Cookies Policy

Effective on April 15, 2020

At SplitChek, we believe in being clear and open about how we collect and use data related to you. This Cookie Policy applies to any SplitChek product or service that links to this policy or incorporates it by reference. We use cookies and similar technologies to collect and use data as part of our Products as defined in our Privacy Policy and which includes our sites, communications, mobile applications and off-site Products, such as our ad services. In the spirit of transparency, this policy provides detailed information about how and when we use these technologies. By continuing to visit or use the SplitChek Products, you are agreeing to the use of cookies and similar technologies for the purposes described in this policy.

1. What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small piece of data that a website asks your browser to store on your computer or mobile device. The cookie allows the website to "remember" your actions or preferences over time. Most Internet browsers support cookies; however, users can set their browsers to decline certain types of cookies or specific cookies. Further, users can delete cookies at any time.

2. Why do we use cookies?

We use cookies to learn how you interact with our content and to improve your experience when visiting our website(s). For example, some cookies remember your language or preferences so that you do not have to repeatedly make these choices when you visit one of our websites. We also use cookies to help us with geolocation tracking in order to present you with the closest stores and content and click and collect locations. Additionally, cookies allow us to serve you specific content, such products you are interested in, customise your shopping experience. We may employ the learnings of your behaviour on our SplitChek to serve you with targeted advertisements on third-party products in an effort to “re-market” our products and services to you.

3. What types of cookies do we use?

3.1 Session Cookies

Session cookies are temporary cookies that are used to remember you during the course of your visit to the SplitChek Products, and they expire when you close the the Service for example When using our website, you may have temporal cookies that will be deleted when you close your web browser.

3.2 Persistent Cookies

Persistent cookies are used to remember your preferences within the website and remain on your desktop or mobile device even after you close your browser or restart your computer. We use these cookies to analyse user behaviour to establish visit patterns so that we can improve our website functionality for you and others who visit our website(s). These cookies also allow us to serve you with targeted advertising and measure the effectiveness of our site functionality and advertising.

4. Pixels

A pixel is a tiny image that may be found within web pages and emails, requiring a call (which provides device and visit information) to our servers in order for the pixel to be rendered in those web pages and emails. We use pixels to learn more about your interactions with email content or web content, such as whether you interacted with ads or posts. Pixels can also enable us and third parties to place cookies on your browser.

5. Local storage

Local storage enables a website or application to store information locally on your device(s). Local storage may be used to improve the SplitChek experience, for example, by enabling features, remembering your preferences and speeding up site functionality.

6. Other similar technologies

We also use other tracking technologies, such as mobile advertising IDs and tags for similar purposes as described in this Cookie Policy. References to similar technologies in this policy includes pixels, local storage, and other tracking technologies.

7. How are cookies used for advertising purposes?

Cookies and ad technology such as web beacons and your tags, your shopping history help us serve relevant ads to you more effectively. They also help us collect aggregated audit data, research, and performance reporting for advertisers.

We do not provide any personal information that we collect to advertisers.

8. Uses of these technologies

Below we describe the purposes for which we use these technologies.

8.1 Authentication

We use cookies and similar technologies to recognise you when you visit our Products. If you’re signed into SplitChek, these technologies help us show you the right information and personalise your experience in line with your settings. For example, cookies enable SplitChek to identify you and verify your account.

8.2 Security

We use cookies and similar technologies to make your interactions with our Products faster and more secure. For example, we use cookies to enable and support our security features, keep your account safe and to help us detect malicious activity and violations of our User Agreement.

8.3 Preferences, features and services

We use cookies and similar technologies to enable the functionality of our Products, such as helping you to fill out forms on our Products more easily and providing you with features, insights and customised shopping platform. We also use these technologies to remember information about your browser and your preferences. For example, cookies can tell us which language you prefer and what your communications preferences are. We may also use local storage to speed up site functionality.

8.4 Customised content

We use cookies and similar technologies to customise your experience on our Products. For example, we may use cookies to remember previous searches so that when you return to our products, we can offer additional information that relates to your previous search.

8.5 Advertising

Cookies and similar technologies help us show relevant advertising to you more effectively, both on and off our Products and to measure the performance of such ads. We use these technologies to learn whether content has been shown to you or whether someone who was presented with an ad later came back and took an action (e.g., downloaded a white paper or made a purchase) on SplitChek.

9. How are third party cookies used?

For some of the functions within our site we use third party suppliers, for example, when you visit a page with videos embedded from or links to YouTube. These videos or links (and any other content from third party suppliers) may contain third party cookies, and we encourage you to consult the privacy policies of these third party vendors on their websites for information regarding their use of cookies.

How do I reject and delete cookies?

You can change your preferences for SplitChek websites and/or the websites of any third party suppliers by changing your browser settings. Please note that most browsers automatically accept cookies. Therefore, if you do not wish cookies to be used, you may need to actively delete or block the cookies. If you reject the use of cookies, you will still be able to visit our websites but some of the functions may not work correctly. You may also visit www.allaboutcookies.org for details on how to delete or reject cookies and for further information on cookies generally. By using our website without deleting or rejecting some or all cookies, you agree that we can place those cookies that you have not deleted or rejected on your device.