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BioTekna informs Users that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this Website on their computer’s hard disk, they must take the necessary measures within the security settings of their browser.
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This Website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it.
Personal data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services:
The services contained in this section allow BioTekna to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to track user behavior.
Google Analytics (Google Inc.)
BioTekna uses Google Analytics software to collect information on how melcalin.com is used in order to make the Website meet the needs of its users and to improve it.
Google Analytics stores information on:
- the pages visited
- how much time you spend on each page
- how the Website arrived
- what you select while visiting the website BioTekna does not collect or store personal data (for example the name or address of the User), so this information cannot be used to identify the User. BioTekna does not allow Google to use or share its analytics data.
Google Analytics sets the following cookies:
Name and Purpose
_ga This helps to count how many people visit melcalin.com by keeping track of whether the User has already visited it before (2 years deadline)
_gat Used to manage the frequency with which requests to view a page are made (expires 10 minutes)
Name and Purpose
_utma Like _ga, this allows you to know if the User has visited previously, so you can count how many users visit melcalin.com or a certain page for the first time (expiry 2 years)
_utmb This works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time that the User spends on melcalin.com (expires 30 minutes)
_utmc This works with _utmb to calculate when the User closes the browser (expires when the User closes the browser)
_utmz This tells us how the User reached melcalin.com (for example, from another website or a search engine) (expires 6 months)
Viewing content from external platforms
These services allow you to view content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of this Application and interact with them.
In the event that a service of this type is installed, it is possible that, even if the Users do not use the service, it collects traffic data relating to the pages in which it is installed.
Google Maps is a map viewing service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”) that allows this Website to include content of this type.
While this Website only aims to include quality, secure and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external links on this Website. (External links are clickable texts / banners / image links links to other websites)
BioTekna cannot guarantee or verify the content of any externally linked website. Users must therefore take note that they click on external links at their own risk and this Site and its owner cannot be held responsible for any damage or consequences caused by any external links mentioned.
Social Media Platforms
This Website may use social sharing buttons that allow you to share web content directly from the web pages to the social media platform in question.
Users are advised, before using these social sharing buttons, that they do so at their discretion and that the social media platform may track and save the web page sharing request through their account on the social platform.
Users are encouraged to use social media platforms carefully and to communicate / relate to them with due attention and caution in respect of their privacy and personal data.
This Website and its owner do not request personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and invite users who wish to communicate sensitive information to contact BioTekna through direct communication channels, such as telephone or e-mail.