What is the cookie?
According to Wikipedia, an HTTP cookie (also called web cookie, Internet cookie, browser cookie, or simply cookie) is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored on the user’s computer by the user’s web browser while the user is browsing. In a simple phrase, cookies are small text files that are placed on user’s computer, smartphone or other devices when you access the internet. These files help to organize an appropriate work of the website, show correct design and provide better functionality. Thanks to cookies you can speed up your interactions with the website, make it more secure and make your personalized experience on our website easier and more comfortable.
Cookies types used by Clickky
On Clickky website we use different categories of cookies (with different functions) which pursuing different goals.
Necessary cookies. These cookies are essential to make our website work correctly. It’s a necessary element to navigate website and use its features. Without these cookies, you can’t sign in as a registered user or navigate back to a page in the same session. These cookies cannot be separated, and refusing to accept it will affect a website functioning. But important is that these cookies don’t gather any personal information that can identify you as an individual.
Рerformance cookies are used to analyze the website work and effectiveness. They collect anonymous data that helps us count the number of visitors and improve the performance of the website. Through the user experience (which pages user opens and visits more often, how much time does he spend on the website, receiving of error messages, etc.) we can provide better content and correct the mistakes, to make staying on the website more effective.
Functional cookies are used to identify you after coming back on the website and helps you to customize it (language, region, username etc.). They may be used to keep track of what info have you already seen to avoid repetition (for example, not to show you a message for first-time users).
Marketing and targeting cookies are used to deliver content that is more relevant to you and your interests. We gather the info about your visits to our website (pages you’re interested in, links you follow, etc.), This info is necessary to show you only relevant advertisements and updates, and to limit the number of times you see an ad. Also by tracking user clicks we can measure the effectiveness of these ad campaigns. We do not collect such information and do not keep it on Clickky’s servers, though. This information is streamed directly to third-parties (such as advertisers or agencies), such as Google Analytics, or Pardot, which all are GDPR-compliant and keep all the data they receive anonymously. Nobody can determine you through this data (as collected via cookies data never linked to your profile). However most types of these cookies track consumers via their Device ID or IP address, therefore, they may collect personal data.
How to refuse from using cookies?
Your cookie consent can be withdrawn at any time with a few simple steps:
Edition of web (or mobile) browser settings
You can simply delete cookies from the web browser history. In order to do this, you should find in your browser settings “History” and choose to delete all cookies for the period of time you can choose.
To prevent cookie collection in the future, you may change the settings of your browsers.
Check out the HELP of your web browser, and follow the instructions:
Please note, that without cookies you still can visit our website but some of its functions can work incorrectly.
Opt-out from Clickky’s database
You can leave your opt-out request on our website. In this case, we will delete exactly that type of data and connection with Clickky (subscriptions, etc.) that you want.
If you have some more questions, please, send it on email firstname.lastname@example.org.