Protecting the privacy of your Personal Information is important to the Hexagon Autonomy & Positioning group of companies1 (“Hexagon Autonomy & Positioning”) and to the way in which we conduct our business in compliance with laws on privacy, data protection and data security across the world.
When you view this website, or any other hyperlinked website, we will store some information on your local computer in the form of a "cookie". A cookie is a small text file, which the website you are visiting saves on your local computer.
Cookies allow us to adjust our website to better match your preferences and improve your browsing experience. Information contained in the cookie can also be used to monitor your browsing behaviour.
Persistent and Session Cookies
There are two types of cookies: persistent cookies and session cookies. Persistent cookies save a file for an extended period on your computer and are used, for example, with functions that describe what information is new since you last visited the website. Session cookies are stored temporarily in your computer's memory while you are visiting the website and browsing a page, and are used, for example, to determine what language you have chosen. Session cookies are not stored in your computer for an extended period, but are deleted when you close your browser.
Hexagon Autonomy & Positioning may use both types of cookies for the following purposes: (i) to collect visitor statistics; (ii) to enable the user to remain logged in to the subscription service on our website; (iii) to remember user preferences (language, font size etc); and (iv) to remember user agent properties (screen resolution, connection speed etc).
Third Party Cookies
In some cases our websites use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer to help analyze the use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of such websites (including your IP address) might be sent to a Google server in the U.S. and stored there. Under the authority of Hexagon Autonomy & Positioning, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of our website, compile reports on website activity for Hexagon Autonomy & Positioning and provide other website activity and internet related services for Hexagon Autonomy & Positioning. In addition, Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or if third parties process the information on Google's behalf. To see details on what Google Analytics collects and how it is used please refer to http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html.
In some cases our websites contain electronic images known as web beacons (sometimes called single-pixel gifs). These are used along with cookies to compile aggregated statistics to analyse how our website is used. We may also utilise this technology in some of our emails to let us know which emails and links have been opened by recipients. This allows us to gauge the effectiveness of our customer communications and marketing campaigns.
Our third-party partners may also employ clear gifs (also web beacons/web bugs), images, and scripts that help them better manage content on our website. This information is not associated with our customers’ or users’ personally identifiable information.
How to Avoid Cookies
You can configure your web-browser to block cookies. The procedure for blocking cookies will depend on what web-browser you are using. Access 'Help' or the appropriate menu in your web-browser for instructions. You can also remove persistent cookies by following directions provided in your Internet browser’s “help” file. If you reject or remove cookies, you may still use our websites but your ability to use some areas of our website may be limited.
Links to Other Web Sites
Our websites may include links to other websites whose privacy practices may differ from those described in this Cookies Policy. If you submit personal information to any of those third-party websites, your information is governed by their privacy policies. We encourage you to carefully read the Privacy and Cookies Policies of any websites you visit.
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1The Hexagon Autonomy & Positioning group of companies consist of NovAtel Inc., NovAtel America Inc., GPS Solutions Inc., ANTCOM Corporation, Autonomous Stuff LLC, Autonomous Stuff GmbH, Veripos Limited, Veripos (Singapore) Pte Ltd, Veripos (Australia) Pty Ltd, Veripos (US) Inc., Veripos Brasil Ltda, Veripos (Mexico) S.R. de R.L. de C.V. and TerraStar GNSS Limited, that serve as controller, joint controller or controller in common or processor as the case dictates. Hexagon Autonomy & Positioning has put in place safeguards through technical and organisational measures, and intercompany agreements to manage the flow of information within its group.