BUBLISH, INC. COOKIE NOTICE
Last updated July 1, 2019
What are Cookies?
Cookies are text files that contain information and are downloaded to a user’s computer or mobile device when a user visits a Website. They are useful because they allow Websites to recognize a user’s device. Users can then be returned to the original Website on each subsequent visit or to any other Website that recognizes the cookies. For more information about cookies, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
Types of Information We Collect
Cookies help Bublish learn how our products and services are used. They also help Bublish improve its Website, Products, and Services. Examples of the types of information that Bublish collects through Cookies include:
- The number of Website visitors and Website views, the pages of products or services viewed, the clicks made on those products or services, and the total duration of navigation on those products or services;
- The name of the page that referred the user to Bublish Website;
- Whether this is the user’s first time visiting Bublish’s Website;
- The user’s viewing preferences (e.g. layout, sizing preferences, language etc.);
- City and country of the user;
- the type of browser used and user’s IP address, so that Bublish can identify the user during future visits.
- To track usage of Bublish’s Products;
- To control the display of ads, including interest-based ads;
- To determine if the user has opened Bublish’s emails;
- To customize elements of the promotional layout and/or content of the pages of Bublish’s Website; and
- To personalize information for the user.
Types of Cookies We Use on Our Products
Bublish uses first party and third-party Cookies for several reasons. Some Cookies are required for technical reasons in order for Bublish’s Products to operate. These are referred to as “essential" or “strictly necessary" Cookies. Other Cookies enable Bublish to track and target the interests of users and to enhance their experience when using Bublish’s Website, Products or Services. Third parties may also serve Cookies through Bublish’s Products for advertising, analytics and other purposes. The specific types of first and third-party Cookies served through Bublish’s Website, Products and Services, and the functions they perform, are described in more detail below.
These Cookies are created by Bublish, Inc. They allow the user to browse our Website, Products, and Services and use their features.
Essential Cookies: These Cookies are strictly necessary to allow users to move around the Website, Products, and Services and use their features. Without these Cookies, Bublish cannot enable the Website, Products, and Services to function fully or properly on a user’s device. Therefore, these Cookies cannot be disabled.
Functional Cookies: These Cookies allow Bublish to remember choices users make on our Website, Products, and Services (such as preferred language or region). To refuse these Cookies, please follow the instructions below under the section Cookie Management. Note that by disabling functional Cookies, users may not be able to use some of Bublish’s features or those features may not function properly.
Embedded Scripts. An embedded script is programming code that is designed to collect information about a user’s interactions with Bublish’s Website, Products, and Services, such as the links a user clicks on. The code is temporarily downloaded onto the user’s computer or other device, is active only while the user is connected to Bublish’s Website, Products, or Services, and is deactivated or deleted thereafter.
Advertising Cookies: These Cookies, defined exclusively by third parties, collect several types of data about a user’s browsing habits as well as users’ preferences for Products and Services. This information allows Bublish to serve users relevant advertisements about our Products and Services. To refuse these Cookies, please follow the instructions below under the Cookie Management section. Some advertisements may also contain an icon that users may click to find out more about how to manage their advertising preferences.
Third-Party Functional Cookies: These Cookies are defined by third parties who support Bublish’s Website, Products, and Services. They allow users to use useful Products, Services and Features. To refuse these Cookies, please follow the instructions below under the Cookie Management section.
Duration of storage of Cookies on Devices
Bublish uses both “session Cookies” (which expire once a user closes their Web browser) and “persistent Cookies” (which stay on a user’s computer until the user deletes them).
To learn about Google Analytics’ currently available opt-outs for the Web, please visit https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/181881?hl=en.
Disabling Advertising Cookies
Some advertising service providers may be members of the Network Advertising Initiative, which offers a single location to opt out of ad targeting from member companies. If a user opts-out of receiving targeted ads in this manner, that user will continue to receive advertising messages after opting-out, but they will not be tailored based on that user’s usage of Bublish’s Website, Products, Services or third-party Websites. If a user would like to learn information about how advertisers’ use of tracking technologies and options for managing those technologies, visit http://www.networkadvertising.org. To learn more about how interest-based information is collected, whether the companies Bublish uses are part of an industry network regarding behavioral advertising and to understand user choices around this topic, visit http://www.aboutads.info. The collection of information via certain ads served to users in Canada may be managed by visiting youradchoices.ca. Keep in mind an opt-out is Cookie-based and only affects the specific device and browser on which the opt-out is applied.
Using Browser Settings
Users can disable and/or delete most types of Cookies through their browser settings. If a user sets their browser to block all Cookies, users may not be able to access parts of Bublish’s Website, Products, and Services. For information about how to modify the Cookies settings on some popular browsers please see the following:
Apple Safari: http://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042
Microsoft Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/How-to-manage-cookies-in-Internet-Explorer-9 , or
Mozilla Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Cookies
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