Acquisition of Information: Consumer information collected is only that which is required by law or otherwise necessary to efficiently and securely provide a high level of service.
Employees and Privacy: All employees are trained on the importance of privacy. Access to consumer information is provided only to those employees who require it to perform their jobs.
Security Measures: Access to privacy-sensitive information is subject to rigorous procedural and technological controls consistent with legal requirements and the demands of customer service.
Disclosure to Third Parties: Individually-identifiable consumer information will be provided to third parties only by order of a duly-empowered government authority, if consumer permission is given, or if it is necessary to process transactions and provide services.
What types of cookies do we use?
We use a few types of cookies:
Essential – cookies that are essential to provide you with services you have requested. For example, these include the cookies that make it possible for you to stay logged into your GG&G account. If you set your browser to block these cookies, then these functions and services will not work for you. In particular, we won’t be able to save your preferences about cookies.
Performance - cookies which measure how often you visit our sites and how you use them. We use this information to get a better sense of how our users engage with our site and to improve our site, so that users have a better experience. For example, we collect information about which of our pages are most frequently visited, and by which types of users. We also use third-party cookies to help with performance. For example, the Google Analytics cookie gives us information such as your journey between pages. (details of how to opt out of it are below).
Advertising – cookies that are used to collect information about your visit to our site, including the content you have viewed, the links you have followed and information about your browser, device and your IP address. We have set out more details on this below.
- Keeping you signed in
- Increasing accessibility of the site
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file that can be placed on your device that allows us to recognize and remember you. It is sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive or tablet or mobile device. When you visit our sites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology, such as a tag, pixel, or other web beacon.