MERCHANT SOLUTION PRIVACY POLICY

We at Wine Picker are committed to protecting your privacy. We have prepared this Privacy Policy to describe to you our practices regarding the personal data we collect from users of our platform.

By using the Services, users consent to the collection and use of their Personal Data by us. You also represent to us that you have any and all authorizations necessary to use these Services including using them to process Personal Data. We collect and use the information you provide to us, including information obtained from your use of the Services. Also, we may use the information that we collect for our internal purposes to develop, tune, enhance, and improve our Services, and for advertising and marketing consistent with this Privacy Policy.

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their ‘Personal Data’ is being used online. Personal Information means data which relate to a living individual who can be identified – (a) from those data, or (b) from those data and other information which is in the possession of, or is likely to come into the possession of, the data controller, and includes any expression of opinion about the individual and any indication of the intentions of the data controller or any other person in respect of the individual.

Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how our platform collects, uses, protects or otherwise handles users’ Personal Data.

This Privacy Policy is intended to inform users about how our platform treats Personal Data that it processes about users. If users do not agree to any part of this Privacy Policy, then we cannot provide its Services to users and users should stop accessing our services.

By using the Services, You acknowledge, consent and agree that we may collect, process, and use the information that you provide to us and that such information shall only be used by us or third parties acting under our direction, pursuant to confidentiality agreements, to develop, tune, enhance, and improve the Services. Although we may attempt to notify you when changes are made to this Privacy Policy, you are responsible for periodically reviewing any changes which may be made to the Policy. We may, in our sole discretion, modify or revise the Policy at any time, and you agree to be bound by the same.

Our privacy policy is subject to change at any time without notice. To make sure you are aware of any changes, please review this policy periodically.

  1. INFORMATION WE COLLECT:
    • You provide us information about yourself – Your Full Name, Mobile number, E-mail Address. If you correspond with us by e-mail, we may retain the content of your e-mail messages, your e-mail address, and our responses. Additionally, we store information about users’ contacts when users manually enter contact e-mail addresses or transfer contact information from other online social networks. We also collect general information about your use of our services.
  2. INFORMATION WE COLLECT AUTOMATICALLY WHEN YOU USE OUR SERVICES:
  • When you access or use our Services, we automatically collect information about you, including:
  1. Usage Information: If you send us personal correspondence, such as emails or letters, or if other users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities on the Platform, we may collect such information into a file specific to you.
  2. Log Information: We log information about your use of our Platform, including your browser type and language, access times, pages viewed, your IP address and the website you viewed before navigating to our Platform.
  3. HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION:
  4. We use the personal information we collect to fulfill your requests for services and fulfill our contract by verifying your age, taking payment and shipping wines.
  5. By providing us your e-mail address, you consent to us using the e-mail address to send you our Platform and services related notices, including any notices required by law, in lieu of communication by postal mail. You also agree that we may send notifications of activity on our Platform to the e-mail address you give us, in accordance with any applicable privacy settings. We may use your e-mail address to send you other messages, such as newsletters, changes to our features, new services, events or other information. If you do not want to receive optional e-mail messages, you may modify your settings to opt out.
  • Our settings may also allow you to adjust your communications preferences. If you do not wish to receive promotional email messages from us, you may opt out by following the unsubscribe instructions in those emails. If you opt out, you will still receive non-promotional emails from us about our Services.
  1. At our sole discretion, for any reason or no reason at all, we reserve the right to remove any content, if we believe that such action is necessary (a) to conform to the law, comply with legal process served on us or our affiliates, or investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual illegal activities;

to enforce this policy, to take precautions against liability, to investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations, to assist government enforcement agencies, or to protect the security or integrity of our Platform; or (c) to exercise or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of the Platform, our users, or others.

