1. Introduction
    Our website, https://www.recognitionpatentawards.com (hereinafter: “the website”) uses cookies and other related technologies (for convenience all technologies are referred to as “cookies”). Cookies are also placed by third parties we have engaged. In the document below we inform you about the use of cookies on our website.
  2. What are cookies?
    A cookie is a small simple file that is sent along with pages of this website and stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer or another device. The information stored therein may be returned to our servers or to the servers of the relevant third parties during a subsequent visit.
  3. What are scripts?
    A script is a piece of programme code that is used to make our website function properly and interactively. This code is executed on our server or on your device.
  4. What is a webbeacon?
    A web beacon (or a pixel tag) is a small, invisible piece of text or image on a website that is used to monitor traffic on a website. In order to do this, various data about you is stored using web beacons.
  5. Consent
    When you visit our website for the first time, we will show you a pop-up with an explanation about cookies. You do have the right to opt-out and to object against the further use of non-functional cookies.
    Revoke cookie consent
    Current status: Accepted
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    You can also disable the use of cookies via your browser, but please note that our website may no longer work properly.
  6. Third parties
    We have made agreements about the use of cookies with other companies that place cookies. However, we cannot guarantee that these third parties handle your personal data in a reliable or secure manner. Parties such as Google are to be considered as independent data controllers. We recommend that you read the privacy statements of these companies.
  7. Cookies
    7.1 Technical or functional cookies
    Some cookies ensure that certain parts of the website work properly and that your user preferences remain known. By placing functional cookies, we make it easier for you to visit our website. This way, you do not need to repeatedly enter the same information when visiting our website and, for example, the items remain in your shopping cart until you have paid. We may place these cookies without your consent.
    7.2 Advertising cookies
    We do not use any advertising cookies on this website.
    7.3 Social media buttons
    On our website we do not use social media buttons to promote web pages or share them on social networks.
  8. Placed cookies
    Purpose: This cookie is used to keep track of newsletter sign ups.
    Retention period: 365 days
    Description: These cookies are used to keep track of newsletter sign ups and client emails at checkout, Mailchimp utilises cookies to store information captured from user input for remarketing purpose.

    Purpose: This cookie is placed to keep track of sales, shopping cart items.
    Retention period: 365 days
    Description: This cookie is placed to keep track of sales, shopping cart items.

    Google Analytics
    Purpose: Performance
    Retention period: From session up to two years
    Description: We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google. Google Analytics uses cookies that allows us to analyze the use of our website and to compile reports on website activity and internet usage.

    Purpose: WordPress log in cookie
    Retention period: 30 days
    Description: Cookie to keep you logged in

  9. Your rights with respect to personal data
    You have the following rights with respect to your personal data:
    you may submit a request for access to the data we process about you;
    you may object to the processing;
    you may request an overview, in a commonly used format, of the data we process about you;
    you may request correction or deletion of the data if it is incorrect or not or no longer relevant, or to ask to restrict the processing of the data.
    To exercise these rights, please contact us. Please refer to the contact details at the bottom of this cookie statement. If you have a complaint about how we handle your data, we would like to hear from you.
  10. Enabling/disabling and deleting cookies
    You can use your internet browser to automatically or manually delete cookies. You can also specify that certain cookies may not be placed. Another option is to change the settings of your internet browser so that you receive a message each time a cookie is placed. For more information about these options, please refer to the instructions in the Help section of your browser.
  11. Selling data to third parties
    We do not sell data to third parties
  12. Contact details
    For questions and/or comments about our cookie policy and this statement, please contact us by using the following contact details:
    Recognition Awards International, LLC
    157 Grass Lake Place, Suite 405
    St. Paul, MN 55126
    United States
    Website: https://www.recognitionpatentawards.com
    Email: contact@recognitionpatentawards.com