CURIOOSO uses its own cookies and those rendered by Google Inc. (“Google”).
What are cookies?
They are little text files created by the website you visit that contain data which is sent between an issuer and a recipient. In this case, the issuer is a server where the website is hosted and the recipient is the browser that the user uses when they visit the web.
You can read more about cookies at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.
What objectives do cookies have?
Essentially two objectives:
1. Improve Curiooso’s services through statistical information such as visits, number of page views, views per page, visit duration, bounce rate, percentage of new visits, visitor frequency, interactions, pages visited etc.
2. Offer more relevant content to the user based on their navigation habits.
Any user can disable or change their cookie settings through their web browser. Following are the links to do so:
In particular, Google informs:
We store a record of the ads we serve in our logs. These server logs typically include your web request, IP address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request, and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser. We store this data for a number of reasons, the most important of which are to improve our services and to maintain the security of our systems. We anonymize this log data by removing part of the IP address (after 9 months) and cookie information (after 18 months).” (https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads)
CURIOOSO informs its users that:
(i) the collection of our users’ information about the use of this website through Google Analytics is done by Google in their name (and not in the name or responsibility of CURIOOSO) and CURIOOSO does not have access to this information (only to the aggregated information that Google facilitates us with which is not associated to a specific IP address);
(ii) Google (and not CURIOOSO) is who determines the treatment and use of the information captured by Google Analytics at all times, as well as the functionality and duration of the cookies;
(iii) according to the information available by Google, the user can avoid such data collection by refusing the installation of cookies in their browser (at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en the user can find more information about how to opt out of the cookie installation of Google Analytics); and
(iv) should be aware that only the countries within the European Union -as a general rule- share similar standards for personal cookie treatment and data protection.
In this website the cookies of “Google Analytics” are enabled, and are described as follows:
|Third Party||Google, Inc. (“Google”), company of Delaware with headquarters in 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View (California), CA 94043, USA.|
|Information collected by Google and information sent to CURIOOSO||Google Analytics collects user interactions on the website (time of visit, if it’s a a returning user, referral website, IP address, etc)
Google Analytics does not provide CURIOOSO with information about the live IP address of the user: it only provides statistical information regarding visits (unique visitors, number of page views, pages per session, average session duration, percentage bounce rate, percentage of new visitors, new and recurring visits, frequency and recency of visits, interactions, pages visited), demographics (language, country/region, city), system (browser, operating system, internet provider, device), source/medium.
|Objective||Google Analytics is a website analytics tool that allows website owners to understand how their users engage with their website. The customers of Google Analytics can consult reports that describe how their users interact with their website with the purpose of improving their services/products. Google Analytics provides information anonymously, by informing about the trends of the site without identifying the users.|
|Disabling||The user can at any moment disable Google Analytics cookies, through:
The opt-out system of Google Analytics found at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
The browser configuration; for example:
The disabling of Google Analytics cookies won’t prevent the use of this website
CURIOOSO reserves the rights to modify its Data Protection Policy in accordance with the law applicable at each time. Any modification of the Data Protection Policy will be published on www.curiooso.com so any person interested can access it
Latest updated: 11 October 2018