Cookies Policies

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Cookies other storage technologies

Cookies are small pieces of text used to store information on web browsers. Cookies are used to store and receive identifiers and other information on computers, phones and other devices. Other technologies, including data we store on your web browser or device, identifiers associated with your device, and other software, are used for similar purposes. In this policy, we refer to all of these technologies as “cookies.”We use cookies if you have a Youlinkto.com account, use the Youlinkto.com Products, including our website and apps, or visit other websites and apps that use the Youlinkto.com Products (including the Like button or other Youlinkto.com Technologies). Cookies enable Youlinkto.com to offer the Youlinkto.com Products to you and to understand the information we receive about you, including information about your use of other websites and apps, whether or not you are registered or logged in.This policy explains how we use cookies and the choices you have. Except as otherwise stated in this policy, the Data Policy will apply to our processing of the data that we collect via cookies.

Why do we use cookies?

Cookies help us provide, protect and improve the Youlinkto.com Products, such as by personalising content, tailoring and measuring ads, and providing a safer experience. The cookies that we use include session cookies, which are deleted when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until they expire or you delete them. While the cookies that we use may change from time to time as we improve and update the Youlinkto.com Products, we use them for the following purposes:

Authentication

We use cookies to verify your account and determine when you’re logged in so we can make it easier for you to access the Youlinkto.com Products and show you the appropriate experience and features.For example: We use cookies to keep you logged in as you navigate between Youlinkto.com Groups. Cookies also help us remember your browser so you do not have to keep logging in to Youlinkto.com .We use cookies to help us keep your account, data and the Youlinkto.com Products safe and secure.For example: Cookies can help us identify and impose additional security measures when someone may be attempting to access a Youlinkto.com account without authorisation, for instance, by rapidly guessing different passwords. We also use cookies to store information that allows us to recover your account in the event that you forget your password or to require additional authentication if you tell us that your account has been hacked. This includes, for example, our ‘sb’ and ‘dbln’ cookies, which enable us to identify your browser securely.We also use cookies to combat activity that violates our policies or otherwise degrades our ability to provide the Youlinkto.com Products.For example: Cookies help us fight spam and phishing attacks by enabling us to identify computers that are used to create large numbers of fake Youlinkto.com accounts.

Advertising, recommendations, insights and measurement

We use cookies to help us show ads and to make recommendations for businesses and other organisations to people who may be interested in the products, services or causes they promote.For example: Cookies allow us to help deliver ads to people who have previously visited a business’s website, purchased its products or used its apps and to recommend products and services based on that activity. Cookies also allow us to limit the number of times that you see an ad so you don’t see the same ad over and over again. For example, the ‘fr’ cookie is used to deliver, measure and improve the relevancy of ads, with a lifespan of 90 days.We also use cookies to help measure the performance of ad campaigns for businesses that use the Youlinkto.com Products.For example: We use cookies to count the number of times that an ad is shown and to calculate the cost of those ads. We also use cookies to measure how often people do things such as make a purchase following an ad impression. The ‘_fbp’ cookie identifies browsers for the purposes of providing advertising and site analytics services and has a lifespan of 90 days. .Cookies help us serve and measure ads across different browsers and devices used by the same person.For example: We can use cookies to prevent you from seeing the same ad over and over again across the different devices that you use.Cookies also allow us to provide insights about the people who use the Youlinkto.com Products, as well as the people who interact with the ads, websites and apps of our advertisers and the businesses that use the Youlinkto.com Products.For example: We use cookies to help businesses understand the kinds of people who like their Youlinkto.com Groups or use their apps so they can provide more relevant content and develop features that are likely to be interesting to their customers.We also use cookies, like our ‘oo’ cookie, which has a lifespan of five years, to help you opt out of seeing ads from Youlinkto.com based on your activity on third-party websites. Learn more about the information we receive, how we decide which ads to show you on and off the Youlinkto.com Products and the controls that are available to you.

Site features and services

We use cookies to enable the functionality that helps us provide the Youlinkto.com Products.For example: Cookies help us store preferences, know when you’ve seen or interacted with Youlinkto.com Products’ content and provide you with customised content and experiences. For instance, cookies allow us to make suggestions to you and others, and to customise content on third-party sites that integrate our social plugins.

Analytics and research

We use cookies to better understand how people use the Youlinkto.com Products so that we can improve them.For example: Cookies can help us understand how people use the Youlinkto.com service, analyse which parts of the Youlinkto.com Products people find most useful and engaging, and identify features that could be improved.

Third-party websites and apps

Our business partners may also choose to share information with Youlinkto.com from cookies set in their own websites' domains, whether or not you have a Youlinkto.com account or are logged in. Specifically, cookies named _fbc or _fbp may be set on the domain whose site you're visiting. Unlike cookies that are set on Youlinkto.com own domains, these cookies aren’t accessible by Youlinkto.com when you're on a site other than the one on which they were set, including when you are on one of our domains. They serve the same purposes as cookies set in Youlinkto.com own domain, which are to personalise content (including ads), measure ads, produce analytics and provide a safer experience, as set out in this Cookies Policy.

Where do we use cookies?

We may place cookies on your computer or device, and receive information stored in cookies, when you use or visit: Youlinkto.com


More information about online advertising:

The advertising companies we work with generally use cookies and similar technologies as part of their services. To learn more about how advertisers generally use cookies and the choices they offer, you can review the following resources:


Digital Advertising Alliance

Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada

European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance

Browser cookie controls:

In addition, your browser or device may offer settings that allow you to choose whether browser cookies are set and to delete them. These controls vary by browser, and manufacturers may change both the settings they make available and how they work at any time. As of 5 October 2020, you may find additional information about the controls offered by popular browsers at the links below. Certain parts of the Youlinkto.com Products may not work properly if you have disabled browser cookie use. Please be aware these controls are distinct from the controls that Youlinkto.com offers you.

Google Chrome

Internet Explorer

Firefox

Safari

Safari Mobile

Opera

Last updated on: 18 June, 2021