Last Revised: February 15, 2020
a. Strictly Necessary or Essential Cookies
A type of first-party cookie, these cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Platforms and use their features. Without these cookies, some services you have requested, such as maintaining a record of your purchased items (e.g. a shopping cart), cannot be provided. These are a type of “session” cookie, which expire immediately or within a few seconds of you leaving the web browser. This category of cookies cannot be disabled.
b. Functionality Cookies
A type of first party cookie, these cookies remember choices you make such as the country from which you visit our Platforms, your preferred language, and your search parameters. This information can then be used to provide you with an experience more appropriate to your selections and to make your return visits to our Platforms more tailored to your preferences. The information in these cookies may be anonymised. These cookies cannot track your browsing activity on other websites. This category of cookies cannot be disabled, but can be cleared after each visit to our Platform(s).
c. Performance or Analytics Cookies
These cookies collect anonymous information on how people use our Platforms to help us understand how customers arrive at our site, browse or use our site and highlight areas where we can improve, such as navigation. The data stored by these cookies never shows personal details from which your individual identity can be established.
d. Targeting cookies or advertising cookies
These cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising more relevant to you and your interests. These cookies are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign. Third party advertisers or advertising networks place these cookies. These cookies remember the websites you visit and that information is shared with other parties such as advertisers.
e. Secure cookies
These cookies can only be transmitted over an encrypted connection, such as HTTPS. Mostly, checkout or payment pages of e-commerce websites have secure cookies to facilitate safer transactions. Online banking websites also use secure cookies for security reasons.
f. HTTP-Only cookies
These cookies can only be accessed by a server and prevents XSS (cross-site script) vulnerabilities, minimizing the chance of hacks.
g. Flash cookies
These cookies use the Flash plugin to hide cookies from your browser’s native cookie management tools. They are available to all browsers and can hold 100KB of data compared to an HTTP cookie’s 4KB.
h. Zombie cookies
These cookies are closely tied to Flash cookies. A zombie cookie can instantly recreate itself if someone deletes it. The recreation is possible thanks to backups stored outside a browser’s regular cookie storage folder—often as a Flash Local Shared Object or as HTML5 Web Storage.
Of course, if you do not wish to have cookies on your devices, you may turn them off at any time by modifying your Internet browser’s settings. These settings are typically found in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your browser. However, by disabling cookies on your device, you may be prohibited from full use of the platform’s features or lose access to some functionality. If you want to remove cookies that were placed on your device in the past, you can manually delete cookies at any time. However, this will not prevent our Platform(s) from placing further cookies on your device unless you adjust your settings as stated above.
For more information on how Gutenberg Hub, protects your privacy, please see our privacy available at: https://www.gutenberghub.com/privacy-policy