Cookie Policy

This policy (the “Cookie Policy“) informs you of our policies regarding the deployment of cookies and similar systems when you visit moodmedia.com (hereinafter referred to as the “Website“), and the choices you have associated with those technologies. The website uses cookies and similar technologies to improve the user experience and ensure that it is functioning effectively.

The website is jointly operated by Mood Media Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates around the globe (collectively, “Mood Media”; referred to also as “we” or “us”). Mood Media’s subsidiaries and affiliates are listed in the “Mood Media Entities” section of the Privacy Policy.

1. What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or device by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website.

2. How do we use cookies?

We use cookies for a range of tasks. These include allowing you to browse between pages effectively, recording and storing your preferences and generally improving your online experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you.
If you visit our website, we may deploy these technologies to provide an online service more suited to the device you visit on. When you visit our website, we collect information about your use of the site, such as information about the device or browser you use to access the site, the way you interact with it, and the IP address your device connects from. You may not be able to initiate or complete some activities within our secure online services unless these cookies or similar technologies are installed.

3. What type of cookies do we use?

3.1 First party cookies and third party cookies

First party cookies are cookies set by the website you’re visiting. Only that website can read them. In addition, a website might potentially use external services, which also set their own cookies, known as third-party cookies. Third-party services are outside of the control of Mood Media. Providers may, at any time, change their terms of service, purpose and use of cookies, etc.

3.2 Session cookies vs. persistent cookies

Some of the cookies are ‘session cookies’, which remain only for the duration of your browser session and are deleted when you exit your web browser. Session cookies only last as long as your online session. This means that they will disappear from your computer or device when you close your browser. They are therefore also sometimes referred to as temporary cookies. Others are ‘persistent cookies’, which remain on your device or computer for a period of time after you have exited your web browser. These cookies are sometimes called permanent cookies.

More specifically, we use the below-mentioned cookies for the following purposes:

  • Strictly Necessary Cookies
  • Analytical/Performance Cookies
  • Functional Cookies
  • Targeting/Advertisement Cookies

Strictly Necessary Cookies are essential for the running of the website. Without the use of these cookies, you may not be able to use some of the features of the website. These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

Analytical/Performance Cookies: These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources, so we can measure and improve the performance of our website. They help us know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the website. All the information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our website.

Functional Cookies: These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. Functionality cookies are used to remember user preferences so that the website can be customized for them. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Targeting/Advertisement Cookies: Targeting or advertising cookies are used to target advertisements to the interests of users, based upon previous web browsing activity. They cannot determine who you are though, as the data collected is never linked to your profile.

Below is a list of the cookies we are using on this website.

Necessary Cookies

CookieTypeDurationDescription
_GRECAPTCHAThird Party - Google5 months 27 daysThis cookie is set by Google. In addition to certain standard Google cookies, reCAPTCHA sets a necessary cookie (_GRECAPTCHA) when executed for the purpose of providing its risk analysis.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-advertisementThird Party1 yearSet by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to record the user consent for the cookies in the "Advertisement" category .
cookielawinfo-checkbox-analyticsThird Party1 yearSet by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to record the user consent for the cookies in the "Analytics" category .
cookielawinfo-checkbox-functionalThird Party1 yearThe cookie is set by GDPR cookie consent to record the user consent for the cookies in the category "Functional".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessaryThird Party1 yearSet by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to record the user consent for the cookies in the "Necessary" category .
cookielawinfo-checkbox-othersThird Party1 yearThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Others".
viewed_cookie_policyThird Party1 yearThe cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin to store whether or not the user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.

