Cookie policy

Cookie Policy of Merchantech

 

Cookies consist of portions of code installed in the browser that assist the Owner in providing the Service according to the purposes described. Some of the purposes for which Cookies are installed may also require the User’s consent.

Where the installation of Cookies is based on consent, such consent can be freely withdrawn at any time following the instructions provided in this document. We may use other third party plugins additionally to the set enlisted below and in the Privacy Policy. If one or more plugins are not present, it means they are not currently sharing/disclosing any sort of data.

Technical Cookies and Cookies serving aggregated statistical purposes

  • Activity strictly necessary for the functioning of the Service
    Merchantech uses Cookies to save the User’s session and to carry out other activities that are strictly necessary for the operation of Merchantech, for example in relation to the distribution of traffic.
  • Activity regarding the saving of preferences, optimization, and statistics
    Merchantech uses Cookies to save browsing preferences and to optimize the User’s browsing experience. Among these Cookies are, for example, those used for the setting of language and currency preferences or for the management of first party statistics employed directly by the Owner of the site.

Other types of Cookies or third parties that install Cookies

Some of the services listed below collect statistics in an anonymized and aggregated form and may not require the consent of the User or may be managed directly by the Owner – depending on how they are described – without the help of third parties.

If any third party operated services are listed among the tools below, these may be used to track Users’ browsing habits – in addition to the information specified herein and without the Owner’s knowledge. Please refer to the privacy policy of the listed services for detailed information.

 

  • Analytics
    The services contained in this section enable the Owner to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behavior.
    Google Analytics (Google Inc.)
    Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of Merchantech, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.
  • Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
    Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy – Opt Out. Privacy Shield participant.
  • Contacting the User
    Mailing list or newsletter (Merchantech)
    By registering on the mailing list or for the newsletter, the User’s email address will be added to the contact list of those who may receive email messages containing information of commercial or promotional nature concerning Merchantech. Your email address might also be added to this list as a result of signing up to Merchantech or after making a purchase.
    Personal Data collected: Cookies and email address.
  • Displaying content from external platforms
    This type of service allows you to view content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of Merchantech and interact with them.
    This type of service might still collect web traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.
    Instagram widget (Instagram, Inc.)
    Instagram is an image visualization service provided by Instagram, Inc. that allows Merchantech to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.
    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
    Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

How to provide or withdraw consent to the installation of Cookies

In addition to what is specified in this document, the User can manage preferences for Cookies directly from within their own browser and prevent – for example – third parties from installing Cookies.
Through browser preferences, it is also possible to delete Cookies installed in the past, including the Cookies that may have saved the initial consent for the installation of Cookies by this website.
Users can, for example, find information about how to manage Cookies in the most commonly used browsers at the following addresses: Google ChromeMozilla FirefoxApple Safari and Microsoft Internet Explorer.

With regard to Cookies installed by third parties, Users can manage their preferences and withdrawal of their consent by clicking the related opt-out link (if provided), by using the means provided in the third party’s privacy policy, or by contacting the third party.

Notwithstanding the above, the Owner informs that Users may follow the instructions provided on the subsequently linked initiatives by the EDAA (EU), the Network Advertising Initiative (US) and the Digital Advertising Alliance (US), DAAC (Canada), DDAI (Japan) or other similar services. Such initiatives allow Users to select their tracking preferences for most of the advertising tools. The Owner thus recommends that Users make use of these resources in addition to the information provided in this document.

 

Owner and Data Controller

Merchantech

Owner contact email: khalid@merchantechapps.com

 

Since the installation of third-party Cookies and other tracking systems through the services used within Merchantech cannot be technically controlled by the Owner, any specific references to Cookies and tracking systems installed by third parties are to be considered indicative. In order to obtain complete information, the User is kindly requested to consult the privacy policy for the respective third-party services listed in this document.

Given the objective complexity surrounding the identification of technologies based on Cookies, Users are encouraged to contact the Owner should they wish to receive any further information on the use of Cookies by Merchantech.

 

Latest update: May 23, 2018

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