TransparentBusiness Group Cookies Policy (“Cookies Policy”) is effective as of March 29, 2021. Please note that this Cookies Policy will regularly be updated to reflect any changes in the way we handle your cookies or any changes in applicable laws.
What are cookies?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a site and allow a site to recognize your device. Cookies managed by TransparentBusiness only are called “first party cookies” whereas cookies from third parties are called “third party cookies” as explained below.
We can place cookies and other similar technology on your device, including mobile device, in accordance with your preferences set on your web browser. Depending on your web browser settings, the following information may be collected through cookies or similar technology: your unique device identifier, mobile device IP address, information about your device’s operating system, mobile carrier and your location information (to the extent permissible under applicable law).
Cookies do a lot of different jobs, such as letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences and generally improving the user experience. They can also help to ensure that the advertisements you see online are more relevant to you and your interests. In addition, cookies can help us to analyze the use of our websites and online content (analytics cookies) and they can also facilitate/track the interaction on our websites and online content with social media (e.g. links to social media sites, like buttons, etc.).
Yes, we may use information collected from our cookies to identify user behavior and to serve content and offers based on your profile, and for the other purposes described below, to the extent allowed pursuant to applicable law in certain jurisdictions.
In other cases, we can relate cookie information (including information from cookies placed via our advertisements on third party sites) with an identifiable individual. For example:
- If we send you a targeted email which includes web beacons, cookies or similar technologies we will know whether you open, read, or delete the message.
- When you click a link in a marketing e-mail you receive from TransparentBusiness, we will also use a cookie to log what pages you view and what content you download from our websites, even if you are not registered at or signed into our site.
Do you use any cookies from third party companies?
Does TransparentBusiness use any tracking technologies similar to cookies?
We may also use web beacons (including conversion pixels) or other technologies for similar purposes as above and we may include these on our sites, in marketing e-mail messages or our newsletter, affiliated websites, to determine whether messages have been opened and links clicked on. Web beacons do not place information on your device, but they may work in conjunction with cookies to monitor website activity. The information provided below about cookies also applies to web beacons and similar technologies. Conversion pixels are small codes located on a particular web page which are triggered when someone visits a page resulting in an increase in the conversion count.
What if I don’t want cookies or similar tracking technologies?
You can adjust your cookie settings through your web browser settings. If you want to remove existing cookies from your device, you can do this using your browser options. Please bear in mind that deleting and blocking cookies may have an impact on your user experience. Information about the procedure to follow to enable or disable cookies can be found on your Internet browser provider’s website via your help screen. You may wish to refer to http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html for information on commonly used browsers. Please be aware that if cookies are disabled, not all features of the Sites may operate as intended.
You may avoid web beacons by configuring your email reader program to disable the functionality that enables remote images to load and by refraining from clicking on any links in email messages.
What types of cookies does the site use?
The cookies used on TransparentBusiness sites have been categorized as per the table below. However, it is important to note that not all cookies may be used in all jurisdictions or websites. A list of the categories of cookies used on this website is set out below.
|Strictly Necessary cookies||These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the site and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the site. Without these cookies, services you have asked for cannot be provided.|
|First party analytics cookies||These cookies allow us to employ data analytics so we can measure and improve the performance of our site and provide more relevant content to you. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor down to an individual level that is available to us. These cookies are not passing personally identifiable information to any external third party other than in limited cases when we engage a service provider to act on our behalf but who is then unable to use the data for their own purposes.|
|Performance and Analytics cookies||Performance cookies are generally third-party cookies from vendors we work with or who work on our behalf that collect information about your visit and use of the TransparentBusiness website, for instance which pages you visit the most often, and if you get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how the website works. Third party vendors may have access to this data and may use it to improve their overall services and offerings.While using cookies, TransparentBusiness generate analytics regarding your use of our services, to improve the services, and make our services easier to use, and more relevant, for you.|
|Functionality cookies||These cookies allow a site to remember choices you make (such as your username, language, or the region you are in) and provide more enhanced, personal features.These cookies cannot track your browsing activity on other websites. They do not gather any information about you that could be used for advertising or remembering where you’ve been on the Internet outside our site.|
|Advertising and social media cookies||Advertising and social media cookies (including web beacons and other tracking and storage technologies) are used to (1) deliver advertisements more relevant to you and your interests; (2) limit the number of times you see an advertisement; (3) help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign; (4) retargeting to TransparentBusiness websites/information and (5) understand people’s behavior after they view an advertisement. They are usually placed on behalf of advertising networks with the site operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a site and quite often they will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organization. This may impact the content and messages you see on other websites you visit.|
Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any question regarding this Cookies Policy.
LAST UPDATED: June, 2021