Cookie Policy

Last updated: 29.03.2019.

  1. Introduction
  2. What are cookies?
  3. Are there different types of cookies?
  4. What about other tracking technologies, like web beacons?
  5. What do we use cookies for?
  6. How can you control cookies?
  7. Social cookies
  8. Google cookies
  9. Azure cookies
  10. How to contact us

1. Introduction

Skelvy is committed to protecting your privacy. We aim to provide a trustworthy product and services so that you can focus on building meaningful connections. Our approach to privacy is to provide you with clear information about our data practices. That’s why we’ve tried to keep legal and technical jargon to a minimum.

This document explains what cookies are, what types of cookies are placed on your device when you visit our website and how we use them. This document does not address how we deal with your personal information generally. To learn more about how we process your personal information, please see our Privacy Policy.

2. What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are sent to or accessed from your web browser or your device’s memory. A cookie typically contains the name of the domain (internet location) from which the cookie originated, the “lifetime” of the cookie (i.e., when it expires) and a randomly generated unique number or similar identifier. A cookie also may contain information about your devices, such as user settings, browsing history and activities conducted while using our services.

3. Are there different types of cookies?

First-party and third-party cookies – first-party cookies are placed on your device directly by us. For example, we use first-party cookies to adapt our website to your browser’s language preferences and to better understand your use of our website. Third-party cookies are placed on your device by our partners and service providers. For example, we use third-party cookies to measure user numbers on our website.

Session and persistent cookies – session cookies only last until you close your browser. We use session cookies for a variety of reasons, including to learn more about your use of our website during one single browser session and to help you to use our website more efficiently. Persistent cookies have a longer lifespan and aren’t automatically deleted when you close your browser. These types of cookies are primarily used to help you quickly sign in to our website again and for analytical purposes.

4. What about other tracking technologies, like web beacons?

Web beacons (also calls pixel tags or clear gifs), tracking URLs or software development kits (SDKs) are used for similar purposes:

  • Web beacons are tiny graphics files that contain a unique identifier that enable us to recognise when someone has visited our service or opened an email that we have sent them.
  • Tracking URLs are custom generated links that help us understand where the traffic to our web pages comes from.
  • SDKs are small pieces of code included in apps, which function like cookies and web beacons.

For simplicity, we also refer to these technologies as “cookies” in this document.

5. What do we use cookies for?

Like most providers of online services, we use cookies to provide, secure and improve our services, including by remembering your preferences, recognizing you when you visit our website and personalizing and tailoring ads to your interests. To accomplish these purposes, we also may link information from cookies with other personal information we hold about you.

When you visit our website, some or all of the following types of cookies may be set on your device:

  • Essential website cookies – these are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our website and to use some of its features such as access to secure areas.
  • Analytics cookies – these help us understand how our website is being used, how effective marketing campaigns are and help us customize and improve our websites for you.
  • Advertising cookies – these are used to make advertising messages more relevant to you. They perform functions like preventing the same ad from continuously reappearing, ensuring that ads are properly displayed for advertisers, selecting advertisements that are based on your interests and measuring the number of ads displayed and their performance, such as how many people clicked on a given ad.
  • Social networking cookies – these are used to enable you to share pages and content that you find interesting on our website through third-party social networking and others websites. These cookies may also be used for advertising purposes too.

6. How can you control cookies?

There are several cookie management options available to you. Please note that changes you make to your cookie preferences may make browsing our browser a less satisfying experience. In some cases, may even find yourself unable to use all or part of your site.

Browser and devices control – some web browsers provide settings that allow you to control or reject cookies or to alert you when a cookie is placed on your computer. To procedure for managing cookies is slightly different for each internet browser. You can check the specific steps in your particular browser help menu. You also may be able to reset device identifiers by activating the appropriate setting on your mobile device. The procedure for managing device identifiers is slightly different for each device. You can check the specific steps in the help or settings menu of your particular devices.

Interest-based advertising tools – you can opt out of seeing online interest-based advertising from participating companies through the Digital Advertising Alliance, the Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance or Appchoices (apps only). Opting out does not mean you will not see advertising – it means you won’t see personalized advertising from the companies that participate in the opt-out programs. Also, if you delete cookies on your device after you opted out, you will need to opt-out again.

7. Social cookies

To allow you to share content on social media, some features of this website use social media plugins. Depending on your social media account settings, we automatically receive information from the social media platform when you use the corresponding button on our website.

To learn more about social media cookies, we suggest you refer to your social media platform’s cookie policy and privacy policy.

8. Google cookies

Google Analytics & Google Maps & Firebase

We use Google Analytics, Google Maps and Firebase, which are Google services that use cookies and other data collection technologies to collect information.

You can opt out of Google Analytics by visiting Google Settings ads or by downloading the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on at Gaoptout Tools

For more information, please see Google Cookies

9. Azure cookies

We use Azure services that use cookies and other data collection technologies to collect information.

For more information, please see Azure Privacy

10. How to contact us

If you have any questions, here’s how you can reach us.

Online: here

By post:

Rafał Schmidt
Poland
Pszczyńska 28
44-335 Jastrzębie-Zdrój