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Cookie Policy

About this Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. You should read this policy to understand what cookies are, how we use them, the types of cookies we use (i.e. the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used) and how to manage your cookie preferences.

For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Statement. Based on this Privacy Statement and our Data Protection Policy, we collect the least amount of data about you as possible when enabling essential cookies to help run our website. The third-party cookies provided by this website can only collect more information about you if you consent to non-essential cookies being enabled.

At any time, you can change or withdraw your consent from the “Cookies” tab on the bottom of your screen on this website.

You can learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Statement.

Your consent applies to the following domain: www.crossroadsbasel.ch

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide better user experience, understand how the website performs, and to analyse what works and where it needs improvement.

How do we use cookies?

As is typical of most websites, our website uses first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are necessary for the website to function the right way, which is why they are enabled as soon as you visit our website. Please be assured that these cookies do not collect any of your personally identifiable data or use them for any marketing purposes.

The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, helping third-parties provide advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website. This category of cookies is not essential for running the website, which is why these cookies are disabled by default. They will only be enabled with your consent.

What types of cookies do we use?

The cookies used on our website are grouped into the following categories:

The list below details the cookies used on our website:

CookieDescription
Necessary
cookielawinfo-checkbox-visualThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. This cookie is used to store the user's consent for the cookies in the category "Visual".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-form-securityThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. This cookie is used to store the user's consent for the cookies in the category "Form Security".
cli_user_preferenceThis cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used for the back-end functionality of the plugin and for cache compatibility.
CookieLawInfoConsentThis cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used for the back-end functionality of the plugin and for cache compatibility.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-analyticsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. This cookie is used to store the user's consent for the cookies in the category "Analytics".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-performanceThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. This cookie is used to store the user's consent for the cookies in the category "Performance".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-advertisementThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. This cookie is used to store the user's consent for the cookies in the category "Advertisement".
PHPSESSIDThis cookie is native to PHP applications. The cookie is used to store and identify a users' unique session ID for the purpose of managing user session on the website. The cookie is a session cookie and is deleted when all the browser windows are closed.
viewed_cookie_policyThis cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not the user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessaryThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. This cookie is used to store the user's consent for cookies in the category "Necessary".
Analytics
_gaThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. This cookie is used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly-generated number to identify unique visitors.
_gidThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data is collected in an anonymised way and includes the number of visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited.
Performance
_gatThis cookie is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the collection of data on high-traffic sites.
Advertisement
NIDThis cookie is used to form a profile based on the user's interests and displays personalised ads to users.

How can I manage my cookie preferences?

You can manage your cookies preferences by clicking on the “Cookies” tab at the bottom of your screen, then clicking the “Cookie Settings” link, which will allow you to enable or disable the cookie categories on the pop-up according to your preferences.

Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Cookies” tab at the bottom of your screen. This will display the consent notice again, allowing you to either change your preferences in “Cookie Settings”, click “OK” to enable only essential cookies (and disable any previously enabled non-essential cookies), or click “ENABLE ALL” to enable all non-necessary cookies.

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more out more on how to manage and delete cookies, you can visit www.allaboutcookies.org.