Effective date: February 1, 2022
What Cookies Are
Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.
Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when you go offline, while session cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.
What Tracking Pixels Are
In addition to cookies, Rippel may use tracking pixels. A tracking pixel (also called 1×1 pixel, pixel tag or a web beacon) is a very small graphic that is loaded when a user visits a webpage, but is not usually visible to the user. Similar to cookies, tracking pixels are used to recognize you, count how many users visit certain webpages and therefore make the Service more useful to you.
When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser. We may also use tracking pixels when you use and access the Service.
- To enable certain functions of the Service
- To provide analytics
- To make our Service more user friendly
We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service , and we use tracking pixels to run the Service:
- Analytics cookies. We may use analytics cookies to track information on how the Service is used so that we can make improvements. We may also use analytics cookies to test new pages, features, or new functionality of the Service to see how our users react to them.
- Tracking pixels: We may use tracking pixels to track information on how the Service is used so that we can make improvements. We may also use tracking pixels to test new pages, features, or new functionality of the Service to see how our users react to them.
In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Service
Your Choices Regarding Cookies
Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.
- For the Chrome web browser, please visit this page from Google:
- For the Internet Explorer web browser, please visit this page from Microsoft:
- For the Firefox web browser, please visit this page from Mozilla:
- For the Safari web browser, please visit this page from Apple:
- For any other web browser, please visit your web browser’s official web pages.
Where to Find More Information About Cookies
You can learn more about cookies at the following third-party websites:
- AllAboutCookies: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/
- Network Advertising Initiative: http://www.networkadvertising.org/
Your Choice Regarding Tracking Pixels
There are a number of ways you can prevent your data from being collected by tracking pixels:
- Set browser and email settings to be as restrictive as possible so that external graphics are only supported after permission. Appropriate firewall settings can also be used to do this.
- Some browser extensions can be used to make tracking pixels visible.
- Access the Service using the Tor Browser or use of proxy servers to prevent the download of tracking pixels.
- Deactivate support scripts in your browser. Doing this may limit how well the Service and other internet sites may function.