Cookie Policy

PCM respects the privacy of those visitors using our procasemanagement.com website and other associated sites or pages (“websites”) of our company. This Cookie Policy is part of our Privacy Statement and provides you with clear and thorough information about the cookies we use and our purposes for using them.

To review PCM’s Privacy Statement, please see our Privacy Statement here.

As you likely know, our website uses cookies, in combination with pixels, scripts, and similar devices (we will refer to them all as “cookies”) to distinguish you from other users of our website. You are not required to “allow” cookies so that you may visit PCM’s website, but please note enabling certain cookies may allow for a more customized browsing experience and is required for certain parts of the website to actually work.

What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. When you visit our site, strictly necessary cookies will be placed on your device so that our website can work. You may change your cookie settings for visiting our website by changing the settings on your browser or by clicking on the at the bottom of this policy.

Key Concepts

First & third-party cookies: whether a cookie is a “first” or “third” party cookie refers to the domain placing the cookie. First-party cookies are set by the website being visited by the user at the time of the visit (e.g. cookies placed by www.procasemanagement.com or www.pcmtrials.com ).

Third-party cookies are cookies set by a domain other than that of the website being visited by the user. If a user visits a website and another entity sets a cookie via that website, that device is a third-party cookie.

Session cookies: such cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user through a browser session. A browser session begins when a user opens the browser window and it ends when the browser window is closed. Session cookies are temporary. Once the browser is closed, all session cookies are deleted.

Persistent cookies: this cookie will remain on a visitor’s device for a period of time which is specified in the cookie. They are activated each time a user visits the website that created the particular cookie.

Deleting & Blocking Cookies

You have the option of changing cookie preferences when you first visit PCM’s website through the cookie banner or by clicking on the at the bottom of this policy. Another option is for you to activate certain settings on your browser which enables you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. Note again that if your browser settings block all cookies (including strictly necessary cookies), you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

Changing Cookie Settings

You can change your cookie settings when you first visit PCM’s website through the cookie banner or by clicking on the at the bottom of this policy.

You may also alter your cookie settings on your Internet browser.f Internet browser cookie settings are usually found in the “preferences” or “options” menu.  In order to understand more about these settings, the following links may be helpful. You can also use the “Help” option in your browser for more details.

 

Can I Withdraw Consent?

If you wish to withdraw your consent for cookies (which you can do at any time), you will need to delete any cookies set by using your internet browser settings or by clicking on the at the bottom of this policy.

Your Consent/Agreement

Strictly necessary cookies do not require your consent.

For performance, functionality, and any targeting cookies, you will be asked to consent (or agreement) when you first visit PCM’s website by our cookie banner that appears when you land on our home page.

You can give consent by clicking on the appropriate button on the banner displayed, or by setting your preferences when prompted. PCM does not assume consent and does not use cookies other than strictly necessary cookies if consent is not expressly given.

If you do not wish to give consent or wish to withdraw your consent to any performance, functionality, targeting or other cookies at any time, you will need to delete and block or disable cookies via your browser settings. Please note disabling certain cookies will affect the website’s ability to fully function and may prevent access to certain features on the website.

What Cookies Does PCM Use & Why?

The cookies used on our site are as follows:

  • Strictly necessary
  • Performance
  • Functional
  • Targeting

“Strictly Necessary” cookies let you move around the website and use essential features like secure areas. Without these cookies, we cannot provide the requested services.

We use these Strictly Necessary cookies to:

  1. Identify and/or authenticate a user as being logged in to the website
  2. Ensure a user connects to the right service is a change is made
  3. Security purposes

If these cookies are blocked, PCM cannot guarantee the performance of website or the security during a visit.

Performance

“Performance” cookies collect information about how a visitor uses our website including any pages visited and any errors experienced by the user during their visit. Performance cookies do not collect information that could specifically identify you and are only used to improve the PCM website, understand the interests of our users, and measure the effectiveness of content.

Performance cookies are used for:

  1. Web analytics: to provide anonymous statistics on how the website is used
  2. Error management: Improves the website by measuring errors

Some performance cookies are managed by third parties, such as Google Analytics. Note PCM does not request, require or knowingly allow such third parties to use cookies for purposes other than those identified above.

Functional

Functional cookies are used to enable enhanced functionality and personalization. Such cookies may be set by third party providers whose services are added to our website. At this time, PCM does not use any third party functional cookies.

If you do not add these cookies then some of these services may not function properly.

Targeting

We use one first-party PCM targeting cookie to identify other websites when you arrive at the PCM website from an affiliate referral link.  It is set when you click on one of our links and used to let identify the website from which you came. You can opt-out of this one awxxxx cookie.

More information about cookies

Information about cookies

Useful information can be found at: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/