What are Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies?
A cookie is a small text file that may be stored and accessed from your device when you visit one of our websites. Other tracking technologies work similar to cookies and create small data files that are stored on your device, and monitor your website activity to enable collection of information about how you use our services. This allows our Sites to recognize your device among the devices of other users.. The information provided below about cookies also applies to other tracking technologies. You can find more information at www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.
For administrative and research purposes, VinaCapital Foundation has also signed a contract with third-party service providers to analyze statistical data on usage and volume information from users of our Sites. These third-party service providers use persistent Cookies to help us improve user experience, manage Site content, and analyze how users navigate and use the Sites.
First and Third Parties’ Cookies
“First Party Cookies” are cookies that belong to VinaCapital Foundation and are placed on your device by VinaCapital Foundation. “Third Party Cookies” are cookies that another party places on your device through our Sites. VinaCapital Foundation may form a contract with third party service providers to send e-mails to users who have provided their contact information to us. To help evaluate and improve the effectiveness of email communications and/or to determine whether users have opened messages and clicked on links, third party service providers may place cookies on these users’ devices.
For more information on how these companies collect and use information on our behalf, please refer to our privacy policies below.
Depending on the website, we use the following types of cookies:
- Session cookies. Session cookies are temporary and will be deleted from your device when the web browser is closed. We use session cookies to help track Internet usage.
Data collected by the Sites and/or through cookies will not be kept longer than is necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined above. Under no circumstances will such information be kept for longer than one year.
Our cookies are used for the following purposes:
- Essential/Technical: These Cookies are necessary for us to operate the Sites so that you can access them per your requirements. For example, these cookies allow us to recognize that you have created an account and logged in to that account. They also include cookies that track your past activities during a browsing session and protect our Sites.
- Analytical/ Performance: These Cookies are used by us or by third party service providers to analyze the Sites’ usage and performance. For instance, cookies track which pages are the most popular and where visitors are located. If you sign up for a mailing newsletter or register with the Sites, these cookies may be relevant to you. They consist of, for example, Google Analytics cookies.
- Functionality: These Cookies allow us to operate websites according to your choices and “remember” you between visits. For example, we will recognize your username and remember how you have customized the Sites and services, such as how to adjust text size, fonts, languages and other customizable parts on our website, and provide you with the same customizations on future visits.
If you do not want cookies to be placed on your device, you can adjust your Internet browser settings to refuse the installation of all or some cookies and warn you when cookies are placed on your device. For more information on how to do this, please refer to the ‘help’ / ‘tools’ or ‘edit’ section of your browser or visit www.allaboutcookies.org. Please note that if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including strictly necessary cookies) you may not be able to access or use all or some or features of our Sites.
If you want to delete previously stored cookies, you can do so manually at any time. However, this will not prevent the Sites from placing additional cookies on your device unless and until you adjust your Internet browser settings as described above.
For more information on building user profiles and the use of targeting/advertising cookies, please see www.youronlinechoices.eu if you reside in Europe or www.aboutads.info/choices if you reside in the United States.
How Do We Use Other Tracking Technologies in Our Communications?
VinaCapital Foundation may collect information when you open or click any link in the knowledge, research or event communications we send you through the web.
A web beacon is a graphic image, placed on a website or in an email, which may alone or in combination with a cookie compiles information about how you use or interact with VinaCapital Foundation’s website or email. For example, we may add web beacons to the knowledge, research or event communications we send to you to determine if you have opened an email or clicked a link. Analytics are collected to help us improve the readability of our content, format of our website and email communications.
How do I withdraw my consent or refuse to use the Web Bug?
You can avoid web bugs by configuring your email reader to disable remote image loading and by not clicking any links in emails.