Cookies Policy

Watchity SL (CIF: B-66574385) is a Europen Union based company (Barcelona, Spain). Watchity helps businesses and organizations to inform, inspire & engage viewers through professional, multichannel and interactive webcasts.

This notice talks about the cookies and similar tracking technologies that we use across the websites we operate and all the services we provide to you.

 

WHAT ARE COOKIES? 🍪

A cookie is a small text file that’s placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit one of our websites. We, and some of our affiliates and third-party service providers, may use a few different types of cookies. Some are persistent cookies (cookies that remain on your hard drive for an extended period of time) and some are session ID cookies (cookies that expire when you close your browser).

We also use other tracking technologies like web beacons (sometimes called “tracking beacons” or “clear gifs”) and local storage. These are tiny graphics files that contain a unique identifier that enable us to recognise when someone has visited our websites or opened an email that we have sent them.

COOKIES PURPOSES

Cookies help us to operate our websites and services, enhance and customise your experience across our websites and services, perform analytics and deliver advertising and marketing that’s relevant to you.

There are also cookies set by third parties across our websites and services. Third-party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through our websites and services, such as advertising, interactive content and analytics. They also enable us to use advertising networks to manage our advertising on other websites.

TYPES OF COOKIES:

The cookies, depending on whoever implements them, can be:

  • own: those enabled by the owner of the website that the users visits, sending them from a computer or domain managed by the editor himself and from which he provides the services requested by the user; Or;
  • of third parties: enable by other service providers with whom the owner of the site that the user visits have contracted the provision of certain services; the cookies are sent from a computer or domain managed by another entity that treats the data obtained.

The cookies, according to the time they remain activated, can be:

  • session: it’s a type of cookies designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a web page.
  • persistent: it’s a type of cookies in which the data is stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed, during a defined period, by the person responsible for the cookie.

Cookies, depending on their purpose, can be:

  • of analysis: are those that, treated by the owner of the site or by third parties, allow to quantify the number of users and thus perform the measurement and statistical analysis of the use that users make of the service offered, in order to improve the offer of products and services.
  • persistent advertising: are those that allow the management, in the most efficient way, of the advertising spaces that the editor has included in a web page, application or platform.
  • persistent of behavioural advertising: are those that allow the management, in the most efficient way, of the advertising spaces that the editor has included in a web page, application or platform. These cookies store information related to the behaviour of the users, obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows the development of a specific profile to display advertising based on them. It’s also possible to insert a cookie in the browser of the user when he visits a web or opens an email through advertising or promotions, about certain products or services. The cookie, installed in the browser is used later to display advertising related to the search that the user has made, to develop control of the announcements in relation, for example, with the number of times they are seen, where they appear, at what time they are seen, etc.

COOKIES INSTALLED WITHOUT YOUR CONSENT

There are some cookies that can be installed in the user’s terminal without their consent. Those are:

  • cookies whose purpose is to only allow communication between the user’s computer and the network.
  • cookies whose purpose is to strictly provide a service expressly requested by the user.

Thus, these cookies are:

  • User input cookies.
  • Identification of user authentication cookies (session only).
  • User’s security cookies.
  • Multimedia player cookies.
  • Session cookies to balance the load.
  • Cookies of customization of the user interface.
  • Add-on cookies (plug-in) to exchange social content.

On the other hand, analytical, advertising and tracking cookies need the consent of the user.

COOKIES USED BY WATCHITY AND THIRD-PARTIES AND THEIR PURPOSES

Below is a list of cookies that we use on our websites and services. The types of cookies we use are always changing. Check back regularly to make sure you stay up to date. If you think we’ve missed a cookie, please let us know.

WATCHITY COOKIES:

  • PHPSESSID: improve navigation through the website.
  • WAT_CRPD: improve navigation through the website.
  • _utma / _utmz / _cfduid: for the operation of jQuery (Framework Javascript9).
  • _cfduid: for the operation of Cloudflare (plugins Javascript).

THIRD-PARTY COOKIES:

  • Facebook (Analytics): we use Facebook as a medium to talk to customers and to measure the effectiveness of campaigns.
  • Twitter (Analytics): we use Twitter as a medium to talk to customers and to measure the effectiveness of campaigns.
  • LinkedIn (Analytics): we use LinkedIn as a medium to talk to customers and to measure the effectiveness of campaigns.
  • Google Analytics (Analytics): Google Analytics uses cookies to help us analyse how our users use our websites and services.

ALREADY INSTALLED COOKIES DEACTIVATION

You can accept or reject cookies by amending your web browser controls. Because they’re important, our websites and services might not work like they’re supposed to, and in some cases, might not work at all, if you decide to reject our cookies. Most advertising networks also offer you the option to opt-out of targeted advertising. For more info, visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or http://www.youronlinechoices.com.

You can manage your cookie settings by following your browser’s instructions. Here are some links that might be of assistance:

  • Google Chrome cookies deactivation described here.
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer/Edge cookies deactivation described here.
  • Mozilla Firefox cookies deactivation described here.
  • Safari cookies deactivation described here.

You can revoke your consent at any time. To do it, you must deactivate the cookies on our website by following the instructions of the previous section depending on the browser you use. We inform you that the revocation of consent and, therefore, the deactivation of certain cookies, you may not be able to use certain features of our website.

UPDATES IN THE CURRENT COOKIES POLICY

We may update this Cookies Policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. Where a change is significant, we’ll make sure we let you know.

HOW TO CONTACT US

If you have any questions about how we use cookies, that it haven’t been answered  yet in this policy, please send us your comments by email to:

lopd@watchity.com

or written communication to:

Watchity, S.L.
Rambla de Catalunya, 53-55, 7º G,
08007 Barcelona, Spain

Additionally, you can access to educational videos published by the Spanish Data Protection Agency, which explains, step by step, how to configure the privacy options in browsers, social networks and most common mobile operating systems, under AEPD videos.