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If you do not wish to accept cookies in connection with your use of the Syndeca Platform, you will need to delete, and block or disable cookies via your browser settings; see below for more information on how to do this. Please note that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of the Syndeca Platform, and may prevent you from being able to access certain features on the Syndeca Platform.
What Is a Cookie?
First and third-party cookies: whether a cookie is ‘first’ or ‘third’ party refers to the domain placing the cookie.
- First-party cookies are those set by a website that is being visited by the user at the time (e.g., cookies placed by http://syndeca.com).
- Third-party cookies are cookies that are set by a domain other than that of the website being visited by the user. If a user visits a website and another entity sets a cookie through that website, this would be a third-party cookie.
Persistent cookies: these cookies remain on a user’s device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created that particular cookie.
Session cookies: these cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.
Our use of of log files
Syndeca gathers certain information automatically and stores it in log files. This information includes an anonymized internet protocol address as well as browser, referring/exit pages, search terms, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data. Otherwise, we generally use this information as we would any Usage Data, to analyze trends, administer and maintain the Service, or track usage of various features within the Syndeca website or Platform Service.
How to Delete and Block our Cookies
Changing your Cookie Settings. The browser settings for changing your cookies settings are usually found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your internet browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful. Otherwise you should use the ‘Help’ option in your internet browser for more details.
- Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
- Cookie settings in Firefox
- Cookie settings in Chrome
- Cookie settings in Safari
More information. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
What Cookies Do We Use and Why?
The cookies we may use on the Syndeca Platform may be categorized as follows:
- Strictly necessary
Some cookies may fulfill more than one of these purposes.
‘Strictly Necessary’ cookies let you move around the Syndeca Platform and use essential features like secure areas. Without these cookies, we cannot provide the requested services.
We use these Strictly Necessary cookies to:
- Identify you as being logged in to the Syndeca Platform and to authenticate you
- Make sure you connect to the right service on the Syndeca Platform when we make any changes to the way it works
- For security purposes
Accepting these cookies is a condition of using the Syndeca Website and Syndeca Platform, so if you prevent these cookies we can’t guarantee how the Syndeca Platform or the security on the Syndeca Platform will perform during your visit.
‘Performance’ cookies collect information about how you use the Syndeca Platform e.g. which pages you visit, and if you experience any errors. These cookies do not collect any information that could identify you and are only used to help us improve how the Syndeca Platform works, understand the interests of our users and measure the effectiveness of our advertising.
We use performance cookies to:
- Carry out web analytics: Provide statistics on how the Syndeca Platform is used
- Perform affiliate tracking: Provide feedback to affiliated entities that one of our visitors also visited their site
- Obtain data on the number of users of the Syndeca Platform that have viewed a product or service
- Help us improve the Syndeca Platform by measuring any errors that occur
- Test different designs for the Syndeca Platform
Some of our performance cookies are managed for us by third parties.
‘Functionality’ cookies are used to provide services or to remember settings to improve your visit.
We use ‘Functionality’ cookies for such purposes as:
- Remember settings you’ve applied such as layout, text size, preferences and colors
- Remember if you have engaged with a particular component or feature on the Syndeca Website or Platform
- Show you when you’re logged in to the Syndeca Platform
- To provide and show embedded video content
Some of these cookies are managed for us by third parties.
‘Targeting’ cookies are used to track your visit to the Syndeca Platform, as well other websites, apps and online services, including the pages you have visited and the links you have followed, which allows Syndeca to display targeted ads to you on the Syndeca Platform.
We may use targeting cookies to:
- Display targeted ads
- To improve how we deliver personalized ads and content, and to measure the success of ad campaigns
Advertising and/or analytics cookies Syndeca uses and how to control them:
Facebook Connect. For more information about what Facebook collects when you use Facebook buttons on the Syndeca Platform, please see: https://www.facebook.com/about/p….
Facebook Ads. For more information about what Facebook collects and your choices around Facebook Ads, please see: https://www.facebook.com/ads/ad_….
Twitter. For more information about what Twitter collects when you use Twitter buttons on the Syndeca Platform or visit pages on the Syndeca Platform that include these buttons, please see: https://twitter.com/en/privacy.
LinkedIn. For more information about what LinkedIn collects when you use LinkedIn buttons on the Syndeca Platform or visit pages on the Syndeca Platform that include these buttons, please see https://www.linkedin.com/legal/p…
Google has developed the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on; if you want to opt out of Google Analytics, you can download and install the add-on for your web browser here.
Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/… or at https://www.google.de/intl/en_uk….
Please note that on the Syndeca Platform, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).
Syndeca Opt-Out Options
To opt out of tracking via the Syndeca Pixels, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Opting out of Pixels tracking may impact our ability to personalize ads and content tailored to your interests. This setting is tied to your cookies and, unless you are logged in to the Syndeca Platform, will only be effective on the browser for which you have performed the opt-out.
More Information About Syndeca Ads and Personalization
A guide to behavioral advertising and online privacy that has been produced by the internet advertising industry can be found at http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/
For more information about and to opt out of interest based ads from many ad networks, go to:
- European Union: youronlinechoices.eu/
- Canada: youradchoices.ca
- S.: www.aboutads.infoInternet Advertising Bureau
More Information About Cookies
International Chamber of Commerce United Kingdom
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Pixel Privacy Terms
What Do Our Pixels Collect?
We may also use Pixels (and cookies and other features) to help us display ads and personalized content on the Syndeca Platform, and for a number of other purposes, such as to stop you from seeing the same ad or content repeatedly, to show ads or content that are likely to be more relevant (i.e., based on websites you have visited), to maintain records of the ads or content we display, and to track conversion rates (e.g., when a user of the Syndeca Platform clicks on an content and is transferred to the client’s website).
Syndeca will use data from Pixels for ad or content optimization only after such data has been aggregated with other data collected from advertisers or other third parties or otherwise collected on Syndeca.
What About Children and Other Sensitive Information?
Users of our Cookies or Pixels are prohibited from using our Pixels on child-directed sites and services or to otherwise use Pixels to collect or transmit information about children under 13, financial information, health information, other sensitive data or sensitive information, or any information that is prohibited from being collected.
How Do I Know When Third Party Sites are Sharing Information?
Users of our Pixels are required to provide prominent notice of, and obtain any required consent to, the following:
- that information will be collected by third-party pixels, cookies, web beacons, and other storage technologies on their website, app or online services, as well as a description of such information;
- that such information may be combined with similar information collected across third-party sites, services and mobile apps; and
- that such information may be used for targeting ads or providing measurement services..
What Do You Share With Third Parties?
We may share aggregate statistics, metrics and other reports about the performance of their publications or content in the Syndeca Platform, such as the number of unique user views, about the users who saw their content, conversion rates, and date and time information, and click stream data. We may also allow publishers or advertisers to use Pixels on the Syndeca Platform in order to collect information about the performance of their content. Our Terms prohibit publishers and advertisers from combining any information obtained in connection with their use of the Pixels with personally identifiable information for any purpose.