Cookie Policy

Last updated: 2021.02.23

The following Cookie Policy is an explanation of what cookies are, how and why they are used on our website. Additionally, the types of cookies we employ and how a customer could opt-out of their use are also included in this cookie policy.

1. What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files that are stored by your browser on your device (e.g. computer, mobile phone, tablet) when you browse websites. 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. They are widely used in order to make websites work or work in a better, more efficient way. In this policy, we refer to all of these technologies as cookies.

2. Why do you use cookies?

We use cookies to:
- make our website work as you would expect;
- improve the security and speed of the site;
- continuously improve our website for you;
- analyze how users browse our website.

3. What types of cookies are there?

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential to a website in order to enable a user to move around and to use a website features, such as remembering information entered on forms when a user moves between pages within a browser session. Without strictly necessary cookies, certain services on a website may not be made possible and a website may not perform as smoothly as it should. These cookies don’t gather any information for marketing purposes or to remember where you have been on the internet.

Analytical cookies

Analytical cookies collect information about the use of the website and help improve the performance of the website. For example, analytical cookies can show us which pages are visited most often, help you keep track of the issues on your site, and show whether your site is performing well. Analytical cookies do not collect personal information from users and all information collected by these cookies is generalized and anonymous.

Performance cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.

Advertising cookies

Advertising cookies are used to show you more interesting ads that are more relevant to your interests, or to limit the number of ads on the same ad impressions on your site. This type of cookies are also used to measure the effectiveness of your campaign. These cookies can be used to memorize what you have seen on the site.

Functionality cookies

Functional cookies allow the site to memorize your choices and provide enhanced and more tailored features. Functional cookies also remember your changes, such as customizing a particular web page, as well as other occasions, such as watching a video or leaving a comment on our website. Functional cookies do not follow your actions on other sites.

4. Which cookies do you use?

We use these cookies as described in the cookie policy:

COOKIE CATEGORY
COOKIE NAME
COOKIE EXPIRACY
COOKIE PURPOSE
Performance cookies
_hssc
30 minutes
These cookies are a part of Google Analytics service. They are used to distinguish visitors and throttle the request rate – limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites.
Analytical cookies
_ga
2 years
Used to distinguish users for Google Analytics.
Analytical cookies
_gcl_au
3 months
This cookie is set by Google Analytics to take information in advert clicks and store it in a 1st party cookie so that conversions can be attributed outside of the landing page.
Analytical cookies
_gid
1 day
Used to distinguish users for Google Analytics.
Analytical cookies
_hjCachedUserAttributes
Until the end of a browsing session
These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our website. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the website. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our website, and will not be able to monitor its performance
Analytical cookies
_hjIncludedInPageviewSample
2 minutes
This cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that user is included in the data sampling defined by a site's pageview limit.
Analytical cookies
_hjid
356 days
This cookie is set by Hotjar. This cookie is set when the customer first lands on a page with the Hotjar script. It is used to persist the random user ID, unique to that site on the browser. This ensures that behavior in subsequent visits to the same site will be attributed to the same user ID.
Analytical cookies
_hjFirstSeen
30 minutes
This is set by Hotjar to identify a new user’s first session. It stores a true/false value, indicating whether this was the first time Hotjar saw this user. It is used by Recording filters to identify new user sessions.
Analytical cookies
_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress
30 minutes
This cookie is used to detect the first pageview session of a user. This is a True/False flag set by the cookie.
Functionality cookies
cookie_notice_accepted
30 days
To remember whether or not the Website visitor agreed to the use of cookies
Marketing cookies
_fbp
3 months
To store and track visits across websites.
Analytical cookies
_uetsid
1 day
A Microsoft Advertising cookie that contains the session ID for a unique session on the site.
Analytical cookies
_uetvid
16 days
A Microsoft Advertising cookie. UET assigns this unique, anonymized visitor ID, representing a unique visitor. UET stores this data in a first-party cookie.
Essential cookies
fs_cc
6 months
An essential cookie which registers that a user has provided consent to cookie use.

5. How can I manage cookies?

Strictly necessary cookies are a condition of using our website. If you reject these types of cookies then we cannot predict how our website will perform when you visit it.
You can control the use of cookies by adjusting your browser settings. You can opt-out to the creation of a user profile, Hotjar’s storing of data about your usage of our site, and Hotjar’s use of tracking cookies on other websites by following this opt-out link.
Please note that by deleting cookies or disabling future cookies you may be unable to access certain areas or features of our website. If you adjust your cookie settings this will also affect the other websites you visit.
If you have any questions regarding our cookie policy, write us an email at info@idealink.tech.
If you would like to, you can read our other privacy policies: the Privacy Policy for Inquirers, the general Privacy Policy, and the Privacy Policy for Website and Social Media Visitors.