Cookie Notice

Sociality.io is built from the ground up with users' rights to privacy and information security in mind. To keep our services on the highest standards, we invest continuously in our infrastructure and processes. We are grateful for your trust in our platform and, the following resources represent our commitment to being transparent about how we use cookies and other technologies to collect data when you visit our website.

Cookie Notice

Last updated: December 12, 2020

Purpose

This purpose of this Cookie Notice is to describe which cookies and other technologies are used to collect data when you visit our Website and to inform you on how you can use your preferences regarding the use of cookies on the Website. This Cookie Policy has been developed in compliance with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and any matter that isn’t described here shall be subject to the terms of the GDPR.

“We” and “us” refer to our company “SOCIALTY.IO LIMITED”, with its registered office at 278 Langham Road, N15 3NP, London, United Kingdom, registered with the Company Registration Number: 11158083.

The Services refer to the Service mentioned and described in our Website.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are sent by a website to your device (computer or phone) and which are then stored in a file in your device’s browser. Cookies allow a website to remember your device and store information about your preferences.

Strictly necessary cookies: Some cookies are strictly necessary cookies for operation of a website. Without these cookies, a website cannot properly function.

Preference cookies: Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.

Statistics cookies: Statistic cookies serve to understand how the users are using a website, meaning for example which pages they visit or which links they click on a website.

Marketing cookies: Marketing/targeting cookies collect information regarding browser habits of users and determine their points of interest. Third parties who receive such data present appropriate content and ads to the users.

Preferences cookies, statistic cookies and marketing cookies are sent only with your consent. You can allow or block this kind of cookies in the Cookies Preferences.

You can find description of cookies used on the Website and why we use them on the below tables.

Retention Periods of Cookies

Cookies are classified in two categories regarding their retention period too. There are session cookies and persistent cookies.

Session cookies are stored during your browser session. Once you close your browser window, session cookies are deleted.

Persistent cookies are stored in your device until you erase them manually or they expire. Persistent cookies are used to remember the preferences of the users while they visit a website.

Your preferences about cookies

Most of the browsers are designed to accept the cookies; however, you can change the cookie settings of your browser. You can also delete the cookies stored in your browser from the cookie settings.

You can choose your preferences regarding the cookies sent by the Website through the Cookie Preferences.

Contact us

You can contact us by sending an e-mail to [email protected] with respect to your questions or concerns regarding this Cookie Notice.

Category 1 – Strictly Necessary Cookies

Cookie Provider Description Transfer Expiry
__cfduid Sociality.io Used by the content network, Cloudflare, Inc. to identify trusted web traffic. U.S.A. 29 days
_abck list-manage.com Used to detect and defend against replay-cookie-attacks – The cookie is necessary for the security and integrity of the website. U.S.A. 1 year
bm_sz list-manage.com Used in context with the Website's BotManager. The BotManager detects, categorizes and compiles reports on potential bots trying to access the Website. U.S.A. 1 day
PHPSESSID sociality.io Preserves user session state across page requests. U.S.A. Session
rc::c google.com This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. U.S.A. Session
Rc::a google.com This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website. U.S.A. Persistent
CookieConsent Sociality.io Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain IRL 1 year

Category 2 - Preferences Cookies

Cookie Provider Description Transfer Expiry
lang ads.linkedin.com Remembers the user's selected language version of a website IRL Session

Category 3 - Statistics Cookies

We are using Google Universal Analytics in order to understand the behaviours of our Website’s visitors. Google Universal Analytics unanimously collects data regarding behaviours of our visitors and use them to prepare usage statistics of our Website. Necessary data is collected with the following cookies.

Cookie Provider Description Transfer Expiry
__utm.gif google-analytics.com Google Analytics Tracking Code that logs details about the visitor's browser and computer. U.S.A. Session
__utma Sociality.io Collects data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit. Used by Google Analytics. U.S.A. 2 years
__utmb Sociality.io Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user accessed the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit. U.S.A. 1 day
__utmc Sociality.io Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user leaves the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit. U.S.A. Session
__utmt Sociality.io Used to throttle the speed of requests to the server. U.S.A. 1 day
__utmz Sociality.io Collects data on where the user came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked and what search term was used. Used by Google Analytics. U.S.A. 6 months
_at.hist.# Sociality.io Used by the social sharing platform AddThis to store the user's usage history of the AddThis sharing widget U.S.A. Persistent
_ga Sociality.io Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. U.S.A. 2 years
_gat sociality.io Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate U.S.A. 1 day
_gid sociality.io Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. U.S.A. 1 day
_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress Sociality.io This cookie is used to count how many times a website has been visited by different visitors - this is done by assigning the visitor an ID, so the visitor does not get registered twice. U.S.A 1 day
_hjFirstSeen Sociality.io This cookie is used to determine if the visitor has visited the website before, or if it is a new visitor on the website. UK 1 day
_hjid sociality.io Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes. UK 1 year
_hjid Sociality.io Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes. UK Persistent
_hjIncludedInPageviewSample Sociality.io Determines if the user's navigation should be registered in a certain statistical place holder. UK 1 day
_hjInludedSessionSample Sociality.io Registers data on visitors' website-behaviour. This is used for internal analysis and website optimization. UK 1 day
_hjRecordingLastActivity sociality.io Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes. UK Session
hjViewportId sociality.io Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes. UK Session

