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.
It is important to know that once you accept cookies via our pop-up, you will be asked every 30 day period.
The Google Analytics, Google AdWords, Google Analytics cookies and Google created scripts and files record your visits to our website. Google may use those cookie sets for our advertising and that of others in the Google AdWords in-market and similar audience settings. We do not control the cookie set action, scripting, or the ads (other than those for The Engineers Collaborative) that Google will choose to show to you as you visit other websites.
You can choose to opt out of this type of advertising by visiting the Google Ads Preferences Manager. You can also choose to opt out of third-party vendor's use of these cookies by visiting Google's Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.
Concerns you have about advertising you see after visiting The Engineers Collaborative website should be directed to Google and Google AdWords via the links in the paragraph above. We do not have control over when and where Google decides to show ads from your cookie sets after your visit to engcollab.com.
To remove your consent for our cookies you need only click to remove your consent in the cookie approval box. Look for a small tab on the bottom left of any website page and then click it to open and remove your approval. To remove your consent from Google cookies you will need to visit the Google Ads Preferences Manager and the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.
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 functions may not work.
Website Traffic Monitoring
We are using Google Analytics cookie sets and scripting to track activity on our website. The information collected is not personally identifiable. We use this information to measure activity and for use in our own business marketing programs.
We are not using Google Analytics special User-ID function to track and report your actions across multiple devices.
We do make every effort to retain a short time period of for user event and data retention that Google Analytics allows which is 38 months. If we change our data retention policy we will post it here.
Our policies were updated 6-3-2018.