Effective Date: April 2, 2019
Last Updated: April 2, 2019
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.
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 Cookies||Why we use these cookies|
|Strictly Necessary/ Technical/Security||These 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/Functionality||We use these cookies to remember your settings and preferences. For instance, to remember content such as whitepapers that you have requested to download.|
|Performance/Analytics||These 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.|
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 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.
The Privacy Scoop
20283 Santa Maria Ave # 2132
Castro Valley, CA 94546