Our websites and Policy

This Policy applies to the Ratio Software Engineering website (www.ratiose.com) and any websites, branded pages or applications accessed or used through such websites or third-party platforms which are operated by or on behalf of Ratio Software Engineering.

By using Ratio Software Engineering websites, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with this Policy. If you do not agree to our use of cookies this way, you should set your browser settings accordingly or not use Ratio Software Engineering websites. If you disable cookies that we use, this may impact your user experience while on our sites.

What are cookies

Cookies are files or pieces of data that may be stored on your computer (or other devices, such as smartphone or tablet) when you visit our websites. These allow our websites to distinguish your device from those of other users of our websites. A cookie will usually contain the name of the website the cookie has come from, how long the cookies will stay on your device, and a unique number value, that identifies the cookie.

How we use cookies

Our websites use cookies to identify your device and your interests, to remember your preferences, and to track how you use our websites. We may also use cookies and other tracking technologies to control access to certain content on our websites, protect the websites, and to process any requests you make to us. To administer our websites and we also incorporate a few third-party services to track and analyse statistical usage to help us understand where traffic comes from and how long visitors stay on our websites

Our cookies are used for the following purposes:

Account Security. We use cookies when necessary to allow us to provide personal access to information and areas of the website designed to provide you private, individual access to features and apps; such as a private client-only area of the websites. These cookies may, for example, help us to identify the fact that you have logged into the website or that you have created a user account with us.

Analytics and Performance. These cookies are used by Ratio Software Engineering or third-party service providers to analyse how our websites are being accessed and used, and their overall speed and performance. For example, we use Google Analytics cookies to understand which pages of our websites are most visited, and where, geographically, our visitors are coming from.

Functionality. These cookies help us to operate and improve our websites in respect to the choices you make and actions you take and the type of device that you are using to access our websites. Such cookies can for example recognise whether you are accessing our website on a mobile phone device or a desktop computer.

Third-party Advertising. These cookies collect information about your activities on our websites to provide you with personalised or targeted advertising. We may also allow our third-party service providers to use cookies on our websites for this purpose, or to collect information about your online activities over time and across different websites. The third- party service providers, which generate these cookies, such as Google, LinkedIn, and Facebook, have their own privacy policies, and may use their cookies to target advertising to you on other websites, based on your visits to our websites.

Ratio Software Engineering websites use and distinguish the following types of cookies;

First-Party Cookies. These are cookies belonging and generated by Ratio Software Engineering websites and located on your device, used solely by Ratio Software Engineering and created by tools and apps on our websites.

Third-Party Cookies. These are cookies, which another party places on your device through the use of our websites. For example Ratio Software Engineering may use third-party mailing service providers to send emails to users who have agreed and signed up to our News Subscription services; and these providers may use cookies to help measure and improve the effectiveness of our email communications, and/or to determine if users have opened the messages and have clicked the links. For more information on how such third parties collect and use information on our behalf, please refer to their respective privacy policies.

Persistent Cookies. Cookies that remain on your device after you have left one of our websites and may remain in between sessions, so that they can be read if in the future you return to our websites. We use persistent cookies to improve your experience of using our websites, and for example, to identify and provide you with content that you are interested in or have expressed an interest in previously.

Session Cookies. Session cookies are temporary and removed at once from your device after your web browser closes, session cookies help us track internet usage and the geography of our visitors, and the types of device they are using to access our websites.

The data collected from our websites and/or through cookies that may be placed on your device will be stored only as long as is needed to fulfil the purposes mentioned above.

Opting Out of Cookie Use

You may refuse to accept cookies by changing the corresponding settings in your web browser. However, if you choose to do so, you might be unable to access certain content of our websites and we cannot always predict the impact of blocking such cookies from the user experience on our websites.

Unless you change your web browser settings regarding cookies, our systems will place cookies on your device when you visit our websites.

For more information on how to enable Do Not Track (DNT) technology or block cookies from being stored on your device, either from our websites, or any other sites on the internet, please refer to the support and help from the manufacturers of the browsers you are using to access those sites;

Google Chrome
Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Safari (Desktop)
Safari (Mobile)
Android Browser
Opera
Opera Mobile

For other browsers, please consult the documentation that the browser manufacturer provides.

Contacting Us

Ratio Software Engineering’s websites are operated on behalf of Ratio Software Engineering, whose details are below:

Ratio Software Engineering (Europe) OÜ
Sepapaja 6,
Tallinn 15551,
Estonia
Registry code: 14396941

We take the protection of your personal information seriously; if you have any concerns or wish to discuss the terms of our Cookie Policy or any other privacy issue, please contact our Data Protection Officer  via dataprotection@ratiose.com