Povio Inc. Cookie policy

Version 1.0 (Current)
Last updated May 21, 2018

Povio and its partners use cookies or similar technologies to analyze trends, administer the website and to track your movement around the website by letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving your browsing experience. This cookie policy describes how Povio Inc. uses cookies and other technologies on its website (the “Site”). As this Cookie Policy is also part of our Privacy Policy please consult the latter for additional information. If you are based in European Economic area, when you visit the Site for the first time, you will also be asked to consent to the use of cookies and other technologies on the Site in accordance with this Cookie Policy, and upon acceptance, it will be stored on your computer.

We also use pixel tags (usually in combination with cookies), from the third parties described below, to get information about your usage of the Site and the Services and your interaction with email or other communications. Pixel tags are a technology similar to cookies that can be embedded in online content or within the body of an email for the purpose of tracking activity on websites (for example, to know when content has been shown to you), or to know when you have viewed particular content or a particular email message.

Our Cookie Policy is effective from May 21, 2018. We may modify Cookie Policy without notifying you, therefore we recommend to check back often for updates.

By using the Site, you agree that we can use the cookies described in this Cookie Policy.

  1. Cookies
    A cookie is a small file containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. When you visit the website again, the cookie allows that site to recognize your browser. Cookies may store user preferences and other information. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some website features or services may not function properly without cookies.

    Cookies can be stored on your computer for different periods of time. “Session cookies” only last for as long as the browser session and are deleted automatically once you close your browser. “Persistent cookies” cookies survive also after your browser is closed until a defined expiration date set in the cookie (as determined by the third party placing it), and help recognize your computer when you open your browser and browse the Internet again.

    The cookies we use:

    - Strictly Necessary Cookies
    These cookies are essential as they provide users with the services available through our Site and enable them to use some of its special features, such as the moving around the Site, ability to log-in and accessing secure areas. Without these cookies, the basic functions of the Site wouldn’t work therefore these cookies are strictly necessary and you cannot refuse them.

    - Performance Cookies
    These cookies are used to better understand behaviour of users while using the Site. We collect information about how you use the Site, for example, which pages you go to most often and if you get error messages from certain pages. All information these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how the Site works.

    To better understand the behaviour of the users on our Site, tracks bots and improve our services accordingly we use Google Analytics. To learn how Google, Inc. uses data collected on our Site, visit How Google uses information from sites or apps that use our services. Learn more on expiration of these cookies here.

    - Functionality Cookies
    These cookies allow the Site to remember choices you make (such as your name). These cookies can also be used to remember changes you’ve made to text size, font and other customizable parts of the Site. The information these cookies collect may be anonymous and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

    - Advertising / Targeting Cookies
    To collect information about browsing habits in order to make advertising more relevant:

    • Facebook (a conversion pixel tracking that we use for retargeting campaigns). Learn more here.
    • Google AdServices. Learn more about Google’s privacy practices at the following link: Google Privacy Policy.

    How Do I Turn Cookies Off?
    When accessing the Site you have the right to accept or reject all cookies except the Strictly Necessary cookies, which are essential for site functionality. The browser you are using to view the Site can enable, disable or delete cookies. To do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the “Help,” “Tools” or “Edit” facility).

    The providers listed below also offer direct opt-out functionalities:

    • Google Analytics. You can download and install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on for your current web browser at the following link: Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.
    • Facebook. To opt out, please visit About Facebook Ads.
    • Google AdServices. You may opt out of personalized advertising by visiting Google’s Ads Settings at the following link: Ads Settings.

    Please note that if you limit the ability of websites to set cookies, you may be unable to access certain parts of the Site and you may not be able to benefit from the full functionality of the Site.

    Other parts of the Site may also not work properly. You can find out more information about how to change your browser cookie settings at www.allaboutcookies.org.

  2. Embedded Scripts
    We may also employ software technology known as an Embedded Script, a programming code that is designed to collect information about your interactions with the Services, such as the links you click on. The code is temporarily downloaded onto your computer or other device and is deactivated or deleted when you disconnect from the Services

  3. Other technologies
    In addition, we may use a variety of other technologies (such as tags) that collect similar information for security and fraud detection purposes. We may use third parties to perform these services on our behalf.

Contact us
If you have any questions about this Cookie Policy, please contact us on info@povio.com.