Cookie Policy

Effective Date: April 2, 2019

Last Updated: April 2, 2019

The Privacy Scoop (“The Privacy Scoop” or “Company”) values your (“you,” “your,” or “user(s)”) privacy and is committed to being transparent about the technologies it uses. This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. This Cookie Policy should be read together with our Privacy Policy.

By using this Website, clicking on “Accept” on or closing our cookie banner/message, you agree that we can store and access cookies and other data collection tools as described in this Cookie Policy unless you have disabled them.

What are cookies

Cookies are small computer files sent to or accessed from your web browser or your computer’s or tablet’s hard drive that contain information about your computer, such as user IDs, user settings, other system settings, IP addresses, browsing history and activities conducted while using the Website or Services, the region or general location where your computer or device is accessing the internet, and other information about your online activity or your use of the Website.

Purposes we use cookies for

The cookies that we use at The Privacy Scoop help us improve the Website and Services by tracking users’ navigation habits and storing users’ password, customizing users’ experience with the Website and Services; enabling us to analyze technical and navigational information about the Website and Services and to provide features, insights, and personal content preferences; and helping to detect and prevent fraud and for performance analytics and research. We use and collect cookies and information for ad targeting/retargeting and to see which referring website brought you to our Website. We may also allow certain third parties to place cookies on our Website in order to collect information about your online activities on our Website over time across different websites you visit. This information is used to provide advertising tailored to your interests on websites you visit, also known as interest based advertising, and to analyze the effectiveness of such advertising.

The type of cookies we use

There are different kinds of cookies with different functions that we use:

Persistent Cookie” is stored as a file on your computer and it remains there when you close your web browser. This cookie is used to improve your experience of using the Website.

Session Cookies” is only stored on your computer during your web session. Session cookies are temporary and deleted from your machine when your web browser closes. This cookie is used to help us track internet usage and other information about an individual’s online activity as described above.

First party Cookies” are cookies that belong to The Privacy Scoop and that The Privacy Scoop places on your device through our Website or Services. The function of this type of cookie is to retain your preferences for a particular website for the entity that owns that website. These cookies may be either Session or Persistent cookies.

Third-party Cookies” are cookies that another party places on your device through our Website or Services. The function of this type of cookie is to retain your interaction with a particular website for an entity that does not own that website. The function of this type of cookie is to retain your interaction with a particular website for an entity that does not own that website. These cookies are usually Persistent cookies. For more information on how third party companies collect and use information on our behalf, please refer to their privacy policies.

We also use the following categories of cookies and their purposes:

Category of CookiesWhy we use these cookies
Strictly Necessary/ Technical/SecurityThese cookies allow us to operate our Website so you may access them as you have requested. We also use these cookies to help identify and prevent security risks. For example, these cookies enable us to remember your previous actions within the same browsing session and secure our Website.
Preferences/FunctionalityWe use these cookies to remember your settings and preferences. For instance, to remember content such as whitepapers that you have requested to download.
Performance/AnalyticsThese cookies allow us or our third-party service providers to collect information about how you interact with our Website and/or Services and to help us improve them. For example, these cookies track what pages are most frequently visited, and from what locations our visitors come from. If you subscribe to a newsletter or otherwise register with the Sites, these cookies may be correlated to you. These cookies include, for instance, Google Analytics cookies.
AdvertisingWe may use these cookies to provide you targeted advertising and to track the efficiency of our advertising campaigns, both on our services and on other websites or mobile apps. We may also allow our third-party service providers to use cookies on the Website for such purposes, including collecting information about your online activities over time and across different websites. These third-party service providers that generate these cookies have their own privacy policies, and may use their cookies to target advertising to you on other websites, based on your visit to our Website.

Third-party Cookies

Performance/Analytics cookies: As described in our Privacy Policy, our Website uses Google Analytics and FullStory.

Functional/Analytics cookies: We use MailChimp to manage our list of email participants and to provide services on our landing pages. MailChimp may also integrate Google Analytics or other analytics product into its services.

How can you delete or disable cookies

If you do not agree to the use of these cookies please disable them by following the instructions for your browser set out here, refer to your browser ‘help’ / ‘tool’ or ‘edit’ section, or use the automated disabling tool where available. Although users are not required to accept cookies or mobile device identifiers, blocking or rejecting them may prevent access to some features available through the Website and Services.

If you want to remove cookies that have been previously stored, you can manually delete the cookies at any time. You remove cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including Strictly Necessary/Technical/Security cookies), you may not be able to access all or parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon as you visit our site.

How to withdraw your consent to the use of cookies

If you wish to withdraw your consent at any time, you will need to delete your cookies using your internet browser settings. For further information about deleting or blocking cookies, please visit this page.

Change to the Cookie Policy

We may update this Cookie Policy from time to time. If we make changes to the Cookie Policy, we will post the revised terms on and where appropriate, by other means. Please regularly check this Cookie Policy to ensure you are aware of the most updated version.

Contact us

If you have any other questions about our Cookie Policy, please contact us at [email protected] or to our contact details below:

The Privacy Scoop

20283 Santa Maria Ave # 2132

Castro Valley, CA 94546

[email protected]