Cookie Policy

Last updated: 01 June, 2020

 

 

Table of Contents

  1. What Are Cookies
  2. What Types Of Cookies We Use
  3. The Cookies We Use
  4. How To Control Cookies
  5. Update or Revoke Your Cookie Preferences
  6. Contact Us

 

 

This Cookie Policy outlines how Queer Film Reviews (“us”, “we”, or “our”) and our third-party service providers use cookies and similar technologies to recognise, collect, and/or track information about, and relevant to, your usage of https://QueerFilmReviews.com (the “Site”).

 

WHAT ARE COOKIES

Cookies are text files with a small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier.

Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s or tablet device’s or mobile device’s part of the hard drive specifically designated for cookies.

It is standard practice to use cookies to make your experience better when using a website.

Like many sites, we use “cookies” to recognise, collect, and/or track information about, and relevant to, your usage of the Site.

 

These cookies are known as “first-party cookies”. We may also recognise, collect, and/or track information through cookies set by third parties. These cookies are known as “third-party cookies”. Third-party cookies are used to perform tasks related to advertising, and analytics, and to enable interactive features such as sharing or commenting. Some third parties collect statistics in an anonymised and aggregated form and may not require the consent of the user.

The information that our first-party cookies or third-party cookies recognise, collect, and/or track may include information about your devices, browsing actions, and patterns, such as among others, the type of computer you use, your internet service provider, your browser type, your location, your IP address, the date and time of your visit, the pages viewed, your traffic pattern through the Site.

 

Upon your first visit to the Site (and periodically after that), we will request your consent to our use of cookies except for those strictly necessary.

 

 

WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES WE USE

 

We use the following categories of cookies on the Site:

 

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential to enable you to browse the Site and use its features. We use cookies to save your sessions, your login details, and other information necessary to perform your requests, and to carry out other activities that are strictly necessary for the operation of this Site, for example in relation to the distribution of traffic. We use cookies to save browsing preferences and to optimise your browsing experience.

 

Analytics cookies

These cookies collect information about your use of the Site, such as for instance, browsing actions, and patterns, the date and time of your visit, the pages viewed, your traffic pattern through the Site.

Through the collection of this information, we are able to monitor and analyse web traffic to the Site. User behaviours may be recognised, collected, and/or tracked.

We use Google Analytics to monitor and analyse web traffic to the Site. Google utilises the data recognised, collected, and/or tracked on the Site to prepare reports on traffic activities.

This integration of Google Analytics anonymises your IP address.

Google may use the information recognised, collected, and/or tracked to personalise the ads of its advertising network and may share the information recognised, collected, and/or tracked with other services.

 

Security cookies

These cookies are essential to our security features. These cookies allow us to detect malicious activities or activities in breach of our terms of use.

 

Customisation cookies

These cookies allow the Site to save information and details such as your username to optimise your experience on the Site and provide personal features.

 

Social media cookies and pixels

These cookies allow you to share your activity on the Site on social media such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter, or other external platforms directly from the Site.

Cookies may still be recognised, collected, and/or tracked on the pages where buttons, widgets, or other applications are installed, even when you do not actively use it.

The interaction and information recognised, collected, and/or tracked through the Site are always subject to your privacy settings for each social network and external platform.

You are encouraged to refer to the privacy policy of the relevant social network or external platform and to log out from the respective network or platform in order to make sure that the information collected on the Site is not tracked back to your profile.

 

  • Facebook Like button and Facebook social widgets

The Facebook Like button and Facebook social widgets are applications allowing interaction with the Facebook social network.

 

  • Twitter Tweet button and Twitter social widgets

The Twitter Tweet button and Twitter social widgets are applications allowing interaction with the Twitter social network.

 

  • YouTube video widget

YouTube is a video sharing website that allows this Site to incorporate video content on its pages and posts.

 

  • Social media pixels

We reserve the right to use social media pixels. These pixels allow social media such as Facebook to track visitors to external websites in order to tailor their advertising activities to target users while browsing their social media network. For information regarding these pixels, you are encouraged to refer to the privacy policy of the relevant social network.

 

  • Facebook pixel

Facebook pixel connects the activity performed on the Site with the Facebook advertising network, including Instagram and Audience ads.

 

Targeting or advertising cookies

These cookies record your browsing actions and patterns on the Site, such as among others, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. The information recognised, collected, and/or tracked by these cookies is used to make our Site and the advertising displayed by way of links or banners on the Site more relevant to your interests. For the same purpose, this information may also be shared with third parties, such as: This site does not currently use third-party targeting or advertising services.

 

 

THE COOKIES WE USE

 

Cookie

Description

Expiry

Type

__cfduid

The cookie is set by CloudFare. The cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. It does not correspond to any user ID in the web application and does not store any personally identifiable information.

1 Month Strictly Necessary

_ga

This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.

2 Years Analytics

_gat

This cookies is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the collection of data on high traffic sites.

1 Minute Performance

_gid

This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.

1 Day Analytics

_fbp

This cookie is installed by Facebook Pixel. The cookie is used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers

3 Months Targeting / Advertising

fr

Contains browser and user unique ID combination, used for targeted advertising.rXXXXXXXXXX

3 Months Targeting / Advertising

_iub_cs

This cookie is installed by Iubenda Cookie Solution to store cookie consent preferences 1 Year Functional

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IubEUconsent-v2

This cookie is used by the IAB Europe Transparency & Consent Framework to store the user’s consent to the data collection Purposes. The cookie holds an encrypted consent string that vendors participating in the framework can read and determine the user’s consent.

389 Days Strictly Necessary

NID

This is a cookie installed by Google to relays a Unique ID (anonymised)used to remember preferences and also sometimes to customise ads

Varies, commonly 6 months Functional

sb

This is a cookie installed by Facebook to store browser details.

2 Years Marketing / Tracking

usprivacy

This cookie is used by the IAB CCPA Compliance Framework to store the user’s opt-out of sale decision. Vendors participating in the framework can then read from this cookie to understand if the user has opted out of sale of personal data.

1 Year Strictly Necessary

 

 

HOW TO CONTROL COOKIES

 

In accordance with our Privacy Policy and this Cookie Policy, you have the right to accept or reject cookies.

Strictly necessary cookies may not be rejected since they are essential to enable you to browse the Site and use its features.

Should you reject cookies, you will still be able to use the Site although certain features and functionalities may not be available to you and/or certain areas may be restricted.

 

You have the right to update, change, or revoke any prior consent HERE

 

In addition to what it is indicated within this Cookie Policy, you can manage preferences for cookies directly from within your own browser and prevent – for example – third parties from installing cookies.

Through browser preferences, it is also possible to delete cookies installed in the past, including the cookies that may have saved the initial consent for the installation of cookies by this Site.

You can find information about how to manage cookies in the most commonly used browsers (e.g. Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, and Microsoft Internet Explorer) on the website of the browser of choice.

 

With regard to cookies installed by third parties, users can manage their preferences and withdrawal of their consent by clicking the related opt-out link (if provided), by using the means provided in the third party’s privacy policy, or by contacting the third party.

 

 

CONTACT US

 

If you have any questions about this Cookie Policy, please contact us at: [email protected] or via our contact form.

 

 

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