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Our site also offers e-commerce and payment facilities for which some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly. The velcro.com website offers newsletter and email subscription services and cookies. These cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed or unsubscribed users.
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From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way our site is presented to its visitors. During the testing of these new features, cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience when visiting our site while ensuring that we understand which optimizations our website visitors appreciate the most. As we sell products it is important for us to gather statistics about how many website visitors actually make a purchase. This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price. The Google AdSense service we use to serve advertising uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times that a given ad is shown to you. For more information on Google AdSense see the official Google AdSense privacy FAQ
We use adverts to offset the costs of running this site and provide funding for further development. The behavioral advertising cookies used by this site are designed to ensure that we provide you with the most relevant adverts where possible by anonymously tracking your interests and presenting similar things that may be of interest. In some cases we may provide you with custom content based on what you tell us about yourself either directly or indirectly by linking with our social media accounts or by capturing data when you download a PDF file. These types of cookies simply allow us to provide you with content that we feel may be of interest to you.
We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook, twitter, linkedin, pinterest, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies. For more general information on cookies refer to the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.
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