new version updated 4 April 2019
We are the sole owners of the information collected through the Site, the Software or the Services.
“Cookie(s)” - small files that the Site, web-based software services or service provider transfers to your device through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the Website's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.
2. WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A browser Cookie is a small piece of data that is stored on your device to help websites, software services and apps remember things about you. Other technologies, including web storage and identifiers associated with your device (clear gifs, web beacons etc.), may be used for similar purposes. In this policy, we say “Cookies” to refer to all of these technologies.
A session Cookie enables certain features of the Site and the Services and is deleted from your device when you disconnect from or leave the Site. A persistent Cookie remains after you close your browser and may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the Site. Persistent Cookies can be removed.
Cookies that are used by us are referred to as “first-party Cookies” and those that are used by our partners are “third-party Cookies”. Because of how Cookies work, we cannot access third-party Cookies; nor can other organizations access the Information in the Cookies we use on the Site, the Software, the Services. There are more details about both in the following sections.
As it was mentioned above, we may collect and process Information on how you use the Site, the Software, the Services with your computer, phone, or other device that you access into the Site. For example, we may process:
- Device data: hardware model, unique device identifiers, MAC address, IP address, operating system version, and device settings;
- Log: Time and duration of the Site, the Software, the Services usage, search data, location and any information stored in cookies that can uniquely identify your browser or account;
- Other data: Data about your usage of the Website that we may process if you visit or use third party sites or applications to cooperate with us, and data on how you interact with the content of the Site, the Software, the Services.
|Category of Cookies||Why we use these Cookies|
We use these Cookies to run the Site and to identify and prevent security risks. This type of Cookies are necessary to provide you with the Services you have requested.
For example, these include the Cookies that make it possible for you to stay logged into your account and help protect your account from being accessed by anyone other than you. If you set your browser to block these Cookies, then such functions will not be available for you.
We use these Cookies to remember your settings and preferences to provide you with a more personalized experience while using the Site, the Software or the Services.
For example, we may use these Cookies to remember your language preferences.
We use these Cookies to collect information about how you use the Site, the Software or the Services and your experience.
For example, we can use these Cookies to learn more about which features are most popular with our users and which ones might need some tweaks. We also may use third-party Cookies to help with the performance. For example, the Google Analytics Cookie gives us information such as your browse between pages.
|Marketing||We may use these Cookies to deliver advertisements, to make them more relevant and meaningful to you, and to track the efficiency of our advertising campaigns, on the Site, the Software or the Services. Our third-party advertising partners may use these Cookies to build a profile of your interests and deliver relevant advertising on other sites.|
5. THIRD-PARTY COOKIES
These Cookies are set by someone other than the owner of the Site you’re visiting. the Site, the Software or the Services may also contain content from other sites (e.g. Facebook), which may set their own Cookies (third-party Cookies).
We may use the services of certain providers to help us analyze and improve the Site, the Software or the Services. We use Google Analytics. You can opt out of Google Analytics by installing Google's Browser Opt-Out Add-On.
We may use third-party advertising services to promote our own Services. When you use the Site, the Software or the Services, those services may collect your advertising ID, or set and read cookies and other information on your browser to measure the effectiveness of our ad campaigns. We may also use that Information to target ads to you using those services. You can control how those services use this and other information they collect about your web activity by visiting https://www.aboutads.info/choices.
6. YOUR CHOICES
Browser Cookies. Your browser may provide you with the option to refuse some or all browser Cookies. You may also be able to remove cookies from your browser. For more information about how to manage browser Cookies, please follow the instructions provided by your browser.
The following links may be helpful, or you can use the “Help” option in your browser.
- Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
- Cookie settings in Firefox
- Cookie settings in Chrome
- Cookie settings in Safari web and iOS
Mobile Device Identifiers. Your mobile operating system may let you opt out of having certain device identifiers used for interest-based advertising. You should refer to the instructions provided by your mobile device’s manufacturer; this information is typically available under the “settings” function of your mobile device.
Additional Information. You can switch some Cookies off through the Your Online Choices site. You may need to do this again each time you use a different IP address or device.
Moreover, there are also browser add-ons and extensions that specifically block web beacons. To avoid web beacons in emails, you can turn off images in your email service.
If you would like to find out more about privacy, Cookies and their use on the Internet, you may find the following links useful:
Please note that certain features of the Site, the Service and/or the Software may not function properly or be available if your browser is configured to disable Cookies.
7. QUESTIONS AND COMPLAINTS