Cookies Policy

NOVEMBER, 2018

 

You can always change or update your cookie consent at https://blog.anirudhmergu.com/gdpr-policy/

 

Anirudh Blog, hereafter Anirudh Blog, is the owner, and thus responsible, of the projects indicated below, including any of their subdomains and sections, hereafter “Website”:

www.anirudhmergu.com

This website uses both first and third party cookies to ease and personalize the navigation of Users on the Website.

1. WHAT ARE COOKIES?

A cookie is a small file or device that is placed in the User’s PC (or any other device with access to the Internet) when they visit the Website and that is used to store and recover data of Users on the navigation of the Website.

Anirudh Blog’s cookies are used to improve on the User’s experience, allowing them to navigate comfortably through the Website, interact with third party sites, provide additional functionalities and additional services to those on the Website and analyze the use of the Site more precisely. For example, the Website is able to place a cookie in your navigator to avoid that the User has to remember and enters their password more than once on their visit to the Website.

2. TYPES OF COOKIES AND PURPOSE

There are different types of cookies with diverse purposes. Some cookies that can be found on the Website are:

  • Technical Cookies: These are those that allow the User to navigate through the Website and use the different options or Services available.
  • Personalization Cookies: These are those that allow the User to access the Services with some general characteristics predefined in relation to a series of criteria.
  • Analysis Cookies: these allow the responsible of the cookies to follow and analyze the behaviour of the Users of the Website. The information collected through this kind of cookies is used to measure the activity of the Website and elaborate on User navigation profiling, with the purpose of improving and enhancing the Website.
  • Publicity Cookies: These cookies allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the publicity spaces on the Website related to criteria such as edited content or the frequency at which adverts are shown.
  • Behavioural Publicity Cookies: These cookies allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the publicity spaces on the Website. These cookies collect data about the User in order to track their activity and behaviour on the Website. They remember User’s behaviour on the Website through the continued observation of their activity, which allows us to develop a specific profile to show publicity according to the information collected.

We provide you with a list of cookies that are used on the Website:

First Party Cookies:
PURPOSE EXPIRY DATE DOMAIN
Language detection. Helps us to collect information about the language preferences of the User to provide visitors with information in their preferred language Session Anirudh Blog
User login. Used to manage and store information about the user login Session Anirudh Blog
Stores URL to redirect the user after finishing the registration or login process 10 minutes Anirudh Blog
Remembers user’s personal ID each time they log on. This cookie is only created if the user agrees to be remembered 30 days Anirudh Blog
Avoids CSRF attacks in forms 2 hours Anirudh Blog
Stores information on marketing campaigns in which the User has participated 30 days Anirudh Blog
Used in the payment process to redirect the user to the payment platform in case they are logged off 7 days Anirudh Blog
Test about payment data. Selection of payment, subscription to Premium 3 days Anirudh Blog
Test about search activity. Analysis of searches run by the user 30 days Anirudh Blog
Checks if internal promotions are shown to the user 2 days Anirudh Blog
Checks if cookies compliance messages are visible on the Website Session Anirudh Blog
Collects information about visits 2 years Anirudh Blog
Develops statistics about Premium services advertisements 1 hour Anirudh Blog
Measures data collected from searches 30 days Anirudh Blog
Third Party Cookies:

In the following table, you can find third party cookies used on Freepik Company’s Website together with a general description. Links to the third parties’ websites are also provided to obtain more information about their privacy policies and cookies policies.

TYPE THIRD PARTY PURPOSE MORE INFORMATION
Statistics Google Analytics Registers users’ activity on the Website and collects information about how the User navigates the site. This allows us to know the user’s activity on the site or on prior interactions. Here
Statcounter Analyzes visits to the website. Helps us to develop statistics about the number and pattern of visits to the website. Here
Mixpanel Collects data to understand how users use the Web site’s content. Here
LinkedIn Analytics Helps us to perform analyses of Linkedin advertisements: uploads follows and visits. Allows us to develop statistics and identify tendencies. Here
GA Audiences Used to collect information about visits and traffic patterns through the site. Here
Advertising Google Publisher Tags Ad tagging library for DFP that can dynamically build ad requests. GPT takes key details such as ad unit code, ad size or personalized targeting, builds the requests and displays the ad on web pages. Here
Facebook Used to show recommendations and ads to Users that may be interested in the advertised products, services or causes. Here
Hubspot Analyzes the Website:

