Cookies Policy

COOKIE POLICY (Updated JULY 2018)

So as to agree to new rules, we use an arrangement of categorizing the diverse types of cookies which we use on the Website, or which might be dropped by third parties through our sites. The system clarifies more about which cookies we use, why we use them, and the usefulness you will lose in case you choose you would prefer not to have them on your device. You can be assured that we are finding ways of working our other privacy and cookie-related improvements to the Website.

This Cookies Policy explains how NutritionGrow use cookies and similar technologies. Whenever you use NutritionGrow websites, apps, products, advertising services or other technologies (“Services”), or visit a website, app or service which uses our Services, information may be collected through the use of cookies and similar technologies. NutritionGrow is committed to protecting the personal information collected when you use our Services.

UNDERSTANDING THE USE OF A COOKIE

Cookies are text or .txt files containing small measures of information which are downloaded to your mobile, smartphone, PC, or other gadgets when you visit a site. Cookies are then sent back to the first site on each consequent visit, or to another site that perceives that cookie. Cookies are useful because they permit a site to perceive a user's gadget.

A cookie is a small data file, often including a unique identifier, which is sent to your computer, mobile phone or tablet device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so the website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the website. The cookie will collect information relating to your use of our Services, information about your device, e.g. the device’s IP address and browser type, broad location and, if you arrived at our site via a link from third party site, the URL of the linking page. If you have registered for any Services or you are a subscriber, it may also collect your name and email address, which may be transferred to data processors for registered user or subscriber verification purposes.

Similar technologies known as “local storage” may also be used in our Services as an alternative to cookies. This is technology which is similar to cookies and performs very similar functions, such as caching data to enable us to improve our Services, allowing you to register for our Services, tracking activity to enable us and our advertisers to advertise to you in accordance with this policy and counting the number of people who view adverts on our Services. Where we refer to “cookies” in this policy, we mean cookies or similar technologies.

Cookies record information about your online preferences and help us to tailor our Services to your interests. Information provided by cookies can help us to analyze your use of our Services and help us to provide you with a better user experience.

In addition to cookies, our Services may also use web beacons, clear GIFs, page tags and web bugs. These are all types of technology implemented by websites or third party ad servers to allow them to analyze your website use and help improve your experience of the Services.

What are Persistent Cookies?

Persistent cookies stay on a user's gadget for the timeframe indicated in the cookie. They are actuated every time that the user visits the site that made that specific cookie.

What are Session Cookies?

Session cookies permit site administrators to connect the activities of a user during a program session. A program session begins when a user opens the program window and completes when they close the program window. Session cookies are made incidentally. When you close the program, all session cookies are erased.

First party cookies are set by the website you are visiting; and

Third party cookies are cookies used within our Services which are set by other organizations. These include cookies from external analytics services which help us to understand the use of our sites, or by advertisers so that they can track the effectiveness of their advertisements.

Cookies do heaps of various tasks, such as giving you a chance to navigate between pages proficiently, recalling your interests, and by and large enhance the user experience. They can likewise guarantee that the advertisements you see online are more pertinent to you and your interests.

 What are cookies used for?

 1. Functional Cookies

Functional cookies are essential to the running of our Services. They are used to remember your preferences on our websites and to provide enhanced, more personal features. The information collected by these cookies is usually anonymized, so we cannot identify you personally. Functional cookies do not track your internet usage or gather information which could be used for selling advertising, but they do help with serving advertising. These cookies are usually session cookies which will expire when you close your browsing session.

2. Essential or ‘Strictly Necessary’ Cookies

These cookies are essential for the running of our Services. Without these cookies, parts of our websites would not function. These cookies do not track where you have been on the internet and do remember preferences beyond your current visit and do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing purposes. These cookies are usually session cookies which will expire when you close your browsing session.

3. Analytical Performance and Measurement Cookies

Analytical performance cookies are used to monitor the performance of our Services, for example, to determine the number of page views and the number of unique users a website has. Web analytics services may be designed and operated by third parties. The information provided by these cookies allows us to analyze patterns of user behavior and we use that information to enhance user experience or identify areas of the website which may require maintenance. The information is anonymous (i.e. it cannot be used to identify you and does not contain personal information such as your name and email address) and it is only used for statistical purposes

4. Targeting or ‘Behavioral Advertising’ Cookies

These cookies, which may be placed on your device by us or our trusted third party service providers, remember that you have visited a website and use that information to provide you with content or advertising which is tailored to your interests. This is often called online behavioral advertising and is done by grouping together shared interests based upon web browsing history. Your web browsing history can be used to infer things about you (e.g. your age, gender etc.), and this information may also be used to make advertising on websites more relevant to you. Without these cookies, content and advertisements you encounter may be less relevant to you and your interests.

