This Cookie Notice
explains how Barnes Group Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively
why we use them, as well as your rights to control our use of them.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text
files sent to and stored on users’ computers or mobile devices when you visit a
website. Cookies are widely used by
website owners in order to make their websites work, or to work more
efficiently. They do not damage users’
computers or files.
Cookies set by the
website owner (in this case, BGI) are called "first party
cookies". Cookies set by parties
other than the website owner are called "third party cookies".
We use first party
and third party cookies for several reasons. Some cookies are required for
technical reasons in order for our websites to operate, and we refer to these
as "essential" or "strictly necessary" cookies. Other cookies
enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the performance
and functionality on our websites. Third
party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or
through the website (for example, advertising, interactive content and
analytics). The parties that set these
third party cookies can recognize your computer both when it visits the website
in question and also when it visits certain other websites.
What about other tracking technologies, like web
Our websites may
also use web beacons (sometimes called "tracking pixels" or
"clear gifs"). These are tiny
graphics files that contain a unique identifier that enable us to recognize
when someone has visited our websites. A
web beacon can be used to monitor the traffic patterns of users from one page
within our websites to another, to deliver or communicate with cookies, to
understand whether you have come to our websites from an online advertisement
displayed on a third-party website, to improve site performance, and to measure
the success of e-mail marketing campaigns.
In many instances, these technologies are reliant on cookies to function
properly, and so declining cookies will impair their functioning.
Do you use Flash cookies or Local Shared Objects?
websites may also use so-called "Flash Cookies" (also known as Local
Shared Objects or "LSOs") to, among other things, collect and store
information about your use of our services, for fraud prevention and for other
you do not want Flash Cookies stored on your computer, you can adjust the
settings of your Flash player to block Flash Cookies storage using the tools
contained in the Website Storage Settings Panel. You can also control Flash Cookies
by going to the Global Storage Settings Panel and following the
instructions (which may include instructions that explain, for example, how to
delete existing Flash Cookies (referred to "information" on the
Macromedia site), how to prevent Flash LSOs from being placed on your computer
without your being asked, and (for Flash Player 8 and later) how to block Flash
Cookies that are not being delivered by the operator of the page you are on at
note that setting the Flash Player to restrict or limit acceptance of Flash Cookies
may reduce or impede the functionality of some Flash applications, including,
potentially, Flash applications used in connection with our services or online
Do you serve targeted
Third parties may
serve cookies on your computer or mobile device to serve advertising through
our websites. These companies may use information about your visits to this and
other websites in order to provide relevant advertisements about goods and
services that you may be interested in. They may also employ technology that is
used to measure the effectiveness of advertisements. This can be accomplished
your visits to this and other sites in order to provide relevant advertisements
about goods and services of potential interest to you. The information
collected through this process does not enable us or them to identify your
name, contact details or other personally identifying details unless you choose
to provide these.
How can I control cookies?
You have the right
to decide whether to accept or reject cookies.
If you do not want cookies to be accessible by this or any BGI website,
you should adjust the settings on your web browser to deny or disable the use
If you choose to
reject cookies, you may still use our website though your access to some functionality
and areas of our website may be restricted.
How often will you update this Cookie Notice?
We may update this
Cookie Notice from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to
the cookies we use or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. Please therefore re-visit this Cookie Notice regularly
The date of the
latest version of this Cookie Notice is provided at the end of this Notice.
How can I contact BGI?
If you have any
in a country that is governed by the General Data Protection Regulation and
would like to contact the local Data Protection Officer or local privacy point
of contact, please note that in your email so that your inquiry may be directed
to the appropriate person.
Last updated: May 25, 2018