What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. Cookies are widely used in order to make website work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
The GORDON’s website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google") to help analyse the use of the website. For this purpose, Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer.
The information generated by the cookies about the use of the website - standard internet log information (including your IP address) and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form - is transmitted to and stored by Google including on servers in the United States. We anonymise your IP address before sending it to Google.
In accordance with its Privacy Shield Certification, Google declares that it complies with the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework. Google may transfer the information collected by Google Analytics to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf.
According to Google Analytics terms of service, Google will not associate the data subject IP address with any other data held by Google.
You may refuse the use of Google Analytics cookies by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.
The GORDON website uses Pixel Facebook, a service that enables the creation of target audiences for advertising on the Facebook social network. You can find all the information about the use and storage of your data directly on Facebook’s site at this address:
In keeping with the certification on the EU-US Privacy Shield (data protection), Facebook declares that it complies with the framework defined by the Privacy Shield. Facebook may transfer information gathered by Pixel Facebook to third parties when the law requires this or when these third parties handle the information on behalf of Facebook.
How to control cookies
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed.
Managing cookies in your browser
Most browsers allow you to:
If you chose to delete cookies, you should be aware that any preferences will be lost. Also, if you block cookies completely many websites (including ours) will not work properly and webcasts will not work at all. For these reasons, we do not recommend turning cookies off when using our webcasting services.