Effective Date: August 17, 2023
Information Collected Using Cookies and other Web Technologies when you use https://decenterads.com
This policy applies to our use of “cookies” or similar technologies (like scripts, tracking pixels, web beacons) in connection with DecenterAds website – https://decenterads.com/(“Website”) and services.
“Partners” as used in this Policy, means, our publishers and other advertising clients.
“Group” as used in this Policy, means, with respect to Decenterads, its affiliates and group entities.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed into user’s device when you visit a website, downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a site and allow a site to recognize your device. Cookies stores information about the user’s visit, which may include content viewed, language preference, time and duration of each visit and advertisement accessed. Cookies managed by DecenterAds only are called “first party cookies” whereas cookies from third parties are called “third party cookies”.
What types of cookies exist?
First-party and third-party cookies
First-party cookies collect information about how you use our platform. They help to determine, for example, which sections of the Site are of particular interest. In this way, we can alter the content of our Site to suit our users’ needs and improve their experience. Third-party cookies in turn are set by third parties, such as social networks. They are primarily used to integrate social media content, such as plug-ins, on our Site.
Session and persistent cookies
The key difference between session and persistent cookies is that the data from the former ones is stored only for the duration of the current session. When the user closes the browser, the data becomes unavailable. They facilitate navigation and make visiting the Site more convenient. Persistent cookies may be stored indefinitely and are primarily used to identify your device when you re-enter our Site or App.
Our Website cookies
When you visit the DecenterAds website, we utilize cookies to automatically gather specific information about your visit and interactions on our Website. These cookies help our systems identify you and track how many people visit and browse various pages within the DecenterAds website. By doing so, we gain insights into which sections of our Website are most appealing to our visitors and users. Additionally, we can acquire aggregated geographic and demographic data about our visitors and users. This information aids us in continually enhancing our Website and monitoring and analyzing web traffic.
More specifically, we employ the following types of cookies on our Website:
Who serves these cookies?
Why are they used?
Strictly necessary Cookies
Duration: 1 year
Description: CookieYes sets this cookie to remember users’ consent preferences so that their preferences are respected on subsequent visits to this site. It does not collect or store any personal information about the site visitors.
Description: This cookie is native to PHP applications. The cookie stores and identifies a user’s unique session ID to manage user sessions on the website. The cookie is a session cookie and will be deleted when all the browser windows are closed.
These are the most important cookies without which neither the Website will be able to function correctly and efficiently and will lose most of its functionality, including even basic navigation on the platform, so it is impossible to disable them.
Besides, these cookies help make your data entry more secure, such as paying for additional functionality on our platform.
Since cookies are used for the comfortable operation of our platform and of your favorite browser, cookies allow the Website to remember choices you make, such as the username you type in, language or region, and thus provide more personalized features. These types of Cookies also enable us to prevent any kind of phishing, scamming and unauthorized login attempts to your account.
Duration: 1 day
Description: Linkedin sets this cookie to registers statistical data on users’ behavior on the website for internal analytics.
Duration:1 year 1 month 4 days
Description: Google Analytics sets this cookie to store and count page views.
Duration: 1 year 1 month 4 days
Description: Google Analytics sets this cookie to calculate visitor, session and campaign data and track site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognise unique visitors.
Duration: 1 month
Description: Linkedin set this cookie to store information about the time a sync took place with the lms_analytics cookie.
With their help we learn how visitors interact with the site, which pages they visit and how long they stay on the site. They also allow us to measure the effectiveness of advertising and to optimize the content of the Site for visitors who are interested in our advertising. These cookies do not identify you and the information which is collected by such cookies is stored in an aggregated form, like the number of visitors to the Website, where visitors have come to the Site from, and so on. This information is anonymous.
Third-party advertising or targeting cookies
Duration: 3 months
Description: LinkedIn sets this cookie to collect user behavior data to optimize the website and make advertisements on the website more relevant.
Duration: 1 year
Description: LinkedIn sets this cookie from LinkedIn share buttons and ad tags to recognize browser IDs.
Duration: 1 year
Description: LinkedIn sets this cookie to store performed actions on the website.
