Websites to which this Policy applies
This Policy applies to the following websites that are operated or controlled by Conscious Branding:
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that may be stored on your computer or other device when you visit a website. They are generally used to make websites work, to keep track of your movements within the website, to remember your login details, and so on.
There are different types of cookies, and they can be distinguished on the basis of their origin, function and lifespan. Important characteristics of cookies include the following:
- First-party cookies are cookies that are placed by the website you are visiting, while third-party cookies are placed by a website other than the one you are visiting. Please note that we do not control the collection or further use of data by third parties.
- Necessary cookies are necessary to allow the technical operation of a website (e.g., they enable you to move around on a website and to use its features).
- Performance cookies collect data on the performance of a website such as the number of visitors, the time spent on the website and error messages.
- Functionality cookies increase the usability of a website by remembering your choices (e.g. language, region, login, and so on).
- Targeting/advertising cookies enable a website to send you personalized advertising.
- Session cookies are temporary cookies that are erased once you close your browser while persistent or permanent cookies stay on your device until you manually delete them or until your browser deletes them based on the duration period specified in the persistent cookie file.
More information on all aspects of cookies can be found on www.allaboutcookies.org. Please note that Conscious Branding has no affiliation with, and is not responsible for, this third-party website.
- distinguish between users;
- improve the use and the functionality of our website;
- tailor our website and products to your needs and preferences;
- process your purchase orders; and
- analyze how our website is used and compile anonymous and aggregate statistics.
We do not use the collected information to create user profiles.
What types of cookies do we use?
An overview of the cookies used on this website is set out in the following table.
|Name||First Party or Third Party?||Duration||Purpose||Types of data collected|
|This cookie is necessary to allow technical operation of the website, such as enabling movement around the site and use of its features.|
|_ga||Third party (Google Analytics)||2 years||Functionality (site analytics)||This cookie is typically written to the browser upon the first visit. If the cookie has been deleted by the browser operator, and the browser subsequently visits consciousbranding.com, a new _ga cookie is written with a different unique ID. In most cases, this cookie is used to determine unique visitors to consciousbranding.com and it is updated with each page view. Additionally, this cookie is provided with a unique ID that Google Analytics uses to ensure both the validity and accessibility of the cookie as an extra security measure.|
|Persistent||Targeting Cookies or Advertising Cookies||This cookie is used to track visitors and form submissions.|
|_utma||Third party (Google Analytics)||2 years||Functionality (site analytics)||This cookie is typically written to the browser upon the first visit. If the cookie has been deleted by the browser operator, and the browser subsequently visits consciousbranding.com, a new _utma cookie is written with a different unique ID. In most cases, this cookie is used to determine unique visitors to consciousbranding.com and it is updated with each page view. Additionally, this cookie is provided with a unique ID that Google Analytics uses to ensure both the validity and accessibility of the cookie as an extra security measure.|
|_utmb||Third party (Google Analytics)||30 minutes||Functionality (site analytics)||This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with consciousbranding.com. When a user views a page on consciousbranding.com, the Google Analytics code attempts to update this cookie. If it does not find the cookie, a new one is written and a new session is established. Each time a user visits a different page on consciousbranding.com; this cookie is updated to expire in 30 minutes, thus continuing a single session for as long as user activity continues within 30-minute intervals. This cookie expires when a user pauses on a page on consciousbranding.com for longer than 30 minutes.|
|_utmc||Third party (Google Analytics)||Until the end of session||Functionality (site analytics)||This cookie operates in conjunction with the ‘_utmb’ cookie to determine whether or not to establish a new session for the user. If it does not find the cookie, a new one is written and a new session is established. This cookie expires when a user’s session is no longer active.|
|_utmz||Third party (Google Analytics) 7||6 months||Functionality (site analytics)||This cookie stores the type of referral used by the visitor to reach consciousbranding.com, whether via a direct method, a referring link, a website search, or a campaign such as an ad or an email link. It is used to calculate search engine traffic, ad campaigns and page navigation within consciousbranding.com. The cookie is updated with each page view to consciousbranding.com.|
|_utmt||Third party (Google Analytics)||10 minutes||Functionality (site analytics)||Used to throttle request rate.|
In addition, we may also use web beacons (or clear GIFs) and other similar technologies in addition to, or in combination with, cookies. A web beacon is typically a transparent graphic image (usually 1 pixel x 1 pixel) that is placed on a site or in an email and it helps us to understand the behavior of visitors of our website. More information on web beacons can be found on http://www.allaboutcookies.org. Please note that Conscious Branding has no affiliation with, and is not responsible for, this third-party website.
How can you control cookies and web beacons?
Most internet browsers are set to automatically accept cookies. Depending on your browser, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, or you can set it to refuse them. Please refer to the ‘help’ button (or similar) on your browser to learn more about how you can do this.
Disabling cookies may impact your experience on our websites.
If you use different devices to access our websites, you will need to ensure that each browser of each device is set to your cookie preference.
More information on how to manage cookies is available from: http://www.allaboutcookies.org. Please note that Conscious Branding has no affiliation with, and is not responsible for, this third-party website.
In addition, you may opt-out from cookies by visiting the following sites and selecting which company cookies you would like to opt-out from: http://www.aboutads.info/choices/#completed and http://www.youronlinechoices.com/. Please note that Conscious Branding has no affiliation with, and is not responsible for, these third-party websites.
If you have any comments, questions or concerns about any of the information in this Policy, or any other issues relating to the Processing of Personal Data by Conscious Branding, please contact:
Conscious Branding LLC
5740 Lake Rose Drive
Minnetonka, MN 55345 USA
We will respond to your inquiry within 48 hours.