HeartsBridges App

HeartsBridges

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Cookie Policy

HeartsBridges

 

We at MIRAD GLOBAL SRL (hereafter referred to as Company) are strongly committed to transparency and we want you (“you” or “your”) to understand how we collect, use, protect and disclose your personal information.

As detailed in our Privacy Policy, we may use cookies and similar technologies [such as pixel and tags or similar] (collectively referred to as “Cookies”) on our websites and mobile applications and this Cookie Policy explains what cookies are, how they are used and how we use them in connection with our Service (as defined in Terms of Service and Privacy Policy). You should read this policy so you can understand what type of cookies we use, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used, as well as how to block or disable cookies. For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, please see our Privacy Policy.

 

What are Cookies, and what are they used for?

A cookie is a small data files in text format that is placed on your computer or other device when you access certain types of content through websites, electronic media, or applications that record your preferences and actions. Cookies enable our systems to recognise your browser or device and help the efficient operation of our Service. They're completely safe, and can't be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your device.

Cookies are used in order to better understand how applications and websites work and to optimize online and mobile experiences. We may use cookies for a number of different purposes, such as to facilitate the use of the website or application, to personalize user experience, to analyse the online behaviour of the user, to allow the display of advertising from selected third party and for information security purposes.

 

What types of cookies we may use?

There are different types of cookies:

  • - Own Cookies – these cookies are managed exclusively by the Company. The information collected is used to improve the quality, design and functionality of our Service and websites, and your experience as a user
  • - Third-Party Cookies – these cookies are placed by third parties with our authorization, but hosted by a server from another domain (for example, these cookies may be needed when clicking on social media buttons). Third-party cookies are governed by their own privacy and cookies policies which the Company cannot control. Please check the third-party websites for more information about their Cookies and how they manage them.

Cookies can be stored for varying lengths of time on your browser or device:

  • - Session cookies – these are temporary files that remain in your browser's cookie history while you are using a website or application, and they are not recorded on the hard drive of your computer or mobile device. These cookies are used to analyse traffic patterns and data communication, and allow us to provide a better experience, improve our content and facilitate the user experience.
  • - Persistent cookies – these are stored on your computer or device, and the website or application reads them each time there's a new visit. Despite its name, a persistent cookie has an expiration date, and will stop working after that date. They are generally used to help the different services offered by websites and applications.
  • - Web beacons – these are tiny graphics with a unique identifier (also known as "pixel tags" or "clear GIFs") that may be included on a website or application, that typically work in conjunction with cookies to gain an understanding of how a website's users navigate through and process the content contained in that website.
  • - Related technologies – these are technologies that store information in your browser or device utilizing local shared objects or local storage, such as widgets (for example, “Social Media Widgets” such as the Facebook “Like” button), tags (such us Google Universal Analytics tag), flash cookies, HTML 5 cookies, and other SDK’s (for example Firebase SDKs for Android and iOS).
  • - Device ID & related – most devices have unique identifiers, such as MAC Address, Apple’s identifier for advertising (IDFA), Android’s Advertising ID. These identifiers can be used to track online activity or use of native apps on mobile devices.

Cookies play many different roles in enhancing the user experience of a website or application. The cookies we may use generally fall into one of the following categories:

  • - Operational Cookies: these cookies are essential in order to enable you to use the features of our Service and our websites. These cookies are used to identify the user account and its associated features. These cookies are active for the duration that you're logged in, or until you close the browser or turn off the device.
  • - Analytical and Performance Cookies: these cookies can be used to monitor and assess how the Service and our websites are performing and where we can improve your experience. We also use these cookies to analyse how the Service is accessed and used as well as individually identify your preferences regarding the Service.
  • - Security Cookies: these cookies are used to enable and support our security features and as one way to help us detect malicious or unauthorized activity (for example, when someone might be trying to hack your account).
  • - Functional and Preferences Cookies: these cookies let us operate certain functions of the Service or websites in line with the choices you make. These cookies enable us to remember you in-between visits.
  • - Marketing Cookies: these cookies make advertising more engaging to users and allow the most efficient management of the advertising spaces that, if applicable, the editor has included in a web page, application or platform based on the set criteria of the ad content, or the frequency in which the ads are displayed.
  • - Geolocation Cookies: these cookies are used to indicate the geographically location of your computer or device, in order to offer you full functionality of the Service or websites.
  • - Other Third-party Cookies: in some of our pages, third-party cookies can be installed to manage and improve the services they offer (for example, links to social networks that allow you to share our content). Third-party cookies are covered by the third parties’ privacy policy.

 

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is the analytics tool provided by Google Ireland Ltd., a third party, that helps website and app owners to understand how you interact with and use the Service. It may use a set of cookies to collect information and report website or application usage statistics without personally identifying individual visitors to Google. Google Analytics may collect information such as your IP address, time of visit, whether you are a return visitor, and any referring website or app. These cookies also allow us to collect information about the type of device you are using.

The main cookie used by Google Analytics is the ‘__ga’ or ‘__gtag’ cookie. In addition to reporting website usage statistics, Google Analytics can also be used, together with some of the Advertising cookies described above, to help show more relevant ads on Google properties (like Google Search) and across the web and to measure interactions with the ads we show.

