Cookie & Internet Advertising Policy
In this Policy, “cookie” means HTTP cookies, which are small text files stored on your browser or device hard drive when you access our website. Cookies may be set by us or by third parties on behalf of us.
Please visit www.allaboutcookies.org for more information about cookies.
This Policy applies to any cookies (including third party cookies, web beacons and flash cookies) that are set by or on behalf of us.
How Cookies are Used
Some of our websites use strictly necessary cookies to provide you a function of the website. This may include:
Login settings to authenticate, maintain your login session and remember your preference in respect of storing your login credentials;
Tabbed content to record which tab is being viewed;
Regional content to provide region-based content and remember time zone settings;
Language settings to determine and remember which language to display content in;
Device functionality to provide different content depending on the browser device being used;
Search settings to save all user-defined working sets that can restrict the scope of searches. If this data exceeds 4kb in size, further cookies are created as necessary;
Forum functionality to remember an end user license agreement setting and maintain the date setting;
Editor settings to maintain the height of the editor windows and remember the editor mode that you have chosen; and
Download settings to remember preferences when downloading software from any of our websites.
Performance and Website improvement
Some of our websites use web analytics cookies and similar technologies to gain business insight, improve our understanding of how visitors use our websites (including developer activity) so we can review and update the content and functionality of our websites. We use the information (including your IP address) to identify web pages that are not being regularly visited and website navigation issues.
The cookies collect information which includes the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site, and the pages they visited. These cookies may be set by us, or by third party companies such as:
These are web analytics cookies, provided by Google Inc., that are used to collect information about how visitors use our websites. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our websites. The cookies collect information including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from, and the pages they visited.
The information generated by the cookie about your use of our websites (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our websites, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. We do not attempt to reconcile information collected via Google Analytics to identify an individual user.
For more information about opting out of Google Analytics cookies please visit https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/181881?hl=en-GB.
By using our website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
These are web analytic cookies provided by Adobe that are used to collect information about how visitors use our websites. We use the information to compile reports, to provide relevant content to you, and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to our websites, where visitors have come to the site from, what time of day they access the site, and the pages they visited.
For more information about opting out of Adobe Analytics cookies please visit http:///www.adobe.com/uk/privacy/opt-out.html#4.
We use Hotjar in order to better understand our users’ needs and to optimize the experience (e.g. how much time they spend on which pages, which links they choose to click, what users do and don’t like, etc.). This enables us to build and maintain our service with user feedback.
For more information about opting out of Hotjar cookies please visit https://www.hotjar.com/legal/compliance/opt-out.
We use the information to compile reports, to provide relevant content to you, and to help us improve the site. We do not attempt to reconcile information collected to identify an individual user. Cookie policies for our providers may be reviewed by making that request to each provider directly. By using our website, you consent to the processing of data about you in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
For more information about personalization services’ cookie policies that we are using, please contact us at info@GreatSTEM.com.
For more information about these providers and this service generally, please visit their respective websites and supporting privacy policies.
If you do not want to receive targeted advertising from them, please visit the following page:
We use a mixture of “session” cookies, (cookies stored in your web browser) and “persistent” cookies (which are stored for longer and which are activated each time you revisit our website).
Some third parties such as Google Analytics have developed browser extensions to help you to manage their or other third-party cookies.
You can stop cookies being stored on your browser in future or delete any cookies that are already on your browser. To do so, refer to your browser manufacturer’s instructions by selecting “Help” in your browser menu.
Information on deleting or controlling browser cookies is available at http://www.AboutCookies.org/.
Local stored objects (“LSOs”) are used by the authors of files that are read by Adobe Flash Player and the websites hosting those files. To control or prevent LSOs being stored on your browser, refer to the Adobe website at http://www.adobe.com/privacy/flash-player.html.
You can contact us to update or correct your personal information at any time by emailing us at info@GreatSTEM.com.
If you do not want Flash Cookies stored on your computer, you can adjust the settings of your Flash player to block Flash Cookies storage using the tools contained in the Website Storage Settings Panel. You can also control Flash Cookies by going to the Global Storage Settings Panel and following the instructions (which may include instructions that explain, for example, how to delete existing Flash Cookies (referred to "information" on the Macromedia website), how to prevent Flash LSOs from being placed on your computer without your being asked, and (for Flash Player 8 and later) how to block Flash Cookies that are not being delivered by the operator of the page you are on at the time).
Please note that setting the Flash Player to restrict or limit acceptance of Flash Cookies may reduce or impede the functionality of some Flash applications, including, potentially, Flash applications used in connection with our services or online content.
Please note that if you disable cookies entirely you may not be able to use certain areas or features of our websites.
We reserve the right to change, modify, add or remove portions of this Policy at any time. If we make changes to this Policy, we will post an updated version of this Policy on our website.
If you have any questions or comments about this Policy, please contact us at info@GreatSTEM.com or write to us at:
The Great STEMporium
18388 Coastal Highway #10
Lewes, DE 19958
Last updated: 3/8/19