Cookie Statement

1. WHAT IS A COOKIE?

A cookie is a small text file containing small amounts of information which are automatically downloaded into your computer (or other electronic device) when you access our website (www.sgc.org.sg).

2. WHAT COOKIES DO WE USE?

We, the Singaporean-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (“SGC”) use technical cookies to operate our website and to make our website more user-friendly.

We also use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc which uses cookies to analyse the website usage and surfing behaviour of our users. With this, we are able to improve the quality of our website, its content and constantly optimize our services to you. The table below has more information about these cookies.

For more information on Google Analytics, please check Google's Privacy Policy.

Name of cookieSourceDefault Expiration TimeDescription
_gaGoogle Analytics2 yearsUsed to distinguish users
_gidGoogle Analytics24 hoursUsed to distinguish users
_gatGoogle Analytics1 minuteUsed to throttle request rate

 

 

 

3. HOW TO DISABLE COOKIES?

If you do not wish to accept cookies, you can change your browser settings such that cookies are not accepted. If you do this, you may lose some of the functionality of our website. Follow the instructions as provided by your browser (usually located within the ‘Help’, ‘Tools’ or ‘Options’ facilities) to modify your cookie setting.

4. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

Our website may contain links to other websites. If you click on third party links, you will be directed to those websites. Those websites are not operated by us. As such, we do not have any control over and we assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party websites or services including their use of cookies.

Last updated: October 2019