What are cookies?

Cookies are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer that improve your experience using a website. They enable a website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site, or browse from one page to another. This page describes what information they gather, how we use this information and why we need to store these cookies. You can also learn how to prevent these cookies from being stored, though this may affect your experience using our website or the functionality of certain elements on our site.

How are cookies used?

Like many websites, we use cookies to store your viewing preferences of our website. When you visit our website, it will remember your settings by retrieving these cookie files. This information is used to make the site work as you expect it to. This information is not personally identifiable to you but to your computer where the files are stored. The purpose of cookies is to give you a more personalized web experience.

Some of the information stored in cookies may be put there by third-party companies whose software we have added to the site. If this is the case, your preferences will be applied to your viewing experience of other websites you may visit after leaving ours if they use the same software.

For the best viewing experience, it is recommended that you keep cookies enabled at all times. In most cases, there is no option for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to a website. If you are unsure of whether you need them or not, you will likely be using them for a service within websites that you use. By continuing to use this website, you are agreeing to the use of cookies.

How can you control cookies?

It is your right to control and/or delete cookies – for details, see aboutcookies.org.

You can delete all cookies that are already saved on your computer, and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being stored. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site, and some services and functionalities may not work. It is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

If you create an account with us, we use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. Typically, these cookies will be deleted when you log out. However, if those preferences are needed to maintain your viewing experience across our website, they may remain even after you have logged out.

We use cookies when you are logged in to store your preferences, information, and login status. This prevents you from needing to re-login every time you visit a new page. To ensure that you can only access restricted features of our website while logged in, and to prevent anyone else from using your credentials, these cookies are usually removed or cleared when you log out.

This site offers a newsletter or email subscription services. Cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered as a subscriber, and whether to show user-specific notifications, which may only apply to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

This site offers e-commerce or payment facilities. Cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.

When you submit data to through a form, such as those found on contact pages or comment forms, cookies may be used to remember your user details for future correspondence.

In order to provide you with an exceptional viewing experience, we let you set your site preferences and remember this information using cookies. When you make a change, your cookies will update accordingly.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases, we also use cookies provided by trusted third-parties. The following section details which third-party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics, which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web, to help us understand how you use our site and identify ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track information such as how long you visit the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

From time to time, we test new features and make subtle changes to the way the site is delivered. When we test new features, cookies may be used to maintain a consistent experience for you while helping us understand which optimizations are best received and integrated.

Our web shop uses cookies to track the percentage of our visitors make a purchase. This enables us to deliver first-class products at the best possible price for you while accounting for our advertising and production costs.

Many of our partners advertise on our behalf. Affiliate tracking cookies allow us to see if our customers have come to our site through one of our partner sites, so we can give them proper credit. In certain circumstances, this will also allow our affiliate partners to offer our customers additional bonuses if customers click through to make a purchase on our website.

We use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect your social networks in various ways. For these to work, social media sites, such as Facebook and Youtube, add cookies to our site which remember your profile and login status or contribute to the data they hold for purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

More Information

In sum, we recommend that you leave cookies enabled on your devices while viewing our website for an optimal viewing experience. Disabling cookies risks certain elements of our website malfunctioning and impacting your experience.

If you would like more information on our cookie policy, you are welcome to contact us at:

Nordic Business Forum Oy
Kauppakatu 41 B 14
40100 Jyväskylä, Finland
Phone: +358 20 775 1390
Email: info@nbforum.com

Our cookie policy was last updated on July 26, 2017.