Cookie Policy

The following Cookie Policy applies from 12 of Nov, 2018.

 

1. Introduction

1.1. This policy on the use of cookies (”Cookie Policy”) specifies how myScoop collects and processes information about your device and your behavior when you visit the Platforms; myScoop App and www.myscoop.co (collectively “the Platforms").

1.2. In this Cookie Policy, you can read which information myScoop collects, why myScoop uses cookies and for what purpose, who has access to the information, and who to contact if you have any inquiries about the information collected.

1.3. Please read the document carefully together with myScoop’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

 

2. Consent

2.1. By continuing to use the Platforms you accept this Cookie Policy and give myScoop consent to myScoop’s collection and processing of the information about you described in this Cookie Policy.

2.2. You are entitled at any time to withdraw your consent to myScoop’s collection and processing of the information on you. If you withdraw your consent, please note that certain parts of the Platforms might be unavailable to you, since the Platforms do not work optimally without cookies.

2.3. When myScoop places cookies, myScoop does not as a main rule collect and process information that identifies you as a person unless you give your consent hereto. You can read more about myScoop collection and processing of personal information in myScoop’s Privacy Policy.

 

3.What are Cookies?

3.1. A cookie is a small text file stored in your browser and recognized by the Platforms if you visit the Platforms again, which makes it possible to customize the Platforms to your browser. A cookie may contain text, numbers or e.g.a date, but generally there are no personal data in a cookie. It is not a program and thus cannot contain a virus.

 

4. Which Information is Collected?

4.1. When you visit the Platforms, myScoop automatically collects information including but not limited to e.g. the type of browser you use, the Platforms that led you to the Platforms, which search words you used on the Platforms, the number of pages you visited on the Platforms and the duration of your visits, your IP address and information about your computer or mobile device.

4.2. myScoop collects your IP address for the purpose of system administration (e.g. to know the number of visitors logged on to the Platforms). The IP address is only stored for the duration of your visit on the Platforms, after which it will be either deleted or anonymized.

4.3. Basic Account Information.

4.3.1. If you choose to create a myScoop account, you provide us with personal information (your full name, desired username, password, email address, location, personal phone number). On our service, your name and username are public, on your profile page and in search results. You may also add other information to your account, such as a profile picture, your biography, your country and your contact information.

4.4. Contact Information.

4.4.1. We may use your contact information, such as a personal email address or mobile phone number, to verify your account or enable certain account features, including but not limited to, login verification via SMS. To provide us with your phone number, you agree to receive text messages to that number from us. We may use your contact information to send you information about our service, to market to you, to help prevent spam, fraud, or abuse, and to help others find your account, including through third-party services and client applications. You may use your settings for email and mobile notifications to control notifications you receive from us. You may also unsubscribe from a notification through settings. 

4.5. Device information.

4.5.1. We collect device-specific information (e.g. your hardware model, operating system version, unique device identifiers, and mobile network information including phone number). We collect information from or about the computers, phones, or other devices where you install or access our service, depending on the permissions you’ve granted. We may associate the information we collect from your different devices, which helps us provide consistent Services across your devices. Here are some examples of the device information we collect; (i) Attributes: operating system (android, iOS, Windows.), hardware version, device settings, battery & signal strength, and device ID, (ii) device locations: geographic locations (through GPS, Bluetooth, or Wi-Fi signal), (iii) connection information: name of your mobile operator or ISP, browser type, language and time zone, mobile phone number and IP address.

4.6. Commerce Services.

4.6.1. You may provide your payment information (credit or debit card number, card expiration date & CVV code) to complete a commerce transaction through our service. To facilitate future purchases, we store your Payment Information (excluding CVV code). We consider your payment information private and do not make such information public.

 

5. Why myScoop Uses Cookies?

5.1. myScoop uses cookies to continually improve your experience with myScoop’s service, included but not limited to, making the Platforms quicker and remembering your previous interactions with the Platforms.

5.2. myScoop can use cookies which remain on your device after you close your browser or the application in order to get an impression of the general use of the Platforms and thereby get statistical information (not personal information) and to improve the content of the Platforms.

 

6. What Types of Cookies are Used on the Platform?

6.1. The Platforms places cookies, including “persistent cookies", which are files or information that the browser saves on your device in order to collect information about your visit on the Platforms.

6.2. Necessary Cookies.

6.2.1. Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

6.3. Statistic Cookies.

6.3.1. Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously. 

6.4. Marketing Cookies.

6.4.1. Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third-party advertisers.

