COOKIES POLICY

GoldCleats uses "cookies" to store information on your computer. This policy explains how we use cookies and may be amended, from time to time, without notice. To ensure that you are using this site with full and up-to-date information of how we use cookies please review this policy regularly as any amended policy will be updated on our site. By using this site you agree to the placement of cookies on your computer in accordance with the terms of this policy. If you do not wish to accept cookies from this site please either disable cookies or refrain from using this site. GoldCleats members and users will find detailed information regarding our cookies policy in our Privacy Policy.

WHAT ARE COOKIES

A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer's hard disk so that the website can recognize you when you revisit and remember certain information about you. This can include which pages you have visited, choices you have made from menus, any specific information you have entered into forms and the time and date of your visit.

TYPES OF COOKIES

Session cookies:

these are temporary cookies that expire at the end of a browser session; that is, when you leave the site. Session cookies allow the website to recognize you as you navigate between pages during a single browser session and allow you to use the website most efficiently. For example, session cookies enable a website to remember that a user has placed items in an online shopping basket.

Persistent cookies:

in contrast to session cookies, persistent cookies are stored on your equipment between browsing sessions until expiry or deletion. They therefore enable the website to "recognize" you on your return remember your preferences and tailor services to you. In addition to session cookies and persistent cookies, there may be other cookies which are set by the website which you have chosen to visit, such as this website, in order to provide us or third parties with information.

GOLDCLEATS USE OF COOKIES

GoldCleats uses two types of cookies, persistent and session. Our use of cookies, and similar technologies such as pixels and tags, is to ensure that our members and users get the best possible experience on our website. We use cookies in order to: (i) help us maintain security and verify your details as while you use the website and as you navigate from page to page, which enables you to avoid having to re-enter your details each time you enter a new page (ii) help us recognize you as a unique user when you return to our website so that you do not have to input your details multiple times as you move between our pages or services (iii) remember how you have customized your use of this site and (iv) collect and compile anonymous, aggregated information for statistical and evaluation purposes to help us understand how users use the website and help us improve the structure of our website.

Many cookies are designed to give you optimal usage of the web. For example, we use cookies to enable you to improve your user experience when using our website, such as a cookie that recognizes if your browser supports specific technology features. This helps in enabling web pages to be loaded more quickly when you attempt to upload a large file. In addition to cookies that send information to us, we also use cookies that collect information and send it to third parties. An example of this is Google Analytics, ComScore, Nielsen, and Quantcast. These companies may also place cookies on your machine. We also use companies like Double Click for advertisement services. Where this site allows such cookies to be set or you access other websites from this site using the links provided, the operators of these websites will use cookies in accordance with their own cookies policy, which may differ from ours. Please check the relevant third party website for more information about their use of cookies.

  • DoubleClick
  • QuantCast
  • Google Analytics
  • Nielsen privacy policy
  • Comscore Privacy Policy
  • Eloquoa

As with first party cookies, you are able to block third party cookies through your browser settings. Some of our cookies may collect and store your personal information, such as your name or email address. We are committed to respecting and protecting your privacy and will ensure that all personal information collected by us is kept and treated in accordance with our privacy policy. A link to this policy is available at our GoldCleats.com website.

REFUSING COOKIES ON GOLDCLEATS

Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. However, you have the ability to disable cookies if you wish, generally through changing your Internet software browsing settings. It may also be possible to configure your browser settings to enable acceptance of specific cookies or to notify you each time a new cookie is about to be stored on your computer enabling you to decide whether to accept or reject the cookie. To manage your use of cookies there are various resources available to you, for example the "Help" section on your browser may assist you. You can also disable or delete the stored data used by technology similar to cookies, such as Local Shared Objects or Flash cookies, by managing your browser's "add-on settings" or visiting the website of its manufacturer. As our cookies allow you to access some of our website's essential features we recommend that you leave cookies enabled, otherwise, if cookies are disabled, it may mean that you experience reduced functionality or will be prevented from using this site altogether.

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