Our web www.safaricrowdfunding.com (“Web”) uses a technology called “cookies” in order to be able to gather information about the use of the Web.
This cookies policy is intended to inform you clearly and precisely about the cookies used on the Web (the “Policy Cookies”).
Cookie is a file that is downloaded in your computer (PC or mobile) when accessing certain web pages. Cookies allow a website, among other things, store and retrieve information about browsing habits of a user or his computer, depending on the information they contain and the way you use your computer, can be used to recognize an user.
Information collected through cookies may include the date and time of visits to the Web, pages visited, time that has been on the Web and the sites visited just before and after.
These files are stored on the user’s computer and contain anonymous data that is not harmful to your computer. They are used to remember user preferences, such as the selected language, or data access and page customization.
The user’s browser stores cookies on the hard drive only during the current session occupying minimal memory space and not harming the computer. The cookies do not contain any specific personal information, and most of them are deleted from the hard drive at the end of the browser session (so-called session cookies).
Most browsers accept cookies as standard and, independently thereof, in granting or denying security settings stored or temporary cookies.
Depending on who is the entity that manages the domain from which cookies are sent and treat the data obtained, there are two types: own cookies and third party cookies.
There is also a second classification according to the length of time they remain stored in the client browser, which may be of session cookies or persistent cookies.
Finally, there is another classification of five types of cookies in accordance with the purpose for which the data are processed: technical cookies, customization cookies, analysis cookies, advertising cookies and behavioral advertising cookies.
Techniques cookies: These are essential and absolutely necessary for the proper functioning of a Web site and use of the various options and services offered. They allow the user to navigate through a web page or application platform and the use of different options or services that exist, for example, control traffic and data communication, identify the session, access parts of restricted access, remember the elements of an order, make the buying process of an order, make the request for registration or participation in an event, use the security features while browsing, store content for broadcast video or sound or share content through social networks.
Customization cookies: These are those that allow the user to access the service with some features of a general nature based on a predefined set of criteria in the user terminal. Such as the language, the type of browser through which you access the service, the locale configuration from which you access the service, etc.
Analysis cookies: Those that are well treated by us or by third parties, allow us to quantify the number of users and perform the measurement and statistical analysis of the use made by users of the service provided. For that, the navigation is analyzed in our website in order to improve the supply of products or services that we offer.
Advertising cookies: Those that are well treated by us or by third parties, allow us to manage the most effective way possible to offer advertising spaces in the website, tailoring ad content to the content of the requested service or use they make of our website. So we can analyze your browsing habits on the Internet and we can show related advertising with your navigation profile.
Behavioral advertising cookies: Are those that enable the management, the most efficient way of advertising spaces, where appropriate, the publisher has included a website, application or platform from providing the requested service. These cookies store information of user behavior obtained through continued observing their browsing habits, allowing developing a specific profile to display ads based on the same.
Are those cookies that are sent to your computer and managed exclusively by the Web to improve our performance? The information we collect is used to improve the quality of our service and the experience of the users. These cookies remain longer in the browser, allowing Safari users recognize as recurring visitors and to adapt the Web content to offer content to suit your preferences.
On the Web audience measurement system Google Analytics is used, web analytics tool from Google that allows users to know how they use the Web interact. Also enable cookies in the domain of the site where the user is located and uses a set of cookies called “__utma” and “__utmz” to collect information anonymously and report on trends in the Web without identifying individual users.
Together with our server log files, allow Safari to know the total number of users visiting the Web and those parts of it that are more affluent and visits. Thanks to this, Safari obtains information that can help improve navigation and provide better service to users.
If Users interact with the content of the Web, third party cookies can also be set (for example, clicking social networking buttons or viewing videos hosted on another website). Third-party cookies are those established for different web domain. Safari cannot access the data stored in the cookies of other web sites when the user browses cited web sites.
You can see the description of the type of cookies used by Google Analytics and expiration period on the following link to the Google web site:
By browsing and continuing in the Web you will be consenting to the use made of these cookies, for the prescribed period and conditions contained in this Policy Cookies.
In any case, please note that since cookies are not required to use the Web, you can block or disable them activating the setting on your browser, which allows you to refuse the setting of all cookies or some of them. Most browsers allow practice to warn of the presence of cookies or automatically reject them. If you rejects, you can still use our Web, although the use of some services may be limited and therefore experience will be less satisfactory, and cannot allow the full use of all the features of the Web.
Unless you have adjusted your browser settings, our system creates cookies as you visit the Web. Note that all Internet browsers allow changing those settings. These settings are usually found in the ‘Options’ or ‘Preferences’ of your browser’s menu. For more information on how to adjust your cookie settings on the following browsers, we provide the following information:
Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Settings.
For more information, please refer to the Microsoft support or Browser Help.
Firefox: Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> History -> Custom Settings.
For more information, please refer to the Mozilla support or Browser Help.
Chrome: Settings -> Show Advanced Options -> Privacy -> Content Settings.
For more information, please consult the Google support or Browser Help.
Safari: Preferences -> Security.
For more information, please refer to the Apple Support or Browser Help.
For questions, comments or suggestions about Cookies Policy, please write to: [email protected]