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Cookie Policy for SmartThermostatDeals.com

 

Last Updated: November 8, 2021

 

This Cookie Policy describes how SmartThermostatDeals.com uses cookies to provide, improve, promote and protect the webSmartThermostatDeals.com website.

 

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small piece of text sent to your browser when you visit the webSmartThermostatDeals.com website. It serves a variety of functions, like enabling us to remember certain information you provide to us as you navigate between pages on the webSmartThermostatDeals.com website.  Each cookie expires after a certain period of time depending on what we use it for. Cookies are useful because they help us make your experience on the webSmartThermostatDeals.com website more enjoyable. They allow us to recognize your device (e.g. your laptop or mobile device) so that we can tailor your experience of the webSmartThermostatDeals.com website.

 

Why do we use cookies?

We use first party and third party cookies for several reasons, such as letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, letting us analyze how well our webSmartThermostatDeals.com website is performing, and improving your experience. Some cookies are required for technical reasons in order for our SmartThermostatDeals.com website to operate. Other cookies enable us and the third parties we work with to track and target the interests of visitors to our SmartThermostatDeals.com website. Finally, third parties serve cookies through our SmartThermostatDeals.com website for advertising, analytics, and other purposes. This is described in more detail below.

 

What cookies do we use?

 

Essential

These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with the SmartThermostatDeals.com website. Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the SmartThermostatDeals.com website, you cannot refuse them without impacting how our website functions. You may be able to block or delete essential cookies by changing your browser settings. Examples include:

 

  • Ssr-caching - indicates how a site was rendered

  • XSRF-TOKEN - used for security purposes

  • HS - used for security purposes

 

Performance and Analytics, Personalization, and Security

These cookies help us analyze how the SmartThermostatDeals.com website is being accessed and used, enable us to track performance, and secure the SmartThermostatDeals.com website.  For example, we use cookies to get insights regarding users and website performance, such as page speed or to help us customize our website for you in order to enhance your experience. Examples include:

 

  • Google Analytics

  • Google Tag Manager

  • svSession - a cookie that identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s session on the website

  • bSession - a cookie that identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s session on the website

 

 

Targeting or Advertising Cookies

These cookies are used to make advertising messages more relevant to you and your interests.  We sometimes use cookies delivered by third parties to track the performance of our advertisements. For example, these cookies remember which browsers have visited our website.  The information provided to third parties does not include personal information, but this information may be re-associated with personal information after we receive it. This process helps us manage and track the effectiveness of our marketing efforts. Currently we do not have any examples of these cookies live on the website. 

 

 

How do I manage cookies?

You can remove or disable cookies via your browser by referring to your browser’s configuration documentation, since the steps for doing so are usually browser-specific. Removing or disabling cookies might adversely impact your ability to use our website effectively. Enabling cookies ensures a smoother experience when you use our SmartThermostatDeals.com website.

 

Most advertising networks offer you a way to opt out of Interest Based Advertising. If you wish to limit third parties’ collection of information about your use of our website, you can opt-out of such at the Digital Advertising Alliance or Network Advertising Initiative in the US, the Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada in Canada, or the European Digital Advertising Alliance in Europe.

 

Cookie Policy updates

We may update this Cookie Policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to the cookies we use or for other operational, legal, or regulatory reasons.  Please revisit this Cookie Policy regularly to stay informed about our use of cookies and related technologies.  The date at the top of this Cookie Policy indicates when it was last updated.

 

Where can you get further information?

If you have any questions about our use of cookies or other technologies, please email us at info@smartthermostatdeals.com.