What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file placed onto your device that enables Crowdpondent features and functionality. For example, cookies enable us to identify your device, secure your access to Crowdpondent and our sites generally, and even help us know if someone attempts to access your account from a different device. Cookies also enable you to easily share content on Crowdpondent and help us serve relevant ads to you.
When does Crowdpondent place cookies?
What types of cookies does Crowdpondent use?
We use two types: persistent cookies and session cookies. A persistent cookie helps us recognize you as an existing user, so it’s easier to return to Crowdpondent 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 Crowdpondent when you return to our site or a partner site that uses our services (for example, our sharing or job application buttons). Session cookies only last for as long as the session (usually the current visit to a website or a browser session).
What are cookies used for?
Cookies can be used to recognise you when you visit Crowdpondent, remember your preferences, and give you a personalised experience that’s in line with your settings. Cookies also make your interactions with Crowdpondent faster and more secure. Additionally, cookies allow us to bring you advertising on our site.
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How are cookies used for advertising purposes?
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. Note: Because your web browser may request advertisements and beacons directly from third party ad network servers, these networks can view, edit, or set third party cookies, just as if you had requested a web page from their site. Ads served by Crowdpondent may also set third party cookies.
Unless you clear these cookies from your browser, we may use this information to:
- provide more relevant, interest-based advertising
- provide aggregate reports of ads activity to advertisers and websites hosting the ads
- help website and app owners understand how visitors engage with their sites or apps
- detect and defend against fraud and other risks to protect users and partners
- improve our products
What third-party cookies does Crowdpondent use?
Most browsers allow you to control cookies through their settings preferences. However, if you limit the ability of websites to set cookies, you may worsen your overall user experience, since it will no longer be personalised to you. It may also stop you from saving custom settings like login information.
What to do if you don’t want cookies to be set or want them to be removed?
If you do not want to receive cookies, you can change your browser settings on your computer or other device you’re using to access our services. If you use Crowdpondent without changing your browser settings, we’ll assume that you’re happy to receive all cookies on the Crowdpondent website. Most browsers also provide functionality that lets you review and erase cookies, including Crowdpondent cookies. Please note that the Crowdpondent site will not work properly without cookies.
Other helpful resources
- European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (EU)
- Internet Advertising Bureau (US)
- Internet Advertising Bureau (EU)
Browser manufacturers provide help pages relating to cookie management in their products. Please see below for more information.
- Google Chrome
- Internet Explorer
- Mozilla Firefox
- Safari (Desktop)
- Safari (Mobile)
- Android Browser
- Opera Mobile
For other browsers, please consult the documentation that your browser manufacturer provides.