Cookie Policy

Last updated 12 April 2023

At Cliqued, we value transparent and open communication about how we collect and process data about you. On this page we would like to introduce you to our approach to cookies and explain how you can manage them.

You already know everything about cookies and just want to change your settings? Then update your cookie settings here.

Want to learn more about cookies and how we use them? Then just keep reading.

Note: This Cookie Policy only addresses the processing of your personal data in the context of the use of cookies. To learn more about how we process your personal data, please read our Privacy Policy.

1. What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are sent to or accessed by your browser or device memory. Cookies typically contain the name of the domain (location on the Internet) from which the cookie originated, the “lifetime” of the cookie (i.e., when it expires), and a randomly generated unique number or comparable identifier. Cookies may also contain information about your device, such as user settings, browser history, and activity when using our services.

2. Are there different types of cookies?
2.1 First-party and third-party cookies

First-party cookies are placed on your device directly by us. For example, we use first-party cookies to customize our website to your browser’s language preferences and to better understand your use of our website. Third-party cookies are placed on your device by our partners and service providers. You can learn more about these partners and service providers in the consent management tools on our website and in the app. Details about these tools can be found below under “How to control cookies”.

2.2 Session cookies and persistent cookies

Session cookies expire when you close your browser. We use session cookies for a variety of purposes, such as to learn more about how you use our website during the course of a single session and to help you use our website more efficiently. Persistent cookies have a longer lifetime and persist beyond the current session. These types of cookies may be used for analytics purposes and for the other purposes described below.

2.3 Web Beacons and SDK

Other technologies, such as web beacons (also called pixel tags or clear gifs), tracking URL or software development kits (SDK), are used for similar purposes as cookies. Web beacons are tiny graphic files with a unique identifier that allow us to recognize when someone has visited our site or opened an email we sent. Tracking URLs are individually generated links that help us better understand where traffic to our websites comes from. SDK are snippets of code in apps that work like cookies and web beacons.

For simplicity, we also refer to these technologies as “cookies” in this Cookie Policy.

3. What do we use cookies for?

Like other online service providers, we use cookies to provide, secure, and improve our services. They are used to store your preferences, to recognize you when you visit our website, to measure the success of our marketing campaigns, and to personalize and tailor advertisements to your interests. For this purpose, we may also link information from cookies with other personal data we have about you.

When you use our Services, some or all of the following types of cookies may be stored on your device.

Cookie typeDescription
Necessary cookiesThese cookies are strictly necessary to provide our services; they allow you to log in, store your preferences, and keep you safe by detecting malicious activity.
Analytics cookiesThese cookies allow us to understand how our services are used and help us customize and improve our services for you.
Advertising & Marketing CookiesWith these cookies, we determine how effective our marketing campaigns are and ensure that the ads shown to you better match your interests. For example, they help us track how much interest our marketing campaigns generate for our services, prevent the same ad from being displayed again and again, ensure that ads are displayed properly to advertisers, select ads that are relevant to you, and track the number of ads displayed and their performance, such as how many people interacted with a particular ad.
Social network cookiesThese cookies are used to allow you to share pages and content from our services that you find interesting through external social network and other websites or services. These cookies can also be used for advertising purposes.
4. How can cookies be controlled?

You have several options for cookie management. Please note that changes you make to your cookie settings may make your use of our services less satisfactory, as they may no longer be as personalized to you. In some cases, you may even be unable to use all or part of our services.

4.1 Tools provided by us

You can set and adjust your cookie preferences at any time by adjusting your cookie preferences here.

4.2 Browser and device settings

Some browsers can be set to allow you to control or reject cookies, or to receive a warning when a cookie is placed on your computer. The procedure for managing cookies is slightly different depending on the browser. You can find the specific steps in the help menu of your own browser.

You may also be able to reset device identifiers or object to the collection or processing of identifiers via the appropriate settings on your mobile device. The procedure for managing identifiers is slightly different depending on the device. You can read the individual steps in the help or in the settings menu of your respective device.

4.3 Tools for interest-based advertising

Advertisers may participate in self-regulatory programs that allow you to opt out of all interest-based advertising that affects them. You can find more information on the following pages: Digital Advertising AllianceInteractive Digital Advertising AllianceAppchoices (apps only).

The deactivation does not mean that you will not see any advertisements, but that you will not see personalized advertisements from the companies participating in the relevant programs. If you delete cookies from your device after deactivating them, you will have to deactivate them again.

4.4 Google™ cookies

We use Google Analytics, a service provided by Google, which uses cookies and other data collection technologies to collect information about your use of the Site and Services to generate reports about Site trends.

For more information on how Google collects and processes data, please this  page.  You can deactivate Google Analytics by downloading the add-on to deactivate Google Analytics here and deactivate personalized advertising from Google here  .


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