1. What Are Cookies and Why They Are Used?
Cookies are used to speed up, analyze and develop our site and services by storing user information and targeting the site to the user. We work with advertisers to get the most out of advertising to the user. Cookies allow us to show ads, for example, based on the pages the user visited earlier. We help our advertisers to target their ads to users who have, for example, visited our advertiser’s website.
2. The Types of Cookies
We use two types of cookies: First-party cookies (created by a website that a user views directly) and third-party cookies (cookies created by other sites).
2.1 First-Party Cookies
First-party cookies enable the site functionality. They also include web analytics cookies that provide information on how visitors use the site to develop web services.
2.2 Third-Party Cookies
By third-party cookies we mean cookies placed by third parties, such as our ad network. These so called third parties may place their cookies on the user’s browser when the user visits our services, for example, in order to offer targeted digital advertisements to the user, or to compile statistics about the number of visitors on different sites.
2.3 Social Plugins
In addition, our services may contain social plugins to share website content on social media. These sites may place their own cookies in accordance with their privacy terms. See, for example, the following documents on processing of personal data:
Facebook Data Policy (https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation)
3. Cookies We Use
Enabling site functionalities.
In practice, these cookies make sure that it is possible for the site to remember your information, even if you continue browsing.
Product development and business reporting:
Enable the improvement of the user experience of websites and applications, as well as reporting to support business decision-making.
With the help of these cookies, we can determine which of our services are popular and which features of the services are used the most. With the help of this data, we can improve the services and also correct errors that occur in them.
Enable reporting to advertisers on how often the ad has been seen, or whether the user has clicked on the ad.
With the help of these cookies, we can report to our customers who bought advertisements how the advertising has performed, whether our Users have clicked on advertisements, for example. In addition, based on the data collected with the help of these cookies, we can ensure that we do not show users the same ads several times.
Targeting is based on site usage and advertising targeting is based on third-party site usage.
With the help of these cookies, we aim to ensure that our Users see advertising that is as relevant, interesting, and exactly to their liking as possible.
4. How Can I Influence The Information Collected Through Cookies?
4.1 Clear Cookies from Your Browser
Emptying cookies from your browser at regularly allows you to change the tag for a profile based on identified behavior. This does not stop the collection of data or the targeting of digital advertising, but resets targeting based on previous behavioral data. See browser-specific links on cookies:
Internet Explorer – https://support.microsoft.com/en-GB/kb/278835
Chrome – https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB
Firefox – https://support.mozilla.org/en-GB/kb/delete-browsing-search-download-history-firefox
Safari – https://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042?locale=en-GB
Opera – http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials
4.2 Blocking Cookies
Restricting cookies may affect the functionality of a website.
4.3 Prevent Targeting of Third-party Advertising
You can block all or part of your third-party advertising targeting through the Your Online Choices site (http://www.youronlinechoices.com/information-business-based-advertising). After blocking, your ads will appear, but advertising will not be chosen according to your interests.
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