would mean that you are no longer able to use LORENZ ID.

Please note that we are also making those registering for LORENZ ID aware of our Proprietary Cookies during the registration process.

Please further note that this server is located in the United States and is maintained by LORENZ International LLC in the United States for and on behalf of the entire LORENZ Life Sciences Group.

Use of Google Analytics on this Website (First-party Cookie)

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address truncated by the last octet prior to its storage using the "_anonymizeIp()" method) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

You can opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

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