  1. Business Transfers: As our businesses continue to evolve, we might sell one or more of our companies, subsidiaries or business units. In such transactions, personally identifiable information generally is one of the transferred business In such event, this Privacy Policy may be amended as set forth below or the collection and uses of your personally identifiable information may be governed by a different privacy policy.
  2. Protection of Our Services and Others: We reserve the right to release personally identifiable information to unaffiliated third parties when we believe its release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce or apply our Terms and Conditions and other agreements, or protect the rights, property or safety of Trader Interactive, our users or others. This includes exchanging information with other unaffiliated third parties in connection with fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
  • With Your Consent: Other than as set out above, you will receive notice and have the opportunity to withhold consent when personally identifiable information about you might be shared with unaffiliated third parties.
  • We may transmit the user data across the various Platforms of the Company.
  1. HOW WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION:
  2. As a matter of policy, we will not sell or rent information about you and we will not disclose information about you in a manner inconsistent with this Privacy Policy except as required by law or government regulation. We cooperate with law enforcement inquiries, as well as other third parties, to enforce laws such as those regarding intellectual property rights, fraud and other personal rights.
  3. We will not share the personal information we collect about you with any third party for their own marketing purposes without your consent. We may share your data with our services providers who process your personal information to provide services to us or on our behalf. We have contracts with our service providers that prohibit them from sharing the information about you that they collect or that we provide to them with anyone else, or using it for other purposes.
  • You may decline to submit Personally Identifiable Information through the Services, in which case we may not be able to provide certain services to you. If you do not agree with our Privacy Policy or Terms of Service, please discontinue use of our Service; your continued usage of the Service will signify your assent to and acceptance of our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
  1. WE CAN (AND YOU AUTHORIZE US TO) DISCLOSE ANY INFORMATION ABOUT YOU TO LAW ENFORCEMENT, OTHER GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS, ANY LAWSUIT OR ANY OTHER THIRD PARTY THAT WE, IN OUR SOLE DISCRETION, BELIEVE NECESSARY OR APPROPRIATE IN CONNECTION WITH AN INVESTIGATION OF FRAUD, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGEMENT, OR OTHER ACTIVITY THAT IS ILLEGAL OR MAY EXPOSE US, OR YOU, TO LIABILITY.
  2. HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION:
  3. We are very concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information. We employ administrative, physical and electronic measures designed to protect your information from unauthorized access.
  4. By using this Platform or the Services or providing Personal Information to us, you agree that we can communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of this Platform or Services.
  • We use commercially reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your Personal Information. Your sensitive information, such as credit card information, is encrypted when it is transmitted to us. Our employees are trained and required to safeguard your information. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. Using unsecured wi-fi or other unprotected networks to submit messages through the Service is never recommended. Once we receive your transmission of information, we make commercially reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. If we learn of a security systems breach, then we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps.
  1. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Policy, we may preserve or disclose your information if we believe that it is reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation or legal request; to protect the safety of any person; to address fraud, security or technical issues; or to protect our rights or property. However, nothing in this Policy is intended to limit any legal defenses or objections that you may have to a third party, including a government’s, request to disclose your information.
  2. However, no data transmission over the Internet or data storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Please do not send us credit card information and/or other sensitive information through email. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is not secure (for example, if you feel that the security of any account you might have with us has been compromised), you must immediately notify us of the problem by contacting us in accordance with the “Contacting Us” section available on our Platform.
  3. Whilst making every attempt to secure personal data, we herein state that we will not be liable under any circumstances for any unauthorised access or loss of personal data that is beyond our control.
  4. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES:

Our platform may contain links to other websites. The fact that we link to a platform is not an endorsement, authorization or representation of our affiliation with that third party. We do not exercise control over third party websites. These other websites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit personally identifiable information from you. Other websites follow different rules regarding the use or disclosure of the personally identifiable information you submit to them. We encourage you to read the privacy policies or statements of the other websites you visit.

