Our privacy and tracking policy

1. Cookies in this site and how we use them

This policy details how we use cookies and cookie-like files and technologies on our websites, e.g. Local Shared Objects or web beacons etc. We refer to these generically as “cookies”. If you visit our websites and your browser settings accept cookies, we consider this as acceptance of our use of cookies.

What are cookies and how do they work?

Cookies are small files that are sent to and stored in your computer by the websites you visit. Cookies are stored in your browser’s file directory. Next time you visit the site, your browser will read the cookie and relay the information back to the website or element that originally set the cookie. To learn more about these technologies and how they work, please see e.g. allaboutcookies.org.

Why we use cookies?

At TIP Solutions domains, we use cookies to offer you a smoother experience. View your options for managing cookies in the next chapter. Any site which is build with a CMS uses cookies because e.g. user sessions work by using cookies. Our site is build with Drupal 8.

Basic functions

These cookies are essential for running our web sites and are the key to providing you a smooth experience. You can navigate uninterrupted e.g. by remembering language and country choices you’ve made and by preserving authentication to secure parts of the domain.

Site improvement

These cookies enable to improve the website by looking at how they are used. By doing analytical profiling to understand e.g. unique users reading a particular article (to know what is popular) or if a video file was viewed or abandoned half way through. Using cookies one can look at where content is accessed and know how to arrange the sites for optimal user experience.

Personalization

Cookies help make the content as personalized as possible, for example by showing user targeted banners and relevant recommendations. By examining what type of reference was used to reach the sites, e.g. an email campaign or a link from a referral site, one can estimate the effectiveness of promotions and advertising campaigns.

How long do we keep the information?

It depends based on the type of cookies. Session cookies expire when you close the browser. Persistent cookies, including Local Shared Objects (“Flash cookies”), have a default value of 365 days but it might be also more or less. Learn how to remove individual cookies.

2. Google analytics

Google analytics tracking script is installed. We only use it to see who is visiting our sites tipsolutions.org, tipsolutions.de and tipsolutions.fi. How Google uses your information which is transferred to their services you can read here.