Last updated: October 15th, 2018
- We use these technologies to administer the Site, analyze trends, to track users' movements around the Site and to serve targeted advertisements. This page explains what these technologies are and sets out your rights to control our use of them.
- When you first access the Site, you may receive a message advising you that cookies and similar technologies are in use. By clicking "accept", closing the message, or continuing to browse the Site, you signify that you understand and agree to the use of these technologies, as described in this Cookies Policy.
- You do not have to accept cookies and consent can be withdrawn at any time (see section 4 – How to Control Cookies, below). You can change your browser settings to refuse or restrict cookies, and you may delete them after they have been placed on your device at any time. If you do not accept or delete our cookies, some areas of our Site that you access may take more time to work or may not function properly.
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
- Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service. When you visit the Site again, the cookies allow us to recognize your browser. Cookies may store your preferences and other information but cannot read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites.
- Cookies set by a website owner are called "first party cookies". Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called "third-party cookies". Third-party cookies enable third-party features or functionality to be provided on or through the Site (i.e. advertising, social media functions, and analytics). Third parties that place cookies on the Site control the personal data they collect about you and are likely to be considered "data controllers" under European law. You are encouraged to read their privacy policies to understand their data processing activities, policies, and procedures. Links to the key third-parties’ privacy policies are provided below in section 6 – Targeted Advertising.
THE COOKIES WE USE
- We use the following categories of cookies:
- Strictly Necessary Cookies or Session Cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Site. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our websites or make use of other services provided at the Site.
- Performance and Functionality Cookies. These are used to recognize you when you return to our Site. This enables us to personalize our content for you and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region), but are non-essential to the performance of the Site. These Cookies are also called sometimes as Preference Cookies.
- Analytical or Customization Cookies. These cookies collect information about how users’ access and move through the Site. We use this information in either aggregate form to help us to improve the way our Site works, or to personalize our Site to your interests.
- Advertising Cookies. These cookies are used to make the advertising displayed on the Site more relevant to you. These cookies prevent ads reappearing and ensure that ads are properly displayed. Certain third-party cookies may track users over different websites are will provide ads relevant to your interests.
- Social Media Cookies. These cookies allow us to integrate social media functions into our Site and may also be used for advertising purposes.
- Security Cookies. These cookies are used for Security Purposes in order to protect you from possible network threats to a practicable degree.
HOW TO CONTROL COOKIES
- When you first access the Site, you may receive a message advising you that cookies and similar technologies are in use. By clicking "accept", closing the message, or continuing to browse the Site, you signify that you understand and agree to the use of these technologies, a s described in this Cookies Policy.
- You do not have to accept cookies and consent can be withdrawn at any time, although you may not be able to use certain features on the Site. You can do this by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies.
- Please follow the links below to helpful information for the most popular browsers:
- In addition, you can exercise advertising cookie choices by visiting:
- As well as cookies, we use other technologies to recognize and track visitors to our Site. A web beacon (also known as a "tracking pixel" or "clear GIF") is a clear graphic image (typically a one-pixel tag) that is delivered through a web browser or HTML e-mail, typically in conjunction with a cookie.
- Web beacons allows us, for example, to monitor how users move from one page within our Site to another, to track access to our communications, to understand whether users have come to our Site from an online advertisement displayed on a third-party website, to measure how ads have been viewed and to improve site performance.
- Below is the list of key third-party provider whose services are used on Site and links to their privacy policies, including options for opt outs to help you to further manage your online privacy.
- We may edit this policy from time to time. Please check this policy regularly for any changes.
- Should you have other questions or concerns about our cookies policy and practices, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.