  1. OPTING OUT OF INFORMATION SHARING:
  2. We understand and respect that not all users may want to allow us to share their information with other select users or companies. If you do not want us to share your information, please contact us through the Contact Us page, and we will remove your name from lists we share with other users or companies as soon as reasonably practicable or you can also click on unsubscribe. When contacting us, please clearly state your request, including your name, mailing address, email address and phone number. In case you do not want your name to be displayed on the Platform, you may opt for the same by choosing a Username other than your original name, you may also hide details of Social Networking Accounts by opting for the same when you are creating an account with us.
  3. However, under the following circumstances, we may still be required to share your personal information:
  4. If we respond to court orders or legal process, or if we need to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.
  5. If we believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our Terms of Use or as otherwise required by law.
    1. If we believe it is necessary to restrict or inhibit any user from using any of our Platform, including, without limitation, by means of “hacking” or defacing any portion thereof.
  6. CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY:
  7. We may update this Privacy Policy and information security procedures from time to time. If these privacy and/or information security procedures materially change at any time in the future, we will post the new changes conspicuously on the Platform to notify you and provide you with the ability to opt out in accordance with the provisions set forth above. Continued use of our Platform and Service, following notice of such changes shall indicate your acknowledgement of such changes and agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of such changes.
  8. CONTACT US:

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, our practices relating to the platform, or your dealings with us, please contact the Privacy Team at: contact@winepicker.co.uk.

 

 

COOKIES POLICY

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience when you are using our services. This cookie policy provides you with clear and comprehensive information about the cookies we use and the purpose for using those cookies on this platform.

Please read the following carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding the use of cookies on our Platform. By using or accessing our Platform, you agree to this cookie policy. This policy may change from time to time and your continued use of the Platform is deemed to be acceptance of such changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

  1. WHAT ARE COOKIES?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that may be stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer when you visit our Platform. Cookies contain information about your visits to that platform. A cookie is a small piece of data that a platform asks your browser to store on your computer or mobile device. The cookie allows the platform to “remember” your actions or preferences over time. Most browsers support cookies, but users can set their browsers to decline them and can delete them whenever they like.

  1. HOW ARE COOKIES USED:
  2. The web server supplying the webpage can store a cookie on the user’s computer or mobile device. An external web server that manages files included or referenced in the webpage is also able to store cookies. All these cookies are called http header cookies. Another way of storing cookies is through JavaScript code contained or referenced in that page.
  3. Each time the user requests a new page, the web server can receive the values of the cookies it previously set and return the page with content relating to these values. Similarly, JavaScript code is able to read a cookie belonging to its domain and perform an action accordingly.
  4. We use “analytics” cookies which, in conjunction with our web server’s log files, allow us to calculate the aggregate number of people visiting our Platform and which parts of our Platform are most popular. This helps us gather feedback so that we can improve our Platform and better serve our users. We do not generally store any personal information that you provide to us in a cookie.
  5. We also use “social media” cookies to personalize your interaction with third party social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook where our Platform uses such features. Such cookies recognize users of these social media sites when you view social media content on our Platform. They also allow you to quickly share content across media, through the use of simple “sharing” buttons.

 

  1. HOW LONG DO COOKIES STAY ON YOUR COMPUTER/DEVICE?
  2. Two types of cookies may be used on the Platform, session cookies and persistent cookies.
  3. Session cookies – are temporary cookies that remain on your device until you leave the Platform.
  4. Persistent cookies – are stored on your hard drive until you delete them or they reach their expiry date. These may, for example, be used to remember your preferences when you use the Platform and recognize you on your return.
  5. BLOCKING OUR USE OF COOKIES:
  6. You as a user have the right to decline the use of cookies during your visit to our site. Whilst this is your right, it may result in you not being able to use all of the functionality of our platform.
  7. You can block our use of cookies by activating the settings in your browser. In order to use certain services offered through our Platform, your web browser must accept cookies. If you choose to withhold consent, or subsequently block cookies, some aspects of the Platform may not work properly and you may not be able to access all or part of our Platform.
  8. The Help feature on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether. Additionally, you can disable or delete similar data used by browser add-ons, such as Flash cookies, by changing the add-on’s settings or visiting the platform of its manufacturer.

