Last Updated: July 15, 2022
We are GlobalLogic, a Hitachi Group Company (“GlobalLogic”). GlobalLogic’s internet properties, such as the www.method.com website, are owned and operated by GlobalLogic Inc.
What are the cookies?
Cookie files are pieces of information (small text files) that are transferred by the server and are stored on your device (usually on your computer’s hard drive) whenever you visit and/or use GlobalLogic website. They store information on how you use the website.
When you visit GlobalLogic website, cookies allow us, in particular, to recognize your device and you as a returning user and may collect data, for example, about the domain name of your Internet service provider, browser type, type of the operating system, IP address, websites you visited, items you have downloaded, as well as operational data or location information about the device you use. Not all of the information collected through cookies is considered personal data under the applicable personal data protection regulations, including GDPR. Some information, depending on its content and method of use, may, however, be associated with a specific person, e.g. if you shared your personal data with us in the past, cookies sometimes can be connected directly with your data through connecting id numbers in cookies with other information related to you, your account and/or work application.
We need cookies for our website to work properly, in order to adjust to the way you use it, and to collect statistical data. They help us provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allow us to improve our site. We also process data collected through cookies to analyse popularity and effectiveness of our services.
We use marketing cookies to present you with ads and other personalized content. This includes reaching out to you through our advertising partners.
Cookies may also be used in our marketing emails (which you may receive if you have provided us with your consent to contact you in that way) to enable us to review how users interact with our marketing. This helps us tailor it more appropriately and make it more user-friendly.
Cookies may also be used to increase the security of the website.
We assure you that all information collected through cookies are used by us only for the purposes indicated in this document, and in no case cookies are harmful to you or the device you use, since they do not introduce any configuration changes in it.
Below is a general description of cookies that may be used on our website:
- Necessary: these cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms.
- Social Media: these cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages.
- Statistics: these cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our website. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site.
- Marketing: these cookies may be set through our website to present you with ads and other personalized content. This includes reaching out to you through our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant advertisements on other sites.
To see a detailed description of each cookie we use (including its provider, type and purpose), please click “Show details” on the cookies banner – you can open it at all times by clicking here.
How to manage cookies settings?
You can change the way of using cookies files, including completely blocking or deleting them, via your web browser. Remember that disabling or blocking some of the cookies may prevent or significantly impede the proper functioning of our website, for example by slowing it down.
You can use your web browser to:
- delete all cookies;
- block all cookies;
- allow all cookies;
- block ‘third-party’ cookies (ie, cookies set by online services other than the one you are visiting);
- clear all cookies when you close the browser;
- open a ‘private browsing’ / ‘incognito’ session, which allows you to browse the web without recording your browsing history or storing local data such as cookies (you should however be aware of the limitations of this feature in a privacy context); and
- install add-ons and plugins that extend browser functionality.
Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:
- Microsoft Edge cookies information
- Internet Explorer cookies information
- Chrome cookies information
- Firefox cookies information
- Safari cookies information – mobile devices and desktops
- Opera cookies information
To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
- A number of websites provide detailed information on cookies, including org and AllAboutCookies.org.
- The European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance website Your Online Choices allows you to install opt-out cookies across different advertising networks.
- Google has developed a browser add-on to allow users to opt-out of Google Analytics across all websites which use it. This is also available in the Chrome web store.
- Some browsers include a feature known as ‘Do Not Track’ or DNT. This allows you to indicate a preference that websites should not track you. However, whilst DNT is available in many browsers, websites are not required to recognise its request, so it may not always work. You can get help on how to use DNT in Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Opera.
- Internet Explorer has a feature called Tracking Protection Lists which allows you to import a list of websites you want to block.
- For more information on how private browsing works as well as its limitations, visit the support pages for your browser: Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari (mobile and desktop) and Opera.
Cookie settings in the United Kingdom
Our users in the UK can manage consents to different types of cookies.
On our website we provide you with a Cookiebot tool, where you see all types of cookies along with their description, can decide which types of cookies you accept, and easily change these settings whenever you wish. Click here to see and manage your cookie preferences.
Refreshing the page may be necessary to save new cookie consent settings and/or withdraw consent.
Third party cookies
They are primarily used to optimize our services and help us in marketing activities. Some third party cookies may also be necessary to provide you with services of other companies – our Partners (e.g. access to videos on our website).
By giving consent to third party cookies, you consent to sharing of your personal data with our Partners and to processing of this data as described in regard to each cookie.