Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

This is the Cookie Policy for geekoutdaily.com (hereinafter referred to as ‘Geekout Daily’, ‘we’, ‘us’ and the ‘Site’). Please read this carefully. This Cookie Policy describes what information cookies gather, how we use that information and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored if you wish although this may negatively impact your experience.

For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.

If you need to contact us regarding any aspect of the Cookie Policy, please contact us here.

1. What are cookies?

Cookies are tiny files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are downloaded to your device when the Site is loaded up to improve your experience. These cookies help us make the Site function properly, make the Site more secure, provide better user experience, understand how the Site performs and to analyse what works and where it needs improvement.

2. How we use cookies.

The cookies we use are mostly necessary for the Site to function the right way and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data. The Site uses cookies to store information about visitors preferences, record user-specific information on which pages the user access or visit, customize web page content based on visitors browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser. 

3. What types of cookies do we use?

Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of the Site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats for example. They do not collect or store any personal information.

Statistics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the Site, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the Site have been visited, the source of the visit etc. This data helps us understand and analyse how visitors use the Site.

Marketing: Marketing cookies are used to personalise the advertisements shown to you on the Site so that they are meaningful to you and to help us keep track of the efficiency of ad campaigns. The information stored in these cookies may also be used by third-parties (for more information, see section 4). We also use cookies to manage online shopping via affiliate links and associated revenue share arrangements.

Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on the Site. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing Site contents to social media.

Preferences: These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences (such as language preferences) so that you have a better and more efficient experience when using the Site.

4. How third-party partners use cookies.

4a. Google Analytics

The Site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the Site and the ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the Site and the pages that you visit.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, click here.

4b. DoubleClick DART Cookie

  • Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on the Site.
  • Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to geekoutdaily.com and other sites on the Internet.
  • Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL – https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads

4c.

Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on the Site. Our advertising partners include Google Adsense and Media.net.

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on the Site send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and/or to personalise the advertising content that you see.

Geeokout Daily has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. The privacy policy of Geekout Daily does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or sites.

5. How can I control my cookie preferences?

5a. Manage cookies in your browser.

You can block and delete cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser help for how to do this). In most cases, however, blocking cookies on your browser will completely disable the functionality and features they add to the Site and the many others you may visit. If you’re not sure whether you need cookies or not, it’s recommended that you leave them on in case they’re used to provide a service that you use.

6. Changes to this statement.

We reserve the right to review the Cookie Policy at any time.

Last revised: 8th June 2019