Unlike web analytics, the mobile analytic tools provided by Google Ireland Ltd., don't depend on cookies to identify unique users since mobile analytics SDKs can generate a persistent and unique identifier for each device.

The information generated by Google Analytics will be transmitted to and stored by Google and will be subject to Google’s privacy policies. We have no control over Google Ireland Ltd., which is responsible for complying with its own privacy and data protection obligations in relation to the data it collects via such cookies. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics please follow http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Facebook Conversion Tracking Pixel

Facebook Pixel is a tool provided by Facebook Ireland Ltd., a third party, that allows website owners to measure the effectiveness of advertising by understanding the actions people take on their websites and make the ads more relevant for the users. Facebook Pixel relies on a set of cookies which enable Facebook to match the website visitors to their respective Facebook User accounts using the data to analyze the website’s conversion flows, the use of the Service and optimize the ad campaigns for that website.

The collected data remains anonymous for us and we cannot see the personal data of any individual user. However, the collected data is saved and processed by Facebook Ireland Ltd. which may use the data also for their own advertising purposes in accordance with Facebook’s privacy policies. We have no control over Facebook Ireland Ltd., which is responsible for complying with its own privacy and data protection obligations in relation to the data gathered through Facebook Advertising, Facebook Pixel and Re-Targeting, Facebook Analytics, and communications. To opt-out of Facebook’s use of cookies and Facebook Pixel and Re- Targeting please follow: https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/#.

Google Ads and Remarketing

Google Ads and Remarketing services of Google Ireland Ltd., a third party, allow website owners to display advertisements in a more targeted manner in order to present advertisements of interest to users. Through remarketing ads, services and products are displayed to users based on their interests on other websites within the Google Network (i.e. in Google search, on YouTube or on other websites). For these purposes, individual cookies are stored by Google on the user’s device (comparable technologies may also be used instead of cookies) which record information such as content users are interested in and user’s activity on the website, technical information about the browser and operating system, referring websites, the length of the visit, your IP address as well as any additional data about the use of the Service. These cookies usually expire after 30 days and are not intended to identify you personally, all user data being processed as pseudonymous data.

The information generated by Google Analytics will be transmitted to and stored by Google Ireland Ltd. and will be subject to Google’s privacy policies. We have no control over Google Ireland Ltd., which is responsible for complying with its own privacy and data protection obligations in relation to the data it collects via such cookies. For more information about Google’s use of data for marketing purposes, please check https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads . To opt out of interest-based advertising by Google marketing services please follow http://www.google.com/ads/preferences .

Social Media

We are integrated with Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, so that you can easily „like”, „share” or „follow” our content. These cookies are placed by the Social Media Providers as third parties. We have no control over these Social Media Providers, which are responsible for complying with their own privacy and data protection obligations in relation to the data it collects via such cookies. For more information about Social Media cookies, please visit the Cookie Use Policy of each Social Media Network, as follows: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php, https://help.instagram.com/519522125107875 and https://twitter.com/en/privacy.

How can I block or delete cookies?

Some of our features, services, applications, and tools require the use of Cookies.

You can allow, block or delete any cookies installed on your computer or device by configuring your internet browser or device preferences, including Do Not Track or Ad settings. If you choose to block or delete all cookies, or any used by Company, certain services may no longer be available.

Here are some links where you can look for more information on how you can activate or change your cookie preferences in the most browsers:

  • - Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Settings. For more information, you can consult Microsoft Support
  • - Firefox: Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> History -> Custom Settings. or more information, see Mozilla Support
  • - Chrome: Configuration -> Settings -> Show Advanced Options -> Privacy -> Content settings, see Google Support
  • - Opera: Menu -> Settings -> Preferences -> Advanced -> Cookies, see Opera Support
  • - Safari: Preferences -> Security. For more information, see Apple Support
  • - To block the IDFA on your iOS mobile device, you should follow this path: Settings > General > About > Advertising and then turn on ‘Limit Ad Tracking’, see https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT205223
  • - To block Android ID on your Android device, you should follow this path: Google Settings > Ads and then turn on ‘Opt out of interest-based ads’, https://support.google.com/googleplay/android-developer/answer/6048248?hl=en
  • - To learn more about ads supported by Facebook and exercise choices please visit About Facebook Ads.

If you opt-out from tailored advertising, you may still receive advertising content, but it will not be tailored to you. For further information, please see https://youradchoices.com/.

 

Consent

We are using on our website a Cookie Consent Banner at the User's first visit to collect consent from the User which may revoke their previously granted consent of cookie installation at any time by deleting the cookies installed on their equipment and reconfiguring their browser options, as detailed in the section "How can I block or delete cookies?". However, this may have an impact on website and application functionality.

 

Changes to this Cookie Policy

We may update this Cookie Policy from time to time. We encourage you to periodically review this Cookie Policy to stay informed about our use of cookies, the information we collect via cookies, and any updates in relation thereto. If we make any changes to this Cookie Policy that significantly impact the way we use cookies, we will endeavour to provide you with notice in advance of such change on our websites or application. Your continued use of our websites and application constitutes your agreement to this Cookie Policy and to any updates.

 

Contact

If you have questions about our cookie policy, please don't hesitate to contact us by email at contact@heartsbridges.com

For more information about cookies, please see https://www.allaboutcookies.org/