Effective: May 25, 2018
- What is a cookie?
- Cookies used by eCelebrityFacts Service
- What are my cookie options?
- Where can I know more about cookies?
1. What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file stored by your web browser which allows eCelebrityFacts or a third party to recognize you. Cookies are used for various purposes, such as: (1) to facilitate certain functions; (2) to provide analytics; (3) to store your preferences; and (4) to facilitate ad delivery and behavioral advertising.
Cookies can be of two types: session cookies or persistent cookies. A session cookie has short expiry time and vanishes automatically when you close your internet browser. A persistent cookie may carry it’s expiry-date with it and will remain until it expires or if you delete it deliberately. Cookies can have expiry date ranging from a few minutes to multiple years. Cookies placed by the website you’re visiting are sometimes called “first party cookies,” while cookies placed by other companies are sometimes called “third party cookies.”
2. Cookies used by eCelebrityFacts Service
When you use the eCelebrityFacts Service, eCelebrityFacts may place a number of cookies in your browser. You can find out more about each cookie by viewing our current cookie list. We update this list quarterly, so there may be additional cookies that aren’t yet listed.
Each cookie serves one of three different purposes:
1. Analytics Cookies:
These are third party cookies.
We have deployed Google Analytics to record visitor’s interaction with our website. You may read the details on Google Analytics’ Cookie Usage.
3. Ad targeting Cookies:
These are third party cookies placed by advertising platforms or networks in order to deliver ad content and/or to track ad performance.
These enable advertising networks to deliver relevant ads to you (also known as “behavioral” or “targeted” advertising)
Here’s a list of ad-networks that we use on our website with links to their respective Cookie Usage details.
Analytics/ad companies generally use third-party cookies to collect user information on an anonymous basis. They may use that information to build a profile of your activities on the eCelebrityFacts Service and other websites that you’ve visited.
4. What are my cookie options?
You can select types of cookies you can load on our site using our Cookie Consent Manager.
You can modify your browser’s settings to block new cookies and/or to delete cookies that are already present. You can find information on doing that by visiting your browser’s help pages or by searching on a search engine. However, be notified that if you delete cookies or do not accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features provided by eCelebrityFacts.
5. Where can I know more about cookies?
You may gather more information on cookies and how you can opt out of them by visiting website resources provided below: