Cookies are small text files placed in visitors’ device browsers to store their preferences. Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work or work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information. A cookie may have unique identifiers and reside, among other places, on your device, in emails we send to you, on the Wink Services, and on third-party sites using our plug-ins, widgets, embedded content, and pixels. Cookies set by us are called “first-party cookies.”
Cookies set by parties other than us are called “third-party cookies.” Third-party cookies enable features or functionality provided by third parties in connection with the Wink Services. For example, we may use third-party cookies to assist us with advertising, interactive features, and analytics. The parties that set these third-party cookies can recognize your device both when it visits the Wink Services and also when it visits certain other websites in their networks.
A pixel tag (also known as a web beacon) is a piece of code embedded on the Wink Services that collects information about users’ engagement on that page or feature. The use of a pixel allows us to record, for example, that a user has visited a particular web page or clicked on a particular advertisement. We may also include web beacons in e-mails to understand whether messages have been opened, acted on, or forwarded.
Our uses of Technologies fall into the following general categories:
We may use Technologies provided by various analytics providers including, but not limited to, the providers listed below.
The online advertising industry also provides websites from which you may opt out of receiving targeted ads from data partners and other advertising partners that participate in self-regulatory programs. You can access these, and also learn more about targeted advertising and consumer choice and privacy at www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp, http:/www.youronlinechoices.eu and www.aboutads.info/choices.
Please note you must separately opt out in each browser and on each device.
Last updated March 28, 2022