Cookie Policy

 

Effective as of February 11th.

 

This Cookie Policy makes an integral part of our Privacy Policy. You can find out more about cookies and how to control them in the information below. Concepts written in capital letters in this Cookie Policy have the same meaning as defined in the Privacy Policy.

 

1. WHAT IS A COOKIE?

 

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognize a user’s device.
We use cookies to collect information about the use of the Website. The purpose of collecting information through cookies is not to identify the Website user, but to improve the Website’s content and user experience.

 

2. TYPES OF COOKIES

 

There are several types of cookies on the Website, which have different purposes. We use:

 

2.1. NECESSARY COOKIES

 

Necessary cookies help make the Website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The Website cannot function properly without these cookies.

 

COOKIE NAME PURPOSE PROVIDER EXPIRY TYPE

__RequestVerificationToken
This cookie is an anti-forgery cookie set by web applications built using ASP.NET MVC technologies to stop unauthorized posting of content to a website.
heartcount.com
Session HTTP


ARRAffinity


This cookie is set by websites run on the Windows Azure cloud platform. It is used for load balancing to make sure the visitor page requests are routed to the same server in any browsing session.

heartcount.com
Session HTTP

2.2. STATISTIC COOKIES

 

Statistic cookies help us understand how visitors interact with the site by collecting and reporting information anonymously. These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so that we can measure and improve the performance of our Website. They help us know which pages are the most and the least popular and see how visitors move around the Website. All information collected by these cookies are collected anonymously. If you do not allow the use of these cookies, we will not know when you visited the Website.

 

COOKIE NAME PURPOSE PROVIDER EXPIRY TYPE
_ga
This cookie registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the Website.

heartcount.com
2 years HTTP
_gat This cookie is used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.
heartcount.com

1 day
HTTP
_gid This cookie registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the Website. heartcount.com
1 day
HTTP
collect This cookie is used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behavior. It tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.
google-analytics.com
Session Pixel
vuid This cookie collects data on the user's visits to the website, such as which pages have been read.
vimeo.com

2 years
HTTP

2.3. MARKETING COOKIES

 

Marketing cookies help us provide you with good user experience, tailored content and also allow us to continually improve our Website. Marketing cookies are set up through our location and set by our advertising partners. They can use these companies to create a profile of your interests and show you relevant advertisements in other locations. They work by uniquely identifying your browser and device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will not experience our targeted ads on other websites.

 

COOKIE NAME PURPOSE PROVIDER EXPIRY TYPE
_gcl_au This Cookie is used by Used by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services.
heartcount.com

3 months
HTTP

3. HOW TO BLOCK COOKIES?

 

If you wish to disable cookies, there are two ways to do so on this Website.

 

Primarily, we added a Cookie Settings option which you may use from our cookie banner. This option enables you to reject cookies by choosing “X” or accept them.

 

Secondly, you may use your browser settings. Namely, most internet browsers are set up by default to accept cookies. However, if you want to refuse or delete them (or similar technologies) please refer to the help and support area on your browser for instructions on how to block or delete cookies (for example Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Safari). Keep in mind that each browser has a different procedure for managing and configuring cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including necessary cookies) you may not be able to access all or some parts of our Website.

 

4. CHANGES TO OUR COOKIE POLICY

 

This Cookie Policy may be updated from time to time.

 

If we change anything important about this Cookie Policy we will notify you through a pop-up on the Website in a reasonable period of time prior to and following the change or we will ask for your consent to the modified version of the Cookie Policy.