Our websites use cookies. Please read this cookie policy carefully as it contains important information about who we are and how we use cookies on our websites. This policy should be read together with our privacy notices relating to website users, customers and prospective customers which set out how and why we collect, store, use and share personal information generally in relation to website use, as well as your rights in relation to your personal information and details of how to contact us and the relevant data protection regulator if you have a complaint.

Who are we?

If you are viewing this Cookie Policy on gigaphoton.com, this website is operated by Gigaphoton Inc. This policy explains how Gigaphoton Inc. and their group companies and affiliates use cookies.

Our website

This cookie policy relates to your use of our website https://gigaphoton.com

We may link to other websites from our websites. These other websites may also use cookies or similar technologies and should have their own separate cookie polices. For privacy information relating to these other websites, please review their cookie policies.

What is a cookie

A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your device (e.g. computer, smartphone or other electronic device) when you use our website. These help us recognize you and your device and store some information about your preferences or past use of the website.

For example, we may monitor how many times you visit the website, which pages you go to, traffic data, location data and the originating domain name of a user's internet service provider. This information helps us to build a profile of our users. Some of this data will be aggregated or statistical, which means that we will not be able to identify you individually.

Your Choices about Cookies

We will ask for your permission (consent) to place cookies (other than essential cookies) or other similar technologies on your device when you visit our website.

There is a notice on our home page which describes how we use cookies and requests your consent to place cookies on your device.

You can also control and/or delete cookies being placed by configuring your browser. For more details, see https://aboutcookies.org. You can also 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 or stop working properly. For further information on our use of cookies, including a detailed list of your information which we and others may collect through cookies, please see below.

Our use of cookies

We use cookies on this website to:

  • recognise you whenever you revisit this website (this speeds up your access to parts of the website)
  • gather information about your preferences and use of our website
  • carry out research and statistical analysis to help improve our content, products and services and to help us better understand our users’ requirements
  • make your online experience as efficient and enjoyable as possible

For further information about cookies in general, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

Types of cookies

The cookies we may place in your browser fall into the following categories:

  • Essential cookies — these cookies are necessary for the website to properly function and cannot be avoided. They are typically set in response to actions such as setting your privacy preferences or filling in forms. You can configure most browsers to block or alert you about these cookies, but by doing so, some parts of the site may not function properly.
  • Analytical and statistical cookies — these cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources, so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around within the site. All information these cookies collect are anonymous.
  • Functional cookies — these cookies allow our website to remember some choices you make (such as your choice of language) to provide enhanced, more personalized experiences. They are set by us or by third party providers whose services we may have added to our pages. The information collected by these cookies is anonymous and cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

Storage duration of cookies

The cookies we place on your device are stored for the following duration:

  • Session cookies — these allow our website to link your actions during a particular browser session. These expire each time you close your browser and do not remain on your device afterwards.
  • Persistent cookies — these are stored on your device in between browser sessions. These allow your preferences or actions across our website to be remembered. These will remain on your device until they expire, or you delete them from your cache.

Changes to this cookie policy

We keep our cookie policy under regular review. Any changes we make in the future will be posted on this page.

How to contact us

If you have any questions or concerns about the information in this notice, or about our handling of personal information more generally, or if you would like more detailed information on a particular point, please submit your inquiry here