Cookie Policy2018-05-11T23:57:08+00:00

Version: 1.0. Issue date: 05/11/18.

COOKIE POLICY

We use cookies on our sites (https://EpicNerdCamp.com and the subdomains associated with https://EpicNerdCamp.com) (“our site”) for a number of purposes. They help us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website, and also allow us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They do things like help pages load faster that you’ve been to in the past.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of the e-billing services.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users find what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognize you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them below.

First-party (WordPress) cookies

This website will set some cookies that are essential for the website to operate correctly. These cookies, none of which capture personally identifiable information, are as follows:

  • Visitor ID – this cookie is a numeric value that identifies unique visitors and provides coherence and consistency to a site visit;
  • Page Number – this cookie identifies the page you are on;
  • Session ID – this cookie identifies your website session;
  • Test – this cookie checks whether or not your browser supports cookies;
  • Order – this cookie ensures that your shopping basket works correctly.

Third-party cookies

Our websites will set several types of third-party cookie, and we do not control the operation of any of them. The third-party cookies which may be set include:

Google Analytics – We use Google Analytics to collect data about website usage. This data does not include personally identifiable information. You can view the Google Privacy Policy here: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

Facebook Pixel – We use Facebook Pixel to retarget website users for Facebook ads. This means that if you browse our website, you’re more likely to see our Facebook ads. You can view the Privacy Policy here: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

Cloudflare– We use Cloudflare to improve website performance, WAF, DDoS protection, and SSL to defend our website and our visitors from all types of online threats, to manage DNS service, and to help identify visitor and bot behavior. You can view their Privacy Policy here: https://www.cloudflare.com/security-policy/

MailChimp – We use MailChimp to collect names and email addresses through opt-in forms and purchases made on our website. This gives us the opportunity to continue to send out content to those people who signed up. This is always a double opt-in option. You can find MailChimp’s Privacy Policy here: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/

WooCommerce– We use WooCommerce to for it’s shop features and to process transactions via PayPal. You can find WooCommerce’s policy here: https://woocommerce.com/data-protection-policy/

PayPal We use PayPal to process payments made on our website. You can view their Privacy Policy here: https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full

EnsightenWe use Ensighten, a global customer data platform and tag management technology company for customer data which includes tracking web visitors through an enterprise tag management system and marketing solutions that help marketers provide better customer experiences across consumer digital touchpoints. You can view their Privacy Policy here: https://www.ensighten.com/privacy-policy/

Yoast SEO– We use Yoast SEO for keyword optimization and social sharing. You can view their Privacy Policy here: https://yoast.com/privacy-policy/

Gleam– We use Gleam to run contests via social media platforms. You can view their Privacy Policy here: https://gleam.io/privacy

GrowTix– We use the GrowTix platform for event management, registration, and payment processing. You can view their Privacy Policy here: https://purchase.growtix.com/privacy_policy

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.