Last updated: July 18, 2021
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files placed on your computer or device to help the IdeaCooker website and our products and services perform efficiently and seamlessly and perform certain functions. Cookies are unique to your account, your browser, or your device, and are a user’s identification card for the IdeaCooker servers. They do not contain names, but contain technical information about your device and/or browser. Every time you go back to the same website, the browser or device sends the cookie file to the website’s server. Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies. Cookies cannot access, read, or modify any data on your computer. Learn more about cookies at http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
In addition to cookies, there are other similar technologies like web beacons (sometimes called “tracking pixels” or “clear gifs”). These are tiny graphics files that contain a unique identifier that enable us to recognize when someone has visited our website or opened an e-mail that we have sent them.
The following section provides information on the types of cookies we use for our websites and products and services:
- Strictly Necessary Cookies: These cookies are used for the operation of our website and products and services, authentication of visitors, and to help remember your preferences. These cookies may not be disabled and are required for the operation of our IdeaCooker websites and products and services.
- Functional Cookies: These cookies enable our website and products and services to provide enhanced functionality and personalization. They may be set by IdeaCooker or by third-party providers. If you do not allow these cookies, some services may not function properly.
- Analytics Cookies: We use third-party cookies such as Google Analytics, Mixpanel, and Hotjar to gather information about website user activities. These analytics cookies help us analyze and improve the performance of the IdeaCooker website. They also help us understand how you use our products and services, and which types of devices you use to access them. Third-party analytics cookies may use IP addresses, but are generally not tied to other personal information.
- Social Media Cookies: The IdeaCooker website includes buttons and cookies from Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media companies that allow you share content via their services if you are a member and signed in. Any interactions with those features are governed by the privacy and cookie policies of the social media companies. Please consult those privacy and cookie policies to understand how they use your information or to disable cookies that they may set.
- Advertising Cookies: We use third-party cookies from companies like Facebook, Google, and others in order to send you personalized promotions and advertisements through these third-party platforms. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising from us.
If you are located in the European Union, we will not set analytics or advertising cookies without your consent. Of course, we don’t request your consent for cookies that are necessary to display content that you have requested or to provide other function that you have requested while interacting with our site.
We allow selected third parties to place cookies through our Services to provide us with better insights into the use of the website and more. Cookies on our Services that are supplied by us are called “first-party cookies,” while cookies on our Services that are provided by third parties are called the“third-party cookies.” Third-party cookies are operated by third parties that can recognize your device across the Internet, such as when you visit other websites or mobile apps. We do not control how third-party cookies are used,and we encourage you to check the websites of any third-party cookie providers for more information about how they use cookie information. For a list of our third-party cookies, please see the list below.
You can always revoke your consent by notifying us at email@example.com at any time. Another option is to change your web browser settings to reject cookies. You should be able to find out how to do this under the “settings” (or “advanced settings”) menu in your browser. You may wish to refer to http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html for information on commonly used browsers. Please be aware that if cookies are disabled, not all features of the Sites may operate as intended.
For more information on cookies generally (in a range of European languages) and how to opt out of many common cookies (which are not necessarily used on our website), have a look at http://www.youronlinechoices.com/.
Third-Party Cookies and Ad Partners
- Facebook – Advertising
- Google – Advertising
- Linkedin – Advertising
- Google Analytics – Analytics
- Mixpanel – Analytics
- Autopilot – Functional
- Disqus – Functional
- Drift – Functional
- Zendesk – Functional
- AddThis – Social Media