Cookies are small pieces of text stored by a website you visit in your browser and subsequently sent by your web browser in every request to the website. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Site or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Site more useful to you. Essentially, cookies are a user’s identification card for EmailConsul servers. Cookies allows us to serve you better and more efficiently, and to personalize your experience on our Site. Web beacons, tags and scripts may be used in the Website or in emails to help us to deliver cookies, count visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness and determine whether an email has been opened and acted upon. We may analyse or perform analysis based on the use of these technologies and generate reports on an individual and aggregated basis.
Cookies can be 'persistent' or 'session' cookies. A persistent cookie helps us recognize you as an existing user, so it’s easier to return to EmailConsul or interact with our services without signing in again. After you sign in, a persistent cookie stays in your browser and will be read by EmailConsul when you return to our site or a partner site that uses our services. Session cookies only last for as long as the session (usually the current visit to a website/ application or a browser session).
The other tracking technologies work similarly to cookies and place small data files on your devices or monitor your website activity to enable us to collect information about how you use our website. This allows our website to recognize your device from those of other users of the Sites. The information provided below about cookies also applies to these other tracking technologies.
To administer our website and for research purposes, EmailConsul also has contracted with third-party service providers to track and analyse statistical usage and volume information from our site users. These third-party service providers use persistent cookies to help us to improve the user experience, manage our site content, and analyse how users navigate and utilize the website.
Each cookie falls within one of the four following categories:
|1.Essential Cookies||Essential cookies (First Party Cookies) are sometimes called “strictly necessary” as without them we cannot provide many services that you need on the website. For example, essential cookies help remember your preferences as you move around the website.|
|2.Analytics Cookies||These cookies track information about visits to the website so that we can make improvements and report our performance.|
|3.Functionality or Preference Cookies||During your visit to the website, cookies are used to remember information you have entered or choices you make (such as your username, language or your region) on the website. They also store your preferences when personalizing the website to optimize your use of the service. These preferences are remembered, through the use of the persistent cookies, and the next time you visit the website you will not have to set them again.|
|4. Targeting or Advertising Cookies||These Third Party Cookies are placed by third party advertising platforms or networks in order to, deliver ads and track ad performance, enable advertising networks to deliver ads that may be relevant to you based upon your activities (this is sometimes called “behavioural” “tracking” or “targeted” advertising) on the website. They may subsequently use information about your visit to target you with advertising that you may be interested in, on the EmailConsul and other websites. For example, these cookies remember which browsers have visited the Website. Most types of these cookies track consumers via their Device ID or IP address therefore they may collect personal data.|
|5. Third party Cookies||We use a number of partners that may also set cookies on your device on our behalf when you visit our website to allow them to deliver tailored advertising within their domains, for example Google Analytics. We endeavour to identify these cookies before they are used so that you can decide whether you wish to accept them or not. Based on the type of cookies used by the relevant third-party, the information these cookies collect may include personal data but they would not be able to directly identify you as an individual or have any of your personal information such as Name, E-mail id or mobile number.|
Any browser visiting our site will receive cookies from us which helps us identify you more quickly when you return. We will not use 'cookies' or other technologies to follow your click stream on the Internet, but will use them, and other devices, to determine which pages or information you find most useful or interesting on our own website.
We may use web analytics services on our Services, such as, but not limited to those of Google Analytics. These services help us analyse how users use the services, including by noting the third-party site from which you arrive. The information collected by the technology will be disclosed to or collected directly by these service providers, who use the information to evaluate your use of the Services. We also use Google Analytics for certain purposes related to online marketing, as described in the following section.
Cookies and other ad technology such as beacons, pixels, and tags help us serve relevant ads to you more effectively. They also help us provide aggregated auditing, research, and reporting for advertisers, understand and improve our service, and know when content has been shown to you. We work with website analytics and advertising partners, including LinkedIn, etc. to deliver EmailConsul advertisements on third party publisher sites - these partners may set cookies on your device’s web browser. These cookies allow our partners to recognize your device so that the ad server can show you advertisements elsewhere on the Internet. In this way, ad servers may compile anonymous, de-identified information about where you, or others who are using your device, see whether or not you interacted with advertisements, and actions performed on subsequent visits to our website. This information allows an ad network to deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. By doing so, we can understand how anonymous users interacted with our website.
The social networks, such as LinkedIn, Google, Microsoft etc. may themselves also put cookies on your machine. If a user logs into LinkedIn or Google via our website, they will leave a cookie on the users' device. This is the same process as if the user logs into these social networks directly.
We also use Google Analytics on our Services to help us analyse how our Services are used. Google Analytics uses performance cookies to track customer’s interactions. For example, by using cookies, Google can tell us which pages our users view, which are most popular, what time of day our website is visited, whether visitors have been to our website before, what website referred the visitor to our website, and other similar information. All of this information is anonymized.
We have limited control over these 'third party' cookies, so we suggest that you check the respective privacy policies for these external services to help you understand what data these organisations hold about you ,what they do with it and how you can opt-out of the same.
Google AdWords: https://support.google.com/adwords/answer/2549116?hl=en
Google Analytics: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html
Most browsers allow you to control cookies through their settings preferences. However, if you choose to turn off these cookies you will still see advertising on the internet but it may not be tailored to your interests. It does not mean that you won't be served any advertisements whilst you are online. Whilst we have mentioned most of the third parties involved in using targeting or advertising cookies in the preceding section (What third-party cookies does EmailConsul use), the list is not exhaustive and is subject to change. Therefore, even if you choose to turn off all the third party cookies listed in section (What third-party cookies does EmailConsul use), you may still receive some tailored advertisements and recommendations. application may not be accessible to you and/or the performance, features, or services of the website may be compromised.
You can also manage this type of cookie in the privacy settings on the web browser you are using. Please note that if you use your browser settings to block all cookies you may not be able to access parts of our or others' website. Please see below for more information.
Changing your Cookie Settings: The browser settings for changing your cookies settings are usually found in the 'options' or 'preferences' menu of your internet browser.
The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies we need your permission. This means that cookies which are categorized as necessary, are processed based on GDPR Art. 6 (1) (f). All other cookies, meaning those from the categories preferences and marketing, are processed based on GDPR Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR.
You can learn more about opting out of receiving interest-based ads from other companies at optout.aboutads.info and www.networkadvertising.org/choices In addition, certain third party advertising networks, like Microsoft and Google, permit users to opt out of or customize preferences associated with your internet browsing. To learn more about this feature from Microsoft & Google, please visit their website.