Advertisement Cookies

CookieTypeDurationDescription
_fbpThird Party - Facebook3 monthsThis cookie is set by Facebook to display advertisements when either on Facebook or on a digital platform powered by Facebook advertising, after visiting the website.
bscookieThird Party - LinkedIn2 yearsThis cookie is a browser ID cookie set by Linked share Buttons and ad tags.
frThird Party - Facebook3 monthsFacebook sets this cookie to show relevant advertisements to users by tracking user behaviour across the web, on sites that have Facebook pixel or Facebook social plugin.
IDEThird Party - Google1 year 24 daysGoogle DoubleClick IDE cookies are used to store information about how the user uses the website to present them with relevant ads and according to the user profile.
test_cookieThird Party - Google15 minutesThe test_cookie is set by doubleclick.net and is used to determine if the user's browser supports cookies.
UserMatchHistoryThird Party - LinkedIn1 monthLinkedin - Used to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor's preferences.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVEThird Party - YouTube5 months 27 daysA cookie set by YouTube to measure bandwidth that determines whether the user gets the new or old player interface.
YSCThird Party - YouTubeSessionYSC cookie is set by Youtube and is used to track the views of embedded videos on Youtube pages.
yt-remote-connected-devicesThird Party - YouTubePersistentYouTube sets this cookie to store the video preferences of the user using embedded YouTube video.
yt-remote-device-idThird Party - YouTubePersistentYouTube sets this cookie to store the video preferences of the user using embedded YouTube video.
yt.innertube::nextIdThird Party - YouTubePersistentThese cookies are set via embedded youtube-videos.
yt.innertube::requestsThird Party - YouTubePersistentThese cookies are set via embedded youtube-videos.

Analytical Cookies

CookieTypeDurationDescription
_gaThird Party - Google2 yearsThe _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors.
_gat_UA-36271334-1Third Party - Google1 minuteThis is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. It appears to be a variation of the _gat cookie which is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites.
_gidThird Party - Google1 dayInstalled by Google Analytics, _gid cookie stores information on how visitors use a website, while also creating an analytics report of the website's performance. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously.
AnalyticsSyncHistoryThird Party - LinkedIn1 monthUsed to store information about the time a sync with the lms_analytics cookie took place for users in the Designated Countries.
CONSENTThird Party - YouTube16 years 3 months 14 days 13 hoursThese cookies are set via embedded youtube-videos. They register anonymous statistical data on for example how many times the video is displayed and what settings are used for playback.No sensitive data is collected unless you log in to your google account, in that case your choices are linked with your account, for example if you click “like” on a video.
vuidThird Party - Vimeo2 yearsVimeo installs this cookie to collect tracking information by setting a unique ID to embed videos to the website.

Functional Cookies

CookieTypeDurationDescription
bcookieThird Party - LinkedIn2 yearsLinkedIn sets this cookie from LinkedIn share buttons and ad tags to recognize browser ID.
langThird Party - LinkedInSessionThis cookie is used to store the language preferences of a user to serve up content in that stored language the next time user visit the website.
li_gcThird Party - LinkedIn2 yearsUsed to store information about the time a sync took place with the lms_analytics cookie.
lidcThird Party - LinkedIn1 dayLinkedIn sets the lidc cookie to facilitate data center selection.

4. How can you manage cookies?

Every time you visit our website, you will be prompted to accept, refuse or to manage cookies preferences.
The cookies used on our website can be enabled or disabled through our consent tool or by disabling the cookies through your browser, as follows:

4.1. Consent Tool

The Cookie Consent tool can be utilised to customise your cookie preferences. The tool will record when you have consented to our Cookie Policy. You can change your preferences and withdraw your cookie consent at any time by clicking here Manage Consent and navigating to Manage Preferences on the cookie banner that is shown at the bottom of our website. Strictly necessary cookies cannot be disabled, nor can the tool be used to block cookies on third party websites linked from our website.

4.2. Using Your Browser

Most browsers allow you to refuse, to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

Be aware though that you may also lose some saved information (e.g. saved login details, website preferences). Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites. If you block the cookies, it is possible that you will not be able to enjoy all the technical features our website has to offer and it may negatively affect your user experience.

For further information on how to manage and delete cookies, please visit https://www.allaboutcookies.org/.

5. Questions?

For more information, feel free to contact our privacy officer at dpo@moodmedia.com.

6. Modifications and additions to this Cookie Policy

We may update this Cookie Policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to the cookies we use or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. Please therefore revisit this Cookie Policy regularly to stay informed about our use of cookies and related technologies.

The date at the bottom of this Cookie Policy indicates when it was last updated.

This policy is effective from September 15th 2021

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