We may make changes to this Policy and may apply any changes to information previously collected, as permitted by law. When we make material changes to this Policy, we will notify you by posting the updated Policy on our website, and we will update the last updated date at the end of this Policy.
If you have questions about this Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us. Our Customer Service representatives will be happy to assist you.
What are cookies?
Cookies are text files that are used to store a small amount of data and downloaded to your computer or device when you visit certain websites. This data often consists of a string of numbers and letters that uniquely identifies your computer and can contain other information as well. Cookies make your browsing experience better by allowing the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login or product selection). This means you don’t have to re-enter this information each time you return to the site or browse from one page to another.
Cookies set by our own website are called “first-party cookies”. Cookies set by websites that don’t belong to us are called “third-party cookies”. Third-party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website (e.g. like advertising, interactive content or analytics). The parties that set these third-party cookies can recognize your computer both when it visits the website in question and also when it visits certain other websites.
Cookies vary by length of time they remain active in the user’s system such as “session cookies” and “persistent cookies”. Session cookies last until you stop browsing and persistent cookies last until they expire or are deleted. Most of the cookies we use are persistent and will expire between 30 minutes and two years from the date they are downloaded to your device. See the section below on how to control cookies for more information on removing them before they expire.
Like most of the online services, our website uses first-party cookies and third-party cookies for a number of purposes.
We are using first-party cookies to make our website function properly and more efficiently, to make the website more secure, to use its features, as well as to receive reporting information to understand how the website performs and to analyze what works and where it needs improvement. Cookies also providing us information on how people use the website, for instance, whether it’s their first time visiting or if they are a frequent visitor.
The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.
- Social media. Some of our pages include social media cookies, including those that enable users who are signed in to the social media service to share content via that service.
Some of the cookies we commonly use are listed below. This list is not exhaustive, but it is intended to illustrate the primary purposes for which we typically set cookies. If you visit one of our websites, the site will set some or all of the following cookies:
- AspNet.ApplicationCookie: Identifies unique web browsers visiting WEBOATING.COM. These cookies are used for advertising, site analytics, and other operational purposes.
Do we use other cookies?
In addition to the cookies WEBOATING.COM sets when you visit our websites, third parties can also set cookies when you visit WEBOATING.COM sites. If so, the details of these will be provided in their specific cookies notice page. You may be asked for your agreement to store these cookies. For example:
- Companies we hire to provide services on our behalf, such as site analytics, place cookies when you visit our sites. See opt-out links below.
- Companies that deliver content, such as videos or news, or ads on WEBOATING.COM sites, place cookies on their own. These companies use the data they process in accordance with their privacy policies, which may enable these companies to collect and combine information about your activities across websites, apps, or online services.
What types of cookies do we use?
We use a number of different cookies on our website, including functional, performance, marketing, and social media and content cookies:
These are a mandatory set of cookies that are required for the basic functionality of the website such a general web administration, session identification, website security, present optimized content based on your devices and to improve the general usability of the website such as subscribing to our content. For example, these cookies allow you to log-in to your account, add products to your basket and checkout securely.
These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit, etc. These data help us understand and analyze how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.
|Google Analytics||We use Google Analytics to help measure how users interact with our websites.||https://policies.google.com/privacy|
|LinkedIn Analytics||We use LinkedIn Analytics to help measure how users interact with our websites.||https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy|
These cookies are used to personalize the advertisements that we show to you so that they are meaningful to you. The information stored in these cookies may also be used by the third-party ad providers to show you ads on other websites on the browser as well. These cookies also help us keep track of the efficiency of these ad campaigns.
|Bing Ads||We use Bing Ads to deliver targeted advertisements to individuals who visit our websites.||https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-ca/privacystatement|
|Facebook Custom Audiences||We use Facebook Custom Audiences to deliver targeted advertisements to individuals who visit our websites.||https://www.facebook.com/policy.php|
|We use Google Ads to deliver targeted advertisements to individuals who visit our websites.||https://policies.google.com/privacy|
Social and Content
These cookies are placed by many social media plugins (for example the Facebook ’like’ button), and other tools meant to provide or improve the content on a website (for example services that allow the playing of video files, or that create comments sections). We integrate these modules into our platform to improve the experience of browsing and interacting with our websites and share content. Please note that some of these third-party services place cookies that are also used for things like behavioral advertising, analytics, and/or market research.
|We use Facebook Connect to allow visitors to our website to interact with and share content via Facebook’s social media platform.||https://www.facebook.com/policy.php|
|We use Twitter to allow visitors to our website to interact with and share content via Twitter’s social media platform.||https://twitter.com/en/privacy|
|We use LinkedIn to allow visitors to our website to interact with and share content via LinkedIn social media platform||https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy|
|YouTube||Embeds videos from our official YouTube channel.||https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en|
|We sharing photos from our official Instagram channel.||http://instagram.com/legal/privacy/|
|Gravatar||We use Gravatar to allow visitors to our websites to create avatars.||https://en.gravatar.com/site/privacy|
How to control cookies?
Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can choose whether or not to accept cookies through your browser controls, often found in your browser’s “Tools” or “Preferences” menu. For more information on how to modify your browser settings or how to block, manage or filter cookies can be found in your browser’s help file or through such sites as:
- Google Chrome
- Internet Explorer
- Mozilla Firefox
- Safari (Desktop)
- Safari (Mobile)
- Android Browser
- Opera Mobile
For other browsers, please consult the documentation that your browser manufacturer provides.
To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org, or www.aboutcookies.org.
Certain features of WEBOATING.COM products depend on cookies. If you choose to block cookies, you cannot sign in or use some of those features, and preferences that are dependent on cookies will be lost. If you choose to delete cookies, any settings and preferences controlled by those cookies, including advertising preferences, are deleted and will need to be recreated, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work as intended.
Please keep in mind that removing or blocking cookies can negatively impact your user experience and our website will not work properly without cookies. If you use our website without changing your browser settings, we’ll assume that you’re happy to receive all cookies on the website.
Changes to this Policy
Last updated on 2023.05.08