Cookie Policy LAST MODIFIED: NOVEMBER 14 2023

  1. Davis-Standard provides detailed information on the processing of personal data in its privacy policy (“Privacy Policy“). This policy (“Cookie Policy“) forms a part of the Privacy Policy and outlines Davis-Standard’s use of web-tracking technologies. Unless otherwise stated, the terms in this notice have the same meaning as defined in the Privacy Notice.
  2. Our website (the “Website“) uses cookies and similar technologies to distinguish you from other users of our Website. Our Website also uses web-tracking technologies that do not work with cookies (e.g. time-limited hash values based on a limited set of visitor settings or browser fingerprinting) (cookies all other tracking technologies together “Cookies“). This helps the overall experience when you browse our Website and allows us to monitor and analyse how you use our Website so that we can continue to improve our Website. It also helps us and third-party partners determine products and services that may be of interest to you.
  3. Cookies are pieces of code that allow for personalization of our Website experience. A cookie is a small data file that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive for record-keeping purposes.
  4. We use the following types of Cookies:
    • Strictly necessary Cookies. These enable core functionality such as security, network management and accessibility. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how the website functions. The legal basis for our use of functionality Cookies are our legitimate interests, namely being able to provide and maintain our website.
    • Performance Cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors use our Website. This helps us to improve our Website functionality. The legal basis for our use of analytical/performance Cookies is your consent. If you are accessing our Website with a European IP address, you have been asked to consent to the use of these cookies. You are free to deny your consent.
    • Functional Cookies. These enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks. The legal basis for our use of functionality Cookies is your consent. If you are accessing our Website with a European IP address, you have been asked to consent to the use of these cookies. You are free to deny your consent.
    • Targeting Cookies. These Cookies record your visit to our Website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed and are used to track visitors across websites. We will use this information to make our Website and the marketing messages we send more relevant to you. We may also share this information with third parties who provide a service to us for this purpose. The legal basis for our use of targeting Cookies is your consent. If you are accessing our Website with a European IP address, you have been asked to consent to the use of these cookies. You are free to deny your consent. Please see the ‘InternetBased Advertising‘ section below for more information.
  5. The types of Cookies described above can be further differentiated between First- and Third-Party Cookies, Session Cookies and Persistent Cookies.
    • First- and Third-Party Cookies. First-Party Cookies are all Cookies placed on a browsing device by Davis-Standard directly. Third-Party Cookies are all cookies placed on a browsing device through our Website by third parties. Please be aware that third parties may process your data on their own terms and based on their own privacy policies. If you are accessing our Website from the EU or other relevant jurisdiction, you have been asked to consent to the use of these cookies. You are free to deny your consent. Please see the section ‘Internet Based Advertising’ below for more information.
    • Session Cookies. Session Cookies allow a website to recognize a website user’s interactions with the website and will be deleted after the end of each browsing session.
    • Persistent Cookies. Persistent Cookies are stored on a user’s device and remain on the device until they reach the expiration date set by the website operator or until the user deletes them, whatever is earlier.
  6. The Cookies we use are designed to help you get the most from the Website, but if you do not wish to receive Cookies, most browsers allow you to change your Cookie settings. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful.
  1. If you would like to find out more about Cookies and other similar technologies, please visit www.allaboutcookies.orgor the Network Advertising Initiative’s online sources at We and our marketing partners may also use Cookies for advertising purposes. For more information about these Cookies, please see below.
  2. Please note that deleting or blocking Cookies may not be effective for all types of tracking technologies, such as Local Storage Objects (LSOs) like HTML5.

Tracking Technologies used in our emails

  1. Our emails may contain tracking pixels that identify if and when you have opened an email that we have sent you, how many times you have read it and whether you have clicked on any links in that email. This helps us measure the effectiveness of our marketing email campaigns, make the emails we send to you more relevant to your interests and to understand if you have opened and read any important administrative emails we might send you.
  2. Most popular email providers will allow you to block these pixels by disabling certain external images in emails. You can do this through the settings on your email account – these generally give you the option of choosing whether emails will display “remote images”, “remote content” or “images” by default; however, we will generally base their use only on consent granted within the course of our cookie banner.
  3. Some browsers also give you the option of downloading and installing extensions that block pixels and other tracking technologies.
  4. Please note, that blocking pixels in your email may not prevent us from tracking whether you have clicked on a link contained in our newsletter.

Interest Based Advertising

  1. We participate in interest-based advertising and may use third parties to serve you targeted advertisements based on your browsing history and use of the Website. We may share, or we may permit third parties to collect information about your use of the Website over time.
  2. Typically, but not always, this information is collected through Cookies and similar tracking technologies. These third parties may collect, or we may share, mobile identifiers as well as your device’s IP address, information about other applications on your device, your location, information about your use of the Website, email address or hashed data and information about which advertisements you have seen or clicked on.
  3. We and our marketing partners use this information to make the advertisements you see online more relevant to your interests, as well as to provide advertising-related services such as reporting, attribution, analytics and market research.
  4. We may also use certain forms of display advertising and other advanced features through Google Universal Analytics. Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate your use of the Website, to compile reports on Website activity and to provide other services relating to Website activity and internet usage to us. These features enable us to use First- and Third-Party Cookies to inform and optimize ads based on your past visits to the Website. Your IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not combined with other data from Google. Please note that further data, such as a unique ID, is collected and transferred to Google, so that it may be able to make you identifiable. You may control your advertising preferences or opt-out of certain Google advertising products by visiting the Google Ads Preferences Manager, currently available at by vising NAI’s online resources at
  5. We and our marketing partners may also link your various devices so that content you see on one device can result in relevant advertising on another device. We do this by collecting information about each device you use when visiting the Website or those of our marketing partners. We may also work with third parties who employ tracking technologies to determine if two or more devices are linked to a single user or household. We may share a common account identifier (such as user ID) with third parties to help recognize you across devices. We and our marketing partners can use this cross-device linkage to serve interest-based advertising and other personalized content to you across your devices, to perform analytics and to measure the performance of our advertising campaigns.
  6. You may be able to limit the use of these identifiers for interest-based advertising on a particular device through the settings on your device. You may also be able to opt-out of some, but not all, interest-based ads served by mobile ad networks by visiting http://youradchoices.comor downloading the mobile AppChoices app.
  7. To learn more about interest-based advertising and how you may be able to opt-out of some of this advertising, you can visit:
  1. Please note that opting-out of receiving interest-based advertising through the NAI’s and DAA’s or Your Online Choices online resources will only opt you out from receiving interest-based ads on that specific browser or device, but you may still receive interest-based ads on your other devices. You would need to perform the opt-out on each browser or device you use.
  2. Some of these opt-outs may not be effective unless your browser is set to accept Cookies. If you delete Cookies, change your browser settings, switch browsers or devices, or use another operating system, you will need to opt-out again.
  3. Please note that opting out of interest-based advertising does not mean you will no longer see advertising on your device


  1. We may update this Cookie Policy from time to time and so you should review this page periodically. When we change this Cookie Policy materially, we will update the “last modified” date at the top of this Cookie Policy. Changes to this Cookie Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.


  1. Please contact if you have any questions, comments and requests regarding this Cookie Policy.