 

 

 

 

 

PRIVACY POLICY
We at Wine Picker are committed to protecting your privacy. We have prepared this Privacy Policy to describe to you our practices regarding the personal data we collect from users of our platform.
By using the Services, users consent to the collection and use of their Personal Data by us. You also represent to us that you have any and all authorizations necessary to use these Services including using them to process Personal Data. We collect and use the information you provide to us, including information obtained from your use of the Services. Also, we may use the information that we collect for our internal purposes to develop, tune, enhance, and improve our Services, and for advertising and marketing consistent with this Privacy Policy.
This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their ‘Personal Data’ is being used online. Personal Information means data which relate to a living individual who can be identified – (a) from those data, or (b) from those data and other information which is in the possession of, or is likely to come into the possession of, the data controller, and includes any expression of opinion about the individual and any indication of the intentions of the data controller or any other person in respect of the individual.
Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how our platform collects, uses, protects or otherwise handles users’ Personal Data.
This Privacy Policy is intended to inform users about how our platform treats Personal Data that it processes about users. If users do not agree to any part of this Privacy Policy, then we cannot provide its Services to users and users should stop accessing our services.
By using the Services, You acknowledge, consent and agree that we may collect, process, and use the information that you provide to us and that such information shall only be used by us or third parties acting under our direction, pursuant to confidentiality agreements, to develop, tune, enhance, and improve the Services. Although we may attempt to notify you when changes are made to this Privacy Policy, you are responsible for periodically reviewing any changes which may be made to the Policy. We may, in our sole discretion, modify or revise the Policy at any time, and you agree to be bound by the same.
Our privacy policy is subject to change at any time without notice. To make sure you are aware of any changes, please review this policy periodically.
1. INFORMATION WE COLLECT:
1.1. You provide us information about yourself – Your Full Name, Mobile number, E-mail Address. If you correspond with us by e-mail, we may retain the content of your e-mail messages, your e-mail address, and our responses. Additionally, we store information about users’ contacts when users manually enter contact e-mail addresses or transfer contact information from other online social networks. We also collect general information about your use of our services.
2. INFORMATION WE COLLECT AUTOMATICALLY WHEN YOU USE OUR SERVICES:
2.1 When you access or use our Services, we automatically collect information about you, including:
a) Usage Information: If you send us personal correspondence, such as emails or letters, or if other users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities on the Platform, we may collect such information into a file specific to you.
b) Log Information: We log information about your use of our Platform, including your browser type and language, access times, pages viewed, your IP address and the website you viewed before navigating to our Platform.
3. HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION:
I. We use the personal information we collect to fulfill your requests for services and fulfill our contract by verifying your age, taking payment and shipping wines.
II. By providing us your e-mail address, you consent to us using the e-mail address to send you our Platform and services related notices, including any notices required by law, in lieu of communication by postal mail. You also agree that we may send notifications of activity on our Platform to the e-mail address you give us, in accordance with any applicable privacy settings. We may use your e-mail address to send you other messages, such as newsletters, changes to our features, new services, events or other information. If you do not want to receive optional e-mail messages, you may modify your settings to opt out.
III. Our settings may also allow you to adjust your communications preferences. If you do not wish to receive promotional email messages from us, you may opt out by following the unsubscribe instructions in those emails. If you opt out, you will still receive non-promotional emails from us about our Services.
IV. At our sole discretion, for any reason or no reason at all, we reserve the right to remove any content, if we believe that such action is necessary (a) to conform to the law, comply with legal process served on us or our affiliates, or investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual illegal activities;
to enforce this policy, to take precautions against liability, to investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations, to assist government enforcement agencies, or to protect the security or integrity of our Platform; or (c) to exercise or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of the Platform, our users, or others.
V. Business Transfers: As our businesses continue to evolve, we might sell one or more of our companies, subsidiaries or business units. In such transactions, personally identifiable information generally is one of the transferred business assets. In such event, this Privacy Policy may be amended as set forth below or the collection and uses of your personally identifiable information may be governed by a different privacy policy.
VI. Protection of Our Services and Others: We reserve the right to release personally identifiable information to unaffiliated third parties when we believe its release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce or apply our Terms and Conditions and other agreements, or protect the rights, property or safety of Trader Interactive, our users or others. This includes exchanging information with other unaffiliated third parties in connection with fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
VII. With Your Consent: Other than as set out above, you will receive notice and have the opportunity to withhold consent when personally identifiable information about you might be shared with unaffiliated third parties.
VIII. We may transmit the user data across the various Platforms of the Company.
4. HOW WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION:
