Cookies Policy

ConectedIO and our affiliated companies administer the websites available under the connectedio.com domain. Effective May 25, 2018, we have updated our Cookies Policy.

Introduction

ConnectedIO believes in being transparent and clear about how we use your information. This Cookie Policy (“Policy”) explains how we use your information and provides detailed information about how and when we use cookies on our Websites. For the purposes of this Policy, the term, “Websites”, refers collectively to www.connectedio.com and any associated websites that ConnectedIO operates that link to this Policy. Any questions or concerns relating to the use of cookies by our Websites and the processing of personal data obtained through their use may be directed to webmaster@connectedio.com. This supplements ConnectedIO’s Website Privacy Policy and EU Privacy Policy.

Does ConnectedIO use Cookies?

Yes.ConnectedIO and our marketing partners, affiliates, and analytics or service providers use cookies and other technologies to ensure everyone who uses the Websites has the best possible experience.

What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that is downloaded to your computer’s hard drive by a web page server. These cookies contain specific information that can later be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie. There are different types of cookies, some used when you are selecting certain features or preferences, while other cookies will be used by default. We have set out below, information about the cookies that we currently use. We occasionally update this list, so there may be additional cookies that are not currently listed below, but some browsers let you check what cookies are in use. To distribute cookies and count visits we may use Web beacons, tags and scripts to determine whether an email has been opened and acted upon to understand the usage and effectiveness of our marketing campaigns. We may also obtain reports on the usage of these technologies by our service/analytics providers on an individual and aggregated basis.

Why does ConnectedIO use Cookies?

ConnectedIO typically uses both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. We use session cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our sites. A session cookie expires when you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time and can be used when you return to our site to help identify you or allow you to log in, or on other third-party sites to communicate to you via online-marketing channels. These cookies can be controlled at the individual browser level. If you decide to activate the cookie or disable a cookie, you may still visit our Websites, but the ability to use some features may be limited.

How to disable Cookies?

You do not have to accept all of the cookies used by our Websites. You can choose to activate or later de-activate the use of cookies through a functionality built into your web browser. Please note that by deleting or blocking cookies that are strictly necessary for the performance of our Websites, it may not function correctly, and you may not be able to access certain areas of our Websites.

For additional information on cookies, or how to control, disable or delete them, visit http://www.aboutcookies.org for detailed guidance. In addition, certain third-party advertising networks such as Google,permit users to exit out of or customize preferences associated with your internet browsing. To learn more information about this Google feature, click here (https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads).

Many jurisdictions require or recommend that website operators notify users/visitors as to the nature of cookies they utilize and, in some situations, require that the website operator obtains a user’s consent for the placement of certain cookies.

Our Websites include third party social media features, such as the Facebook’s ‘Like’ button, and third-party widgets, such as the‘Share This’ button or interactive mini-programs that run on the Websites. These social media features may collect your IP address, details about the page you are visiting on the Websites and set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Overall your interaction with these features are governed by the privacy policy providing by the third-party company.

What do we collect?

We use the following types of cookies on our Website:

(A)Strictly Necessary Cookies - These cookies are necessary for our Websites to function and cannot be switched off without impairing the functioning of our Websites. They are set to respond to actions taken by you to make a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies include the following:

There are no strictly necessary cookies included on the ConnectedIO website.

(B)Performance Cookies - These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our Websites. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated by third-party providers or immediately by us. If you block these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our website and will not be able to remember your preferences when you make subsequent visits. These cookies include:

Service

Cookie Name

Description

Expiration

OptOut

Google Analytics

_ga

This cookie, associated with Google Analytics used to set apart unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. In addition, the cookie is used for performance purposes, and included in each page request to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.

2 years

Google Opt-Out

Google Tag Manager

_gat

Used to throttle the request rate.

1 minute

Google Opt-Out

Google Universal Analytic

_gid

Used for performance purposes, this cookie stores and updates a unique value of each page visited distinguishing the users.

24 hours

Google Opt-Out

SugarCRM

This consent banner cookie under GDPR contains the domain, viewCount which increments each pageView in a session and sessions start timestamp to keep track of sessions.



Bing

MUID
MC1
MSFPC
MR

Used to collect information about how visitors use our site.

MUID- 2 yr

MR- 6 mos

Bing Opt-Out

(C)Functional Cookies - These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalization. They may be set by us or by third-party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies, then some or all of these services may not function properly. These cookies include:

Service

Cookie Name

Description

Expiration

Opt Out






(D)Targeting Cookies - These cookies may be set through our Websites by our partners. They may be used to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not directly store your personal details but do uniquely identify your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising. These cookies include:

Service

Cookie Name

Description

Expiration

Opt Out

Facebook

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When a Facebook is installed on the website these cookies are used to measures ad conversions or retargets advertisements on Facebook. Some of these cookies are used to identify the web browser being used to connect to Facebook independent of the logged in user.

2 years

Facebook Opt-Out

LinkedIn

bcookie Bscookie Lidc

Originating from shared buttons and ad tags on the site, these cookies are used when a user signs into Linkedin or uses the Linkedin follow feature.

Bcookie, bscookie - 2 years
Lidc - 1 day

LinkedIn Opt-Out

Links to other sites

Our Websites may contain links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by ConnectedIO. Please be aware that ConnectedIO is not responsible for the privacy or security practices of such other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy notices of each and every website that you visit.