Cookie Policy

This cookie policy explains what cookies are and how they are used (hereafter the ‘Cookie Policy’). It is addressed to the public accessing the Website (hereunder ‘the Visitor’ or ‘you’).

AGORA advises the Visitor to read both the Privacy Policy and the Cookie Policy as both are important for the protection of personal data.

 

GENERAL

This Cookie Policy applies to the website operated by AGORA and notably www.agoramicrofinance.com (hereunder the ‘Website’). Agora Microfinance N.V. (‘AGORA’ or ‘we’), having its registered office at Atrium Building, 8th floor, Strawinskylaan 3127, 1077 ZX Amsterdam, The Netherlands and registered in the Netherlands under the Dutch Trade Register No. 54114268 and VAT number 851169557B01 (e-mail: info@agoramicrofinance.com)

As you first access our Website a Cookie Banner appears requesting that you accept the use of our cookies. It also provides access to our Cookie Policy.

By accessing the Website you accept the use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this Cookie Policy. We process the data obtained from cookies in line with our Privacy Policy. Should the Visitor choose not to consent to our Cookie and Privacy Policies, they are kindly requested to leave the Website.

We reserve the right to amend both its Cookie and Privacy Policies. The Visitor is asked to regularly consult these Policies to stay informed.

If you have any questions about how we collect, store and use your personal information, please read our Privacy Policy. If you have any questions about how we use cookies, please contact us by any of the following means:

Post: Agora Microfinance Partner LLP; 3rd Floor 2 Eastbourne Terrace, London W2 6LG

E-mail: info@agoramicrofinance.com

Phone: +44 207 224 0597

 

ABOUT COOKIES

A cookie is a small text file that the Website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the Website. It enables the Website to remember your actions and preferences

(such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the Website or browse from one page to another.

Cookies are used to optimize your browsing experience by allowing us to recognize you every time you visit the Website and to recall personalized settings. Furthermore, we collect data on how the Website is accessed to improve their overall performance in terms of speed and functionality/ease of use.

They do not operate independently from the Website or, in any manner, access data from your computer or mobile device.

 

THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF COOKIES WE USE

We may use the following different types of cookies:

* Tracking Cookies

These cookies are used to follow your activity on the Website. They gather the following types of data: number of visits to the Website, the duration of a session and any campaign data.

* Google analytics tracking Cookies :

These Cookies assign randomly generated numbers to visitors to the Website as an identifier. The Cookies are included in each page request to any website and are used to calculate the number of visits to a website, the duration of a session and any campaign data for the sites’ analytics reports. They are set to expire 2 years after a visit to the Website.

 

OUR USE OF COOKIES

The data collected from the cookies will be used in line with our Privacy Policy.

In the first place, all personal data collected via cookies will be used to improve your browsing experience and our Website. Such personal data are also used to study purchasing behaviour and preferences in the context of our general market research.

Certain cookies will only retain and use data for the duration of your visit to the Website. Data collected by tracking cookies will be used as long as you visit the website and will be kept for a maximum period of 2 years after your last active consultation of the Website, after which this data will be deleted.

 

MANAGING COOKIES

In order to ensure access to, rectification of, and the ability to withdraw consent at any time concerning your personal data you can always manage the use of cookies through your personal web browser’s settings. The web browser can be configured to either block all, accept/block some or accept all cookies.

Should you choose to erase or block certain cookies, you will probably experience difficulties operating the Website. Blocking cookies impacts the ease and functionality of web browsing.

Every web browser has its own configuration. For the most part, however, you can consult the “Preferences” or “Settings” menu in the top right hand corner to modify cookies options or go to “help”. For further information see the following links here below:

Google Chrome 

Internet Explorer

Mozilla Firefox 

Safari

More details on cookies and how to change your browser settings