COOKIE POLICY FOR VOLUNTEER SUCCESS

Last updated: 2021 10 15

This is the Cookie Policy for Volunteer Success (“our”, “us”, “we” etc.), accessible from volunteersuccess.com (the “Site”).  By using or accessing the Site you agree to our collection and use of Cookies as set out herein. 

This page describes what information Cookies gather, how we use Cookies and why we sometimes need to store these Cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these Cookies from being stored, however, this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the site’s functionality.

What Are Cookies

Like most websites, this Site uses Cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, that enable us to remember important information in order to deliver the best experience to our users when using our website (“Cookies”). We may use Cookies to remember your computer each time you visit our Site and provide a more customized experience while using or browsing our Site.   

For more general information on Cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

How We Use Cookies

We use Cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Generally, there are no industry standard options for disabling Cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave all Cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

We may use Cookies to analyze the activity of users on our website to improve the Site. We may use Cookies in order to display promotional material to you on other websites you visit, and we may share information about your behaviour on the Site with third-parties in order to show targeted or interest-based advertisements to you and other content that is curated for you based on your behaviour and history while using our Site.  

The Cookies We Set

      Account related Cookies
If you create an account with us then we will use Cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These Cookies will usually be deleted when you log out
, however in some cases, they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.

      Login related Cookies
We use Cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These Cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

      Forms related Cookies
When you submit data through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms Cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

      Site preferences Cookies
In order to provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences, we need to set Cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page that is affected by your preferences.

      Referral Tracking Cookies
We may use Cookies to associate your activity with the third party website that referred you to our website or to associate your activity with a website that Volunteer Success referred you to. 

      Security-related Cookies
We use cookies to limit certain types of cyber attacks.

      Testing and Performance Cookies
We strive to provide the best user experience for our users and to consistently improve user experience.  We use cookies to provide a consistent user experience while testing aspects of our website and improve the performance and reliability of our website.

      Fraud/Spam Prevention Cookies
Cookies may be used during fraud reviews and investigations.

      Compliance Cookies
We may use cookies to anonymize data or traffic on our website.

Third-Party Cookies

In some special cases, we also use Cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party Cookies you might encounter through this site.

      This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These Cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.
For more information on Google Analytics Cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

      Third-party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These Cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.

      From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these Cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimizations our users appreciate the most.

      As we sell products it's important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site actually make a purchase and as such this is the kind of data that these Cookies will track. This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price.

      The Google AdSense service we use to serve to advertise uses a DoubleClick Cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times that a given ad is shown to you.
For more information on Google AdSense, see the official Google AdSense privacy FAQ.

      We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. These social media websites will set Cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

Your Cookies may be collected and shared to collect information on how you use the Site and to deliver advertising that is relevant to you based on how you use the Site.  In Canada, the Digital Advertising Alliance Canada’s “AdChoices” initiative gives users the ability to opt-out of interest-based advertising.  Please visit the following website to learn more about your rights when it comes to interest-based advertising and the AdChoices “opt-out” tool:  https://youradchoices.ca/en/tools.

Disabling, Deleting and Managing Cookies

You can prevent the setting of Cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling Cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling Cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. It is therefore recommended that you do not disable Cookies.

You can also delete and manage any Cookies that have been installed in the “Cookie folder” of your browser.  You can delete remembered cookies altogether, disable the collection of Cookies, or you can manage Cookies by selecting in your browser the option to be notified when you receive a Cookie. If you decide to delete Cookies or to clear your cache, then autofill fields that remember your information may no longer remember your data.

More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you, and as was previously mentioned, if there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not it's usually safer to leave Cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site.

However, if you are still looking for more information, you can contact us through by Email: termsofuse@volunteersuccess.com