myThinkTank

COOKIE POLICY

This cookie policy explains what cookies are being used on myThinkTank and mthinktank.com (collectively the “Site”), why they are used and how you can control their use.

What are cookies?


  • Cookies are small text files that websites often store on computer hard drives or mobile devices of visitors. They are used to recognize users, personalize users’ experience if they return to the website, and generally to improve the website and the provision of services.

  • We use cookies to enhance the online experience of our visitors and to better understand how the Site is used. Cookies may tell us whether you have visited the Site before or whether you are a new visitor.

Why Do We Use Cookies?


  • Cookies allow us to improve the website’s content, functionality, and speed, while their tracking ability also helps us to understand your likes and dislikes, which means we can respond quickly and adapt the Site accordingly.

  • We use cookies because it’s important to us that the time you spend on the Site, is as useful and intuitive as possible.

  • In fact without cookie placement, the Site cannot remember your preferences or registration details for your next visit. For example, by allowing us to place cookies in your web browser, you don’t have to remember your username each time you sign in, – cookies help us to remember that information for you.

  • Cookies also allow us to highlight what destinations that visitors like you are also interested in.

  • Whilst some cookies are used to track your use of the Site, they cannot be used to identify you personally or tell us who you are.

  • Specifically, we use cookies for the following purposes:
    • 1. Authentication – we use cookies to identify you when you visit the Site and as you navigate the Site;

    • 2. Status – we use cookies to help us to determine if you are logged into the Site;

    • 3. Personalization – we use cookies to store information about your preferences and to personalize the Site for you;

    • 4. Security – we use cookies as an element of the security measures used to protect user accounts, including preventing fraudulent use of login credentials, and generally, to protect the Site websites and services;

    • 5. Advertising – we use cookies to help us and third parties to display advertisements that will be relevant to you;

    • 6. Analysis – we use cookies to help us to analyze the use and performance of the Site and services; and

    • 7. Cookie consent – we use cookies to store your preferences in relation to the use of cookies more generally.

    • 8. Functionality and performance – we use cookies to collect information about how visitors use the Site, including the number of anonymous visitors and which pages they visited most often

Types of Cookies We Use


  • The Site uses first-party cookies as well as third-party cookies and such cookies can be used to recognize your computer or mobile device when it visits other websites. First-party cookies are those that are set by us. Third-party cookies are cookies served by third parties on our behalf. Third-party cookies are most commonly used for website analytics or advertising purposes. Some of the cookies used on the Site will only remain on your device while your browser is open (these cookies are known as ‘session cookies’), while others remain for longer periods (these are known as ‘permanent cookies’).

  • The Site uses the following types of cookies:
    • 1. Essential Cookies
      These are essential cookies that let you move around the Site and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the Site. Without these cookies, certain services you have asked for cannot be provided. You can control and delete these cookies through your browser settings however if you choose to do so, then you will not be able to use the full functionality of the Site.

    • 2. Performance and Functionality Cookies
      These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use the Site, including the number of anonymous visitors and which pages they visited most often. We use this information to help us improve the performance of the Site, for example, by ensuring that visitors find what they are looking for easily.

    • 3. Advertising Cookies
      The Site uses cookies with remarketing and advertising reporting features to personalize the contents and to make adverts. Our partners use these cookies to advertise online, create reports and to help us to improve the Site.

      For these purposes, the Site uses the following cookies:
      ・Google Analytics Adwords
      ・Facebook Pixel
      ・Ptengine

      Google Analytics gathers information regarding website traffic by utilizing cookies. The information gathered is used to create reports about the use of the Site. Google’s privacy policy is available at:
      https://policies.google.com/privacy.

      Facebook Pixel gathers information on the Site by utilizing cookies to help track conversions from Facebook ads, optimize ads, and build targeted audiences for future ads. You can view the privacy policy of this service provider at:
      https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/
      https://developers.facebook.com/docs/privacy/

      We use Ptengine to analyze the use of the Site. Ptengine gathers information on the usage of the Site by utilizing cookies to help track and optimize the Site analytics and visitor actions. You can view the privacy policy of this service provider at:
      http://www.ptengine.com/privacy

How to control cookies



  • For further information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your device and how to manage and delete them, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

Online Behavioral Advertising Cookies


  • We adhere to the European General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) Principles. For more information about the GDPR, you can visit the GDPR website (https://ec.europa.eu/commission/priorities/justice-and-fundamental-rights/data-protection/2018-reform-eu-data-protection-rules_en). If you wish to make an inquiry or complaint about our use of online behavioral advertising cookies, please use the details on the Site to contact us.

  • For more information on what information is collected and how it is used, please see the Privacy Policy.

  • We do not process sensitive personal data for online behavioral advertising purposes. We do not target anyone under the age of 16 on the Site in general, nor for online behavioral advertising purposes.