Cookie Statement

Last updated: January, 2021

This Cookie Statement (“Statement”) explains how Breakwater Solutions, LLC and our subsidiaries (collectively “Breakwater”, “we“, “us“, and “our“) use cookies to recognize you when you visit our website at www.Breakwater.com (“Site(s)“). It explains what cookies are and why we use them, as well as your rights to control our use of them. Please note that some of our subsidiaries may have set up their own cookie statements.

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are widely used by website owners to make their websites work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information.

Cookies set by the website owner (in this case, Breakwater) are called “first party cookies”. Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called “third party cookies”. Third-party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website (e.g. interactive content and analytics). The parties that set these third-party cookies may recognize your computer both when it visits the website in question and also when it visits certain other websites.

WHY DO WE USE COOKIES?

We and our third-party partners use first-party and third-party cookies for different reasons, including to see which areas and features are popular and to count visits to our Site. Some cookies are required for technical reasons for our Sites to operate, and we refer to these as “technical” cookies. Other cookies enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our Site. Third parties serve cookies through our Sites for analytics, improving user experience, and other purposes.

The specific types of first and third-party cookies served through our Sites, the purposes they perform, and their duration are described in the table below (please note that the specific cookies served may vary depending on the specific Site you visit).

WHAT CATEGORIES OF COOKIES DO WE USE?

  1. Technical cookiesare essential for the functioning of our Site. Specifically, technical cookies allow us to implement security measures. These cookies also make it possible to recognize you (without identifying you) and thus improve your browsing experience, e.g. remember your cookie preferences. As (some of) these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the Site to you, you cannot reject them, otherwise you will no longer be able to access the Site and/or the Site’s services.
  2. Audience measurementcookies are used to measure the audience of the various contents and sections of our Site, to evaluate and better organize them. These cookies also ensure that we timely detect navigation problems and improve our Sites as necessary. The audience measurement cookies only produce anonymous statistics without involving any individually identifiable information.

YOUR CHOICES REGARDING COOKIES

Most web browsers give you the ability to manage cookies (i.e. accept or reject) in your terminal. Please see the links below for more information:

Please note that removing the cookies from your computer and other devices may affect your subsequent visits to our Sites, by requiring that, for example, you restate your cookie preferences when you return to our Site.

DO YOU SERVE TARGETED ADVERTISING?

Yes, we do use cookies with the purpose of targeted advertising.

HOW OFTEN WILL YOU UPDATE THIS STATEMENT?

We may update this Statement from time to time to reflect, for example, changes to the cookies we use or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. Please therefore re-visit this Statement regularly to stay informed about our use of cookies and related technologies. The date at the top of this Statement indicates when it was last updated.

WHERE CAN I GET FURTHER INFORMATION?

If you have any questions about our use of cookies or other technologies, please review our Personal Data and Security Policy at this address: https://www.Breakwater.com/privacy-statement/ or email us at bwprivacy@breakwatersolutions.com.