You can read more about the types of cookies we use, why we use them and how you can exercise your cookies choices below.
What cookies are
We use the term 'cookies' to refer to all technologies which store and access information on the device that you use to access our Website, such as your computer, tablet or mobile phone.
What types of cookies exist
Please review this section which provides an overview of the types of cookies that may be used in an online environment.
According to the ownership of the cookie, they may be classified as:
First-party cookies: These are cookies being sent to the user´s computer or device from a computer or domain managed by Fluor itself, and from which the Website requested by the user is being provided.
Third-party cookies: These are cookies being sent to the user´s computer or device from a computer or domain that is not managed by Fluor, but by a different entity who processes the information collected through cookies.
According to the lifespan of the cookie, they may be classified as:
Session cookies: These are a type of cookies designed to collect and store information while the user visits a website.
Persistent cookies: These are a type of cookies in which the information stored in the computer or device may be accessed and processed over a period of time defined by the owner of the cookie, and timeframes can vary between a few minutes to several years.
According to the purpose of the cookie, they may be classified as:
Strictly Necessary Cookies: These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Website and use its features. Without these cookies, services like enabling appropriate content based on your type of device cannot be provided.
Performance cookies: These are cookies that, processed either by Fluor itself, or by third parties, allow for the quantification of the number of users and thus the measurement and statistical analysis of the websites usage. To that end, an analysis of the users browsing the website is carried out for the purpose of improving the products and services offered.
Functional cookies: These are cookies that allow the user to access the Website, platform or application, using predefined generic features based on a series of criteria set by the user´s computer or device, such as the language, the type of browser or the locale from which the Website is accessed, etc.
Targeted advertising cookies: These are cookies that allow for the management, in the most effective way possible, of the advertising spaces that Fluor has included on a website, application or platform from which the requested page is provided. In particular, these cookies store information on the users’ behavior, obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, allowing for the development of a specific profile in order to display advertising based on that profile. It is also possible that by visiting a website, or by opening an e-mail or a message containing an ad or a promotion, a cookie is installed on the user´s browser for the purpose of displaying subsequent advertising related to previous searches, for example, the number of views, the location in which they appear, the times at which they are displayed, etc.
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Exercising your choices regarding the installation/removal of cookies
In accordance with applicable law, you may have the right to choose whether or not to accept cookies. Please be aware that it is not possible to disable cookies entirely. Strictly Necessary Cookies are necessary for the availability and functionality of our websites and may not be disabled. To change your privacy preferences relating to the collection or use of other cookies described above, go to the Cookie Preference Center link below. In addition, you can amend your cookie preferences at any time by clicking on the “Do Not Sell or Share My Personal Information” or the “Cookie Settings” link (depending upon your location), which is also a link to the Cookie Preference Center and is accessible from the footer of our Website. Alternatively, you can opt-out using your browser settings following the instructions set out below.Cookie Preference Center
Website (Browser) Opt-Out:
You may allow, block, or remove cookies installed on your own device by changing the configuration of your browser. For additional information on how to block cookies, you may access the following sections and links concerning the most popular browsers:
Mobile App Opt-Out:
To limit interest-based advertising on your mobile device, you can review and adjust the settings provided by your device manufacturer, such as “Limit Ad Tracking” for iOS or “Opt-out of interest-based ads” for Android.
For further information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your device and how to manage and delete them, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.
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