Cookies and Similar Technology

 

Below is information about how Advancio Inc and its affiliates (“we”) use cookies and other similar technology on this website.

By continuing to use this website you agree that we can place cookies and other similar technology on your device, including mobile devices. By continuing to use your device to access this website, you agree that the following information may be collected: your unique device identifier, mobile device IP address, information about your device’s operating system, mobile carrier and your location information (to the extent permissible under applicable law).

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a site and allow a site to recognize your device.

Why do we use cookies and similar technologies?

Cookies do a lot of different jobs, such as letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences and generally improving the user experience. They can also help to ensure that the advertisements you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.

Does Advancio Inc use cookies for marketing and analytics?

Yes, we may use information collected from our cookies to identify user behavior and to serve content and offers based on your profile, and for the other purposes described below, to the extent legally permissible in certain jurisdictions.

Some of the cookies we use don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. For example –

  • Performance cookies (see below)
  • Targeting cookies (see below) where you are not a registered user

In other cases we can associate cookie information (including information from cookies placed via our advertisements on third party sites) with an identifiable individual. For example –

  • If we send you a targeted email which includes web beacons, cookies or similar technologies we will know whether you open, read, or delete the message.
  • When you click a link in a marketing e-mail you receive from Advancio Inc, we will also use a cookie to log what pages you view and what content you download from our websites, even if you are not registered at or signed into our site
  • Combining and analyzing personal data – As described above, we may combine data obtained from publicly available sources with data that we have gathered through email, website, and personal interactions with you. We combine this data to better assess your experience with Advancio Inc and to perform the other activities described throughout our privacy policy.

Do you use any cookies from third party companies?

Some cookies we use are from third party companies, such as Google Analytics, Analytics Integration, Facebook Pixel, Salesforce Pardot and Linkedin Analytics to provide us with web analytics and intelligence about our sites. These companies use programming code to collect information about your interaction with our sites, such as the pages you visit, the links you click on and how long you are on our sites. This code is only active while you are on an Advancio Inc website. For more information on how these companies collect and use information on our behalf, please refer to their privacy policies: Google at www.google.com/intl/en/policies/, Salesforce Pardot at https://www.pardot.com/legal/ and Linkedin at https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.

Does Advancio Inc use any non-cookie tracking technologies?

We may also use web beacons (including conversion pixels) or other technologies for similar purposes as above and we may include these on our sites, in marketing e-mail messages or our newsletter, affiliated websites, to determine whether messages have been opened and links clicked on. Web beacons do not place information on your device, but they may work in conjunction with cookies to monitor website activity. The information provided below about cookies also applies to web beacons and similar technologies. Conversion pixels are small codes located on a particular web page which are triggered when someone visits a page resulting in an increase in the conversion count.

What if I don’t want cookies?

By using our site you agree that we can place cookies on your device as explained below. If you want to remove existing cookies from your device you can do this using your browser options. If you want to block future cookies being placed on your device you can change your browser settings to do this. For more information on managing cookies see https://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/managing-cookies

Bear in mind that deleting and blocking cookies will have an impact on your user experience as parts of the site may no longer work. Unless you have adjusted your browser settings to block cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon as you visit our site or click on a link in a targeted email that we have sent you, even if you have previously deleted our cookies.

What types of cookies are there and which ones does the site use?

A list of all the cookies used on this site by category is set out below. Within these Three categories below, cookies are classified as either session or persistent cookies.

“Session” cookies are temporary and once you close the browser window, they are deleted from your device.

“Persistent” cookies remain on your device for a longer period and are used by the website to recognize your device when you return. You can find more information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.

Advancio Inc uses both session and persistent cookies.

Category Examples
General Browsing

We use cookies that are essential for certain technical aspects of our website like logging into user accounts and implementing fixes and improvements on our platform.

General Browsing cookies help us:

  • Remember users custom preferences and create a better user experience.
  • Know our users experience and path on our website.
  • Cookies can also be used for online behavioral target advertising and to show adverts relevant to something that the user searched for in the past.
Performance cookies – These cookies collect information about your visit and use of this website, for instance which pages you visit the most often, and if you get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how this website works. Performance cookies performance cookies help us:

  • Referrer URL (internal page) – Used to store the URL of the previous page visited. Allows us to track how visitors navigate through our site.
  • Referrer URL (external page, including if you click on the links on Advancio Inc social media pages) – Used to store the URL which refers to a visitor to our site so we may understand which URLs are referring visitors to our site.
  • URL history – Used to store the pages visited by a user.
  • Unregistered Visitor cookie – A unique identifier given to each visitor to allow analysis on how unregistered visitors use our site.
Advertising cookies – These cookies are used to (1) deliver advertisements more relevant to you and your interests; (2) limit the number of times you see an advertisement; (3) help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign; and (4) understand people’s behavior after they view an advertisement. They are usually placed on behalf of advertising networks with the site operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a site and quite often they will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organization. We categorize the following as Advertising Cookies:

  • Gathering analytics and intelligence cookies
  • Third Party cookies. The Targeting cookies may also be used on third party websites and third parties may use them on our websites as follows:

-Social media sites – Third-party social media sites may log information about you. This may include activities such as when you click an “Add This” or “Like” button for a social media site while on our site. We do not control such sites or their activities. You may be able to find information about social media sites on the sites themselves. We recommend that you read the terms of use and privacy policy of such sites before using them.
-Advancio Inc advertisements on non-Advancio Inc sites – Cookies may be placed on non-Advancio Inc sites so that when you click on an Advancio Inc advertisement located on these sites, Advancio Inc is provided with this information to enable us to measure the effectiveness of our advertising

If you have any questions now or during your visit, please submit your request through our Contact Us form. In addition, to find the Advancio Inc affiliate in your country, visit our Contact Us page.