When you visit or access our websites or applications operated by us, or when you interact or engage with our content (“Services”), we use (and authorize third parties to use) web beacons, cookies, pixel tags, scripts, tags, API and other technologies ("Tracking Technologies").
The Tracking Technologies allow us to automatically collect information about you and your online behavior, as well as your device (for example your computer or mobile device), in order to enhance your navigation on our Services, improve our Services performance and customize your experience on our Services. We also use this information to collect statistics about the usage of our Services, perform analytics, deliver content which is tailored to your interests and administer services to our Users, advertisers, publishers, customers and partners.
We also allow third parties to collect information about you through Tracking Technologies.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files (composed only of letters and numbers) that a web server places on your computer or mobile device when you visit a webpage. When used, the cookie can help make our Services more user-friendly, for example by remembering your language preferences and settings. You can find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org.
Storing Tracking Technologies
We store Tracking Technologies when you visit or access our Services (for example when you are visiting our websites) – these are called "First Party Tracking Technologies". In addition, Tracking Technologies are stored by other third parties (for example our analytics service providers, business partners and advertisers) who run content on our Services – these are called "Third Party Tracking Technologies".
Both types of Tracking Technologies may be stored either for the duration of your visit on our Services or for repeat visits.
What types of Tracking Technologies do we use?
There are five main types of Tracking Technologies:
- Strictly necessary Tracking Technologies –
These Tracking Technologies are essential to enable you to login, navigate around and use the features of our Services, or to provide a service requested by you (such as your username). We do not need to obtain your consent in order to use these Tracking Technologies. These Tracking Technologies can be used for security and integrity reasons - for example to detect violation of our policies and for support or security features.
- Functionality Tracking Technologies –
These Tracking Technologies allow our Services to remember choices you make (such as your language) and provide enhanced and personalized features. For example, these Tracking Technologies are used for authentication (to remember when you are logged-in) and support other features of our Services.
- Performance Tracking Technologies –
These Tracking Technologies collect information about your online activity (for example the duration of your visit on our Services), including behavioral data and content engagement metrics. These Tracking Technologies are used for analytics, research and to perform statistics (based on aggregated information).
- Marketing or Advertising Tracking Technologies –
These Tracking Technologies are used to deliver tailored offers and advertisements to you, based on your derived interests, as well as to perform email marketing campaigns. They can also be used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by our advertisers (for example advertising networks) and provide them insights about the people who see and interact with their ads, visit their websites or use their app.
- Social media Tracking Technologies –
Our website includes social media features, such as the Facebook "Like" or "Share" buttons. These features are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Services. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy statement of the company providing these features.
|Analytics Cookies||First party Tracking Technology||Performance Tracking Technologies These Tracking Technologies are used to collect information regarding how you interact with the content on our Services, analytics and attribution purposes (for example, the referral URL), etc. We use the information to compile reports, calculate the revenues due to us and, help us improve the Services and to offer personalized products and content.|
|Functionality Cookies||First party Tracking Technology||Functionality Tracking Technologies These Tracking Technologies are used to remember your settings, language preferences and account status, to facilitate the completion of forms and other functionalities available on our websites (such as performing deposits or other actions), to manage our website’s content, to track media channels, to record previous messages you were presented with and to deliver promotions.|
|Google Analytics||Third party Tracking Technology||Performance Tracking Technologies This cookie is used to collect information about how visitors use our Services, to measure and improve site quality through analysis of visitor behavior. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the Services. The cookies collect the number of visitors to the Services, where visitors have come to the Services from and the pages they visited, and to determine unique visitors to our sites. This cookie is provided with a unique ID that Google Analytics uses to ensure both the validity and accessibility of the cookie as an extra security measure.
Google Analytics Opt-Out
Google Ad Personalization settings
|Firebase||Third party Tracking Technology||Performance Tracking Technologies Firebase is a hosting and backend service provided by Firebase, Inc.
|Inspectlet||Third party Tracking Technology||Performance Tracking Technologies These cookies are set by Inspectlet, and are used to keep track of session information. These cookies are needed to accurately understand how visitors are navigating on our websites and provide research information designed to improve the customer experience.
|Google Tag Manager||Third party Tracking Technology||Performance Tracking Technologies This cookie is associated with Google Tag Manager which we use to load scripts into our website pages.
Google Analytics Opt-Out
Google Ad Personalization settings
|Trendemon||Third party Tracking Technology||Performance Tracking Technologies This cookie is used to collect information about how visitors use our Services, to measure and improve site quality through analysis of visitor behavior.
|Yahoo||Third party Tracking Technology||Marketing or Advertising Tracking Technologies Our websites and apps include Yahoo pixel that collects the visits of the user to our website s, the user actions on our websites (e.g. clicking buttons), and other information. The pixel is used for retargeting and/or conversion purposes.
Yahoo Privacy Center
|Bing||Third party Tracking Technology||Marketing or Advertising Tracking Technologies We use Bing to show you personalized ads. These cookies keep track of your surfing behavior, and help us understand how our Bing campaigns perform by tracking actions on our websites once ads have been clicked. In addition, Bing allows us to build lists of users who have searched for certain terms and clicked on results using their search engines, so that we can target our advertising more effectively.
Microsoft Interest Based Ads Settings
|Third party Tracking Technology||Marketing or Advertising Tracking Technologies Facebook pixel is a code that is placed on the header of our websites and we later on use Lookalike feature on Facebook to reach similar audiences who took actions within our websites and improve advertisement capabilities.
|DoubleClick||Third party Tracking Technology||Marketing or Advertising Tracking Technologies These cookies are used to collect data used for conversion tracking and audience retargeting of advertising campaign.
Google Ad Personalization settings
|AppNexus||Third party Tracking Technology||Marketing or Advertising Tracking Technologies This Tracking Technology is used to collect data used for conversion tracking and audience retargeting of advertising campaign.
|Outbrain||Third party Tracking Technology||Marketing or Advertising Tracking Technologies This Tracking Technology is used to collect data used for recommending relevant related content.
|TubeMogul||Third party Tracking Technology||Marketing or Advertising Tracking Technologies TubeMogul helps us deliver targeted video ads across desktops/mobile devices and measure their relative performance across the real time inventory available across TubeMogul partner websites.
|PokerNews||Third party Tracking Technology||Marketing or Advertising Tracking Technologies This Tracking Technology is used to retarget users arriving from pokernews and suggest them relevant offers.
|Other cookies||First and Third party Tracking Technology||Strictly necessary Tracking Technologies - these unlisted cookies might be in use on internal sections of the Services, in order to customize and simplify the user experience on the site by remembering choices you made and your log in credentials.|
How to manage your cookie settings
Please note that we do not recognize or respond to automated browser signals regarding Tracking Technologies, including "Do Not Track" requests. However, there are various ways in which you can manage and control your cookie settings. Please remember that, by deleting or blocking cookies, some of the features of the Services may not work properly or as effectively.
- Turning off cookies via your web browser
Most web browsers will provide you with some general information about cookies, enable you to see what cookies are stored on your device, allow you to delete them all or on an individual basis, and enable you to block or allow cookies for all websites or individually selected websites. You can also normally turn off third party cookies separately. Please note that the settings offered by a browser or device often only apply to that particular browser or device.
- Information about cookies is usually found in the "Help" section of the web browser. Below are some links to some commonly used web browsers:
- Turning off third party advertising cookies
You can turn off certain third party cookies for advertising purposes by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative, located here: Network Advertising Initiative or the DAA opt-out program, which are located here: http://www.aboutads.info/choices/, here (for EU/EEA citizens): http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/ and here (for mobile devices): http://www.aboutads.info/appchoices