Our website www.ardmoreshipping.com (the “Website”) may use technology called “cookies” to collect information about the use of the Website. The purpose of this cookies policy (the “Cookies Policy”) is to provide you clear and specific information on the cookies that are used on our Website.
A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit certain websites. It is stored in your browser while the website is being viewed. For more information on cookies, Ardmore invites you to visit the following link: allaboutcookies.org.
3. Use of Google Analytics
Across our Website, we may deploy Google Analytics tools, including cookies. Google Analytics provides reports to help us understand website traffic and webpage usage.
Further, we may deploy, from time-to-time, on certain pages of our Website, Google Analytics Advertising Features such as “Adwords” for conversion and remarketing purposes. Third-party vendors, including Google L.L.C, use first-party cookies (Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to inform, optimize and serve ads based on past visits to our Website.
4. Disabling Cookies
Should you wish to opt-out of Google Analytics web tracking tools, please visit the currently available opt-outs.
If, however, you do not accept cookies, you may experience some inconvenience in your use of the Website.
5. Information collected by Google and information provided to Ardmore
Google Analytics tracks the web traffic from visitors to a website (including times of visit, whether the visitor has previously visited the website, which website has referred the visitor to the website concerned, IP address, etc.).
Google Analytics does not provide Ardmore with information regarding the actual IP address of the visitor. It only provides statistical information concerning visits to the Website (browser type, time spent on the Website, pages visited, referring URL, and other aggregated Website traffic data).
We and our service providers may use the information for security purposes, to facilitate navigation, to display information more effectively, to collect statistical information, to personalize your experience while online and analyze your browsing habits on the Website.
6. Objective of Google Analytics
Google Analytics is a web analytics tool which allows website owners to analyse their visitors’ degree of interaction. Users of Google Analytics are able to consult various reports describing how visitors interact with their site with the aim of enhancing its performance. Google Analytics collects information anonymously, providing information on usage trends for the site without identifying visitors’ personal data.
Google Analytics is regulated by Google’s general terms of service accessible at http://www.google.com/analytics/tos.html and by Google’s privacy policies available at http://www.google.com/intl/us/policies/privacy/ and http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/
7. Cookies Policy and Third Party Websites
Please note that this Cookies Policy does not apply to, and we are not responsible for, the privacy practices of third-party websites which may be linked to or accessible through our Website.
8. Changes to the Cookies Policy
We may update this Cookies Policy and we would encourage you to review the policy from time to time to stay informed of how we are using cookies. This Cookies Policy was last updated in November 2018.