1. What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small data file downloaded to your device that enables Geekly Lab features and functionality. When you visit Geekly Lab, a cookie is sent back to our website and allow us to recognize your device. Also, cookies enable us to secure your access to Geekly Lab and even might help us learn when someone tries to access your account from an unrecognized device. There are two types of cookies that we use. First type, also known as "session cookies", only last as long as the session (current visit or current browser session) lasts. The second type — "persistent cookies" — stay on your device for a longer period of time.
|Category of use||Description|
|Security||We employ cookies to enable and support our security features. They help us discover potentially malicious activity and violations of our Terms and Conditions and Honor Code.|
3. What other technologies do we use and how?
Use of other technologies. Geekly Lab allows other services to help us with analytics and research as well as serve advertisements on our behalf. These third-party services use other technologies described below to collect information about your use of the Platform and its services.
Pixel tags (pixels). These are small pieces of code also known as clear GIFs, pixels or web beacons embedded on websites and emails. They are normally used to understand how you interact with website pages and emails and they are used to help us provide you with a more customized experience.
Device Identifiers. A device identifier is a unique label that could be used to identify a mobile device. They are normally used to track, analyze and improve the Platform’s performance.
Local storage. This is a default industry technology that enables usage and retrieval of your data on a desktop or laptop computer, smart phone or other device. Local storage is used to store your preferences or changes you made while interacting with the Platform before they are saved on our servers.
4. A detailed list of cookies and other technologies that we use
This table lists cookies and other technologies that we use.
|Type of cookie||Purpose||Served by|
|Localization||We store this cookie to enable location-specific content and services.||
Served by: Geeklylab.com
|Platform features and services||These cookies are stored to enable delivery of our functionality, products and services.||
Served by: Geeklylab.com, Facebook, Twitter, Google
|Research and Analytics||These cookies are stored for research and development purposes. They are stored for different device types. We use them to analyze how you interact with the Platform and segment the audience for testing our features.||
Google Tag Manager
Served by: Geeklylab.com, Google Analytics, Hotjar, Google Tag Manager
|Advertising||These cookies are used to serve you relevant ads and track advertising campaigns’ efficiency. Our advertising partners may use a cookie to determine how a particular ad performed and how you interacted with it.||
Served by: Google, Bing
5. How to opt out?
You can choose whether you want to accept cookies. Please note that without cookies certain website features will work incorrectly.
Most web browsers accept cookies by default. However, you can change your browser to reject cookies and / or delete existing ones. In order to find out how to do that for your particular browser, you can follow the guidelines located under the "Help" or "Preferences" menu.
If you want to find out more about cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ or http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/.
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