What is a cookie?
Cookies are small information files that are sent to and stored on your computer, smartphone, and other devices when you visit a webpage. Cookies are sent back to the source webpage each time you visit it or any other page that recognizes said cookie.
Cookies are used to increase visitor-friendliness: by identifying visitors with a cookie, they do not always have to enter the same data such as login information or screen settings every time you visit the website.
You can find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org.
Types of cookies
While browsing VitalityGames.com, the following types of cookies might be stored on your computer:
1. Session Cookies
These cookies last for as long as your visit to the Webpage. They are deleted when you close your browser or when you exit VitalityGames.com. The information gathered by these cookies is used to analyze traffic patterns and provide the users with the services offered.
2. Persistent Cookies
These cookies are enabled during your first visit to VitalityGames.com. They are stored on the user's devices and allow the recovery of browsing information in the next visit. They have an expiration date, but such data is set past the end of the current session. These cookies are the ones that allow us to tailor your visits through your preferences (such as country of origin and language).
3. Third Party Cookies:
a. Google Analytics
VitalityGames.com uses Google Analytics, a statistics service provided by Google, Inc. ('Google'). Google Analytics generates cookies that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of your browsing practices. The information generated through the cookies about this Webpage is sent to and stored on a server owned by Google in the USA. If you choose to activate the IP anonymization on this Webpage, Google will shorten your IP address on the European Union members and other states that have previously ratified the European Economic Area agreement. Only in some rare cases will the complete IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. As requested by the Website operator, Google will use the gathered information to analyze your use of VitalityGames.com with the purposes of compiling reports about the activities carried out on the Webpage and providing services related to the use of the Website and the Internet to the operator. The IP address sent by your browser through Google Analytics will not be in contact with other Google information. You can prevent the cookies from being installed through your browser options, but if you do so, some Website features might be missing.
Visitors can deactivate the use of Google Analytics by visiting the Google Analytics Opt-out page.
Our Webpage includes links to the social network called Facebook. This site is managed exclusively by Facebook, Inc. Said links on VitalityGames.com can be identified by the 'Facebook' logo or the 'Like' button. If the User clicks on said links, the Facebook plug-ins will be activated and the browser will establish a direct connection with Facebook servers. If the User clicks on one of the links and is logged into Facebook with their personal account, information about the visit to VitalityGames.com will be sent to Facebook. Said information is kept by Facebook, Inc. In order to prevent this from happening, the User has to log out of Facebook before clicking the link. The commands assigned to the Facebook links, especially user details and visit information transfer, are not activated when browsing our Website, but when clicking on a Facebook link.
The purposes and dimensions of information gathering through Facebook, as well as the processing and use thereof within Facebook, Inc. and the corresponding rights in order to protect user's privacy, are managed according to Facebook's Data Use Policy (https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy).
VitalityGames.com uses Twitter cookies. These cookies are enabled by the Twitter plug-in on the Website's home page. Most of them will not be enabled if you have not signed in to your Twitter account. Twitter uses the gathered information for analytical purposes in order to offer tailored content according to the user's preferences. For example, it is used to suggest who to follow on Twitter. This content is stored with the browser cookie ID only and is not connected to other details on the Twitter widget (such as information about visited sites).
d. Google Plus
VitalityGames.com uses Google Plus cookies. The Google +1 sharing button enables these cookies. They allow content to be shared from VitalityGames.com with your Google Plus contacts. Most of these cookies will only be enabled if you have already logged in to your Google account.
If you wish to delete any of the cookies stored on your device or block the ones that gather information about your Website browsing patterns, you can do so by deleting your current cookies and/or changing your browser privacy options (the steps you have to follow vary according to the browser you are using.) If you wish to read further information on how to disable cookies or how to switch your privacy options, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org. The Help tab on your browser will also provide information about this process.
Below, you will find an overview of the possibilities the browsers offer to manage cookies.
- Google Chrome: Open your browser. Click the Chrome menu and choose Settings. Click display advanced settings and then the button Settings for content in the 'Privacy' section. In the 'Cookies' section, you can edit your cookies settings and remove cookies.
- Internet Explorer: Open your browser. Click Tools and then Internet options. Click the 'Privacy' section and choose the level you want with the slide control. You can also change this manually by clicking Advanced. A distinction is made between permanent direct cookies (first-party cookies), permanent indirect cookies (third-party cookies), and temporary cookies (session cookies). You can remove cookies by means of the main screen of internet options.
- Mozilla Firefox: Open your browser. Select Privacy. Set Firefox to Use adapted settings for history. To switch cookies on, put a checkmark with Accept cookies of websites. To switch off cookies, remove this checkmark. Firefox also gives you the possibility to switch off cookies of third parties (third-party cookies). Furthermore, you can set how long cookies can be kept. Click Show cookies and you can remove one or several cookies.
- Safari: Open your browser. In Safari, cookie administration is limited to one screen. In tab sheet Preferences click Privacy. You then have three possibilities to accept cookies. Via Show Cookies, you can also remove cookies.
- Opera: Open your browser. Click the Extra menu and then Preferences. Via Advanced and Cookies you can set your cookies settings. You also have the possibility to have new cookies removed automatically when you close each Internet session. Moreover, you can decide about each cookie sent to your computer. You do this by clicking Ask me before accepting cookies. Each time a site wants to save a cookie, a dialog box is displayed.