Cookies & Other Storage Technologies
Cookies are small pieces of text used to store information on web browsers. Cookies are used to store and receive identifiers and other information on computers, phones, and other devices. Other technologies, including data we store on your web browser or device, identifiers associated with your device, and other software, are used for similar purposes. In this policy, we refer to all of these technologies as “cookies.”
Cookies help us provide, protect and improve the Follol Services, such as by personalizing content, tailoring and measuring ads, and providing a safer experience. While the cookies that we use may change from time to time as we improve and update the Follol Services, they generally fall into the below categories of use:
Security, site and product integrity
Advertising, insights and measurement
Cookies help us serve and measure ads across different browsers and devices used by the same person.
Cookies also allow us to provide insights about the people who use the Follol Services, as well as, the people who interact with the ads, websites, and apps of our advertisers and the businesses that use the Follol Services.
Site features and services
For example: Cookies help us store preferences, know when you’ve seen or interacted with Follol Services’ content, and provide you with customized content and experiences.
For example: Cookies help us route traffic between servers and understand how quickly Follol Services load for different people. Cookies also help us record the ratio and dimensions of your screen and windows and know whether you’ve enabled high contrast mode, so that we can render our sites and apps correctly.
Analytics and research
For example: Cookies can help us understand how people use the Follol Service, analyze which parts of the Follol Services people find most useful and engaging, and identify features that could be improved.
We may place cookies on your computer or device, and receive information stored in cookies, when you use or visit:
- The Follol Services;
- Services provided by other companies that use the Follol Services (such as companies that incorporate the Vote or Buy button or Follol’s advertising services into their websites and apps).
Some of the ads you see are based on your activity on websites and apps beyond Follol.
You can opt out of seeing online interest-based ads from Follol through tthe Digital Advertising Alliance in the US, the Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada in Canada, or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance in Europe or through your mobile device settings.
More information about online advertising:
- Digital Advertising Alliance
- Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada
- European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance
Browser cookie controls:
In addition, your browser or device may offer settings that allow you to choose whether browser cookies are set and to delete them. For more information about these controls, visit your browser or device’s help material. Certain parts of the Follol Services may not work properly if you have disabled browser cookie use.
Date of Last Revision: October 27, 2016