Cookie Policy

The website www.social4med.com - hereinafter referred as "Site" - uses cookies to offer its simple and efficient services to users during the consultation of its pages.

 

The following tables summarize the different types of cookies that may be used on the Site, along with their respective function and durability (i.e. how long each cookie will stay on your device). The information is only valid for the above mentioned Site and its related domains of the second and third level and not for any other sites accessible through links. By using this Site you agree to our use of cookies in accordance with this Cookie Policy.

 

If you do not agree to our use of cookies, you must set your browser appropriately or do not use this site or any of the corresponding second and third level domains. If you decide to disable the cookies we use, the user experience while browsing our Site may be affected.

More information about the Privacy Policy can be found on this page.


 

GENERAL INFORMATION ON COOKIES

What are cookies?

Cookies are computer files or portions of code that can be stored on your computer (or other enabled devices to surf the Internet, for example, smartphone or tablet) when you visit a Website. Usually a cookie contains the name of the website from which the cookie comes from, the "life span" of the cookie (i.e. how long will stay on your device), and a value, that is generally a unique number randomly generated.

For what we use cookies?

We use cookies to make the navigation easier and to better adapt them to your interests and needs. Cookies can also be used to help you speed up your future activities and experiences on websites. In addition we use cookies to compile anonymous aggregate statistics that allow you to understand how people use the sites in order to help enhance the structure and content of these sites.

 

Type of Cookie

What do they do?

Do these cookies collect my personal data / my identity?

Necessary

These cookies are essential for the proper functioning of the sites, allowing people to navigate on the websites and take advantage of its features like storage of previous actions (text input) when you return on a page during the same session.

These cookies do not identify you as an individual.

If you do not accept these cookies, rendering of the website, or parts of that, may be impacted

Performance

These cookies help us understand how users interact with websites providing information on the sections visited, time spent on the site, and any issue that has emerged, for example an error message. This helps improve the performance of websites.

These cookies do not identify you as an individual. All data is collected and aggregated anonymously.

Functionality

These cookies allow websites to remember the choices you make (such as your user name, your preferred language or the country you are in, any products in your shopping cart) to provide you an online experience more personalized . They can also allow users to view videos, get into game and interact with social tools like blogs, chat rooms and forums.

The information that is collected by these cookies may include personally identifiable information that you have provided, for example your user name or profile picture.

If you do not accept these cookies, rendering and functionality of the website may be impacted and access to the contents of the site may be limited.

Targeting / Advertising

These cookies are used to present content best suited to you and your interests. They can be used to display targeted advertising or to limit the number of times an advertisement is displayed. They also help to measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns on the websites.

You can use these cookies to remind the websites you have visited and may share this information with third parties.

The majority of this type of cookie trace users through their IP address and therefore could gather some personally identifiable information.

 

What types of cookies we use?

Two types of cookies may be used on the websites: ’session cookies’ and ’persistent cookies’.

  • session cookies: they are temporary cookies that remain on your device until the moment you leave the site.

  • persistent cookies: they are cookies that remain on your device for much longer or until you delete it manually (how long the cookie will remain on your device will depend on the 'life span' of the cookie in question and the settings of your browser).

Some of the pages you visit may also collect information through ‘pixel tags’ (also known as ‘clear gifs’) hat may be shared with third parties who assist in a direct promotional activities and the development of Internet sites. For example, information on the use of Internet sites relating to people who visit the sites can be shared with advertising agencies to target banner ads on the websites optimally.

 

Another division of the type of cookies - indicated by the Authority for the protection of personal data - is among Technical Cookies, Profiling Cookies, first party Cookies, third party Cookies.

  • Technical Cookies: They are cookies that are used to make browsing or provide a service requested by the user. They are not used for other purposes and they are usually installed by the owner of the website. Without the use of these cookies, some operations could not be carried out or would be more complex and/or less secure, such as home banking activities (display of the account statement, bank, pay bills, etc.), for this reason, cookies, which allow you to make and keep the user identification during the session, are essential.

  • Profiling Cookies: they are cookies used to track the user's navigation on the net and create profiles on his tastes, habits, choices, etc. With these cookies can be sent to the user's terminal, advertising messages in line with the preferences already expressed by the user during online navigation.

