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Venture Café Global Institute Website Cookie Notice

Venture Café Global Institute

Cookie Notice

Last updated: March 20, 2019  

This Cookie Notice explains how Venture Café Global Institute (“VCGI”, “we“, “us“, and “ours“) use cookies and similar technologies to recognise you when you visit our website at https://venturecafeglobal.org/ (“Website“).  It explains what these technologies are and why we use them, as well as your rights to control our use of them.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website.  Cookies are widely used by website owners in order to make their websites work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information.  

Cookies set by the website owner (in this case, VCGI) are called “first party cookies”.  Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called “third party cookies”. Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website (e.g. like advertising, interactive content and analytics).  The parties that set these third party cookies can recognise your computer both when it visits the website in question and also when it visits certain other websites.

Why do we use cookies?

We use first party and third party cookies for several reasons. Some cookies are required for technical reasons in order for our Websites to operate, and we refer to these as “essential” or “strictly necessary” cookies. Other cookies also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our Websites.   [Third parties serve cookies through our Websites for advertising, analytics and other purposes.] This is described in more detail below.

The specific types of first and third party cookies served through our Websites and the purposes they perform are described in the table below [(please note that the specific cookies served may vary depending on the specific Website you visit)]:

 

Types of cookie Who serves these cookies How to refuse
Essential website cookies: These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our Websites and to use some of its features, such as access to secure areas.   Venture Café Global Institute Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the Websites to you, you cannot refuse them. You can block or delete them by changing your browser settings however, as described below under the heading “How can I control cookies?”.

 

Analytics and customisation cookies: These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our Websites are being used or how effective are marketing campaigns are, or to help us customise our Websites for you.

 

Google Analytics To refuse these cookies, please follow the instructions below under the heading “How can I control cookies?Alternatively, please click on this link to learn how to opt-out of this cookie.
Social networking cookies: These cookies are used to enable you to share pages and content that you find interesting on our Websites through third party social networking and other websites.  These cookies may also be used for advertising purposes too. Gravatar To refuse these cookies, please follow the instructions below under the heading “How can I control cookies?” Alternatively, please click on this link to learn how to opt-out of this cookie.

 

How can I control cookies?

You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies.  You can exercise your cookie preferences by clicking on the appropriate opt-out links provided in the cookie table above.

You can set or amend your web browser controls to accept or refuse cookies. If you choose to reject cookies, you may still use our website though your access to some functionality and areas of our website may be restricted.   As the means by which you can refuse cookies through your web browser controls vary from browser-to-browser, you should visit your browser’s help menu for more information.

In addition, most advertising networks offer you a way to opt out of targeted advertising.  If you would like to find out more information, please visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or http://www.youronlinechoices.com.

How often will you update this Cookie Notice?

We may update this Cookie Notice from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to the cookies we use or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.  Please therefore re-visit this Cookie Notice regularly to stay informed about our use of cookies and related technologies.

The date at the top of this Cookie Notice indicates when it was last updated.  

Where can I get further information?

If you have any questions about our use of cookies or other technologies, please email us at privacyUS@venturecafeglobal.org.