Cookie Policy

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Last Updated: 1 June 2022
 

This Cookie Notice applies to TCT The Commodity Traders, B.V., and its affiliates, which you have a contract with or which provide services to you, (collectively or individually, as applicable, referred to as "TCT", “Company”, "we", "our", "us") and the TCT website and applications at or linked to from www.thecommoditytraders.com ("Website").

 

This Cookie Notice explains how we use cookies and similar technologies to recognise you when you visit our website and use our web applications.  It explains what these technologies are and why we use them, as well as your rights to control our use of them.

Browse this Cookie Notice below, to answer specific queries.

Cookies
 

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 in order to make their websites work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information. 

Where required by applicable law, we will obtain your consent before we place any cookies on your device that are not strictly necessary for the functioning of our Websites.

Cookies set by the website owner (in this case, TCT) 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. like advertising, interactive content and analytics).  The parties that set these third party cookies can recognise your computer both when it visits the website in question and also when it visits certain other websites. 

Why do we use cookies?

We use first party and third party cookies for several reasons. Our first party cookies are required for technical reasons in order for our Websites to operate, and we refer to these as "essential" or "strictly necessary" cookies. Other first and third party cookies also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our Website. Third parties also serve cookies through our Website for advertising, analytics and other purposes. This is described in more detail below.

The types of first and third party cookies served through our Website and the purpose they perform are described below. Please note that the specific cookies served may vary depending on the specific Website you visit. 

We use cookies on this site in the following ways:

Cookie Types
Description
Google
 

How do we use Google Analytics on our Website?

 

This cookie is set by Google reCAPTCHA, which protects our site against spam enquiries on contact forms. This is a persistent cookie that persists in the browser for up to 6 months.

 

This Site uses the following functional cookies from Google:

  • _GRECAPTCHA

Our Website make use of cookies provided by Google Analytics to better understand how visitors use them. Google Analytics makes use of first party performance and targeting cookies placed through our Website to provide us with information about users of our Website. Google or its affiliate DoubleClick may recognize cookies placed through our Website when you visit other websites and applications. Personal information generated by these cookies about your use of our Website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States of America. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of our Websites on our behalf and will compile reports on your activity for us.

For more information about how Google collects, uses, and shares your information collected through Google Analytics, including information collected through our Website, please visit Google’s own Privacy & Terms Policy at https://policies.google.com/privacy.

YouTube
 

How do we use YouTube on our website?

 

YouTube is used by the TCT to store and show video content. These cookies are set by YouTube to track usage of its services.

YSC is a session cookie. VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE is persistent cookie that persist in the browser for up to six months.

This site currently uses the following cookies from Youtube:

  • VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

  • YSC

 

For more information about how YouTube collects, uses, and shares your information collected through Google Analytics, including information collected through our Website, please visit Google’s own Privacy & Terms Policy at https://policies.google.com/privacy .

Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies
 

How Can I Control Cookies?

 

You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies.  You can use our Cookie Preference Center or set or amend your web browser controls to accept or refuse cookies.

If you choose to reject cookies, you may still use our Website though your access to some functionality and areas of our Website may be restricted. You may need to refresh your page for your settings to take effect.

To disable the Cookies:

  • For Chrome users: You can use the “Settings/Privacy/Content Settings/Turn of cookies” option on your Chrome browser settings.

  • For Internet Explorer users: You can use the “Options/Internet Settings/Privacy/Settings” option.

  • For Firefox users: You can use the “Tools/Options/Privacy/Cookie acceptance method/Until Firefox is turned off” option.

  • For Safari users: You can use the “Preferences/Privacy/Website Data/Select one or multiple websites/Delete all” option.

  • For Opera users: You can use the “Preferences/Advanced/Cookies” option.

If you are visiting this site using a mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet, please also refer to the manufacturer’s instructions on how to manage cookies.

Cookie Updates
 

How often do you update this Cookie Notice?

 

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

For More Information
 

Where can I get further information?

If you have any questions about our use of cookies or other technologies, please contact us or:         Compliance Department

     TCT The Commodity Traders, B.V.

     WTC Den Haag

     Prinses Margrietplantsoen 33

     The Hague, 2595AM, The Netherlands

You may also use this Personal Information Request Form to contact us or exercise any of your rights in relation to personal information we collect or otherwise process by using cookies.

Click here to learn more about the Privacy & Security Policy.