How does NutritionGrow use cookies?

 NutritionGrow, together with our trusted partners, uses cookies in combination with other information we maintain for a number of purposes, including the following:

1. Essential and Functional Cookies

We use these cookies to enable certain online functionality including:

  • access your information so we can provide you with customized content and experiences, or remember the last page you visited on the Services;
  • identify returning users, registrants and subscribers and allow them to be presented with a personalized version of the site;
  • eliminating the need for returning users to re-enter their login details;
  • commenting on our sites;
  • maintain your settings and authenticate your identity while you are logged in to the Services;
  • To support security measures and to assist in identifying possible fraudulent or abusive activities.

2. Analytical Performance and Measurement Cookies

We use these cookies to measure users’ behavior to better develop our Services. By using analytics services provided by third parties such as Google Analytics and ComScore, we can analyze and measure which pages are viewed and how long for and which links are followed, and we can use this information to provide more content which is of interest. We also use this analysis to report on our performance and to sell advertising.

3. Targeting and Behavioral Advertising Cookies

 We use these cookies to:

Manage online advertising and revenue share arrangements. Our approved advertising partners, primarily Google (DoubleClick, AdX, AdSense), Rubicon Project, Index Exchange, AppNexus, OpenX, Pubmatic, Criteo and GroupM use cookies together with web beacons to provide advertising to you and to enable us to manage our relationship with those advertisers by, for example, tracking how many unique users have seen a particular advertisement or followed a link in an advertisement;

Manage e-commerce activities via affiliate links and associated revenue share arrangements;

Measure general user behavior across our sites and third party sites to build a profile based on users browsing patterns so that we and third parties can target advertising to users that will be more relevant to users’ interests. This means that if, for example, users visit a page with a review about a particular camera then the cookie will collect this information and we may target adverts for that camera to those users and, if users visit third party sites that are part of the same advertising network, those third parties may target adverts for that camera to those users;

to create profiles that trusted third parties can buy to allow them to better target their advertising with more relevant content; and 

  • Keep track of the number of users who saw a particular ad or visited a particular page of one of our websites, analyze the effectiveness of our ads, and provide auditing, research and reporting for advertisers.
  • The trusted partners we work with in relation to targeting and behavioral advertising include third-party ad servers, ad agencies, technology vendors, providers of advertisement content, research firms and other companies that help us provide more effective advertising and offer you a more personalized experience. As your browser, app or device communicates with the third party’s servers, these companies can collect information, including your IP address, page header information, browser or device information, just as if you had requested their web page or used their apps directly.

We cannot control nor do we have access to any cookies placed on your computer by third party advertisers and sponsors.

The following third party cookies may be present on NutritionGrow Services. For more information on the third party and for details about their privacy policy please click the links below:

Google Analytics

Performance and  Measurement

https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout  

Facebook

Performance and Functionality

https://en-gb.facebook.com/policies/cookies/

Twitter

Performance and Functionality

https://help.twitter.com/en/rules-and-policies/twitter-cookies

Google Adsense

Targeting & Advertising

https://policies.google.com/?hl=en

Google DFP (DoubleClick Publishers)

Targeting & Advertising

https://policies.google.com/?hl=en

Quantcast

Targeting & Advertising

https://www.quantcast.com/privacy/

Taboola

Targeting & Advertising

https://www.taboola.com/privacy-policy#site-visitors-3-4

Outbrain

Targeting & Advertising

https://www.outbrain.com/legal/privacy#privacy-policy

Voluum

Performance and  Measurement

https://voluum.com/cookies-policy/

Clickmeter

Performance and  Measurement

https://www.clickmeter.com/cookies

Mgid

Targeting & Advertising

https://www.mgid.com/privacy-policy

Propellerads

Targeting & Advertising

https://propellerads.com/opt-out/

Selfadvertiser

Targeting & Advertising

https://www.selfadvertiser.com/privacy.html

Revcontent

Targeting & Advertising

https://faq.revcontent.com/customer/en/portal/articles/2703838-revcontent-s-privacy-and-cookie-policy

 4. Other Third Party Cookies

You may notice on some pages of our websites that cookies have been set that are not related to NutritionGrow. When you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube or Facebook, these third party service providers may set their own cookies on your device. NutritionGrow does not control the use of these third party cookies and cannot access them due to the way that cookies work, as cookies can only be accessed by the party who originally set them. Please check the third party websites for more information about these cookies.

