Podnation - Cookies policy

Cookie Policy

Effective as of 23 February 2024

Introduction

This document outlines how we use cookies to enhance your experience on our platform. We aim to provide you, as a Podnation user, with transparent information about why we use cookies and how you can manage your cookie settings.

What are cookies

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or your computer's hard drive (if you consent to us using cookies). Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer or device's hard drive.

How we use cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users. This helps us provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and allows us to improve it.

Our cookies help us to:

  • Make our website work smoothly as you would expect.
  • Save you from having to log in every time you visit the site.
  • Remember your settings during and between visits.
  • Offer you content.
  • Improve the speed and security of the site.
  • Share pages easily across social media networks.
  • Continuously improve our website.
  • Make our marketing more efficient.

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission).
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission).
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties.

Types of Cookies

Website Function Cookies
  • We use these cookies to make our website work.
  • They determine if you are logged in or not.
  • They allow you to view and add information to the site.
  • They allow tailoring content to your needs.
  • It is impossible to avoid setting these cookies unless you choose not to use our website.
Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use these cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website and what type of technology they are using (e.g., Mac or Windows, which helps to identify when our site is not working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at, etc. This helps us to improve our website continuously. These so-called “analytics” programs also tell us how people reached this site (e.g., from a search engine) and whether they have been here before. Should you choose not to accept all cookies, we will not deploy these analytics.

Other Technologies

If you register to receive updates from us by email, you will receive emails containing a web beacon. This will be a small, transparent image embedded in each email. It will be used to send information such as your IP address, when each email was viewed, from what device, and from which geo-location. We use information about email usage to compile reports and to help us to improve our communications.

Your cookies choices

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies), you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

You may opt out of receiving targeted advertisements by turning off the corresponding option in your browser settings. You'll still see advertisements while browsing Podnation, but they might not align as closely with your interests.

Consent Mechanism

Upon your first visit, you'll notice a cookie consent banner. This is our way of ensuring you're fully informed and in control of your privacy preferences.

If you would like to block cookies from our website, then you can set your browser to do so by following the instructions on this page.

Data Retention Periods

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after three years.

Cookie Policy Updates

We may update this policy from time to time. If significant changes are made, we will take appropriate steps to inform you accordingly.

Contact Information

If you have any queries concerning our use of your personal information, please email [email protected].