Cookies Policy

Last updated: May 24, 2018

This cookies policy (the “Policy”) of Apester Ltd. (“Apester”, “us”, “we” or “our”) is designed to provide you with important information about our data collection practices using cookies that are involved with your access to or use of the Apester website at: www.apester.com (“Apester Website”), or the services we provide to advertisers and publishers, including any implementation or embedding of our services on other sites (jointly: the “Services”). This Policy is further intended to explain to you what cookies are, how and why we use cookies in course of the Services, the types of cookies we use, how third parties we may partner with may use cookies, your choices regarding cookies (how can you reset your browser at any time, so it refuses all or some cookies, or notifies you when a cookie is being sent) and further information about cookies.

This Policy constitutes an integral part of our Privacy Policy available via the Apester Website (“Privacy Policy”), which constitutes an integral part of the Terms of Service also available via the Apester Website (“Terms”) and unless mentioned otherwise, the same terms that are defined under the Terms, will apply to this Policy.

By accessing, engaging or otherwise using the Services, you provide your consent to the terms of this Policy, and to the use of cookies, as described in this Policy. If you disagree with any term provided herein, please do not access or use the Apester Website or any of the Services.

In this document:

  1. What are cookies?
  2. How we use cookies and why?
  3. The types of cookies used on our site
  4. Third party cookies
  5. Users choices
  6. Changes to this policy
  7. Contact us

 

  1. WHAT ARE COOKIES?

As described in our Privacy Policy, we collect information in a few ways, one of which is cookies. A cookie is a small data file that is sent to your device’s (computer, tablet or mobile phone) web browser when you first visit a website and is stored on your device hard drive. Cookies usually include an identification number that is unique to the device you are using. Such identifier can help to track on-line traffic flow, to better understand our users and how they are using the Services, their level of engagement and general preferences. Cookies also enable recognition of users when they re-visit the Services, keeping their settings and preferences and ability to offer customized features and a more personalized web experience.

If you continue to access, engage or otherwise use the Apester Website or the Services, without changing your settings, we will assume that you consent to such use of cookies. Please remember that you can change your cookies settings at any time to control cookies placement through limiting or forbidding our or our partners and users websites to place cookies on your device and to disable unwanted cookies already stored on your device, by changing your browser’s settings, as explained below under “Users Choices”.

  1. HOW WE USE COOKIES AND WHY?

When you access and use the Apester Website and Service or when you interact with content, we may place a number of cookies in your web browser.

We use cookies for a variety of purposes, including the following purposes: to better understand our users and how they are engaging the Services, their level of engagement and general preferences, in order to provide them with a better and personalized user experience, to recognize users when they engage the Services, keeping their settings and preferences in order to offer them customized features and a more personalized web experience, to enable certain functions of the Services, to provide analytics and to enable delivery of content.

  1. THE TYPES OF COOKIES USED ON OUR SITE

We use both session and persistent cookies on the Services and we may use different types of cookies to run the Services, as follows:

Strictly necessary cookies – these cookies are necessary for the Services to function properly and cannot be switched off in our systems. If you set your browser to refuse these cookies, some parts of the Services will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

Analytics and Performance-related cookies – these cookies allow us to assess and improve the performances of our Services, including improving the your online activity on our Services. These cookies allow us to count visits and geographic sources. The information we get through the use of these cookies are in an aggregated form and we make no attempt to identify you or influence your experience of the Services. If you do not allow these cookies, the loss of the information stored in a preference cookie may make the Service experience less functional but should not prevent it from working. In addition, we will not be able to include your visit in our statistics. If you have used a Do Not Track browser setting, we take this as a sign that you do not want to allow these cookies, and they will be blocked.

Functionality-related cookies: these cookies tell us, for example, whether you have engaged our Services before or if this is your first time, and help us to identify the features in which you may find favourable.

Targeting and Advertising-related cookies:  these cookies allow us to deliver content relevant to your interests, based on how you interact with our Services. We have set out further information about the use of Cookies by third parties below.

Below is a list of the cookies we use on our Services, which is dynamically updated whenever new cookies are encountered and classified by our team:

Cookie Category Source Cookie Name Purpose Expiry First party / Third Party?
Analytics and Performance-related cookies Apester Session_id Analytics 2 Years 1st Party
Targeting and Advertising-related cookies: Advertisers Advertising various Targeting According to third party policy 3rd Party
Analytics and Performance-related cookies Google.com Google Analytics Analytics According to third party policy 3rd Party

 

  1. THIRD PARTY COOKIES

In addition to our own cookies, third parties (such as advertising networks, content providers that deliver content on our Services as well as analytics) may also use various cookies to uniquely distinguish your web browser and keep track of information relating to your interaction with the Apester Website and Services, to report usage statistics of the Services, deliver content on and through the Services, and so on.

Some of these third parties may combine information they collect from our Services with other information they have independently collected relating to your browser’s activities across other online services. These third parties collect and use this information under their own privacy policies.

You may at any given time block cookies of third party networks (opt out) by going to their Website and following the directions there. The effect of opting out of a third party networks is explained on each opt out page. We are not responsible for the effectiveness of any such opt-out options.

  1. USER CHOICES

You can change your cookies settings at any time to control cookies placement through limiting or forbidding the website under which we provide the Services to place cookies on your device and to disable unwanted cookies already stored on your device, by changing your browser’s privacy preferences (please visit the help pages of your web browser). Please note, however, that if you disable cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer or some of the features may not function properly. You may not be able to store your preferences and some of our pages might not display properly. We may, at our sole discretion, delete old cookies after a certain time which no activity had occured from a user.

Your web browser allows you to manage the cookies and your choices. The configuration for each browser is different. You may find more information about managing cookies on different web browsers below:

Web Browsers:

Microsoft Internet Explorer

Google Chrome

Safari

Firefox

Opéra

  1. CHANGES TO THIS POLICY

We reserve the right to modify this Policy from time to time, so please review it regularly. In addition, If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you by posting notification on the Apester Website or otherwise through the Services 7 days before such changes become effective. Otherwise, any non-material change will be reflected by the “last updated” date at the top of this Policy. Any such change will be in full force and effect upon its publication. In addition, and as explained above, the list of the cookies used is updated whenever new cookies are encountered and classified by our team.

  1. CONTACT US

If you have questions or concerns regarding this Policy, please contact us at: privacy@apester.com