Cookies

In order to provide the service to customers, this website uses cookies, local shared objects (aka "Flash Cookies") and web storage.

A cookie is a piece of information in the form of a very small text file that is placed on an internet user's hard drive [or equivalent storage device]. It is generated by a web page server, which is basically the computer that operates a web site. The information the cookie contains is set by the server and it can be used by that server whenever the user visits the site. A cookie can be thought of as an internet user's identification card, which tell a web site when the user has returned. [source: aboutcookies.org]

Local shared objects (aka "Flash Cookies") and web storage are technologies very similar in nature to cookies. Detailed explanation of how these work is beyond the scope of this document.

List of the Main Cookies on our Website

Service Cookie Name Description
Website Software (CMS) exp_last_activity
exp_last_visit
exp_perpage
exp_tracker
exp_anon
exp_cartthrob_session_id
exp_expiration
exp_sessionid
exp_uniqueid
exp_userhash
Our CMS uses cookies in order to render the service to the customer.
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disqusversion
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testCookie
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We use Disqus commenting system to allow users to disuss our content on the website.
Disqus Privacy Policy
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DFPSB Privacy Policy
Facebook lu
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We use widgets provided by Facebook to help you share the content with your friends. Facebook sets several cookies in order to provide this functionality.
Facebook Privacy Policy
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Google Analytics helps us gather statistics on how customers use our website, so that we can improve our service.
GA Privacy Policy
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Outbrain analyzes user behaviour & the content on our website and enables us to recommend relevant related content to our users.
Outbrain Privacy Policy
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ScorecardResearch collects browsing information from several websites for purpose of marketing research.
SR Privacy Policy
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We use a ShareThis widget to help you share our content with other people using social networks, email and other methods.
ShareThis Privacy Policy
Twitter auth_token_session
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secure_session
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We use widgets provided by Twitter to help you stay current with our latest updates.
Twitter Privacy Policy

Managing Cookies, Local Shared Objects (aka "Flash Cookies") and Web Storage

Managing Cookies

Internet browser software normally allows users to control (delete or disable) cookies.

Please note that disabling or deleting cookies would degrade the level of service service this website provides (some of the website features require cookies to function - disabling cookies would effectively disable these features).

Exact method of controlling cookies varies and is dependant on variety of factors:

  • internet browser software (e.g. Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox)
  • operating system (e.g. Microsoft Windows 7, OS X, Android)
  • physical device (e.g. iPhone, notebook, laptop)

For detailed instructions on how to manage cookies (control and delete), please visit aboutcookies.org.

Alternatively, try your internet browser software vendor’s website (e.g. Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer).

If you are using a mobile you could try device manufacturer’s website (e.g. Apple iPhone).

Managing Local Shared Objects (aka “Flash Cookies”)

Please see Adobe’s website for detailed instructions on how to manage local shared objects storage settings.

Managing Web Storage

Please see internet browser software vendor’s website for detailed instructions (e.g. Google Chrome).

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    Although the past few years have proved extremely testing for PV equipment manufacturers, falling module prices have driven solar end-market demand to previously unseen levels. That demand is now starting to be felt by manufacturers, to the extent that leading companies are starting to talk about serious capacity expansions later this year and into 2015. This means that the next 12 months will be a critical period if companies throughout the supply chain are to take full advantage of the PV industry’s next growth phase.

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