Hopelab Foundation, Inc. Cookie Policy

1. WHAT ARE COOKIES?

A cookie is a small data file that is placed on the hard drive of your computer, tablet, smartphone or other device when you visit a website. Some cookies are functional and enable additional functionality when a user accesses the website (e.g. allows users to save user preferences or language suggestions). Other cookies are non-functional and allow the website and third parties to tailor messages and advertising relevant to a user’s interests. When we refer to cookies, this includes other similar technologies such as flash cookies, pixel tags, web beacons or bugs (including transparent or clear gifs). We use cookies to assist with navigation and operation of our website, analyze your use of our website, and provide content from third parties.

2. WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES DO WE USE?

First, we do not place cookies until you elect to continue using our website after our cookie banner displays.

We use the following types of cookies:

  • Required cookies: Cookies that are required to operate our website and to allow you to navigate the website and use certain features. These cookies are stored for the duration of your visit on our website.
  • Functional cookies: Cookies that allow us to measure how our website is accessed and used so we may improve performance. These cookies are stored for the duration of your visit on our website and we, or a third party on our behalf, may place these cookies.

For more information about the cookies we deploy, the purposes for which they are deployed, and how to control the use of cookies on your device, please see the table below. You can also learn more about cookies and set cookies preferences from allaboutcookies.org, www.aboutads.info/choices/, and www.networkadvertising.org.

3. WHAT INFORMATION IS PROCESSED?

Our cookies and other tracking technologies will collect persistent identification numbers to enable our website to recognize you as a repeat visitor and apply your settings, preferences you set on our website, actions you take on our website, and your browsing history. Your data will be processed in the United States in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

4. HOW WE DEPLOY COOKIES

Our Cookies. We deploy cookies to help us identify how users navigate to and around our website, to assist in your use of the website (e.g. to enable us to process your orders) and to enable some of the features within the website that may be beneficial to you (e.g. allow you to adjust language preferences or advertising settings), to recognize you when you return to our website (this speeds up your access to the website as you do not have to log in each time), to improve our content, products, and services through research and statistical analysis, to help us better understand your requirements and interests, and to make your online experience more efficient and enjoyable. We also use cookies to analyze audience size and user experience. Further information is provided in the table below.

Our use of cookies helps us deliver an effective and personalized online service to you.

5. LEGAL BASIS FOR PROCESSING

The information we obtain from our use of cookies may contain your personal data but only where you voluntarily provide it (e.g. by completing an online form, signing into one of our applications, or entering your email address into a subscriber box). We will process your personal data for required cookies based on our legitimate interests. For functional, we will process your personal data based on your consent. For more information about how we process your personal information, obtain consent and how you may withdraw consent you can visit our privacy policy.

By continuing to browse on our website, you consent to us deploying cookies as described in this policy. We will place a cookie to remember your selection so that you will not be asked to opt-in to our cookie policy again. If you do not wish to accept cookies from our website, including the one mentioned previously, or would like to stop cookies being stored on your device in the future, you can change the settings in your web browser. If would like to opt out of specific cookies, use the links provided below to decline and/ or delete cookies. See the “Help” section your browser menu for guidance on how to do this. Note that changing cookie settings may affect certain features within this website. Flash cookies cannot be controlled through your browser settings. To control flash cookies, which we may use on certain websites from time to time, you can go here.

Certain options you select are browser and device specific. If you have any questions about our use of cookies or other technologies or this policy, you may email us at communications@hopelab.org.