I. As a matter of policy, we will not sell or rent information about you and we will not disclose information about you in a manner inconsistent with this Privacy Policy except as required by law or government regulation. We cooperate with law enforcement inquiries, as well as other third parties, to enforce laws such as those regarding intellectual property rights, fraud and other personal rights.
II. We will not share the personal information we collect about you with any third party for their own marketing purposes without your consent. We may share your data with our services providers who process your personal information to provide services to us or on our behalf. We have contracts with our service providers that prohibit them from sharing the information about you that they collect or that we provide to them with anyone else, or using it for other purposes.
III. You may decline to submit Personally Identifiable Information through the Services, in which case we may not be able to provide certain services to you. If you do not agree with our Privacy Policy or Terms of Service, please discontinue use of our Service; your continued usage of the Service will signify your assent to and acceptance of our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
IV. WE CAN (AND YOU AUTHORIZE US TO) DISCLOSE ANY INFORMATION ABOUT YOU TO LAW ENFORCEMENT, OTHER GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS, ANY LAWSUIT OR ANY OTHER THIRD PARTY THAT WE, IN OUR SOLE DISCRETION, BELIEVE NECESSARY OR APPROPRIATE IN CONNECTION WITH AN INVESTIGATION OF FRAUD, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGEMENT, OR OTHER ACTIVITY THAT IS ILLEGAL OR MAY EXPOSE US, OR YOU, TO LIABILITY.
5. HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION:
I. We are very concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information. We employ administrative, physical and electronic measures designed to protect your information from unauthorized access.
II. By using this Platform or the Services or providing Personal Information to us, you agree that we can communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of this Platform or Services.
III. We use commercially reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your Personal Information. Your sensitive information, such as credit card information, is encrypted when it is transmitted to us. Our employees are trained and required to safeguard your information. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. Using unsecured wi-fi or other unprotected networks to submit messages through the Service is never recommended. Once we receive your transmission of information, we make commercially reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. If we learn of a security systems breach, then we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps.
IV. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Policy, we may preserve or disclose your information if we believe that it is reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation or legal request; to protect the safety of any person; to address fraud, security or technical issues; or to protect our rights or property. However, nothing in this Policy is intended to limit any legal defenses or objections that you may have to a third party, including a government’s, request to disclose your information.
V. However, no data transmission over the Internet or data storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Please do not send us credit card information and/or other sensitive information through email. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is not secure (for example, if you feel that the security of any account you might have with us has been compromised), you must immediately notify us of the problem by contacting us in accordance with the “Contacting Us” section available on our Platform.
VI. Whilst making every attempt to secure personal data, we herein state that we will not be liable under any circumstances for any unauthorised access or loss of personal data that is beyond our control.
6. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES:
Our platform may contain links to other websites. The fact that we link to a platform is not an endorsement, authorization or representation of our affiliation with that third party. We do not exercise control over third party websites. These other websites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit personally identifiable information from you. Other websites follow different rules regarding the use or disclosure of the personally identifiable information you submit to them. We encourage you to read the privacy policies or statements of the other websites you visit.
7. OPTING OUT OF INFORMATION SHARING:
I. We understand and respect that not all users may want to allow us to share their information with other select users or companies. If you do not want us to share your information, please contact us through the Contact Us page, and we will remove your name from lists we share with other users or companies as soon as reasonably practicable or you can also click on unsubscribe. When contacting us, please clearly state your request, including your name, mailing address, email address and phone number. In case you do not want your name to be displayed on the Platform, you may opt for the same by choosing a Username other than your original name, you may also hide details of Social Networking Accounts by opting for the same when you are creating an account with us.
II. However, under the following circumstances, we may still be required to share your personal information:
a) If we respond to court orders or legal process, or if we need to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.
b) If we believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our Terms of Use or as otherwise required by law.
c) If we believe it is necessary to restrict or inhibit any user from using any of our Platform, including, without limitation, by means of “hacking” or defacing any portion thereof.
8. CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY:
I. We may update this Privacy Policy and information security procedures from time to time. If these privacy and/or information security procedures materially change at any time in the future, we will post the new changes conspicuously on the Platform to notify you and provide you with the ability to opt out in accordance with the provisions set forth above. Continued use of our Platform and Service, following notice of such changes shall indicate your acknowledgement of such changes and agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of such changes.
9. CONTACT US:
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, our practices relating to the platform, or your dealings with us, please contact the Privacy Team at: contact@winepicker.co.uk.

