Introduction to cookies
In common with most other websites, we
use ioBox' website so that we can keep improving our
Platform. We have created this Cookies Policy to provide you with clear
and explicit information about the technologies that we use on ioBox' website, and your choices when it comes to these
If you choose to use the Platform without
blocking or disabling cookies or opting out of other technologies, you
will indicate your consent to our use of these cookies and other
technologies and to our use (in accordance with this policy and the
using these technologies. If you do not consent to the use of these
technologies, please be sure to block or disable them using your
browser settings, the opt-out links identified in this policy, or the
settings within our mobile apps.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are
placed on your computer by websites that you visit. These text files
can be read by these websites and help to identify you when you return
to a website. Cookies can be "persistent" or "session" cookies.
Persistent cookies remain on your computer when you have gone offline,
while session cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web
To find out more about cookies, including
how to see what cookies have been set and how to block and delete
cookies, please visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/.
We use our own cookies to recognise you
when you visit our website or use our apps. This means that you don’t
have to log in each time you visit, and we can remember your
preferences and settings.
Those cookies with *.iobox.io as well
as long-valued alphanumeric (such as a cookie beginning with
00b2a8225c... for example) are ioBox cookies.
Third Party Cookies
In addition to our own cookies, we work
with various reputable companies to help us analyse how the Platform is
used, and to optimise our Website and Apps to deliver the best possible
experience. The following companies help us achieve this through use of
Google Analytics and Google Website
Google Analytics and Google Website
Optimizer are services provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google
our mobile site and any ioBox' website players embedded on
third party sites. Google Web Optimzer uses the same cookies to measure
how different users respond to different content. The information
generated by these cookies (including your truncated IP address) is
transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your,
and other users’, use of our website, mobile site and ioBox'
website players, compiling reports for us on website activity and
providing other services relating to website activity and Internet
usage. Please note that Google only receives your truncated IP address.
This is sufficient for Google to identify (approximately) the country
from which you are visiting our sites or accessing our players, but is
not sufficient to identify you, or your computer or mobile device,
Google cookies are those beginning "__ut"
You can find more
To opt out of this analysis by Google,
please see the Opting Out section below.
Google AdWords and Google
We use the online advertising program
Google AdWords and the Google Remarketing technology, both operated by
the company Google Inc. ("Google") .
For measuring conversion with Google
AdWords, a conversion tracking cookie is placed when a user clicks on a
ioBox advertisement delivered by Google ("Ads"). Conversion
tracking cookies expire after 30 days and are not used for personal
identification. Google uses a different cookie for each Google AdWords
customer and there is no consolidation of the cookie data with other
data. If you click on one of our Ads and proceed to a page equipped
with a conversion tag and the cookie has not yet expired, the
conversion is documented. With the help of the conversion tracking
cookie we see the total number of conversions and are able to review
the performance of our Ads. You can find more information about Google
When you click on one of our Ads, a
Google Remarketing cookie is placed. This cookie helps to serve our Ads
to you at a later time when you browse pages of the Google content
network. Remarketing cookies expire after 30 days and are not used for
personal identification. For more information on Google Remarketing,
please see here.
Google cookies are those beginning
To opt out of personalized ad serving by
Google, please see the Opting Out section below.
We also use DoubleClick, an ad serving
service operated by Google Ireland Limited ("Google Ireland"). Google
interesting ads to you. When you interact with our Platform your
browser automatically makes information available to Google Ireland on
our behalf, including your IP-address. This information about your use
of the Platform will solely be used to create pseudonym profiles based
on your interests. These enable us to display more appealing
advertising to you. You can find more information on Double Click
cookies here. If you wish to opt out of personalized ad
serving by Google Ireland, please see the Opting Out section
Please be aware that even if you opt out
of interest-based ads, you may still see ads based on factors such as
your general location derived from your current IP-address, your
browser type and recent, previous searches related to your current
In addition to cookies, we also use the
following standard Internet technologies in connection with your use of
Clear GIFs: We use "clear GIFs", sometimes
known as "web bugs", which are small image files that we embed
into our email newsletters. These clear GIFs tell us whether
you opened the newsletter, clicked on any of the content or
forwarded the newsletter to someone else. This provides us with
useful information regarding the effectiveness of our email
newsletters, which we can use to ensure that we are delivering
information that is relevant to our users.
Personalized advertising on mobile devices:
Where cookie technology is not available other unique
identifiers may be used instead (e.g. in mobile applications),
which perform similar functions, such as IDFA, Android-ID or
the Google Advertiser ID. To opt-out of identifiers on mobile,
please see the Opting Out section below.
We think it’s important that you are able
to control the collection of personal data relating to your use of ioBox' website, and have therefore made sure that you can opt out
of any personal data collection using cookies or other technologies as
set out below.
You can use the settings within your
browser to control the cookies that are set on your computer or mobile
device. However, please be aware that cookies are important to many
aspects for the Platform – if you set your browser to reject cookies,
you may not be able to enjoy all of the features of the Platform. To
find out how to see what cookies have been set and how to reject and
delete cookies, please visit http://www.aboutcookies.org.
To opt-out of analysis by Google Analytics on
our website and other websites, please visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
To opt-out of personalized ad delivery on the
Google content network, please visit Google’s Ads Preferences
Manager or if you wish to opt-out permanently even
when all cookies are deleted from your browser you can install
their plugin here.
You can also manage many companies’ cookies
used for online advertising at the US-based aboutads.info
choices page or the EU-based Your Online Choices. Or you may choose to
change your browser settings to opt-out of cookies.
To opt out of interest-based ads on mobile
devices, please follow these instructions for your mobile
device: On Android open the Google Settings app on your device
and select "ads" to control the settings. On iOS devices with
iOS 6 and above use Apple’s advertising identifier. To learn
more about limiting ad tracking using this identifier, visit
the settings menu on your device.
To opt-out of location tracking when using
our apps, you can use the settings of your device.
Clear GIFs are included in our email
newsletters. You can unsubscribe from our newsletters at any time by
following the link in the newsletter itself.
Consent to Cookies and Similar
We have done our best to provide you with
similar technologies. If you choose to use the Platform without
blocking or disabling cookies or opting out of these technologies (as
described above), you will indicate your consent to our use of these
cookies and other technologies and to our use (in accordance with this
collect using these technologies. If you do not consent to the use of
these technologies, please be sure to block or disable them using your
browser settings, the opt-out links above, or the settings on your
Additional Cookie Information Can Be Found HERE