Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

Similar to other websites, our website at www.scalefocus.com (the ‘Website”) utilizes a standard technology called ‘cookies’ and server logs to collect information about how our Website is used and to remember your preferences. Information gathered through cookies and server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our Website, and the websites visited just before and just after our own, as well as your IP address.

In this Cookie Policy, references to “we”, “us” or “our” means SCALE FOCUS AD and/or member firms that are part of SCALE FOCUS Group, as the case may be. References to “you” and “your” are to users of our Website.

 

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the Website or browse from one page to another.

You can find more information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org .

 

How do we use cookies?

There are two types of cookie you may encounter when using this Website:

  • First party cookies –  these are our own cookies, controlled by us and used to provide information about usage of our Website.
  • Third party cookies – these are cookies found in other companies’ internet tools which we are using to enhance our Website, for example Google, Facebook or Twitter have their own cookies, which are controlled by them.  We do not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the third party websites for more information about these cookies.

The tables below explains the cookies we use and why.

First Party Cookies Description Expiry
catAccCookies  We use this cookies to record the fact that this site uses cookies.  1 month
 simplefavorites  We use this cookie to record that you have selected a favorite content on our website.  1 year
 Third Party Cookies  Description  Expiry
 _ga We use this cookie to collect information about how visitors consume our website content in order to improve the user experience.  2 years
 _gid We use this cookie to collect information about how visitors consume our website content in order to improve the user experience.  24 hours

Social media cookies

We are active on several social media platforms. Our online presence in the Facebook, Messenger, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn communities strengthens our visibility and helps you to know us better.

  • The Website does not set cookies with the display of links to our social media channels when you are browsing our Website;
  • You can watch embedded videos, which we upload to our YouTube page. You can also follow links from our Website to Facebook, Mesenger, Twitter and LinkedIn;
  • YouTube has its own cookie and privacy policies over which we have no control. There is no installation of cookies from YouTube until you consent to YouTube cookies;
  • Similarly, by clicking on the LinkedIn button on our Website, you will be re-directed to the LinkedIn site, which has its own cookie and privacy policies over which we have no control;
  • Clicking on the Twitter icon on this Website will re-direct you to the Twitter site, which has its own cookie and privacy policies over which we have no control.
  • Clicking on the Facebook icon on this Website will re-direct you to the Facebook site, which has its own cookie and privacy policies over which we have no control.
  • Clicking on the Messenger icon on this Website will re-direct you to the Messenger site, which has its own cookie and privacy policies over which we have no control.

 

Flash Cookies

Our Websites may also use so-called “Flash Cookies”; (also known as Local Shared Objects or “LSOs”) to, among other things, collect and store information about your use of our services, fraud prevention and detection and for other site operations.

If you do not want Flash Cookies stored on your computer, you can adjust the settings of your Flash player to block Flash Cookies storage using the tools contained in the Website Storage Settings Panel. No Flash Cookies will be saved if you disable the option “Allow third-party Flash content to store data on your computer”.

You can also control Flash Cookies by going to the Global Storage Settings Panel Please note that setting the Flash Player to restrict or limit acceptance of Flash Cookies may reduce or impede the functionality of some Flash applications, including, potentially, Flash applications used in connection with our services or online content.

 

Log files

Log files allow us to record visitors’ use of the Website. Our Web Team puts together log file information from all our visitors, which we use to make improvements to the layout of the Website and to the information in it, based on the way that visitors move around it. Log files do not contain any personal information about you. If you receive the HTML-formatted version of a newsletter, your opening of the newsletter email is notified to us and saved. Your clicks on links in the newsletter are also saved. These and the open statistics are used in aggregate form to give us an indication of the popularity of the content and to help us make decisions about future content and formatting.

 

Cookies in Emails

We use cookies and similar technology in some of our emails which contain hyperlinks, each of which has a unique tag. They help us to understand a little bit about how you interact with our emails, and are used to improve our future email communications to you. If you click on links contained in an email it will allow us to track your use of our Website and enable us to show content and offers of most interest to you.

If you do not wish to accept cookies from any one of our emails, simply close the email before downloading any images or clicking on any links. You can also set your browser to restrict cookies or to reject them entirely. These settings will apply to all cookies whether included on websites or in emails. If you have configured your computer to automatically display images, or if you have added us to your email “address book” (or “safe senders” list), or if you have configured your computer to have “weak” security, cookies might be set at the same time as you download, open or read an email from us. If you would prefer for this not to happen, you should disable the automatic displaying of images, or remove us from your address book or strengthen your security settings.

 

How To Control Cookies

The “Help” section on the menu bar of most internet browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to make the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether. Please note that certain features of the Website may no longer be available to you if you disable cookies. You also can manage your cookies preferences using the following links for some of the most popular internet browsers:

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

At any time, you can object to the use of cookies already set up on this Website, by contacting us at the following address: office@scalefocus.com

 

Cookie acceptance

By using this Website after accepting the cookie notice that appears when you first visit the Website, or by browsing our Website, after having been presented with this notice, you agree to the placement of cookies on your computer in accordance with the terms of this Cookie Policy. If you do not accept the use of cookies, please disable them as explained above.

 

Effect of cookie policy and changes to this cookie policy

This Cookie Policy does not form a contract between an individual and us. The Cookie Policy may also be subject to change from time to time. Whenever we change our Cookie Policy, we will publish the updated policy on our Website. Please check this Cookie Policy regularly. Subject to applicable law, all changes will take effect as soon as we publish the new Cookie Policy, but where we have already collected information about you and/or where legally required to do so, we may take additional steps to inform you of any material changes to our Cookie Policy and may request that you agree to these changes. However, please be assured that if this Cookie Policy changes in the future, we will not use the personal information you have submitted to us under this Cookie Policy in a manner that is materially inconsistent with this Cookie Policy, without your prior consent.

 

Who are we?

This Website is owned and maintained by SCALE FOCUS AD a joint stock company, having its business seat and registered address at 90 Tsarigradsko shose blvd., Capital Fort, building A, fl.24, Mladost District, Sofia 1784, Bulgaria, registered in the Commercial register of the Registry Agency under UIC 20199698

 

Contact us

If you have any questions in relation to this Cookie Policy you may contact us at: office@scalefocus.com

 

LAST UPDATED:  May 2018