What are cookies?
Cookies are tiny pieces of code that remain in your device after you have visited any website. When you use that website for the next time, these pieces enable website owners to provide you with information customized for your needs.
Cookies are used to enhance your user experience. But this is not the only beneficial thing the cookies can do. Cookies are also a tool that enables the behavioral advertising. If you have searched for some goods or services, and the certain business offers such goods or services, cookies on your computer could help such businesses to advertise their goods or services to you later. Cookies enable the owner of the website or platform to see the actions and the user’s preferences on the website or platform, analyze this information and provide the user with more relevant information on services the user is currently using or may use.
Some of the services collect statistics in aggregated form and may not require the consent of the user or may be managed directly by the owner – depending on how they are described – without the help of third parties.
Which cookies does groupado use?
We may install on your device the following types of cookies:
|Type||Description||Storage and retention period|
|Necessary technical cookies||These cookies make the website displaying and working without error, in order to create and manage the User’s account. These cookies are strongly required for error-free operation of the Platform.|
|Analytical cookies||These cookies allow us to track the Users' activity on the Platform, count the number of visitors, measure sessions durations and similar parameters, collect information about search queries and text the User enters when using the Platform, in order to optimize the Platform and improve its operation.|
|Functional cookies||These cookies allow us to remember the User's preferences and provide some additional services through the platform (for example, keeping you logged in). These cookies are not absolutely required for the operation of the Platform but make its website more convenient to use.|
|Commercial cookies||These cookies allow us to show you our advertisements on other websites. It is called ‘retargeting’; and in this case, you will be shown the advertisements about the directions and properties you browsed.|
How Groupado deals with data collected through the cookies?
If you visited our Website, cookies consent message was the first message that you were likely to see that prompted you about the fact that cookies were used and active on our Platform. In most cases we ask you about your consent to install cookies. This does not apply only to the strictly required cookies, which are, for example,technical cookies.
We also use the services of Google Analytics when installing cookies and using data collected through them. Thus, we also may transfer such data to Google LLC which is the company residing in the USA. In order to control collection of data for analytical purposes by Google Analytics service, please visit the following web page: Google Analytics Opt-Out Page.
Can you withdraw your consent and turn cookies off?
Yes, you can do that by choosing the appropriate settings of your browser. The following links might be useful for you to choose the best option of your browser: