Cookies are commonly used small text files placed on your device or computer. Cookies collect limited amounts of data most often for the purposes of providing website and application functionality and features.
When we place cookies directly when you visit our Products, those are called “first-party cookies”.
Persistent and Session Cookies: We use two types of cookies: persistent cookies and session cookies. Persistent cookies stay on your browser until they are deleted or expire. Session cookies last until you close a website or browser.
Pixels are tiny images found within a webpage or email. Pixels can also be used to place cookies on a browser. They require a call to a company’s server to render the image on the webpage or email. That call will provide us device and visit information that enables us to understand how you interact with such content (e.g. did you “like” a post).
Log Files are tracking technologies that we use and automatically store information, such as your Internet Protocol addresses, browser type, operating system, date/time stamp and clickstream data. We maintain server logs for 90 day.
Local Storage is storage on your device that we use to store information related to your use of our Products, such as your recent conversation history in the N3twork messaging application.
Other Tracking Technologies include mobile advertising IDs, Device IDs, and session tokens that we use to identify and understand your interactions with our Products.
You have choices as to how we place cookies and similar technologies on your computer or device. If you choose to opt out of, or limit, our ability to place cookies and similar technologies, you may not be able to access all portions or features of our Products, you may be unable to customize certain settings, and your experience may no longer be personalized. Refusing all cookies will deactivate first and third party cookies that are necessary for our Products to function.
The Digital Advertising Alliance (“DAA”) and the Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”) offer tools to provide consumers with choices as to whether participating third parties can use your information to provide targeted advertising. To opt out of sharing your information with such participating third parties for targeted advertising, please use the DAA WebChoices Tool and the NAI Consumer Opt-Out Tool.
Additionally, the following sites provide for opting out of certain cookie practices: http://youronlinechoices.com, and www.allaboutcookies.org. For EU users, please go to http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/.For Canadian users, please visit: https://youradchoices.ca/en/tools.
If you no longer wish to receive interest-based advertising on your mobile applications, please refer to your device’s operating system settings. Information on “limit ad tracking” settings for many common operating systems is available on NAI’s Mobile Choices page and through the DAA AppChoices Tool.
Facebook offers settings that may control what information Facebook uses about you or your device activity for advertising purposes. Login to Facebook and go to Settings >Ads >Ad Settings (web) or Ad Preferences >Ad Settings (app) for more information.
Google provides settings that may control what information is used to provide you with personalized advertisements. To edit or opt-out of personalized ads, please visit: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated.
Most browsers also allow you to opt-out and/or remove certain cookies. Similarly, some mobile operating systems, such as Android and iOS, enable you to opt out of the use of mobile advertising IDs for ads personalization.
For your browser, you can generally find information on opt-out choices under the “help” tab. Below are links to opt-out information for commonly used browsers:
Strictly Necessary Cookies. These cookies and other tracking technologies are those that are necessary to run our Products, and to identify and prevent security risks. For example, we set session cookies to run our Products. If you wish to refuse these cookies, our Products will not work. As a result, the only option is to discontinue use of and/or remove from your devices our Products.
Performance/Functionality Cookies. These cookies and tracking technologies are used to recognize you when you return to one of our Products, improve our Products, improve your experience, and monitor site performance.
Performance cookies and/or other tracking technologies used by N3twork include Google Analytics.
Customization and Analytical Cookies. These cookies and tracking technologies are used to collect information about how you use our Products and to remember your settings and preferences. Either we or our third party service providers may collect these cookies to help us understand how you use our service and to improve your experience with any one of our Products. Third party service providers may also combine this information from other services and companies. The information may then be used, for example, to analyze data, identify trends, and to generally understand your online behaviors.
Customization and analytical cookies and/or other tracking technologies used by N3twork include Google Firebase.
Targeted Advertising Cookies. These cookies and tracking technologies are used to deliver advertisements (including to personalize them so that they are more relevant to you), and to track what ad was shown and the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns (i.e. did you view/click on the ad) across our Products and on third party sites (such as our ad placements on Facebook). Advertisers may also place cookies or other tracking technologies to show you advertisements, including personalized and/or targeted advertisements within our Products.
When you opt out of targeting advertising cookies, you may still see our, or others, advertising on websites and applications, however, they will not be targeted to you through use of third-party cookies and/or may not be personalized.