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Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy sets out how we use cookies on our website, socialtournaments.com (the “Website”). Please take the time to read and understand this Cookie Policy which has been provided for your information, as a user of this Website (‘“You” or “User”), for transparency purposes on our use of cookies.

  1. What is a cookie?

Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your browser and allows the Website or a third-party to recognise you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you. Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies. In the event personal data is contained in the cookies, the same terms apply as set out in the Privacy Policy. Cookies can be classified as either ‘session’ or ‘persistent’, depending on how long they last after they are placed on your browser. Session cookies last for as long as you keep your browser open. They expire when you close your browser. Persistent cookies expire at a fixed point in time or if you manually delete them from your browser, whichever occurs first.

  1. What are the types of cookies we use?
    • Essential Cookies: Essential cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions, such as page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies, and are strictly necessary to provide our online service. They can also be placed to comply with a legal obligation. Essential cookies are session cookies, and expire once you close your browser. Essential Cookies that are used on this Website include the following:
      • Authentication cookies: These allow us to identify you once you have logged in to your account;
    • Non-Essential Cookies: these are any cookies that do not fall within the definition of essential cookies. Non-essential cookies require Your consent. Such non-essential cookies used on this Website include the following:
      • Third-party cookies: In certain instances, we use third party cookies, which are cookies provided by parties other than Us. We always ensure that these parties are reputable and will respect your privacy. We make use of the following third-party persistent cookies:
        1. Analytic/Performance Cookies: These cookies are set by Google Analytics. Such cookies help us measure how users interact with our Website by collecting information on clicks, time spent on the Website, pages visited on the Website, frequency, which browser is used, and whether a User visits a third-party site. This information is passed on to Google Analytics, and the feedback received is solely used to improve the Website. Statistics and analytical data are useful tools for us to provide a better product for our Users and to make our business predictions more accurate. For further information please visit the Google Analytics Terms of Useand the Google Privacy Policy. You have the option to stop Google Analytics from recognising you when returning to our Website by disabling cookies on your browser. Further information on how this can be done, may be found below.
  1. Cookie list

The following list contains cookies that are used on our website:

Cookie name TYPE Purpose Duration Type of Data Stored
wp-settings-… Session CMS 1 year Storing visitor settings
wordpress_logged_in_.. Session CMS 1 year Storing informations about sessions
wordpress_sec_… Session CMS 1 year Storing informations about sessions
wordpress_test_cookie Session CMS 1 year To check if cookies are enable in the browser
user_location Sessio CMS 12hrs Storing player location based on IP
_ga… Persistent Google Analytics 2 years Providing analytics for the site

 

  1. How to control cookies

Most web browsers today allow you to control cookies through the settings and preferences of your browser of choice. It is possible for You to disable cookies or set your browser to alert You when cookies are being sent. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and You can set your browser to prevent them from being placed. If You do this, however, You may have to manually adjust some preferences every time You visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

We require your consent for all non-essential cookies, which is acquired by ticking the pop-up box upon accessing the website. Furthermore, if You wish to change your cookie preferences with regards to our websites please click here.

  1. Changes to the Cookie Policy

We may update this Policy from time to time. If we make significant changes, we will let you know but please regularly check this Policy to ensure you are aware of the most updated version.