Third-party advertising or targeting cookies are persistent cookies and mostly third-party cookies. These are used to deliver content, including relevant advertising based on the user’s interest. These cookies can share information with other organizations or advertisers.
Duration: 1 day
Description: LinkedIn sets the lidc cookie to facilitate data center selection.
Duration: 1 month
Description: LinkedIn sets this cookie for LinkedIn Ads ID syncing.
Duration: 5 months 27 days
Description: Linkedin set this cookie for storing visitor’s consent regarding using cookies for non-essential purposes.
Functional cookies help perform certain functionalities like sharing the content of the website on social media platforms, collecting feedback, and other third-party features.
If you are concerned about third-party cookies, you have the option to modify your browser settings to delete any existing cookies or prevent future placement of third-party cookies. To learn more about how to do this, you can refer to the help pages of your browser. If you prefer to opt out of Non-essential Website Cookies, such as Analytics cookies and Third-party advertising or targeting cookies, which are placed by DecenterAds, you can adjust your browser settings to delete any existing cookies and update your preferences for future interactions using the cookie banner displayed on the website. However, please note that if you choose to delete or reject these cookies, you may not be able to utilize all of the features we offer, store your preferences, and some of our pages may not display correctly.
Our Ad Network and Channels
DecenterAds, as an advertising service provider, may collaborate with Partners who assist in embedding, firing, or placing DecenterAds cookies on their websites, including mobile websites. In such cases, DecenterAds’s cookies will be considered third-party cookies.
Typically, DecenterAds gathers data regarding your interactions with these Partner websites, such as the pages you visit, items added to your cart, browser type, operating system, and more. This data may also include information about DecenterAds ‘s ad serving activities, such as the number of ads served to you.
DecenterAds and its group utilize these technologies to:
- Collect information about how you interact with our Partners’ websites in order to provide you with relevant advertisements and avoid showing you ads you have already seen or are not interested in.
- Gather specific reporting information about the ads we serve, allowing us to keep a record of the Partner website you were using when an ad was shown or interacted with.
- Analyze overall usage trends, understand user interests, and monitor the ad serving process on Partner websites.
- Perform system maintenance and prevent fraudulent traffic on Partner websites concerning our services.
To improve our advertising services and conduct internal analytics, we may also supplement our understanding of you with cookie data received from our Group, in compliance with applicable laws and relevant commercial agreements. However, please note that we do not collect any personally identifiable information such as your identity, name, address, date of birth, social security number, credit card or financial information, email address, or phone number through these cookies.
Data collected from Our or Our Partners’ websites may be shared with our group or advertisers. Furthermore, we may share your data with third parties, such as data enrichment partners and data center providers, in connection with the provision of services to us.
How can you control cookies?
Please note that deleting or blocking cookies may affect the user interface of our Website and make certain parts of the Website unavailable.
However, rejecting cookies is a fairly simple and affordable procedure. More detailed information on how to do this, as well as to receive notifications when a cookie is placed on your device, can be found in the specific browser guides:
- Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en
- Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/products/windows?os=windows-10
- Safari: https://support.apple.com/guide/safari/manage-cookies-sfri11471/mac
- Firefox: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/privacy/websites/#cookies
- Opera: https://help.opera.com/en/latest/web-preferences/#cookies
Many devices also offer the option to reset user identifiers if desired. This can be done in the settings, following the individual recommendations of your device, since the steps may differ depending on the model, operating system, and so on.
ACCEPT OR BLOCK COOKIES
Most browsers have cookies enabled by default but you are able to change your cookies settings, which are usually found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your internet browser.
You can block any cookies from any website by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of some or all cookies. However, if you block all cookies you may not be able to access all or part of our Website. You can also use your browser settings to delete cookies. For more information about how to disable cookies in your browser please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
How to contact us?
DECENTERADS PTE. LTD.
RAFFLES PLACE, #06-619, REPUBLIC PLAZA, SINGAPORE 048619
DecenterAds does not accept responsibility for the consequences related to the degraded operation of our web services resulting from your refusal or removal of cookies.