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Cookie Policy

SDI International Corp. (hereinafter referred to as “SDI,” “us,” “we,” “our,” or “Company”) has created the following Cookie Notice for when you visit our desktop and mobile website and applications (“Website” or Website “Services”). This Cookie Notice should be read alongside our Privacy Policy, which explains how we use your Information. The Website uses cookies and other tracking technologies to optimize site functionality, analyze website traffic, and share information with social media, advertising, and analytics partners. This Notice provides you with information about cookies and how to control them on the Website.

What is a Cookie?

Cookies are small digital files that websites write onto computer hard drives or smartphone’s hard drive for record keeping purposes when you visit a website or click on a URL. The cookie file then identifies you as a unique user. Cookies make your use of these Website more pleasing and efficient by “personalizing” your Website experience and gathering Website statistical data, such as which parts of the Website you have previously visited, what material you downloaded, your Internet provider’s domain name and country, and the addresses of websites you visited immediately before and after our Website. They enable us to tailor the information you receive and to assist us and other third-party service providers with whom we have relationships by identifying you as our customer or Website user.

How Do We Use Cookies?

We use cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our Website, such as:
  • Understanding how you use our site;
  • Showing you content that is relevant to you; and
  • Working with partners to serve you relevant advertising.

What Types of Cookies & Tracking Technologies Do We Use?

Our Website may use the following types of cookies and tracking technologies, which we describe in this section.
  • Essential Cookies: These cookies are strictly necessary for enabling user movement around our website and providing access to features such as your profile and purchases, member-only resources, and other secure areas of the website. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing purposes and do not remember where you have been on the internet. This category of cookies cannot be disabled.
  • Performance & Functionality Cookies: These cookies are used to enhance the functionality of the Website.  For example, remembering your log-in details or providing us information about how our site is used.
  • Analytical Cookies: We use analytical cookies, such as Google Analytics, to help provide us with information about traffic to our Website, which Google may share with other services and websites who use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
  • You can opt-out of having your activity on the Website made available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on for your web browser.
  • Advertising Cookies: These cookies may be used to share data with advertisers so that the ads you see are more relevant to you, allow you to share certain pages with social networks, or allow you to post comments on our site.
  • Flash Cookies: Videos and other features on our site use Flash cookies to collect and store your preferences, such as volume. Flash cookies are different from browser cookies because of the amount of, type of, and way that data is stored. Cookie management tools provided by your browser will not remove Flash cookies. To learn how to manage privacy and storage settings for Flash cookies click here. Some cookies may be placed by third party service providers who perform some of these functions for us.
  • Third Party Cookies: We may also use third party cookies on our Website to help us monitor traffic on our Website (like many companies, we use Google Analytics to do this); to identify fraudulent or non-human traffic; to assist with market research; to improve our Website functionality; or to monitor compliance with our terms and conditions and copyright policy.  Third party cookies are cookies set by someone other than the website owner for purposes such as collecting information on user behavior, demographics, or personalized marketing.  We do not have control over the placement of cookies by other websites, even if you are directed to them from our website.
  • Web Beacons. Website pages may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit us, for example, to count users who have visited those pages and for other related Website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity). We also use these technical methods to analyze the traffic patterns on the Website, such as the frequency with which our users visit various parts of the Website.  These technical methods may involve the transmission of Information either directly to us or to a third party authorized by us to collect Information on our behalf.
    • Our Website uses retargeting pixels from Google, Facebook and other ad networks. Please visit their websites for their privacy policies and consent and opt-out mechanisms, or visit sites that may help block ad tracking, such as About Ads at http://optout.aboutads.info/.
    • We also use web beacons in HTML emails that we send to determine whether the recipients have opened those emails and/or clicked on links in those emails.
  • Mobile Application Technologies. If you access our Website through a mobile device, we may automatically collect information about your device, your phone number, and your physical location.  You may opt-out of tracking and receiving tailored advertisements on your mobile device by some mobile advertising companies and other similar entities by downloading the App Choices app at aboutads.info/appchoices.

How to Manage Cookies:

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, unless you have configured yours not to accept them. You can program your browser not to accept cookies, but if you do, you may not be able to use certain portions of the Website and the Website will not be able to customize certain functions according to your preferences. You may change and manage your cookie preferences through your browser’s settings:
Through your Browser Settings:  If you wish to block or delete the cookies received from our Website or any other website, you can do so by changing your browser’s settings.  You can find below the links to the instructions of the following browsers:
Cookie Consent Tool:  You can also exercise your cookie consent rights by updating your preferences in our Cookie Consent Tool.  The Cookie Consent Tool allows you to select which categories of cookies you accept or reject.  Essential cookies cannot be rejected as they are strictly necessary to provide you with the services.  The Cookie Consent Tool can be found in the notification banner on our Website.  If you choose to reject cookies, you can still use our Website though your access to some functionality and areas of the Website may be restricted.

Opting Out of Cookies or Withdrawing Your Consent to Cookies:

When you first visit us, we will tell you about our cookies and ask you to agree if we can use them. You can always change your mind by managing your cookies as described in the section above, How to Manage Cookies. Stopping all cookies might mean you cannot access some our Website content, or that some of them might not work properly for you. If you wish to manage cookies on your smartphone or mobile device, please refer to your device’s instruction manual for more information.
For more information about third party cookies and related advertising and to opt-out of these practices with companies participating in industry self-regulation, please visit About Ads at: http://optout.aboutads.info/?c=2&lang=EN.  You may opt-out of receiving permissible targeted advertisements by using the http://optout.networkadvertising.org/?c=1.
Collection of your data from our analytics cookies can be deleted. If cookies are deleted, the information collected prior to the preference change may still be used, however, we will stop using the disabled cookie to collect any further information from your user experience. For our marketing cookie, when a user opts out of tracking, a new cookie is placed to prevent users from being tracked.
Some users engage a Do Not Track (DNT) setting to indicate a preference regarding tracking by advertisers and other parties. Our Website does not respond to DNT signals.

Opting Out of Cookies or Withdrawing Your Consent to Cookies:

We reserve the right to change, modify or amend this Cookie Notice at any time to reflect changes in our products and service offerings. If we modify our Cookie Notice, we will update the “Effective Date” and such changes will be effective upon posting. It is your obligation to check our current Cookie Notice for any changes. Any revised Cookie Notice will only apply prospectively to Information collected or modified after the Effective Date of the revised policy. It is your responsibility to periodically check and review our Cookie Notice for changes.


If you have any questions about the way we use your personal information or cookies, please contact us at privacyofficesdi@sdintl.com.
Last Updated, March 20, 2024
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