Some of our websites use Adobe Flash Player to deliver video and game content to users. Adobe utilize their own cookies, which are not manageable through your browser settings but are used by the Flash Player for similar purposes, such as storing preferences or tracking users. Flash Cookies work in a different way to web browser cookies; rather than having individual cookies for particular jobs, a website is restricted to storing all data in one cookie. You can control how much data, if any, may be stored in that cookie but you cannot choose what type of information is allowed to be stored. You can manage which websites can store information in Flash cookies on your device via the website storage settings panel on the Adobe website. 

We also include web beacons in our emails to track the success of our marketing campaigns. This means that if you open an email from us we can see which of the pages of our Website you have visited. Our web beacons do not store additional information on your device but, by communicating with our cookies on your device, they can tell us when you have opened our email.

How can users manage or opt out of cookies?

Some people find the idea of a website storing information on their device a little intrusive, in particular when the information is stored and used by a third party. For example, you may object to being served advertising which is targeted to your interests based on your browsing history. If you would prefer to opt out of cookies, it is possible to control cookies by following the steps below, however you should be aware that you might lose some features and functionality of the website if you do so.

Cookies, including those which have already been set, can be deleted from your hard drive. You can also change the preferences/settings in your web browser to control cookies. Some internet browsers have a ‘Do Not Track or ‘DNT’ setting; this sends a signal to websites asking them not to track your browsing. The following links may be helpful:

  • Cookie setting in Firefox
  • Cookie setting in Safari
  • Cookie setting in Internet Explorer
  • Cookie setting in Chrome 

In some cases, you can choose to accept cookies from the primary site, but block them from third parties. In others, you can block cookies from specific advertisers, or clear out all cookies. Deleting or blocking cookies may reduce functionality of the site.

Web Beacons

You can normally render web beacons and other tracking technologies ineffective by switching off cookies in your browser. There are also browser add-ons and extensions that specifically block web beacons. If you object to web beacons in emails, we recommend that you follow the instructions for deleting existing cookies and disabling NutritionGrow cookies above. We will still know how many of our emails are opened and we will automatically receive your IP address, a unique identifier of your device or other access device; but we will not identify you as an individual.

NutritionGrow DATA COLLECTION POLICY

We might use data accumulation devices, for example, "cookies" or other innovation to get certain sorts of information when your web program gets to Our Website. Cookies are small text format files containing a series of characters to recognize your program. Cookies permit the Website to recall vital data or information that will make your visit to the Website more useful. Our Website might use cookies and other innovation to store related user information during a session to speed navigation and monitor things and to gather anonymous activity data that we might use to upgrade Our Website and for advertising and limited time purposes.

We additionally use cookies to permit you to enter your secret word less regularly amid a session. Cookies can likewise help us in giving information that is focused to your hobbies. Most cookies are "session cookies," implying that they are naturally erased from your hard drive toward the end of a session. You are constantly allowed to decrease our cookies if your program licenses, in spite of the fact that all things considered you will most likely be unable to use certain components on the Website and you might be required to re-enter your keyword oftentimes amid a session. You can reset your program to refuse cookies or caution you when they are being sent.

We have additionally contracted with Third Parties to track and investigate mysterious use and volume factual information from our guests and individuals for exploration purposes. Such information is shared remotely just on an unknown, amassed basis. Such Third Parties use persistent cookies to offer better visitor experience, to deal with Our Website content, and to track visitor conduct. All data or information gathered by such Third Party for Our sake is used exclusively by us or for our benefit and is shared remotely and anonymously on an average basis.

We will endeavor to do the best; however, don't warrant that Our Website is free of any operational errors nor do we warrant that Our Website will be free of any infection, PC contaminant, virus, or other destructive elements.

You recognize that Our Website, its administrations and contents are given on an "as seems to be" and "as accessible" basis, without guarantee of any sort, either expressed or inferred. We explicitly repudiate that any administration will be continuous, opportune, secure or error free for any reasons at all, including, however not constrained, to over-burden/breakdown of servers, receiving network, or applications; framework failures, out of Our control or because of overwhelming website traffic.