  • Detects malicious users or cancels any security restrictions based on the user’s IP address. It does not contain information regarding
  • User’s identity
  • User authentication on the website
  • Checks and registers user’s logins
  • Visits time
Here
DoubleClick Allows us to use identifiers useful for identifying ads rotation and other delivery methods based on users through different devices. Here
LinkedIn Ads Allows publishing ads targeted to a particular professional user. Here
Social Networks Facebook The website allows user registration and login on social networks. Our website contains links to social networks. Each social network button uses cookies that allow the User to perform certain actions when visiting these third parties’ sites. We are not responsible for the intervention, control or report of data; these are responsibilities of the corresponding social network. When the User connects to a social network when using the Website, a persistent third-party cookie (from social networks) is installed and it is used to remember user’s identity and grant access to the service until its expiration. The User can delete this Cookie and withdraw the access to the service through social networks by changing the settings on the corresponding social network. If you do not want these social networks to collect your data, do not accept the plugin and log out before visiting the website. Here
Google+ Here
Twitter Here
Essential Polyfill Provides the necessary navigating support to display the website properly depending on the browser used to visit the site. Here
Interaction Zopim – Zendesk Stores a user identifier to enable chat sessions. It is used for support services on the website. Here

The following is a detailed list of third party cookies used on Freepik Company’s Website:

Cookie Third-Party Expiry Date Website
__gads Google 2 years Anirudh Blog
__utma Google 2 years Anirudh Blog
__utmc Google 10 minutes Anirudh Blog
__utmz Google 6 months Anirudh Blog
_ga Google 2 years Anirudh Blog
_gaexp Google 3 months Anirudh Blog
_gat Google 1 minute Anirudh Blog
_gid Google 1 day Anirudh Blog
fbm_… Facebook 1 year Anirudh Blog
fbsr_… Facebook 2 hours Anirudh Blog
fr Facebook 3 months Anirudh Blog
mp_… Mixpanel 1 year Anirudh Blog
__cfduid Statcounter 1 year Anirudh Blog
__stripe_mid Stripe 1 year Anirudh Blog
is_unique Statcounter 5 years Anirudh Blog
is_unique_1 Statcounter 5 years Anirudh Blog
is_visitor _unique Statcounter 2 years Anirudh Blog
sc_is_visitor _unique Statcounter 2 years Anirudh Blog
__zlcmid Zendesk 1 year Anirudh Blog
g_enabled_idps Google Session Anirudh Blog
BizoID Linkedin 6 month Anirudh Blog
UserMatch History Linkedin 6 month Anirudh Blog
Bcookie Linkedin 1 year Anirudh Blog
Lang Linkedin Session Anirudh Blog
__cfduid Hubspot 5 years Anirudh Blog
__hssc Hubspot 30 minutes Anirudh Blog
__hssrc Hubspot Session Anirudh Blog
__hstc Hubspot 2 years Anirudh Blog
hubspotutk Hubspot 10 years Anirudh Blog

3. MORE INFORMATION

The usage of cookies can be modified in the navigator settings. In most navigators, the User may find a “Help” section in the toolbar. For more information, you can find links to cookies settings of the most used browsers below:

  • For cookies on Internet Explorer, press here.
  • For cookies on Firefox, press here
  • For cookies on Chrome, press here
  • For cookies on Safari, press here

Freepik Company remits to these sections to obtain information on how to deactivate or eliminate cookies.

Freepik Company recommends that Users leave their cookies on as this helps to take advantage of some of the functions on the Website.

This Website also has access to the IP address with which the User accesses the Website. The IP address with which the User accesses the Website cannot be the same in every occasion. Also, the different Users can share one same IP address. Although Freepik Company does not carry out any actions associated to the IP address with concrete physical people, the access to IP addresses can be considered as a treatment of data due to the potentially identifying characteristics of a physical person that may be associated to this IP, (more a theoretical possibility that a real one), for this, in agreement with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), it shall be applied what is specified in the Privacy Policy.

Third parties that are advertised on the Website or those that the Users are connected to through plugins, may use cookies or ‘web beacons’ of those that Anirudh Blog has no control over. These third parties would not be responsible for or would be covered by the present Cookies and Privacy Policy, therefore, it is the responsibility of the User to configure the browser’s settings so that cookies may only be used in agreement with their own preferences.

4. UPDATES AND CHANGES

Anirudh Blog may modify this Cookies Policy in compliance with new legal requirements.