FGI Cookie Notice

1 About Us This Cookie Notice applies to FGI Worldwide LLC doing business as FGI Worldwide (“FGI”), trading as, of 80 Broad Street, 22nd Floor, New York, NY 10004. It supplements FGI’s Website and Privacy Notice, which may be accessed here: https://www.fgiww.com/privacy/

Any questions or concerns relating to the use of cookies by our websites and the processing of personal data obtained through their use may be directed to: Postmaster@FGIWW.com

2 Cookies – What Are They and How Do We Use Them? FGI uses cookies and similar technologies to collect information about the use of our websites in order to make them function effectively and also to improve our website visitors’ experience when they browse our websites. A cookie is a small file that is stored on a user’s computer for record-keeping purposes. FGI typically uses both session ID cookies and persistent cookies.

We use session cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our sites. A session cookie expires when you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time, and can be used when you return to our site to help identify you or allow you to log in, or on other third-party sites to communicate to you via online-marketing channels. If you reject cookies, you may still use our site, but your ability to use some areas of the site will be limited and you may need to re-enter your personal data when you register.

3 Blocking Cookies You do not have to accept all of the cookies used by our website.  If you reject certain cookies, however, you may not be able to use some of the features of our websites. Your browser may be configured to allow you to refuse or delete cookies or to be notified when a cookie is stored on your device. To change your web browser settings for cookies, you can follow the instructions in the help section of your web browser or visit allaboutcookies.org http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/. You may also find information about how to disable specific cookies using the links provided in the tables in Section 3 below.

Please note that by deleting or blocking cookies that are strictly necessary for the performance of our website, it may not function correctly and you may not be able to access certain areas of the website.

4 What Do We Collect?
We use the following types of cookies on our website:

(A)       Performance Cookies:

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our website. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated by third-party providers or immediately by us. If you block these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our website, and will not be able to remember your preferences when you make subsequent visits. These cookies include:

Cookie Purpose Further Information/Links Duration/Validity
_gid Used to distinguish users. Google Analytic 24 hours
_gat Used to throttle request rate.

Google Analytic 1 minute
_ga Used to distinguish users. Google Analytic 2 years


(B)       Targeting Cookies:

These cookies may be set through our website by partners. They may be used to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not directly store your personal details but do uniquely identify your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising. These cookies include:

Cookie Purpose Further Information/Links Duration/Validity
test_cookie This cookie is set by DoubleClick (which is owned by Google) to determine if the website visitor’s browser supports cookies .doubleclick.net 20/08/2018
PREF This cookie stores your preferences and other information, in particular preferred language, how many search results you wish to be shown on your page, and whether or not you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on. .youtube.com 10 years from set/ update
YSC This cookie is set by the YouTube video service on pages with embedded YouTube video .youtube.com At end of session
GPS This cookie is used by Google to store preferences and user information each time they visit web pages containing geographical maps of Google Maps. These cookies contain sufficient information to allow tracking. .youtube.com 30 minutes
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE A cookie that YouTube sets that measures your bandwidth to determine whether you get the new player interface or the old .youtube.com 8 months from set/update

5 Links to Other Sites Our privacy notice only covers the FGI website. Our website and other digital communications may contain links to and from other third-party websites. When you click on these links, you are exiting our website, and the personal data that you provide through such third-party websites is not subject to our privacy notice. If you follow any link to a third-party website, please note that that website will have its own privacy notice(s) which set out how your information is collected and processed by them. We recommend that you check the privacy notices/policies of each website you visit.  Some of these third parties may use applications that track your online activities across different websites and platforms over time.

6 Google Analytics FGI uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics works using cookies. Google Analytics cookies collect your IP address; however, because IP anonymization is used on this website, your IP address will be shortened (and therefore anonymized) as soon as technically possible and before it is stored or otherwise used in connection with Google Analytics. We use the information collected by Google Analytics cookies to find out about how visitors use our website. Google will not combine the IP address sent by your browser in connection with Google Analytics with other data. You can prevent Google Analytics cookies from being stored by setting your browser software accordingly. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at google.com.

7 Other Information
We retain personal data collected by means of cookies needed for personalized services for one year where you have consented to the use of cookies for those purposes, and otherwise only for as long as necessary to aggregate personal data that we use for website performance and audience measurement.

If you are an EU resident, you have certain rights in relation to any personal data that we process about you. These rights are set out in our privacy notice https://www.fgiww.com/eu-privacy.

Dated: February 22, 2019
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