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THE GROUND_UP PROJECT – COOKIES POLICY

Last updated: 24 May 2018

Cookies

The Ground_Up Project uses 'cookies.' A cookie is a small amount of data sent to a user's web browser from a web server, which is then stored on the user's hard drive. Cookies are used to make site navigation easier, and can help recognize a returning visitor. The Ground_Up Project's cookies do not generate any personal data, do not read personal data from your computer, and are not tied to any personal data. Most browsers automatically accept cookies. You can instruct your browser, by editing its options, to stop accepting cookies, or to prompt you before accepting cookies from the sites that you visit. If you decide not to accept our cookies, some or all features of the site may not be available because navigation on the site is facilitated by cookies. You can delete cookies from your computer at any time. You can learn more about cookies by visiting: http://www.allaboutcookies.org or www.networkadvertising.org

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  • The Ground_Up Project does not use its own cookies (first party cookies). To further improve The Ground_Up Project website contents and services, The Ground_Up Project uses the following tools which use their own cookies (third party cookies):

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    • _ga, _gat, _gid - Google Analytics via Google Tag Manager - collects traffic-related data across groundupproject.net, www.theinvestmentclinic.com, and blog.groundupproject.net. _ga data is stored for up to 2 years. _gat, _gid data expires at end of session. You may prevent Google Analytics from accessing and using your data by installing an opt out add-on available here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/
    • @History/@scroll|#- wix.com (on www.theinvestmentclinic.com), default tool. stores scroll position and then, more importantly, restores whenever you traverse the history. data does not expire, HTML local storage.

    • Platform


    • _cfduid - feedrapp.info – is used in Client server architecture (on grounduproject.net) by the content network, Cloudfare, to identify trusted web traffic. When there is some request to server and process of parsing query parameters, it will be used. Cookies with this name are set by Feedrapp, services that we use to deliver site functionality and monitor the performance and availability of our website. The cookie is stored for up to one year. The website cannot function properly without this cookie.
    • ASP.NET_SessionId - Associated with LinkedIn-based login (on groundupproject.net), this cookie preserves the visitor’s session state across page requests. Basic .Net application cookies for session management. The website cannot function properly without this cookie.
    • TS - Associated with wix.com Wix Video App (on the investmentclinic.com). The videos on the website cannot function properly without this cookie. Data expires after session.
    • PHPSESSID – wordpress.com - (on blog.groundupproject.net). default tool. Preserves User Sessions for editors of the blog. To store a the logged in user's username and a 128bit encrypted key. This information is required to allow a user to stay logged in to a web site without needing to submit their username and password for each page visited. Without this cookie, a user is unable to proceed to areas of the web site that require authenticated access. The website cannot function properly without this cookie. Data expires after session. HTTP Cookie.

    • Marketing


    • collect - Google Analytics via Google Tag Manager - (on groundupproject.net, www.theinvestmentclinic.com, and blog.groundupproject.net) – sends data to google analytics about visitor’s device and behaviour. Tracks visitors across devices and marketing channels. Data expires after session. You may prevent Google Analytics from accessing and using your data by installing an opt out add-on available here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/ . Pixel Tracker Cookie.
    • GPS – youtube.com – (on groundupproject.net, www.theinvestmentclinic.com, blog.groundupproject.net) Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location. Data expires after session. HTTP cookie.
    • Impression.php/# - facebook.com (on blog.groundupproject.net). Used by Facebook to register impressions on pages with the Facebook login button.
    • NID – google.com – (on groundupproject.net) Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning users device, on ‘Contact Us’ Page map. The ID is used for targeted ads. Data expires after session. HTTP Cookie.
    • PREF - youtube.com – (on www.theinvestment.com) Registers a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses YouTube videos across different websites. Data expires after session. HTTP Cookie.
    • VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE – youtube.com– ( on groundupproject.net, www.theinvestmentclinic.com, blog.groundupproject.net) Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos. Data expires after 179 days. HTTP Cookie.
    • YSC – youtube.com– ( on groundupproject.net, www.theinvestmentclinic.com, blog.groundupproject.net) Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen. Cookie saved whenever we use any youtube videos on our site. Data expires after session. HTTP Cookie

