WHAT ARE COOKIES AND TECHNOLOGIES?
Cookies are little text files which we stored on the browser and accessed from your device when you visit or use any of our Sites. The other tracking technologies (e.g. web beacons, pixels, clear gifs, and other similar technologies) work similarly to cookies and place small data files on your devices or monitor your website activity to make your experience browsing our Site as smooth as possible and enable us to collect information about how you use our Sites. Thus, we may recognize your device from those of other users of the Sites and remember your preference.
To administer our Sites and for research purposes, Machi X also has contracted with third-party service providers to track and analyze statistical usage and information provide by you on our Site. These third-party service providers use [persistent Cookies] to help us to improve the user experience, manage our Site content, and analyze how users navigate and utilize the Sites. Such third-party service providers may place cookies on the devices of these users to help measure and improve the effectiveness of our e-mail communications, and/or to determine whether messages have been opened and links clicked on.
FIRST AND THIRD-PARTY COOKIES
“First party Cookies” are cookies that belong to Machi X and that Machi X places on your device. “Third-party Cookies” are cookies that another party places on your device through our Site. Machi X may contract with third-party service providers to send e-mails to you if you have provided us with your contact information.
For more information on how these companies collect and use information on our behalf, please refer to their privacy policies.
We use the following types of cookies:
The information collected by the Sites and/or through Cookies and Technologies that may be placed on your device will not be kept for longer than is necessary to fulfil the purposes mentioned above. In any event, such information will not be kept for longer than one year.
Our Cookies and Technologies are used for the following purposes:
- Strictly Necessary/ Technical:
These Cookies and Technologies are necessary to allow us to operate our Sites so you may access them as you have requested. These Cookies and Technologies, for example, let us recognize that you have created an account and have logged into that account to access Site content. They also include Cookies and Technologies that enable us to remember your previous actions within the same browsing session and secure our Sites.
- Analytical/ Performance:
These Cookies and Technologies are used by us or third-party service providers to analyze how the Sites are used and how they are performing. For example, these Cookies and Technologies track what pages are most frequently visited, and from what locations our visitors come from. If you subscribe to a newsletter or otherwise register with the Sites, these Cookies and Technologies may be correlated to you. These Cookies and Technologies include, for example, Google Analytics cookies.
These Cookies and Technologies let us operate the Sites in accordance with the choices you make. These Cookies and Technologies permit us to "remember" you in-between visits. For instance, we will recognize your user name and remember how you customized the Sites and services, for example by adjusting languages and other parts of web pages that are alterable, and provide you with the same customized experience during future visits.
- Third-Party Advertising:
If you do not want Cookies and Technologies to be dropped on your device, you can adjust the setting of your Internet browser to reject the setting of all or some Cookies and Technologies and to alert you when such Cookie and Technologies are placed on your device. For further information about how to do so, please refer to your browser ‘help’ / ‘tool’ or ‘edit’ section or see www.allaboutcookies.org. Please note that if you use your browser settings to block all Cookies and Technologies you may not be able to access or use all or parts of functionalities of our Sites.
If you want to remove previously-stored Cookies and Technologies, you can manually delete the Cookies and Technologies at any time. However, this will not prevent the Sites from placing further Cookies and Technologies on your device unless and until you adjust your Internet browser setting as described above.