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Cookie Policy

Last Updated: 23 May, 2023

This cookie policy outlines the use of website technologies (“Cookie Policy”) by BCD Meetings & Events LLC (“we”, “us”, and “our”) to improve your web browsing experience when you visit this website. This Cookie Policy explains what these technologies are, why we use them, and for how long, as well as your rights to control our use of them.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small data file sent by a domain/website into your computer, tablet, smartphone, or similar device each time you use that device to visit a website. Cookies are widely used by websites to make the websites work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information. Cookies allow our system to recognize your device the next time you visit our website, which helps us to provide you with a better web browsing experience. Cookies can store user settings and other information (e.g. your web browsing data), which can help us improve our websites to make your online experience easier.

Cookie management on your device

You can decide for yourself if you wish to allow storage of cookies on your device. If you wish to prevent the use of cookies now or in the future, you can adjust the settings on your web browser at any time. Please bear in mind that not allowing cookies may mean that some functions or services on this website may not be available or may not run properly.

The means by which you can refuse cookies can vary by web browser. You should visit your web browser’s help menu for more information on how to manage cookies. Further details on how to manage information collected through each type of cookie on this website can be found in the Section below titled “Cookies on this website”.

Who exactly stores cookies on your device?

Any cookies sent by us, as the site operator, and stored on your device are designated “first-party cookies”. Some cookies may be placed by third parties; these are designated “third-party cookies”. First-party cookies are those cookies which are associated with our host name. Third-party cookies are cookies from other domains.

Third-party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website (e.g. advertising, interactive content, security functions, analytics). The parties that set these third-party cookies can recognize your computer both when you visit the website in question and when you visit certain other websites.

We use third-party cookies to enhance the performance and functionality of our website, to report usage statistics, for online security, and to track user activities on our website. We use these cookies to ensure that our website functions securely, seamlessly, and to better cater to your preferences.

How long are cookies stored?

Cookies are stored either on your hard disk (persistent cookie) or in your computer RAM (session cookie).

Session cookies: Session cookies are generated by our website when you start your visit and contain a randomly generated individual ID number allocated to your device. These cookies become invalid and are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.

Persistent cookies: These cookies remember information, settings, preferences, or sign-on credentials after you may have closed your browser. When persistent cookies are used, the validity of these cookies do not automatically expire when you close the web browser. These cookies are stored in your browser device and remain in place for as long as they are valid or until they are manually deleted.

For more information on the storage per cookie placed, please read the information specified below in the Section titled “Cookies on this website”.


Updates and changes to this Cookie Policy

We may update this Cookie Policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to the cookies we use or for other operational, legal, or regulatory reasons. Please re-visit this Cookie Policy regularly to stay informed about our use of cookies and related technologies. The date at the top of this Cookie Policy indicates when it was last updated.


Where can you get further information?

If you have questions about the cookies we use, please contact us at [email protected]. Please provide us with your contact information, the name of our relevant website or services, and a detailed description of your request.