Cookie Policy

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This document informs users about the presence of cookies on appreciate-me. The information below is intended to inform the users about the placement, use and management of cookies used by appreciate-me platform.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a text file containing information downloaded to your device when you visit (for the first time) a website. It stores certain information (for example, the selected language or site settings) that your browser would can re-submit to the next visit of our site (depending on the lifetime of a cookies). We use cookies to improve your website experience and to effectively promote our services.

There are three primary types of cookies:

Session cookies are specific to a particular visit and carry information as you view different pages so you don’t have to re-enter information every time you change pages or attempt to checkout. Session cookies expire and delete themselves automatically in a short period of time like after you leave the Site or when you close your web browser.

Persistent cookies remember certain information about your preferences for viewing the site, and allow Etsy to recognize you each time you return. Persistent cookies are stored on your browser cache or mobile device until you choose to delete them, and otherwise typically delete themselves at expiration.

Third-party cookies are placed by someone other than appreciate-me, and may gather browsing activity across multiple websites and across multiple sessions. They are usually a type of persistent cookie and are stored until you delete them or they expire based on the time period set in each third-party cookie.

Cookies store data about your use, but they are helpful because they allow us to help appreciate-me function and customize your experience.

For more information on cookies, see www.allaboutcookies.org

What is not a cookie?

Cookies are NOT Viruses! They use plain text formats. They are not made up of pieces of code, so they can not be executed and cannot auto-run. Consequently, they can not duplicate or replicate on other networks to run or replicate again.

Why do we use cookies?

Cookies help us to perform more functions, including to facilitate navigation and to improve the overall user experience.

We use cookies for the following purposes:

    • platform operation;

    • to analyze the behavior of visitors to www.appreciate-me.com;

    • to analyze how the platform is accessed or used and its performance;

We use this information to understand how you interact with the web page so that we maintain, operate and continuously improve the services provided to our customers.

What types of cookies are used?

The number, name, type, purpose and duration of cookies placed on the Site may vary. We will periodically update our cookie and data processing policy to inform you accordingly.

appreciate-me uses both proprietary cookies and third-party cookies on its platform.

Proprietary cookies are cookies used by appreciate-me when visiting one of our websites and are of the following types: technical, session, persistent and functional.

Statistics and marketing cookies help us understand how visitors interact with the website by collecting and reporting information.

We have cookies from third parties, which are used for the purposes detailed in the table above. Google Analytics gets information about our website visitors. You can get more information by visiting: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245.

You can withdraw your consent to the use of web analytics at any time by downloading and installing the Google Plugin for the browser, which will set a cookie to opt out or select the relevant setting from the browser software. Both options will prevent the use of web analytics only if you use the browser you installed the plugin and if you do not delete the quit cookie.

How do you express the consent?

When you visit our website for the first time, a banner with a cookie message is displayed at the top of the screen. If you click on the "Accept" button or continue to visit the website, then you agree to the default use of cookies under this cookie policy unless you have set your browser to reject cookies (see below).

How do you reject cookies?

You can withdraw your consent at any time by deleting cookies from your browser.

These settings are usually found in the 'options' or 'preferences' menu in your browser. To understand these settings, the following links may be useful (or go to the 'Help' section of the browser for more details):

    • Cookie settings in Internet Explorer

    • Firefox cookie settings

    • Cookie settings in Chrome

    • Safari cookie settings

Changing the browser's settings to reject cookies may affect how you access our website and you may be denied access to certain sections of the website. You can change the browser settings any time.

If you have any questions about this Cookie Policy or the Service, please contact us on our email ar contact@appreciate-me.com.

 

Version published on November 20th, 2020.

 

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