Use of Cookies

What are cookies?
As is common practice with almost all professional websites, also this Sondora site uses cookies. Cookies are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This document describes what information they gather, how they are used and why it is necessary to sometimes store these cookies and how you can prevent these cookies from being stored. However this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the site’s functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP COOKIES

How Sondora uses cookies
Sondora uses cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to the site. It is recommended to leave on all cookies if you are unsure whether they are needed or not in case they provide a service that is in use.

Disabling cookies
The setting of cookies can be prevented by adjusting the settings on the browser. Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that are visited. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionalities and features of this site. Therefore, it is recommended to not disable cookies.

The cookies Sondora sets
When creating an account with Sondora, Sondora will use cookies for the management of the sign-up process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when logging out. However, in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.

Sondora uses cookies when you are logged-in to remember this fact. It prevents users from having to log in every time visiting a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when logging out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

This site may offer e-commerce facilities. Some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that Sondora can process it properly.

From time to time, Sondora offers user surveys and questionnaires to receive feedback and understand the needs of Sondora's website visitor base more accurately. These surveys may use cookies to remember who has already taken part in a survey or to provide accurate results after changing pages.

When submitting data through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms, cookies may be set to remember user details for future correspondence.

In order to create a great experience on this site, Sondora provides the functionality to set user preferences. In order to remember the preferences, Sondora needs to set cookies to re-call them.

Third party cookies
In some special cases, Sondora also uses cookies provided by trusted third parties. Please find below some third party cookies users might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web. It helps Sondora to understand how the site is used and how to improve the user experience. These cookies may track things such as how long users spend on the site and the pages visited so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

Sondora may use other Analytics service providers in order to enhance the understanding of the website visitors’ onsite behavior and subsequently improve the online experience for the website users. Sondora may use cookies in order to improve its service provision across multiple channels.

Sondora also uses social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow users to connect with their social network in various ways. Social media sites including Facebook, Twitter and other will set cookies through the Sondora site. These may be used to enhance the profile on their site or to contribute to data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

Additional information
It is generally recommended to leave cookies enabled to create a great user experience. However, if you need additional information, please do not hesitate to contact us:

January 2018