To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. Most big websites do this too.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.
− your display preferences, such as contrast colour settings or font size
− if you have already replied to a survey pop-up that asks you if the content was helpful or not (so you won't be asked again)
Below are the major cookies used, where the relevant features are enabled on this Site.
Google Analytics: _utma, _utmb, _utmc, utmz
Helps analyse use of the Site through the collection of standard internet log information and visitor behaviour, such as new visitor numbers, interactions and paths through our website, response to our marketing campaigns and browser usage, all in an anonymous form. Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. By using any EMI website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above
utma 2 years expiration. utmz cookie or “campaign” cookie has a 6 month expiration period. The utmb cookie, or “session” cookie, has a 30 minute expiration period
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__qca (Domain: .disqus.com) mc (Domain: .quantserve.com) Google Analytics UID (Domain: .scorecardresearch.com) UIDR (Domain: .scorecardresearch.com)
disqus_unique (Domain: .disqus.com) Internal statistics, used for anonymous visitors (Sigma) testCookie (Domain: mediacdn.disqus.com) Used to check whether the browser accepts 3rd-party cookies.
More info how to control Disqus cookies:
Buttons and Social Network's Widgets
During your navigation on this website you can receive on your device even cookies that are sent to interact directly with the social platforms. The site incorporates buttons and widgets from Facebook, Twitter, YouTube. "Skanners" does not have access to the data that are thus collected and processed independently by the operators of social networking platforms. For more information on the treatment of data collected from social networks, please refer to the information note on privacy provided by the suppliers of those services.
Also, some videos embedded in our pages use a cookie to anonymously gather statistics on how you got there and what videos you visited.
Enabling these cookies is not strictly necessary for the website to work but it will provide you with a better browsing experience. You can delete or block these cookies, but if you do that some features of this site may not work as intended.
The cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally and the pattern data is fully under our control. These cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described here.
How to control cookies
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.
You can disable cookies by Google Analytics, using the add-in https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en provided by Google to opt-out for the major browsers.
How to disable cookies (opt-out)
Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can refuse them. If you dont want to receive or store cookies, you can change the security settings of the browser (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Opera, etc ...). Each browser has different procedures for managing settings:
Google Chrome for Mobile
Select "Settings", then "Privacy" and check or uncheck the "Accept Cookies." to browsers other than those listed above refer to the guide to locate the cookie management mode.
Using the "Skanners" website, the visitor accepts the present policy regarding cookies. "Skanners" may make changes to this policy and it is the responsibility of the visitor to check out this policy on a regular basis.