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Cookies Statement

Gale Media, Inc. Cookies Statement

Effective: May 25, 2018

Gale Media, Inc.'s (the "Company," "we," or "us") Cookies Statement describes the use of cookies and other tracking technology on www.mdm.comwww.mdm-analytics.comwww.salesgpsconference.com, and www.mdmanalyticssummit.com, (collectively, the “Sites”).  

Contents

What are cookies?

What if I don’t want cookies?

What cookies do we use on the Sites?

How often will you update this Cookies Statement?

Where can I get further information?

 

What are cookies?

As part of offering and providing customizable and personalized services, the Sites use cookies and clear GIFs to store and sometimes track information about you. Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information, which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a site. Cookies are then sent back to the originating site on each subsequent visit, or to another site that recognizes that cookie.  Clear GIFs, also called "web beacons" or "web bugs", are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, and are used to track the online movements of users.  In contrast to cookies, which are stored on your hard drive, clear GIFs are embedded invisibly on pages and are about the size of the period at the end of this sentence.  For the purposes of the Company's Privacy Policy, both cookies and clear GIFs are referred to as “cookies.”  Cookies are useful because they allow a site to recognize a user’s device.  You can find more information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.

Cookies do many different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving the user experience.

A list of all the cookies used on the Sites by category is set out below.

What if I don’t want cookies? 

By using the Sites, you agree that we can place cookies on your device as explained below.  If you want to remove existing cookies from your device, you can do this using your browser options.  If you want to block future cookies being placed on your device, you can change your browser settings to do this.  For more information on managing cookies see www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/. Please note that current “Do Not Track” initiatives are not recognized by our Sites.

Please bear in mind that deleting and blocking cookies will have an impact on your user experience as parts of the Sites may no longer work.  Unless you have adjusted your browser settings to block cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon as you visit our Sites, even if you have previously deleted our cookies.

Turning off cookies will also prevent any web beacons from tracking your user activity on our Sites.  The web beacon will still account for an anonymous visit, but your unique information will not be recorded.

What cookies do we use on the Sites?

  • Strictly necessary cookies – These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Sites and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the Sites. Without these cookies, services you have asked for cannot be provided.
  • Performance cookies - These cookies collect information about how visitors use a site; for instance, which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how a site works.
  • Functionality cookies - These cookies allow a site to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a site may be able to provide you with local information or news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, font and other parts of the Sites' pages that you can customize. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. We may use information collected from our cookies to identify user behavior and to serve content and offers based on your profile. In some cases, we pass this information on to others for marketing or analysis purposes. In most cases, we will not be able to track individuals by name. Only if a user is a registered user, will we associate the cookie information with a named individual. These cookies cannot track your browsing activity on other websites. They don’t gather any information about you that could be used for advertising or remembering where you’ve been on the internet outside our Site.

How often will you update this Cookie Statement?

We may update this Cookie Statement from time to time to reflect, for example, changes to the cookies we use or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.  Please, therefore, re-visit this Cookies Statement regularly to stay informed about our use of cookies and related technologies.  The date at the top of this Cookies Statement indicates when it was last updated.

Where can I get further information?

If you have any questions about our use of cookies or other technologies, please email us at privacy@mdm.com or at the following address:

Gale Media, Inc.
Attn: Privacy
2569 Park Lane, Suite 200
Lafayette, CO 80026

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