  • First-part cookie: generated and managed directly by the manager of the website on which the user is browsing

  • Third-part cookie: generated and managed by parties other than the owner of the website on which the user is browsing (generally, under a contract between the website owner and the third party).

 

What are third-party cookies?

Several suppliers may set cookies on your device when you visit sites to allow it to provide the services they are providing. If you would like more information about these cookies, along with information on how to avoid receiving these cookies you can refer to the table on the specific site http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/

 

How can I check or delete cookies?

The the majority of Internet browsers are initially set to accept cookies automatically. You can change these settings to block cookies or to alert you that cookies are sent to your device. There are several ways to manage cookies, you can refer to the operating instructions or help screen of your browser to find out how to adjust or change the settings of your browser. Disabling cookies your navigation may be affected, for example, you might not be able to visit certain sections or not to receive personalized information when you visit a website.

If you use different devices each other to view and access Internet sites (for example, computer, smartphone, tablet, etc.), you should ensure that each browser on each device is adjusted to reflect your cookie preferences.


 

TECHNICAL AND STATISTICS COOKIES USED BY THE SITE WWW.SOCIAL4MED.COM

Technical Cookies have the function of allowing the execution of activities strictly related to the operation of this site. Technical Cookies used by this site can be divided into the following subcategories:

  • Navigation cookies, by means of which you can save your browsing preferences and optimize the browsing user experience;
  • Analytics Cookies, by means of which they acquire statistical information about the ways of the user navigation. Such information is treated in aggregate and anonymous way;
  • Functional Cookies, including third parties, used to activate specific functions of this site and needed to provide the service or to improve it.

The following Technical Cookies do not require the prior consent of the User to be installed and used.

 

Cookie Name

Type of cookie

Cookie description

Cookie duration

__utma

persistent

time of user's visit - needed to Google Analytics and Webmaster third-party service

2 years

__utmb

persistent

User dropout rate user - needed to to Google Analytics third party service.

30 minutes

__utmc

session

User origin - needed to Google Analytics third party service.

single session

__utmt

persistent

performance – needed to Google Analytics third party service.

10 minutes

__utmz

persistent

User origin - needed to Google Analytics third party service.

6 months

en4_language

persistent

necessary to the web platform to store your choice of language.

1 year

 en4_locale

 persistent

 necessary to the web platform to store the choice of the local language.


1 year

 

APE_Cookie

 

 session

 technical cookiefor loading thechat platform

 

single session

displayCookieConsent

 persistent

 internal use cookie necessary for the operation and visualization of Cookie Policy.

1 year


 

THIRD PARTY COOKIES USED ON THE SITE WWW.SOCIAL4MED.COM

Name

Description

Data stored

Policy Link -

Opt Out Link

+1 Button and Google+ social widgets (Google Inc.)

The +1 button and Google+ social widgets are services of interaction with the Google+ social network, provided by Google Inc

Cookies and Usage Data

Privacy Policy

“Like” button and Facebook social widgets
(Facebook, Inc.)

"Like" button and Facebook social widgets are services of interaction with the Facebook social network, provided by Facebook, Inc.

Cookies and Usage Data

Privacy Policy

Tweet button and Twitter social widgets (Twitter, Inc.)

Tweet button and Twitter social widgets are services to interact with the Twitter social network, provided by Twitter, Inc

Cookies and Usage Data

Privacy Policy

Google Analytics
(Google Inc.)

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google uses Personal Information collected for the purpose of evaluating the use of this application, compile reports and share them with other services developed by Google.

Google may use this personal information to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network (script set for tracing anonymous)

Cookies and Usage Data

Privacy Policy -


Opt Out

Video Youtube
(Google Inc.)

Youtube is a video content viewing service operated by Google Inc. that allows this application to integrate such content within site pages

Cookies and Usage Data


Privacy Policy

Video Vimeo
(Vimeo, LLC)

Vimeo is a service of displaying video content operated by Vimeo, LLC that allows this application to integrate such content within site pages

Cookies and Usage Data


Privacy Policy

Google Maps
(Google Inc.)

Google Maps is a service of displaying maps powered by Google Inc. that allows this application to integrate such content within site pages.

Cookies and Usage Data


Privacy Policy



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Last update: May 31, 2015