What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files containing a string of characters that can be placed on your computer or mobile device that uniquely identify your browser or device.
What are cookies used for?Cookies allow a site or services to know if your computer or device has visited that site or service before. Cookies can then be used to help understand how the site or service is being used, help you navigate between pages efficiently, help remember your preferences, and generally improve your browsing experience. Cookies can also help ensure marketing you see online is more relevant to you and your interests.
What types of cookies does ChaChing use?
There are generally four categories of cookies: “Strictly Necessary,” “Performance,” “Functionality,” and “Targeting.” ChaChing routinely uses the following categories of cookies on its Site and Service. You can find out more about each cookie category below.
1. Strictly Necessary Cookies. These cookies are essential, as they enable you to register, interact and transact with the Site and the Service and use its features, such as accessing logged in or secure areas.
3. Functionality Cookies. For example, these cookies allow us to remember how you’re logged in, whether you chose to no longer see advertisements, whether you searched for an item, linked to a vendor site, transacted with a vendor, and, where applicable sought a refund or to reverse a transaction. These cookies also allow us to tailor the Site and the Service to provide enhanced features and content for you and to remember how you’ve customized the Site and the Service in other ways, such as customizing the search or the toolbars we offer. The information these cookies collect are not used to track your browsing activity on other sites or services.
4. Targeting Cookies. ChaChing may use these types of cookies to deliver products, search and advertising that is relevant to your interests or helps refine your search and make it more effective. This information may only be shared on an anonymized and aggregated basis with organizations outside ChaChing, such as advertisers and/or advertising networks to deliver the advertising, and to help measure the effectivenessof an advertising campaign, or other business partners for the purpose of providing aggregate Site and Service usage statistics and aggregate Site and Service testing.
How long will cookies stay on my device?
The length of time a cookie will stay on your computer or mobile device depends on whether it is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your computer or mobile device until they expire or are deleted.
First and third party cookies
First-party cookies are cookies that belong to ChaChing, third-party cookies are cookies that another party places on your device through our Site and Service. Third-party cookies may be placed on your device by someone providing a service for ChaChing, for example to help us understand how our service is being used. Third-party cookies may not be placed on your device in the ChaChing Site and Service by our business partners for the purpose to advertise products and services to you elsewhere on the Internet; ChaChing can however not influence the cookie policies of third party sites and services you may visit or link to in connection with links or transactions.
How to control and delete cookies
If you wish to disable your browser from receiving, and ChaChing from delivering, cookies follow the instructions in your account settings. Note that if you set your browser to disable cookies, you may not be able to access certain and key parts of our Site and Service and other parts of our Site and Service may not work properly. You can find out more information cookie settings at third-party information sites, such as www.allaboutcookies.org.