    • Unclassified


    • unnamed – dialog.filepicker.io + filepicker.io – (on groundupproject.net) filepicker is secure tool used on add company page for uploading logo. Images are stored securely and will be deleted upon request to support@groundupproject.net. Cookie Data expires after session.
    • bt - frog.wix.com – (on www.theinvestmentclinic.com). Default in wix.com. Purpose unclassified. data expires after session. Pixel Tracker.
    • fed - frog.wix.com – (on www.theinvestmentclinic.com). Default in wix.com. Purpose unclassified. data expires after session. Pixel Tracker.
    • hs - frog.wix.com – (on www.theinvestmentclinic.com). Default in wix.com. Purpose on wix identified as 'security'. data expires after session. Pixel Tracker.
    • svSession - wix.com – (on www.theinvestmentclinic.com). Default in wix.com. Purpose unclassified. Data persistent. Purpose on wix.com identified as ‘creates activities and BI’. Pixel Tracker.
    • Testcookie, wix_visitor_analytics_e02ed8e13b1d4147e17999002bd844c0 – loadbalancer.visitor-analytics.io – (on www.theinvestmentclinic.com). Default analytics in wix.com. User IP has been anonymized. The Visitor Analytics App uses this cookie in order to track the actions that the user is doing on the website such as the pages visited, frequency and so on. Testcookie data expires after 1yr, wix visitor data expires after 2 years. HTTP Cookie
    • usage.gif – usage.trackjs.com – (on www.theinvestmentclinic.com). Default analytics in wix.com. User IP has been anonymized. The Visitor Analytics App uses this cookie in order to track the actions that the user is doing on the website such as the pages visited, frequency and so on. data expires after session. Pixel Tracker.
    • video – frog.wix.com – (on www.theinvestmentclinic.com). Default analytics in wix.com. User IP has been anonymized. The Visitor Analytics App uses this cookie in order to track the actions that the user is doing on the website such as the pages visited, frequency and so on. data expires after session. Pixel Tracker.
    • XSRF-TOKEN x2 – wix.com – (on www.theinvestmentclinic.com). Default analytics in wix.com. User IP has been anonymized. The Visitor Analytics App uses this cookie in order to track the actions that the user is doing on the website such as the pages visited, frequency and so on. data expires after session. HTTP.r.

    Other Trackers

    Action Tags

    The Ground_Up Project uses action tags. An action tag is a small piece of code that is placed on a webpage or in an email in order to track the pages viewed or the messages opened, the date and time when someone visited The Ground_Up Project Platform, the website from which the visitor came, the type of browser used, and the domain name and address of the user's Internet Service Provider. Action tags allow us to better understand how users and visitors use The Ground_Up Project Platform or browse through our pages, so that we can improve access to and navigation through The Ground_Up Project Platform, add or modify pages, according to our user's patterns. Action tags cannot be removed or deleted by our users, because they are part of the programming of a webpage.

    Log Files

    Log file information is automatically reported by your browser each time you access a web page. When you use The Ground_Up Project Platform, our servers automatically record certain information that your web browser sends out whenever you visit any website. These server logs may include information such as your web request, IP address, browser type, referring/exit pages and URLs, number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed, and other similar information.

    Web Beacons

    When you use The Ground_Up Project Platform, we may employ web beacons, which are used to track the online usage patterns of Users anonymously. No personally identifiable information from your account is collected using these beacons. In addition, we may also use web beacons in HTML-based emails sent to Users to track which emails are opened by recipients.

    Do Not Track Signals

    The Ground_Up Project does not track or use Do Not Track signals.

    Dispute Resolution

    If you have any concerns or claims with respect to our Cookies Policy, please contact us at: support@groundupproject.net. We will investigate and attempt to resolve any complaints and disputes regarding our use of cookies and other trackers.

    Contacting The Ground_Up Project

    The Ground_Up Project owns and operates the groundupproject.net, groundupproject.co.uk, groundup.noip.me, groundup.webhop.me, ground-up-project-com and theinvestmentclinic.com domain names and web sites and The Ground_Up Project Platform. Our mailing address is c/o Comservice, Rue De-Candolle 34, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland. If you have any questions about this Cookies Policy, or believe that its terms have not been complied with, please email The Ground_Up Project at: support@groundupproject.net.

     

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