(Updated 30 May 2016)

In common with most other websites and apps, we use cookies and similar technologies to help us understand how people use the crowdCaster Platform so that we can keep improving our Platform. We have created this Cookies Policy to provide you with clear and explicit information about the technologies that we use on the crowdCaster Platform, and your choices when it comes to these technologies.

The crowdCaster platform (the “Platform”) uses cookies and pixels and local shared objects. A cookie is a small text file used to store limited information about the user of the device. They help us to identify how users use the Platform, and so that we can distinguish you from other users and continue to develop and improve your overall experience when you use the Platform.

Cookies do this by storing information about your preferences on your device, including the device model, manufacturer, screen resolution, device capabilities, service provider, country and city location data. We access this information when you use the Platform, to provide you with content, and for reporting and analytics purposes.

Different cookies are used to perform different functions. The Platform serves the following cookies to your device. By using the Platform, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with this Cookie Policy.

Types of cookie:

  • Functionality Cookie 1:
    • What it does: This cookie is used to recognise you when you return to our Platform. This enables us to personalise our content for you. It also stores information about your session such as your log -n status.
    • Who serves it: crowdCaster.
    • Expiry: This cookie is set when you visit the website and use the Platform, and is cleared when you either log out of the website or expires after seven days.
  • Analytics Cookies:
    • What they do: These cookies collect anonymised information that is used in aggregate form to help us understand how the Platform is being used and from what source users are coming to the Platform. This helps us improve the way our Platform works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
    • Who serves it: Google 
    • Expiry: These cookies are set when a user views a page on the Platform that has analytics. They expire [30] days after being created. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http:/tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Please note that our advertisers or third party websites or platforms to which we link may also use cookies over which we have no control.

Your cookie choices

You have the right to choose whether to accept or refuse cookies and similar technologies. You can exercise this choice by not accepting the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and this Cookie Policy, however, please note that if you choose to do so, you will not be able to use the Platform.

For more information about what cookies are and your rights to control cookies, please visit the third party educational resource www.allaboutcookies.org.