Cookies Policy


This Cookies Policy is incorporated in our Privacy Policy and refers to our Singles Community Website www.romancecompass.com (“Site”). It explains how we use Cookies and similar internet technologies on our Site to make your experience better.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that is used on web-sites, including our Site, to make your experience more efficient and satisfactory. It enables website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login data, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them or re-adjusting your preferences whenever you come back to Site or browse from one page to another.

What and how Cookies are used on Site?

There are 2 main types of Cookies usually used on web-sites – own cookies and third-party cookies.

Own Cookies. We use our Cookies and similar internet technologies so that the Services could be provided to you in their best quality and for your comfort while using the Site. For example, when you enter the Site, Cookies will tell Site that this is you and Site will automatically adjust its settings according to your preferences. You don’t have to log in each time you visit our Site because of our Cookies.

Similar technologies. We may also use similar to cookies technologies, that would basically do the same job. Such technologies would include, for example, Web beacons or Clear GIF that are used to track effectiveness of mail marketing.

Third Party Cookies

To make our Community and Site better, to enhance your experience while using Services, we also work with third party reputable service providers who are entitled to use their own Cookies and similar technologies as described above, on Site, which are out of our control and governed by their holders’ Policies. You will find below non-exhaustive list of links to such holders’ regulations.

Google Services: There are a number of analytics instruments provided by Google and used at our Site to help analyze users’ interaction with content on Site, for marketing and advertising purposes. Such services are Google Plus, Google Analytics, Google Adwords, Google Doubleclick, etc. Information gathered by these apps’ cookies is processed and stored by Google’ servers, is generally non-personally identifiable and is used to evaluate your experience as a user of Site, effectiveness of our marketing, your reaction on certain content and for interests-based ads.
You may also see YouTube ads on Site, so YouTube’s Cookies are also placed there.

https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/
 

Popular Search Engines. Search engines like Google, Yahoo, Bing, Yandex can also place certain cookies on our Site. These are mostly used to improve search results and advertising relevancy.

https://policies.yahoo.com/us/en/yahoo/privacy/
https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/
https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/privacystatement
https://yandex.com/legal/privacy/

 

Social Networks. Social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Vkontakte use their Cookies for the same reasons as described above and also for identification reasons, for example, in case you choose to log-in through such social network, gathered information will help identify you. Amount and usage of information gathered by such cookies are also governed by respective Policies. Please refer to them if you need more detailed information.

https://www.facebook.com/policy.php
https://twitter.com/privacy?lang=en
https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388
https://vk.com/privacy

 

Advertisers. We use third party advertisers to provide us respective services in accordance to our marketing strategies. Such providers, place own cookies and similar web-technologies (marin software, perfect audience, appnexus, etc.) to collect relevant data in order to track users’ reaction on ads and review effectiveness of marketing strategies.

http://www.marinsoftware.com/privacy/privacy-central
http://www.perfectaudience.com/privacy/
https://www.appnexus.com/en/company/platform-privacy-policy

Safety. There are also providers, like McAfee, involved in our Community successful operation, that conduct services for malicious content interception and using own cookies or similar web-technologies.

Control

Most internet browsers are initially set up to automatically accept cookies. You can change the settings to block cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent to your device. There are several ways to manage cookies. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about how to adjust or modify your browser settings.

If you disable the cookies that we use, this may impact your experience on our Site or while using Services, for example you may not receive personalized information when you use Site.

If you use different devices to view and access the Site (e.g. your computer, smartphone, tablet etc.) you will need to ensure that each browser on each device is adjusted to suit your cookie preferences.

For a more detailed guidance on how to manage or delete Cookies, please visit the following link:

https://www.aboutcookies.org/
 

Effective date: September 11h, 2017