What are Cookies?

A “cookie” is a text file that websites send to a visitor’s computer or other Internet-connected device to uniquely identify the visitor’s browser or to store information or settings in the browser. This technology helps us (1) remember your information so you will not have to re-enter it; (2) track and understand how you use and interact with the Site; (3) tailor the Site around your preferences; (4) measure the usability of the Site; (5) understand the effectiveness of our communications; and (6) otherwise manage and enhance the Site.

 

What Information Do We Obtain Through Cookies?

The information we obtain in this manner includes your device IP address, domain name, identifiers associated with your devices, device and operating system type and characteristics, web browser characteristics, language preferences, clickstream data, your interactions with the Sites (such as the web pages you visit, links you click and features you use), the pages that led or referred you to the Sites, dates and times of access to the Sites, and other information about your use of the Sites.

 

Cookies Used on Our Sites

Below is a list of the Cookies that we use on our Sites. You can indicate your choices with respect to the use of Cookies via the Cookie preferences center tab available on the left side of the screen. Please note that, depending on your selection, you may not be able to take full advantage of the Sites or our products and services.

 

Essential Cookies

These Cookies are essential to use and navigate our Sites. Essential Cookies help us collect information, such as your session ID and other server information, that enables us to authenticate users. Essential Cookies are deleted when you end your browsing session or within a short period of time thereafter.

Name of CookiePurpose of UseDuration
wordpress_test_cookieCookie used to determine whether your browser accepts cookiessession
wp-settings-X, wp-settings-time-X, wordpress_logged_in_X, wordpress_XCookies used to store user authentication details1 year

 

Functional Cookies

These Cookies collect information about your choices or remember your preferences so we can show you content you requested. They allow us to identify your location and remember your language during a browsing session and to customize the Sites you have accessed.

Name of CookiePurpose of UseDuration
cookie_nameCookie used to store your cookie preferences1 year
sa-user-id-v2StackAdapt: Random Identifier for user identification (newer version of ID).1 year
sa-user-idStackAdapt: Random Identifier for user identification.1 year
_gat_UA-68240631-3Google Analytics: Used by Google Analytics to determine if the visitor is involved in their marketing experiments.Max 1 day
cookie_notice_acceptedCookie Banner: used to determine if notice has been accepted.30 days
_gidGoogle Analytics: Used to distinguish users.24 hours
_gaGoogle Analytics: Used to distinguish users.2 years

 

Analytics Cookies

We use analytics Cookies to collect information on how users navigate and use our Sites, such as how the users traverse our Sites, the pages they view, which links they choose to click, how long they stay on a page, which page they are on when leaving the Sites and whether the page is displayed correctly or whether errors occur. We also use analytics Cookies to present users with feedback polls regarding their experience on our Sites. Such cookies help us to improve the performance of our Sites, make the Sites more user-friendly and build, maintain and improve our Sites with user feedback. Some of these Cookies are persistent Cookies which remain on your computer or other Internet-connected device for a certain period of time after you end your browsing session, unless you delete them. These Cookies are provided by third-party analytics providers, including Google and Hotjar. For more information about these third-party providers’ Cookies, please click on the link below (these websites are not connected to us and we are not responsible for their content):

The following analytics Cookies are used on our Sites:

Name of CookiePurpose of UseDuration
__unam, __utmc, __utma, __utmz, _gaCookies used to track users’ activity on the site1 year
_hjid, _hjIncludedInSampleCookies used to track users’ interactions with the site1 year

 

Social Media Cookies

In some circumstances, we work with third parties to provide certain services to our users such as additional features (including the ability to see videos on our Sites) and to connect to certain social networks. These third parties use Cookies to collect information on our Sites, including via plug-ins and widgets. Some of these Cookies are persistent Cookies which remain on your computer or other Internet-connected device for a certain period of time after you end your browsing session, unless you delete them.

The privacy practices of these third parties, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Vimeo and LinkedIn are subject to the privacy statements of such third parties, which are available here (these websites are not connected to us and we are not responsible for their content):

The following social media Cookies are used on our Sites:

Name of CookiePurpose of UseDuration
_vwo_sn, _vwo_ds, _vwo_uuid, _vis_opt_test_cookie, _vis_opt_s, _vwo_uuid_v2Cookies used to customize social sharing widget1 year


Your Choices

You can indicate your choice with respect to the use of Cookies via the Cookie preferences center tab available on the left side of the screen. Please note that, depending on your selection, you may not be able to take full advantage of the Sites or our products and services. In addition, you can also stop Cookies from being downloaded on your computer by selecting the appropriate settings on your web browser. Most web browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new Cookies, how to be notified when you receive a new Cookie and how to disable existing Cookies. On Microsoft Internet Explorer, this can be done by selecting “Tools/Internet Options” and reviewing your privacy settings or selecting “delete Cookies.” You can find out how to do this for your particular browser by clicking “help” on your browser’s menu or by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org (this website is not connected to us and we are not responsible for its content). For mobile devices, you can manage how your device and browser share certain device data by adjusting the privacy and security settings on your mobile device.

 

Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments about this Cookie Policy, please contact us by email at: privacy@zincfive.com