Cookie Usage Policy
During visits to the www.bestrade .co website (thereafter, “Bestrade”), information may be recorded and stored in “Cookie” files installed by us or third parties on your computer, tablet or mobile phone.
What is a cookie?
The term “cookie” is a generic description for a text file written to a dedicated memory space on your device (computer, tablet, mobile phone or any other device optimized for Internet browsing) during a Bestrade visit. On your device, Cookies are managed by your Internet browser.
What is the purpose of the Cookies used by the Betsrade website?
There are 4 types of Cookies, based on their usage as indicated below, that may be stored on your device when you access our Services through Bestrade:
Technical Cookies required for your usage of the Bestrade site
These technical Cookies include the minimum necessary Cookies for Bestrade site navigation and Bestrade Services use (such as: session identifiers, operating system version, browser version) which allow you to use the main Bestrade features as well as the functionality Cookies that allows us to personalize your Bestrade experience by storing preferences data. Technical Cookies also allow us to implement data security policies (such is the case when we ask you to sign in again after a certain amount of time).
You can forbid the use of such Cookies and delete them in your browser’s settings and preferences, however you may no longer be able to access Bestrade.
These Cookies have a short lifespan, the length of your session, a few hours and, at most, a year.
Audience measurement Cookies
These cookies are generated by our partners, such as Google Analytics, to track our platform visitors’ activity and measure the traffic to various content and sections of Bestrade so as to better organize that content and personalize it. Besides traffic analysis, they could allow us, in some instances, to detect navigation issues and therefore enable us to improve the user experience for our Services.
The traffic analytics services used by Bestrade only capture and give our technology vendors aggregated data and visit figures. They do not provide any data about your browsing patterns on other sites. The lifespan of these audience measurement Cookies does not exceed 13 months.
We also use tools to measure the effectiveness of our email campaigns in order to collect actionable and pertinent data for marketing and monetization purposes.
You can select to deny traffic analytics Cookies by clicking here.
These Cookies are used to support Bestrade’s and its partners’ advertising efforts by capturing your interests and measuring these efforts’ effectiveness.
The use of advertising COokies allows us to serve you the right ads and to display sponsored links that we deem (or our advertising partners deem) the most pertinent for your user profile based on your interests, devices, browsing patterns and geographical location (subject to your prior authorization).
The lifespan of advertising Cookies created from your activity on Bestrade is 13 months.
To stop the use of such advertising Cookies, click here.
The denial of advertising Cookies has no impact on your experience on the Bestrade site or application. However, the removing of these Cookies will not prevent the display of advertising during your visits to the Bestrade site. This will only result in the potential display of advertisements that are not pertinent to your interests.
Your rights and preferences regarding Cookies
When using Bestrade you consent to the use of the Cookies described above. YOu can however decide to deactivate all or some of the above described Cookies at any time.
You have several options when managing your Cookie preferences:
- You can refuse a specific Cookie by clicking its deactivation link
- You can use a Cookie management platform to deactivate sharing or advertising Cookies
- You can refuse advertising Cookies on your mobile device
1. Blocking Cookies through your device or browser
Your browser can be configured to alert you about Cookies stored on your device and can request you to authorize or deny them on a case by case basis or to refuse them systematically once and for all.
You can at any time deactivate part or all of any Cookie. Your browser can also be configured to alert you about Cookies stored on your device and ask you whether to accept them. We must remind you however that the refusal of all Cookies will not allow you to use Bestrade under normal intended conditions.
If using the Internet Explorer browser: click on the Tools button then Internet Options. In the general menu, select Browsing History then click on Settings. Then click on SHow FIles and select the Cookie or Cookies you wish to deactivate. Then close the window wit the list of Cookies and click twice on OK to go back to browsing.
If using the Firefox browser: click on the Firefox Menu icon then the Tools button then OPtions; in the window that opened, select Privacy and then click Delete Specific Cookies. Select the Cookies you wish to delete and then ok the deletion.
If using the Safari browser: click on the Settings button then Preferences. In the window that opened, select Privacy/Security and click on SHow Cookies. Select the Cookies you wish to deactivate then click on Delete or Delete All.
If using the Chrome browser: click on the Google Chrome Menu icon then Settings. At the bottom of the page, click on Advanced Settings. In the Privacy & Security section, click on Content Settings. To deactivate Cookies, select the Cookies section and either deselect “Allow sites to save and read cookies (recommended)” or click on “See all cookies and site data” and then remove specific cookies you want to deactivate or click Remove All.
If you wish our SIte did not store Cookies on your browser for audience measuring purposes, advertising targeting or Cookies enabling social network interaction, you can click on the following deactivation links:
- Deactivation link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/
Email campaign effectiveness tracking Cookie
- Click on the link included in every email
Beware, these Cookies allow us to measure the traffic and audience activity related to our website, pages visited, and other activities on the SIte during your session. Deactivating them therefore prevents any capture of information related to your activity and browsing on our SIte and therefore our ability to personalize content based on your activity.
Beware, deactivating these Cookies prevents our collection of data enabling us to more accurately target advertising during your sessions: this deactivation will prevent the display of advertising targeted to your interests but advertisements will keep being displayed during your sessions. Blank spaces may be substituted for targeted advertisements.
Social network Cookies
- Decativation link: www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/
- Decativation link: https://help.twitter.com/en/safety-and-security/twitter-do-not-track
- Deactivation link: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=en
- Deactivation link: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie-policy
Beware, deactivating these Cookies will prevent you from any interaction with the said social networks.
3. Blocking Cookies through an advertising and sharing Cookie management platform
You can find more information about behavioral advertising and personal information privacy online here: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/. You will find which registered companies let you accept or deny the Cookies they use to serve you browser-based targeted ads based on your browsing patterns.
4. Blocking advertising Cookies on your mobile device
Your mobile device can be configured to block the storage of advertising Cookies.
- Go to Settings
- Select Privacy
- Select Advertising
- Deselect “Limited Advertising Tracking” to deactivate iAD tracking (Apple’s ad serving technology)
- Open Settings
- Select Account or Syncing (depending on your device)
- Select Google
- Select Privacy or Notifications (depending on your device)
- Click on Deactivate Interest-Based Notifications
Updates to this policy
We may modify this policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices to further clarify them or to comply with regulations. In that case, you will be notified of such changes on this site and will be invited to view the revised policy.
Last updated: 05/25/2018