Last updated: May 27th, 2021
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 certain webpage. Cookies are then sent back to the originating webpage on each subsequent visit, or to another webpage that recognizes that cookie. Cookies are widely used in order to make the Website work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide information Entrepreneur Media, Inc. ("EMI") as the owner of our Websites.
There are two broad categories of cookies:
- 第三方饼干，这是由我们代表我们服务的。我们使用第三方Cookie来实现功能，性能 /分析，广告和社交媒体目的。
Cookies can remain on your computer or mobile device for different periods of time. Some cookies are "session cookies", meaning that they exist only while your browser is open. Session cookies are deleted automatically once you close your browser. Other cookies are "permanent cookies", meaning that they survive after your browser is closed. Permanent cookies can be used by our Websites to recognize your computer when you open your browser and browse the Internet again.
- track traffic flow and patterns of travel in connection with our Websites;
- understand the total number of visitors to our Website on an ongoing basis and the types of internet browsers (e.g. Firefox, Chrome or Internet Explorer) and operating systems (e.g. Windows or Mac OS) used by our visitors;
- customize and enhance your online experience; and
- enable EMI and third parties to advertise both on and off our Websites.
We use pixel tags in combination with cookies. A pixel tag is a type of technology which is placed on a website or within an email and used for the purpose of tracking activity on a website. We use information collected from pixel tags, along with information collected from cookies, to improve your user experience and the overall quality of our services.
我们和我们的合作伙伴使用的类型的cookien connection with our Websites can be classified into one of five categories, namely "Essential Cookies", "Functionality Cookies", "Performance/Analytics Cookies", "Advertising/Tracking Cookies", and "Social Media Cookies". We've set out some further information about each category, and the purposes of the cookies we and third parties set in the following table.
|Cookies necessary for essential Website purposes ("Essential Cookies")||These cookies are essential to provide you access to our Websites and any services available through our Websites and to use some of its features, such as access to secure areas. Without these cookies, services you have asked for, like transactional pages and secure login accounts, would not be possible.||Please see the instructions set out in "How to control or delete cookies" below.|
Functionality cookies record information about choices you've made and allow us to tailor our Websites to you. These cookies mean that when you continue to use or come back to our Websites, we can provide you with our services as you have asked for them to be provided. For example, these cookies allow us to:
|Please see the instructions set out in "How to control or delete cookies" below.|
|Please also see the instructions set out in "How to control or delete cookies" below.|
|Advertising/ Tracking Cookies||
As you use our Websites, you will notice that they feature advertising. We allow third-party companies, including advertising companies, to place cookies on our Websites. These cookies enable such companies to track your activity across various sites where they display ads and record your activities so they can show ads that they consider relevant to you as you browse the Internet. These cookies are anonymous -- they store information about the content you are browsing, but not about who you are.
All the ad companies or networks that we work with have their own privacy policies and offer a mechanism for users to opt out of tracking and behavioral targeting available through the ad itself or through the opt out mechanisms listed in the "How to control or delete cookies" section below.
On some pages of our Websites, third parties that provide applications through our Websites may set their own anonymous cookies in order to track the success of their applications or customize applications for you. For example, when you share an article using a social media sharing button on our Websites (e.g., Twitter or Facebook), the social network that has created the button will record that you have done this. Because of how cookies work, we cannot access these cookies, nor can the third parties access the data in cookies used by us. Some pages of our Websites may also contain embedded content, such as video content from YouTube or Vimeo, and these sites may set their own cookies.
Please see the instructions set out in "How to control or delete cookies" below.
- Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
- Cookie settings in Firefox
- Cookie settings in Safari web和iOS.
- Digital Advertising Alliance (https://www.aboutads.info/consumers)
Please bear in mind that there are many more companies listed on these sites than those that drop cookies via our Websites.
All cookies controlled by EMI automatically expire within a period of up to 6 months from acceptance, unless you as the user delete them sooner.
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