Strand360’s Cookies & Internet Advertising Policy
LAST UPDATED: APRIL 2021
STRAND360 welcomes your comments on this STRAND360 Cookies & Internet Advertising Policy. If you have questions about this page contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or via postal mail at the address provided below:
STRAND360 #1, 4013-53 Avenue Lacombe, Alberta Canada, T4L 2J6
We use reasonable efforts to determine and address your concerns in a prompt manner.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file placed on your hard disk to enable a site to recall your information on later visits. This saves you time and effort. Cookies can remember your information to provide you with this convenience. They are not capable of running programs or spreading viruses to your computer.
‘Persistent cookies’ live in your browser’s subfolder for a duration of time. Or until you delete them. We use persistent cookies to help remember you when you visit in the future. making the Site more personalized to you. This makes your requests and registration process faster. Providing you convenience obtaining or accessing Site information, products or services.
‘Session cookies’ are temporary cookie files. They're deleted once you leave the Site and close your browser. We use session cookies to enable the Site to keep track of your movement while viewing Strand360.ca. This assists STRAND360 in improving the functionality and performance of the site.
When you land on the Site, cookies get placed on your device by STRAND360. Or by the third parties whose services we use for Strand360.ca. The cookies used on the Site are as follows:
Strictly Necessary Cookie
STRAND360 uses secure firewalls and cookies. This prevents unauthorized access to our internal systems. The security cookie does not contain any personal information. You can not opt-out of it.
Purpose: Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is a protocol enabling your browser to a safe connection. This connection is between itself and a particular website or server. If a website has an SSL certificate, that means it's validated by a Certificate Authority.
Site Performance Cookies
Every time a visitor lands on the Site, our Site performance cookies fire an ‘anonymous cookie’. These cookies help track the condition of the Site. For visitor behavior. And helping us continue improving the content and performance of Strand360.ca.
Purpose: Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc., to help us see the Site behavior. The data collected by Google Analytics helps analyze the frequency of returning visitors. How the Site's found (from advertising or referring websites). As well as which pages get viewed most frequent. This information, combined with data from thousands of other visitors. Creates a full picture of the Site’s use. Google Analytics, never identifies the individual or their personal information. It is not linked to any other information we store about you.
STRAND360 uses functionality cookies to enhance the user experience. This happens by tracking the choices you make on the Site. This allows us to tailor content to your preference. All data's stored and used for aggregated and statistical reporting. Form submissions get stored by STRAND360. This helps us manage your identity for customer relationship management initiatives.
Purpose: HubSpot is an inbound marketing and sales software. It helps attract visitors into customers and build customer relationships. We use HubSpot to help see visitor’s behavior. Collecting personal information through the form completion. The main information collected helps us improve our Site’s user experience. HubSpot only identifies and stores personal information if the user submits the form.
Internet Advertising is delivering promotional marketing messages to you. This happens through viewing ads you may like to see. Based on your activity on search engines, websites and Social Media Applications. We use tracking pixels to assist with engagement through internet advertising. The technology to do this is made possible through cookies or similar technologies. We may place these tracking pixels during your visit. STRAND360 employees are unable to reach out to you as the process is anonymous. It's based on audience segmentation.
STRAND360 uses marketing and re-marketing cookies to understand our audience’s interests better. Helping us promote STRAND360’s services and products in an efficient manner. The tracking pixels we currently use are for LinkedIn, Facebook and Google.
In line with new EU regulations, STRAND360 is working to change the way our website works. We actively get your consent for these cookies. At present, this consent process is not in place.
Yet, you can accept or decline cookies at any time by modifying the settings in your browser. You can also erase cookies from your operating system as well. Declining or deleting cookies may prevent experience of all the features on our site. You can opt-out by changing your cookie settings in two ways:
Third Party Settings
You can change how third-party cookies and internet advertising interact with you. Do this by changing your online behavioral advertising preference. Browser add-ons and extensions can do this.
Internet Advertising Settings
You can control whether you would like to see interest-based ads. Do this by changing the settings in the Social Media Applications and search engines.