COOKIES POLICY
We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience when you are using our services. This cookie policy provides you with clear and comprehensive information about the cookies we use and the purpose for using those cookies on this platform.
Please read the following carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding the use of cookies on our Platform. By using or accessing our Platform, you agree to this cookie policy. This policy may change from time to time and your continued use of the Platform is deemed to be acceptance of such changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.
1. WHAT ARE COOKIES?
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that may be stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer when you visit our Platform. Cookies contain information about your visits to that platform. A cookie is a small piece of data that a platform asks your browser to store on your computer or mobile device. The cookie allows the platform to “remember” your actions or preferences over time. Most browsers support cookies, but users can set their browsers to decline them and can delete them whenever they like.
2. HOW ARE COOKIES USED:
A. The web server supplying the webpage can store a cookie on the user’s computer or mobile device. An external web server that manages files included or referenced in the webpage is also able to store cookies. All these cookies are called http header cookies. Another way of storing cookies is through JavaScript code contained or referenced in that page.
B. Each time the user requests a new page, the web server can receive the values of the cookies it previously set and return the page with content relating to these values. Similarly, JavaScript code is able to read a cookie belonging to its domain and perform an action accordingly.
C. We use “analytics” cookies which, in conjunction with our web server’s log files, allow us to calculate the aggregate number of people visiting our Platform and which parts of our Platform are most popular. This helps us gather feedback so that we can improve our Platform and better serve our users. We do not generally store any personal information that you provide to us in a cookie.
D. We also use “social media” cookies to personalize your interaction with third party social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook where our Platform uses such features. Such cookies recognize users of these social media sites when you view social media content on our Platform. They also allow you to quickly share content across media, through the use of simple “sharing” buttons.

4. HOW LONG DO COOKIES STAY ON YOUR COMPUTER/DEVICE?
A. Two types of cookies may be used on the Platform, session cookies and persistent cookies.
a) Session cookies – are temporary cookies that remain on your device until you leave the Platform.
b) Persistent cookies – are stored on your hard drive until you delete them or they reach their expiry date. These may, for example, be used to remember your preferences when you use the Platform and recognize you on your return.
5. BLOCKING OUR USE OF COOKIES:
A. You as a user have the right to decline the use of cookies during your visit to our site. Whilst this is your right, it may result in you not being able to use all of the functionality of our platform.
B. You can block our use of cookies by activating the settings in your browser. In order to use certain services offered through our Platform, your web browser must accept cookies. If you choose to withhold consent, or subsequently block cookies, some aspects of the Platform may not work properly and you may not be able to access all or part of our Platform.
C. The Help feature on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether. Additionally, you can disable or delete similar data used by browser add-ons, such as Flash cookies, by changing the add-on’s settings or visiting the platform of its manufacturer.