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1.What are Cookies
A cookie is a piece of information stored and maintained by websites on a user's browser to be sent to the exact website origin for tracking purposes.
Cookies help websites identify and associate web traffics to a given user and, in turn, identify and track user behaviors and sessions within the website.
The sole purpose we use web cookies is to help us understand how users interact with SemicHealth and to help us optimize, customize and improve SemicHealth's service offerings.
2.1 User Identification
2.2 Performance Measurement
Cookies help us to track and analyze how visitors use our website. In SemicHealth, below are some of the things followed:
- Which pages do visitors visit
- Links and buttons users interact with
- Each page's load speed and web performance metrics
- How much content does a user read
- Actions users perform while browsing SemicHealth
All these are tracked using cookies and related technologies, and it helps us understand how users interact with and use our platform.
2.3 Service Improvement & Personalization
By understanding how users interact with our platform, cookies help us personalize/customize our services to users' needs.
It also helps us understand which of our services are appreciated by users and which others are not; hence it allows us to improve and serve you better.
2.4 Advertisement Purposes
- It allows us to limit the number of times you see an advertisement
- Cookies allow us to customize advertising across our pages and track their performances
2.5 Social media cookies
3.Third-Party Measurement and Advertisement Cookies
A host of third-party tools are utilized on SemicHealth to run and optimize our services efficiently and serve commercial ad placements on our platform. These third-party tools use and depend on cookies to function correctly. Below is a comprehensive list of all third-party tools used in SemicHealth that may place cookies on your device.
3.1 Google Analytics Standard Cookies
Google Analytics standard implementation helps us track user sessions on our platform through cookies. For more information, please see how Google uses data when you use our partners' sites or apps.
To opt out of Google analytics standard implementation cookies, please use this opt-out browser add-on from Google.
3.2 Google Analytics Ad Features
In addition to Google Analytics Standard Implementation, we also enabled the following Google analytics ad features:
- Remarketing with Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics Remarketing to tailor and customize SemicHealth's google ads campaign for you when you visit other websites or apps. This means that you are likely to see Clacified's ads on other websites or apps you visit.
- Demographics and Interest Reporting: We use Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting Ad Feature to collect various information about you when available, including age, gender, and interests.
- Google Display Network Impression Reporting: GDN impression reporting lets us measure the impact of unclicked GDN Display ad impressions against site behavior and conversions.
To opt-out of all Google analytics Ad Features cookies, please use this opt-out browser add-on from Google.
3.3 Google Advertisement Cookies
Google advertisement cookies enable Google and her partners to serve ads to you on SemicHealth based on your prior visit to SemicHealth or other sites on the internet.
You can opt out of Google personalized advertising by visiting Ads Settings.
4.How to opt-out of Cookies
You can opt out of all tracking features and cookies discussed above by following the instructions in this section. Below is a list of opt-out links and tools for all third-party tracking cookies on SemicHealth. Visit each link to opt out anytime.
- Google opt-out browser add-on: Use Google's opt-out browser add-on to opt-out of all third-party tracking cookies from Google products used in SemicHealth, including Google Analytics Standard Implementation and Google Analytics Ad Features
- Google Ads Settings: You can opt out of Google Advertisement cookies to disable Google from displaying ads when visiting SemicHealth by visiting Google's Ads Settings page.