Cookie Policy

Connected Thinking Cookie Policy
Our website use cookies to give you the best online experience. By using our desktop and mobile sites and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with these terms.
What is a cookie and how do our websites use them?
A cookie is a file containing a piece of data (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser when you visit a website. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
Cookies do not contain any information that personally identifies you, but personal information may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
We may use the information we obtain from your use of our cookies for the following purposes:
  • To recognise your computer when you visit our website
  • To improve the website’s usability
  • To analyse the use of the website
If you'd like to block or delete cookies from 'rs-connectedthinking.com, or any other website you visit, you can use your browser to do this. We've provided some information about blocking and deleting cookies at the bottom of this policy.
What types of cookies do our website use?
There is one type of cookie that we use:
  • Cookies for analytics, targeting and advertising purposes
Analytics cookies gather general information on how users use our website, e.g. which pages users visit most frequently and whether users receive any error messages from the website.
Below is a list of the cookies used on the 'rs-connectedthinking.com/en’ website, with an explanation of what each one is used for.
Our Cookies
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This cookie is used to understand user behaviour on the website.












This cookie tracks viewing behaviours of videos on our site.



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This cookie recognises users who have completed a form to download a whitepaper and allows them to download any number of whitepapers without having to re-enter their details






Cookies provided by RS Components (see column on the right in the above table) are installed on your devices for maximum 12 months. At the expiry of the 12 months period, users are invited to accept cookies again. However, cookies provided by 3rd parties will have their own expiry date. Please refer to the 3rd party cookie policy on their website for more information on this.

Cookie preferences
For more information relating to the use of cookies on websites, including how to block or delete cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org. We have also set out some useful guidance below to help you block or delete cookies if you use Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox. As explained above, however, blocking or deleting all cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of our website.

Blocking cookies
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. For example (at the time the policy was drafted):
• In Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector. For more information, please click here.

• In Mozilla Firefox you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, and un-checking “Accept cookies from sites” in the “Privacy” box. For more information, please click here.

Deleting cookies
You can also delete cookies already stored on your computer:
• In Internet Explorer, you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/27883

• In Mozilla Firefox, you can delete cookies by, first ensuring that cookies are to be deleted when you “clear private data” (this setting can be changed by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Settings” in the “Private Data” box) and then clicking “Clear private data” in the “Tools” menu.

Last updated: May 2018