1. Introduction and Scope
2. Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies
2.1. A “cookie” is a small text file stored on your browser or device by websites, apps, online media and advertisements that are used to remember your browser or device during and across website visits.
2.2. Transylvanian Software also utilizes other technologies that may identify you or the devices you use. For example, our Site may employ a Small graphic image or other web programming code called GIFs (also known as web beacons).
2.3. Clear GIFs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier and similar in function to Cookies. We may also use local shared objects (also known as “Flash cookies”), pixels, or other similar technologies, as well as smart forms and logging services.
2.4. The type of information we may collect from your device and browse include how you navigate around a web page and the most commonly clicked links on a specific web page. Certain technical information, such as your browser version, operating system, IP address, unique identifiers, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, electronic network activity information and other information about the online movements of your activities on our Site and other websites are also collected.
access your account information when logging into our Site;
provide customized content and keep track of preferences you specify while you are using the Site;
to analyze site traffic and trends, including estimating and reporting total audience size (unique users);
determining the popularity of the content of the Site and measuring the effectiveness of advertising campaigns.
2.6. The data (including Personal Information) collected may also be used to conduct research and help better manage content on our Site by informing us what content is effective, to help us administer our Sites and improve their quality, and to either display advertising on our Sites or to manage our advertising on other websites. You can find additional information about specific Cookies used on our Site below.
3. Browser Configuration & Preferences
3.1. You can manage preferences for Cookies directly from within your own browser and prevent – for example – third parties from installing Cookies.
3.2. 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.
3.4. You can alter the configuration of your browser to reject certain types of Cookies. Note, if you reject certain Cookies, you may not be able to access and use all of the features or functions of our Site. For more information, please visit https://www.aboutcookies.org/ and https://allaboutdnt.com/. Your Internet browser may include the ability to send “Do Not track” signals, but please note that due to a lack of uniformity in that technology, our Website does not have the capability to respond to “Do Not Track” signals.
3.5. The opt-out preferences that you set may be nullified if you delete your Cookies, and even if you opt out, you can still receive communications you have signed up to receive from us unless you directly unsubscribe on our Site. Because the essential website cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the Site to you, you cannot refuse them. You can block or delete them by changing your browser settings however, as described above.
4. Types of Cookies
4.1. Transylvanian Software uses both session and persistent Cookies. Session Cookies are deleted when you close your browser. Persistent Cookies may be retained after you close your browser but have an expiration date.
4.2. Some of the Cookies placed on your device or browser through our Site are first-party Cookies, because they are placed directly by us. Other parties, such as Google, may also set their own (third-party) Cookies through our Site as described in this Policy. Please refer to the privacy policies of these third parties to learn more about the way in which they collect and process information about you, including without limitation:
5.1. Strictly Necessary Cookies
Strictly Necessary Cookies are necessary for the Services or Site to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you that amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You may be able to set your browser to block or alert you about these Cookies, but as a result of blocking such Cookies, some parts, functions or features will not work.
5.2. Performance Cookies
Performance Cookies allow Transylvanian Software, among other things, to count Site visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our Site. They help us to know which pages or content are the most and least popular and see how visitors or users move around the Site. If you do not allow these Cookies, we will not know when you have visited our Site and will not be able to monitor or analyze its performance.
5.3. Functional Cookies
Functional Cookies enable the Site to provide enhanced functionality and personalization. They may be set by us or by third-party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these Cookies, then some or all of these services may not function properly.
5.4. Targeting Cookies
Targeting Cookies may be set through our Site by our advertising and other Authorized Affiliates (or set directly by our Authorized Affiliates). They may be used by Transylvanian Software and our Authorized Affiliates to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant advertisements on our Site, related social media and Authorized Affiliates’ sites. They do not store Personal Information but are used to develop Personal Information about you, such as to uniquely identify your browser and internet device and may collect your IP address. If you do not allow these Cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising and less accurate offerings on our Site.
6. Changes to this Policy
6.1. Transylvanian Software may amend this Policy from time to time at our sole discretion. Any revised Policy will be posted on our Site and effective from the time of posting.
6.2. Your continued use of our Site following the posting of any revised Policy indicates your acceptance of the changes to the policy. You should regularly check and read the Policy.