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Photon Cookie Policy

 

Photon Interactive ("Photon", "we", or "us") and its entities use cookies and similar tracking technologies on our website. By using our website, you consent to the placement and use of cookies and similar technologies on your device. This Cookie Policy forms part of the Photon Privacy Policy.

1.  Cookie Basics :

A cookie is a small text file that is stored in your web browser that allows Photon or a third party to recognize you using a unique identifier.

  • Who sets them: First-party cookies are set by Photon. Third-party cookies are set by companies other than Photon, such as analytics providers and advertisers.
  • What they do: "Essential" cookies enable services we offer. "Non-essential" cookies help us understand how our services are being used (i.e., analytics) and deliver targeted newsletters or whitepapers. Some cookies may track you across multiple websites you visit (including ones not operated by us) to help deliver advertisements that may be relevant to you.
  • How long they last: Cookies may be either "session" or "persistent." A session cookie expires (i.e., is deleted) when you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains until it expires or you delete the cookies via your browser settings. Expiration dates are set in the cookies themselves and may vary in length, depending on the purpose of the cookie.

2.  Single Sign-On

You can log in to our site using a Single Sign-on (SSO) service like your Google /Facebook/Yahoo account. This service will authenticate your identity and provide you the option to share certain personal information with us such as your name and email address to pre-populate our sign up form. Such services may give you the option to post information about your activities on this Web site to your profile page to share with others within your network.

3.  Changing Your Cookie Preferences

You may limit the cookies set in your browser by taking the steps described below. Note that declining cookies may impact your ability to use our services.

Browser settings: You may change your browser’s settings to delete cookies that have already been set and to reject new cookies. To learn more, visit the help pages of your browser:



You may also visit our sites in your browser’s "private" or "incognito" mode, in which case cookies will be set, but deleted when you close browser.

Opt-out (EU users): Users from the EU may opt out of non-essential cookies by selecting the options in their cookie preferences. Upon opting out, we will, delete any non-essential first-party cookies in your browser and remember your cookie preference for your next visit. Please review your browser settings to remove third-party cookies.

Third party advertising opt-outs: Certain third parties provide ways to opt out of advertising cookies across multiple sites. You can learn more by visiting the sites of the Network Advertising Initiative (https://optout.networkadvertising.org) or the Digital Advertising Alliance (https://www.aboutads.info). In addition, there are third-party plug-ins and apps that help manage cookies.

Some cookies we use from third party companies are Google Analytics, Hubspot, and Linkedin Analytics to provide us with web analytics and intelligence about our sites. These companies use programming code to collect information about your interaction with our sites, such as the pages you visit, the links you click on and how long you are on our sites. This code is only active while you are on a Photon website. For more information on how these companies collect and use information on our behalf, please refer to their privacy policies: Google at Google Privacy & Terms, HubSpot at HubSpot Privacy Policy, and LinkedIn at LinkedIn Privacy Policy.

4.  Non-Cookie Tracking

We may also use web beacons or other technologies for similar purposes as above and we may include these on our sites, in marketing e-mail messages or our newsletter, affiliated websites, to determine whether messages have been opened and links clicked on. Web beacons do not place information on your device, but they may work in conjunction with cookies to monitor website activity. The information provided below about cookies also applies to web beacons and similar technologies.

5.  Single Sign-On

You can log in to our site using a Single Sign-on (SSO) service like your Google account. This service will authenticate your identity and provide you the option to share certain personal information with us such as your name and email address to pre-populate our sign up form. Such services may give you the option to post information about your activities on this Web site to your profile page to share with others within your network.


Updated On 20th June 2018.