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Cookie Statement

Cookie Statement

In a similar way to most websites, DAMA.org makes use of cookies. Cookies are small data files that are stored by your web browser on your computer. You can find out all about cookies and their uses on Wikipedia

DAMA International uses cookies to:

  • measure how people use our website so we can improve the content, structure and layout.
  • remember settings and preferences so we can tailor content to your specific needs.

Our cookies are not used to identify you personally. They are used to improve the effectiveness of our site, support the operation of certain features of this site (e.g. Google Translate), and to provide you with a better end user experience on the site. 

Cookies Used on the DAMA International Site

By using the DAMA website you may get first party cookies (e.g. set by the dama.org domain) in addition to third party cookies (e.g. set by an external domain such as facebook.com). The following categories describe the range of cookies that can be used during your visit to our site.

Remembering Settings and Preferences

We use cookies to store preferences and settings from your visit. This may include storing a cookie to remember your preferences about receiving other cookies. These cookies are necessary for the operation of the site.

Session Cookies

We use the Drupal content management system. When you login in as a DAMA International member, a session cookie will be written so that the site remembers you’ve logged in as you navigate around.

Social Networks

We embed widgets from social networks such as Twitter, Facebook, and Google+ to provide follow buttons, like boxes and stream embeds. This may result in cookies being set by these networks while using our site.

Twitter's privacy policy provides information on the data they collect, along with instructions on how to disable website trackingFacebook's use of cookies is detailed on their help center.

Third Party Services

Some of the content posted to the site may make use of a wide range of third party online services to provide features such as embedded video and social sharing. These services may set cookies when visiting our website:

Managing and Deleting Cookies and Web Beacons

It is possible to view, manage and delete cookies within your web browser. We have provided links to instructions on how to do this for the most common web browsers below. For all other browsers you should look for a section called 'privacy' or 'security' within the application settings or preferences.

In addition, there are a variety of free tools available that you can use to block web beacons, cookies, and similar technologies to help protect your online privacy. These are listed here for information purposes and do not represent an endorsement of any particular product.