6.5. Unclassified Cookies.

6.5.1. Unclassified cookies are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.

6.6. The information that we request will be retained by us and used as described in this Cookie Policy.

6.7. The Platforms do use third party services that may collect information used to identify you.

6.7.1. Links to Privacy Policy of third party service providers used by the app:

 
7. Further Information on Facebook and Twitter Social Plugin

7.1. The Platforms has integrated so-called plugins (“Plugins") for the social media services Facebook and Twitter. These services are supplied by Facebook Inc. and Twitter, Inc. (the “Supplier"). Facebook is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook"). Twitter is operated by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA (“Twitter “). You can read about the different Plugins and see how they look on: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins and //dev.twitter.com/web/overview.

7.2. If you visit the Website with an integrated Plugin, the browser will establish a direct connection to the Supplier’s servers. The Supplier will transfer the content of the Plugin directly to the browser and integrate it on the Website. By integrating the Plugin, the Supplier will receive information on the browser gaining access to the page in question on the Website, even if you have not created a profile at the Supplier or have not logged on. This information (including information on your IP address) is transferred from the browser directly to and stored on one of the Supplier’s servers in the U.S.

7.3. If you are logged on to a social media service, the Supplier may place information about your visit directly on your profile on our Website. When you interact with Plugins, e.g. when you click on the “like" button, the information is directly transferred to and stored on one of the Supplier’s servers. The information may also be published on the social media service and be shown to your contacts.

7.4. For information on the Supplier’s collection, processing and use of data and your rights and options to protect your personal data through the settings, please read the Supplier’s data protection policy at http://www.facebook.com/policy.php and https://twitter.com/privacy.

7.5. If you do not want the Supplier to transfer the data collected on the Website to your profile on the social network, please log off the network before you enter the Website. You can also completely avoid that the browser downloads the Plugin with add-ons, e.g. by using the script blocker “NoScript" (http://noscript.net/).

 

8. Use of Other Tracking Technologies

8.1. myScoop can use pixel tags (also called “web beacons", “clear GIFs" or hidden code) for collecting information about your navigation on the Platforms and to register how you react to emails myScoop sends you in connection with the Platforms. It is small strings of codes that provide a method for delivering a small graphic image (usually invisible) on the Platforms. Pixel tags can recognize certain types of information on your computer or mobile device, e.g. cookies, and information on when the User looks at a page and on which page the pixel tag is placed.

8.2. The information is used to improve the Platforms’ functionalities and to continually improve your experience with myScoop’s service, including but not limited to, making the Platforms quicker and remembering your previous interactions with the Platforms. myScoop’s pixel tags can collect certain contact information (e.g. the email address in an email containing a pixel tag). myScoop also use pixel tags to give you a better experience on the Platforms, including but not limited to offering you content customized to your interests.

8.3. myScoop may give third-party ad servers (suppliers of technology placing advertisements on the Platforms and tracking the effect of these) access to use pixel tags and other technologies used for automatic collection of information about your use of the Platforms or to enable myScoop to advertise on third-party and analyze the effect of the advertisements. The collected information will only be used for statistical purposes and will not be attached to your personal data. myScoop recommends that you read the advertisers’ own data protection policy to get more information about their use of Cookies and other technologies. If you want more information about this use and your options for preventing other advertisers from gaining access to this information, please send us an email via.

9. How Do I Deselect Cookies?

9.1. The way you deselect the use of cookies will depend on your internet browser. You can set your browser to register and reject cookies. It is, however, not certain that you will have access to all functionalities on the Platforms. 

9.2. If you receive commercial email from us, you may unsubscribe at any time by following the instructions contained within the email. you may also opt-out from receiving commercial email from us, and any other promotional communications that we may send to you from time to time, by sending your request to us via contact page:Contact. We may allow you to view and modify settings relating to the nature and frequency of promotional communications that you receive from us in user account functionality on the Service.

9.2.1. Please be aware that if you opt-out of receiving commercial email from us or otherwise modify the nature or frequency of promotional communications you receive from us, it may take up to ten business days for us to process your request, and you may receive promotional communications from us that you have opted-out from during that period. Additionally, even after you opt-out from receiving commercial messages from us, you will continue to receive administrative messages from us regarding the Service.

 

10. Contact Information

10.1. Contactpage: Contact

 

11. Changes to Cookie Policy

11.1. myScoop is entitled to make changes to this Cookie Policy at any time. If myScoop makes any changes to the Cookie Policy, you will be informed hereof the next time you use the Platforms.

11.2. If you do not accept the newest Cookie Policy, you should not continue to use the Platforms, and your personal information will be deleted upon your request viacontact page: Contact. If you continue to use the Platforms, you automatically consent to the newest Cookie Policy.

 

12. Versions

12.1. This is myScoop’s Cookie Policy of the 12 of Nov, 2018.

 

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