Privacy is of great concern to most users of the Internet, and is a critical part of an enjoyable and satisfactory user experience. We at Performance Dynamics are aware of and sensitive to the privacy concerns of our Network Members and other visitors to our Site. Accordingly, we do not collect personal information from you unless you provide it to us. When you visit our Site, our computers may automatically collect statistics about your visit. This information does not identify you personally, but rather about a visit to our Site. We may monitor statistics such as how many people visit our Site, the user’s IP address, which pages people visit, from which domains our visitors come and which browsers people use. These statistics are used to help us improve the performance of our Site. Performance Dynamics may share the personal information that you supply to us with other companies or organizations in order to provide you with opportunities to explore services or products that may be of interest to you, unless you notify us in writing that such information is confidential.
1.2 We use these technologies to administer the Sites, analyze trends, to track users’ movements around the Sites and to serve targeted advertisements. This page explains what these technologies are and sets out your rights to control our use of them.
1.3 When you first access the Sites, you may receive a message advising you that cookies and similar technologies are in use. By clicking “accept”, closing the message, or continuing to browse the Sites, you signify that you understand and agree to the use of these technologies, as described in this Cookies Policy.
1.4 You do not have to accept cookies and consent can be withdrawn at any time (see How to Control Cookies, below). You can change your browser settings to refuse or restrict cookies, and you may delete them after they have been placed on your device at any time. If you do not accept or delete our cookies, some areas of our Sites that you access may take more time to work, or may not function properly
2.1 Cookies are small files containing a string of characters which we store on your computer or mobile device when you visit the Sites. When you visit the Sites again, the cookies allow us to recognize your browser. Cookies may store your preferences and other information but cannot read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites.
2.2 Cookies set by a website owner are called “first party cookies”. Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called “third party cookies”. Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the Sites (i.e. advertising, social media functions and analytics). You are encouraged to read their privacy policies to understand their data processing activities, policies and procedures, including those of Google Adsense.
3.2 We use the following categories of cookies:
3.2.1 Strictly Necessary Cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Site. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our websites, use payment options if that function is available.
3.2.2 Performance and Functionality Cookies. These are used to recognize you when you return to our Site. This enables us to personalize our content for you and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region), but are non-essential to the performance of the Site.
3.2.3 Analytical or Customization Cookies. These cookies collect information about how users access and move through the Site. We use this information in either aggregate form to help us to improve the way our Site works, or to personalize our Site to your interests.
3.2.4 Advertising Cookies. These cookies are used to make the advertising displayed on the Site more relevant to you. These cookies prevent ads reappearing and ensure that ads are properly displayed. Certain third party cookies may track users over different websites are will provide ads relevant to your interests.
3.2.5 Social Media Cookies. These cookies allow us to integrate social media functions into our Site and may also be used for advertising purposes.
3.2.6 Currency Conversion Cookies. These cookies allow third parties to process your IP address, in order to determine your location for the purpose of currency conversion. You also agree to have that currency stored in a session cookie in your browser (a temporary cookie which gets automatically removed when you close your browser) so that the selected currency remains selected and consistent when browsing Sites, and the prices can convert to your local currency.
4.1 When you first access the Sites, you may receive a message advising you that cookies and similar technologies are in use. By clicking “accept”, closing the message, or continuing to browse the Sites, you signify that you understand and agree to the use of these technologies, as described in this Cookies Policy.
4.2 You do not have to accept cookies and consent can be withdrawn at any time, although you may not be able to use certain features on the Sites. You can do this by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies.
5.1 As well as cookies, we use other technologies to recognize and track visitors to our Sites. A web beacon (also known as a “tracking pixel” or “clear GIF”) is a clear graphic image (typically a one-pixel tag) that is delivered through a web browser or HTML e-mail, typically in conjunction with a cookie.
5.2 Web beacons allows us, for example, to monitor how users move from one page within our Sites to another, to track access to our communications, to understand whether users have come to our Sites from an online advertisement displayed on a third-party website, to measure how ads have been viewed and to improve site performance.
6.2 Below are links to the privacy policies of some of our key third party partners and links to advertising opt outs to help you to further manage your online privacy.
7.1 We may edit this policy from time to time. Please check this policy regularly for any changes.