TechnoServe Cookie Policy

Policy Name: Cookies
Approved By: Jeff Chrisfield Date Approved: 01/01/2020
Effective Date: 12/01/2019 Policy Owner: Jim McKinney

This Cookie Policy describes the different types of cookies and similar technologies that may be applied on the TechnoServe Site and associated subdomains.

Subdomains are as follows:

  • 50.technoserve.org
  • espanol.technoserve.org
  • give.technoserve.org

TechnoServe may change this Cookie Policy at any time. Please take a look at the “Effective Date” legend at the top of this page to see when this Cookie Policy was last revised.  Any changes in this Cookie Policy will become effective when we make the revised Cookie Policy available on or through the website.

Cookies used on this website

TechnoServe (“us”/”our”/”we”) uses first party and third party cookies. We use cookies in order to make this website easier to use, to support the provision of information and functionality to you, as well as to provide us with information about how this website is used so that we can make sure it is as up to date, relevant and error free as we can.

Further information about the types of cookies that are used on this website is set out in TechnoServe’s Data Privacy Statement. To the extent any Personal Information is collected through cookies, the Data Privacy Statement applies and compliments this Cookie Policy.

By continuing to browse the website you are agreeing to our use of cookies and the cookies notice at the top of your browser will disappear. If you block our use of cookies, you may be unable to access certain areas of our website and certain functions and pages will not work in the usual way. Doing so may also affect our ability to update this website to cater for user preferences and improve its performance.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

Strictly necessary cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features and/or services. Without these absolutely necessary cookies, the website will not perform as smoothly for you as we would like it to and we may not be able to provide certain services or features on the website.

Cookie Name Description Expiry Date 1st party or 3rd party
__cfuid (Cloudflare) Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic. 1 year 1st Party
CONSENT Used to detect if the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner. This cookie is necessary for GDPR-compliance of the website. 6631 1ST Party
JESSIONID Preserves users states across page requests. SESSION 1st Party

Performance Cookies

Performance cookies collect information about how visitors use a website; for instance, which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies do not collect any information that identifies a visitor. The information that these cookies collect is aggregated and is therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.

Cookie Name Description Expiry Date 1st party or 3rd party
__qca (Google) Collects data on the user’s visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded with the purpose of generating reports for optimizing the website content. 1 year 1st party
_ga (Google) Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 2 years 1st party
_gat (Google) Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate. 1 day 1st party
_gid (Google) Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 1 day 1st party

Functional Cookies

Functional cookies allow this website to remember choices you make (such as your username and log in details) and any customizations you make to website pages during your visit in order to provide enhanced, personalized features. For instance; these cookies can be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other elements of web pages that can be customized. They may also be used to provide services which you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymous and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

Cookie Name Description Expiry Date 1st party or 3rd party
lang (LinkedIn) Set by LinkedIn when a web page contains an embedded “Follow us” panel. Session 3rd Party

www.linkedin.com

Targeting or Advertising Cookies

Targeting or Advertising cookies are linked to services provided by third parties. The third party provides these services in return for recognizing that you have visited our website. These cookies collect information about your browsing habits on this website in order to make advertising on other websites you subsequently visit relevant to you and your interests, to limit the number of times those ads are served to you and to help measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns.

Cookie Name Description Expiry Date 1st party or 3rd party
__cfduid Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic. 1 year
__hssrc (HubSpot) Collects statistical data related to the user’s website visits, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded. The purpose is to segment the website’s users according to factors such as demographics and geographical location, in order to enable media and marketing agencies to structure and understand their target groups to enable customized online advertising. Session
__ptq.gif (HubSpot) Sends data to the marketing platform Hubspot about the visitor’s device and behavior. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels. Session 1st party
_fbp  (Facebook) Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers. 3 months 3rd party

