Cookie Policy



Last Updated: April 20, 2019

This Cookie Policy explains how Imcovery, Inc., uses cookies and similar technologies to recognize you when you visit our website (“Site”) and use our Imcovery application that connects expatriates around the world (“App”). It explains what these technologies are and why we use them, as well as your rights to control our use of them.

What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small data file that is placed on your device when you visit a website. Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information. A cookie may have unique identifiers and reside, among other places, on your device, in emails we send to you, and on the Site and when you connect to the App.

Cookies may be set by Imcovery or third-parties that perform services on our behalf. Cookies enable features or functionality in connection with our Site and App, for example, advertising, interactive content, and analytics. Cookies created by certain third-parties can recognize your device when you visit our Site or use the App and also when you visit certain other third-party websites.

We may use other technologies similar to cookies like web beacons, which are sometimes called “tracking pixels” or “clear gifs”. These are tiny graphic files that contain a unique identifier that enable us to recognize when someone has visited our Site, connected to the App or opened an email that we have sent them. In many instances, these technologies are reliant on cookies to function properly, and so declining cookies will impair their functioning.

Why Do We Use Cookies?

We Use Cookies for Several Reasons. Some are required for technical reasons in order for our Site and App to operate. Others provide a better experience on our Site and App by remembering some of your activities on the Site and App (including through our plug-ins, widgets, and embedded content). Other cookies enable more relevant advertising and better analytics.

Essential Cookies. Some cookies are required to enable you to navigate throughout our Site and App. For example, to identify you as being logged into the Site, the App or to make sure you connect to the right services when we make any changes to the way our Site and App works.

Cookies for Features and Services. Some cookies provide a better experience on our Site and App. For example, without cookies to remember some of your settings and activities on our Site or App, you would not be able to login automatically.

Cookies for Analytics and Personalization. Some cookies collect information about how you use the Site and App to help us improve how our Site and the App and to help us understand what may interest you and personalize your experience accordingly. These cookies, for example:

i. Generate statistics on how the Site and App are used, including to measure any errors that occur or to obtain data on the number of users of the Site and App that have viewed our services

ii. Test different designs for the Site and App

iii. Help us track email response rates, identify when our emails are viewed, and track whether our emails are forwarded

iv. Collect or transmit information about you, such as your browser type and search preferences, and your use of the Site, the App or third-party websites that incorporate part of the Site

Advertising Cookies. We and third parties use cookies to make advertising more relevant to you. They perform functions like measuring the performance of ads, preventing the same ad from continuously reappearing, ensuring that ads are properly displayed, and in some cases selecting ads that are based on your visits to our Site and other websites. These cookies, for example:

i. provide feedback to advertising partners that one of their visitors also visited the Site

ii. provide our advertisers with data relating to ads that have been displayed to you or that you have clicked on, and the date and time of your use

iii. show you relevant advertising of the Site

iv. help us understand what actions you took on the Site after receiving our advertising

Third-Party Cookies. We work with analytics service providers, advertising partners, and advertising networks that may have access to your device information which is anonymous data. In other words, third-parties do not collect information such as your name, contact details or other personal information.

How Can I Control Cookies?

You can amend or "opt out" of the collection of information created through cookies or other technology by actively managing the settings on your browser or mobile device. If you choose to reject cookies, your access to some functionality and areas of our Site may be restricted.

Our Site and App does not support Do Not Track settings (“DNT”) at this time. DNT is a privacy preference you can set in your web browser to indicate that you do not want certain information about your visits collected across websites when you have not interacted with that service on a page. For more information about how to control cookies, please see “More About Cookies”.

Changes and Updates to the Cookie Policy

We may update this Cookie Policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to the cookies we use or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. Please therefore re-visit this Cookie Policy regularly to stay informed about our use of cookies and related technologies.

Questions

If you have any questions about our use of cookies or other technologies, please email us at support@imcovery.com.

More Information about Analytics

Our Site uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies text files that are stored on your device and make it possible to analyze how you use the Site and App. The information generated by the cookie (including the IP address) is transferred and stored on a Google server located in the United States.

Google uses the information on our behalf to evaluate how the Site is used, create reports about the activities on the Site for the site operators, and to perform additional services regarding Site, the App and internet utilization.

Further you can prevent the collection and processing of cookie created data relating to your utilization of our Site and App (including your IP) via Google by downloading and installing the browser-plugin available under the following link https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the device, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting the Site and connecting to the App: For more information on Google Analytics and Google’s privacy practices, please review their privacy policy at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

Disable Google Analytics

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at https://www.google.de/intl/en_uk/policies/.

More Information about Cookies

You can learn more about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org and at Network Advertising Initiative at www.networkadvertising.org.