Cookies and so-called trackers (hereinafter as “cookies”) are small information files that are placed on your device when you visit IDC websites. We use several cookie types, and each type performs a different function. Information in the cookies may be linked to personal data. Cookies enable you to navigate between web pages efficiently and store your preferences, and they generally improve your web experience. In summary, the cookies used on our website can be categorized as follows: (i) required, (ii) functional, (iii) advertising cookies. Please note that sometimes the classification of a cookie may overlap (for instance, a third-party advertising cookie may also qualify as functional as it is necessary to enable you to view the website content). You can manage the cookie categories using advanced cookie settings function on our website.
In addition to the internal cookies described above, when visiting our website, you may receive cookies from the third parties with which we cooperate. External cookies are set by these third parties. You can manage third party cookies using advanced cookie settings function on our website.
We aggregate statistics for analysis regarding the application types used to browse our website and those of IDC affiliates and the regions from which such browsing takes place. This information is not personally identifiable.
In addition to cookies, IDC’s website may include features that enable sharing via third-party social media applications, such as Facebook’s like button and LinkedIn and Twitter widgets. Any personal information you provide via such social media applications may be collected and used by other users of that social media application, and such interactions are governed by the respective privacy policies of the companies that provide those applications. We do not bear responsibility for those companies or their use of your information.
IDC uses third party analytics tools to track user behavior when you visit idc.com to improve user experience for our website visitors. In some cases, you can manage the analytics tools through cookie settings.