www.facebook.com

1P_JAR (Google) Collects information on visitor behavior on multiple websites. This information is used on the website, in order to optimize the relevance of advertisement. 29 Days 3rd party

www.google.com

ads/ga-audiences (Google) Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor ‘s online behavior across websites. Session 3rd party

www.google.com

bscookie (LinkedIn) Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services. 2 years
Consent (Google) Used to detect if the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner. This cookie is necessary for GDPR-compliance of the website. 6638 days 3rd Party

www.google.com

embed/v3/timings.gif (HubSpot) Collects data on visitors’ preferences and behavior on the website – This information is used make content and advertisement more relevant to the specific visitor. Session 1st party
fr (Facebook) Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers. 3 months 3rd Party

www.facebook.com

GPS (YouTube) Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location. 1 day 3rd party

www.youtube.com

hubspotutk (HubSpot) Keeps track of a visitor’s identity. This cookie is passed to the marketing platform HubSpot on form submission and used when de-duplicating contacts. 1 year 1st Party
IDE (Google DoubleClick) Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clickingone of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user. 1 year 3rd Party

www.google.com

lang (LinkedIn) Remembers the user’s selected language version of a website. Session 3rd Party

www.linkedin.com

lidc (LinkedIn) Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services. 1 day 3rd party

www.linkedin.com

mc (Quantcast) Collects data on the user’s visits to the website, such as what pages have been loaded. The registered data is used for targeted ads. 13 months 3rd party

www.quantcast.com

NID (Google) Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads. 6 months 3rd PartyGoogle.com
PREF (YouTube) Registers a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses YouTube videos across different websites. 8 months 3rd Party

www.youtube.com

test_cookie (Google DoubleClick) Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies. 1 day 3rd Party

www.google.com

trctestcookie (Google) Detects whether partner data synchronization is functioning and currently running – This function sends user data between third-party advertisement companies for the purpose of targeted advertisements. Session 3rd Party

www.google.com

UserMatchHistory (LinkedIn) Used to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor’s preferences. 29 days 3rd Party

www.linkedin.com

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE  (YouTube) Tries to estimate the users’ bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos. 179 days 3rd Party

www.youtube.com

YSC (YouTube) Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen. Session 3rd Party

www.youtube.com

yt-remote-cast-installed (YouTube) Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video. Session 3rd Party

www.youtube.com

yt-remote-connected-devices (YouTube) Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video. Persistent 3rd Party

www.youtube.com

yt-remote-device-id (YoutTube) Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video. Persistent 3rd Party

www.youtube.com

yt-remote-fast-check-period (YouTube) Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video. Session 3rd Party

www.youtube.com

yt-remote-session-app (YouTube) Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video. Session 3rd Party

www.youtube.com

yt-remote-session-name (YouTube) Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video. Session 3rd Party

www.youtube.com

Managing Cookies in your Browser

In addition to the options provided above, you may refuse or accept cookies from the Website at any time by activating settings on your browser. Information about the procedure to follow in order to enable or disable cookies can be found on your Internet browser provider’s site via your help screen. We have also supplied links to several of the more popular browsers for procedures on how to view and disable cookies.

Please be aware that if cookies are disabled, not all features of the Website may operate as intended.

How to delete Cookies

For further information on how to delete cookies we recommend that you read the information provided at the following link: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/clear-cookies-installed.html

Further Information

You can find more information about cookies by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org to obtain detailed information on how to prevent cookies from being set on your particular browser.

For further information about Google Analytics please see: Safeguarding your Data.

To opt-out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

If you would like further information about the cookies used in relation to YouTube videos, the YouTube privacy notice, including details about YouTube related cookies, it is available at: https://www.google.co.uk/policies/privacy/.

If you would like to find out more about advertising networks and affiliate programmes and how cookies are used for these purposes, please visit: www.youronlinechoices.com

This is an information portal which is run by the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB), the trade association for digital advertising, and will provide you will all the information you need to know about online behavioural advertising and the choices available to you.

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