Category 4 - Marketing Cookies

Cookie Provider Description Transfer Expiry
__atuvc Sociality.io Updates the counter of a website's social sharing features. IRL 13 months
__atuvs Sociality.io Ensures that the updated counter is displayed to the user if a page is shared with the social sharing service, AddThis. IRL 1 day
_at.cww Sociality.io Used by the social sharing platform AddThis U.S.A. Persistent
_fbp sociality.io Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers. U.S.A. 3 months
_hjRecordingEnabled sociality.io This cookie is used to identify the visitor and optimize ad-relevance by collecting visitor data from multiple websites – this exchange of visitor data is normally provided by a third-party data-center or ad-exchange. UK Session
_mcid Sociality.io This cookie registers data on the visitor. The information is used to optimize advertisement relevance. IRL 1 day
ads/ga-audiences google.com Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor's online behaviour across websites. U.S.A. Session
At-lojson-cache.# Sociality.io Used by the social sharing platform AddThis. U.S.A. Persistent
At-rand Sociality.io Used by the social sharing platform AddThis. U.S.A. Persistent
bcookie linkedin.com Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services. UK 2 years
bscookie Linkedin.com Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services. UK 2 years
fr facebook.com Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers. NL 3 months
IDE doubleclick.net Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user. U.S.A. 1 year
lang Linkedin.com Set by LinkedIn when a web page contains an embedded "Follow us" panel. UK Session
lidc linkedin.com Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services. UK 1 day
lissc linkedin.com Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services. UK 1 year
loc addthis.com Geolocation, which is used to help providers determine how users who share information with each other are geographically located (state level). U.S.A. 13 months
NID google.com Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user's device. The ID is used for targeted ads. U.S.A. 6 months
pagead/1p-user-list/# google.com Tracks if the user has shown interest in specific products or events across multiple websites and detects how the user navigates between sites. This is used for measurement of advertisement efforts and facilitates payment of referral-fees between websites. U.S.A. Session
pagead/landing Doubleclick.net Collects data on visitor behaviour from multiple websites, in order to present more relevant advertisement - This also allows the website to limit the number of times that they are shown the same advertisement. U.S.A. Session
RUL Doubleclick.net Used by DoubleClick to determine whether website advertisement has been properly displayed - This is done to make their marketing efforts more efficient. U.S.A. 1 year
test_cookie doubleclick.net Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies U.S.A. 1 day
tr facebook.com Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers. NL Session
UserMatchHistory linkedin.com Used to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor's preferences. UK 29 days
uvc addthis.com Detects how often the social sharing service, AddThis, encounters the same user. U.S.A. 13 months
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE youtube.com Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos. U.S.A. 179 days
xtc Addthis.com Registers the user's sharing of content via social media. U.S.A. 13 months
YSC youtube.com Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen. U.S.A. Session
yt-remote-cast-installed youtube.com Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video U.S.A. Session
yt-remote-connected-devices youtube.com Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video U.S.A. Persistent
yt-remote-device-id youtube.com Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video U.S.A. Persistent
yt-remote-fast-check-period youtube.com Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video U.S.A. Session
yt-remote-session-app youtube.com Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video U.S.A. Session
yt-remote-session-name youtube.com Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video U.S.A. Session
{announcekit}:146 Sociality.io Stores the user's read status for new feature announcement. U.S.A. Persistent
intercom-id-eq7gzd35 sociality.io Anonymous website visitor identifier cookie. UK 270 days
intercom-session-eq7gzd35 sociality.io This cookie helps to keep track of sessions and enable users to have access to their conversations. UK 6 days
intercom-state-eq7gzd35 Sociality.io Stores the user's intercom messaging state for the current domain UK Persistent
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