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Use of cookies on the website

The use of cookies is now common place on many websites. Snap Builder uses cookies through our use of Google Analytics on the website, to track user interaction with the website. We do this so we can identify which content is of greatest interest to users, in order to allow us to deliver more meaningful content in the future. Tracking usage of the website through Google Analytics entails placing small digital files on your device (for example, your personal computer, or mobile phone, or tablet device). These include small files known as 'cookies'. They cannot be used to identify you personally. The cookie stores information about the visit to the website, how the visitors have reached the website and the pages that they visited within the website.


You can visit the Snap Builder website and download most of our online content without telling us who you are, or providing us with any information to identify you or your IP. Snap Builder does not require that you accept cookies, however, some functionality on our web sites, our product purchase check-out process, and our products and services may be impaired if you decline to accept cookies.


We have conducted a comprehensive audit of the cookies that are downloaded on to users machines when using the Snap Builder website:


Google Analytics

Google Analytics collects first party cookies, as described above. The information collected using these cookies is sent to Google and is used to evaluate how the website is being used.


This enables Snap Builder to compile statistical data reports on how the website is being used by our visitors and what sections are more popular than others. This allows Snap Builder to help deliver more meaningful content for visitors coming to the website.


Snap Builder does not collect (nor allow any third party to collect information about our visitors using the website) personally identifiable information of visitors to the website. We will not associate any data gathered with any personal identifying information. We will not link or seek to link any cookie information with any IP address or with the identity of a computer user. In short, our use of Google Analytics does not identify who you are, but it does track your movements on the Snap Builder website.


A full list of cookies used by Google Analytics and explanations on how these work are available on the Google website:

https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies

http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

http://www.google.com/intl/None/policies/privacy/

You may also opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics.


2CheckOut Merchant Cart

2CheckOut collects first party cookies. The information collected using these cookies is sent to 2Checkout and is used to store the visitors shopping cart order.
Visit 2CheckOut.com for information regarding their use of cookies on our website and their service policies.


Third party sites

Snap Builder pages may embed video content using the www.youtube.com website services.
Information on how YouTube uses cookies during their media streaming can be located on the Google privacy pages.


Legal Requirements

The law requires us to obtain the consent of our users to download cookies on to their machines from our server, and we want our users to find information and services they seek quickly. Therefore, we have added a prominent link at the bottom of every page of this website regarding our privacy policy and cookie use.


How to disable cookies

You can stop cookies being downloaded on to your computer by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do disable your cookies, you may not be able to use the full functionality of the Snap Builder website.


What is a cookie?

A "cookie" is a small text file that is stored by your web browser on your computer or mobile device


How does Snap Builder use cookies?

Like many web and e-commerce sites, Snap Builder and our business partners use cookies to "recognize" your Internet browsing and Snap Builder software or apps in order to display information that is relevant to you and to cache some elements of the Snap Builder website /or service to improve their performance. When you visit our website and use our products and services, Snap Builder cookies are sent to our servers automatically.


Any personally identifiable information that may be contained within our cookies are treated in accordance with our Privacy Policy.


Types of Cookies Used by Snap Builder

 

  • Functional

    To recognize our users preferences and remembering subscribers and registered account holders information such as username or ID.

  • Advertising

    These are placed by Snap Builder or our partners for advertising purposes. This allows us to personalize advertisements and promotions.

  • Analytics

    To analyze how visitors use our website. These cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come from and the pages they visited. These cookies help us to understand traffic patterns on Snap Builder.com website, so that we can enhance your experience and provide you with more relevant information about our products and the content available on our website.

Managing Cookies:

A number of privacy organizations publish guides on how to manage or disable web based cookies. Two of these are:
www.aboutcookies.org
and
www.allaboutcookies.org.


Most browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings are typically found in the options or preferences menu in your browser.


Use of Local Shared Objects or Flash Cookies:

Flash cookies operate differently than browser cookies and cookie management tools available in a web browser may not remove flash cookies. To learn more about and to manage flash cookies visit:
http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager.html.


Add-on extensions have also have been created for the Firefox web browser, for example Click&Clean:
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/firefox/addon/clickclean/reviews/


Retention of Cookies:

Snap Builder retains cookies to maximize the functionality of serving pages and content from our website, consistent with our Privacy Policy. Cookies that are set as part of subscription services will be active only for the duration of the subscription.


Last updated: December, 20, 2014