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Website Cookie Policy

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. It provides important information about your personal information. 

Effective as of October, 2020

This Cookie Policy explains how PathCheck Foundation uses cookies and similar technologies to recognise you when you visit our Websites. It explains what these technologies are and why we use them, as well as your rights to control our use of them. 

What is a cookie?
A cookie is a string of characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. When you visit the site again, the cookie allows that site to recognize your browser. Cookies may store user preferences and other information as a convenience to provide a better web experience.

What are cookies?
A cookie is a small file containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. When you visit the site again, the cookie allows that site to recognize your browser. Cookies may store user preferences and other information. They Cookies provide a convenience feature to save you time, or tell the Web server that you have returned to a Why do we use cookies?
We use cookies for several reasons. Some cookies are required for technical reasons in order for our Websites to operate, and we call these as "essential" or "strictly necessary" cookies. Other cookies also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our Websites.  For example, we keep track of the Websites and pages you visit, in order to determine what portion of the Website is the most popular or most used. This data is used to deliver customized content and promotions to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

What types of cookies do we use and how do we use them?
The cookies we use are as follows:
- Essential cookies: These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our Websites. 

- Performance and functionality cookies: These cookies are used to enhance the performance and functionality of our Websites but are non-essential to their use. However, without these cookies, certain functionality may become unavailable.

- Analytics and customization cookies: These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our Websites are being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our Websites for you.

-Advertising cookies: These cookies are used to make advertising messages more relevant to you. They perform functions like preventing the same ad from continuously reappearing, ensuring that ads are properly displayed, and in some cases selecting advertisements that are based on your interests.

- Social networking cookies: These cookies are used to enable you to share pages and content that you find interesting on our Websites through third party social networking and other websites. These cookies may also be used for advertising purposes too.

How can I control cookies?
You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies. You can exercise your cookie preferences by clicking on the appropriate opt-out links provided below.

You can set or amend your web browser controls to accept or refuse cookies. If you choose to reject cookies, you may still use our website though your access to some functionality and areas of our website may be restricted. As the means by which you can refuse cookies through your web browser controls vary from browser-to-browser, you should visit your browser's help menu for more information. Separately, essential website cookies: Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the Websites to you, you cannot refuse them. You can block or delete them by changing your browser settings however, as described above.

How often will you update this policy?
We may update this Cookie Policy in order to reflect changes to the cookies we use or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. We will notify you of any material changes to this Cookie Policy prior to the changes becoming effective by posting the changes on this page and providing a more prominent notice with on-site or email notifications. Where can I get further information?

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please feel free to contact us at privacy@pathcheck.org or write to us at PathCheck, Foundation., Attn.: Privacy/Legal, 58 Day Street, Box 441621, Somerville, MA 02144.