Effective Date: April 1, 2023
When you access our Website and Services via web browser, mobile application, or similar, Hedgeye and parties with whom we work (e.g. service providers and third parties such as analytics providers and advertising partners) may place, view, and/or use “cookies,” web server logs, web beacons, pixels, or other electronic tools to collect statistical and other information about your use of Services, our Website, and other websites. Hedgeye uses these tools to help our Website and Services function properly, to keep our Website and Services secure, to help us understand our audience and the use of our Services, and to customize content and advertisements.
1. What are cookies and similar technologies?
Cookies are small text files that are downloaded by your browser when you visit a website. Cookies contain information about your interaction with the website, including the user’s preferences, pages visited, and links clicked. Pixels or web beacons are transparent picture files on web pages or in emails that can be used in connection with cookies to monitor the way users navigate a website and process content and to measure the effectiveness of online advertising. Web server logs are text files that contain the server’s activities and may be used to understand website traffic. We may also use other similar tracking technologies to improve users’ experience on our Website.
2. Information Processed with cookies and similar technologies
Through cookies and similar technologies, Hedgeye and parties with whom we work may automatically collect information about your computer or device, including your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, language, operating system, mobile device, device ID or advertising ID, and information about your use of our website or engagement with our Services, including webpages visited, the date and the time of a visit, pages viewed, login and signup information, email opens and links clicked, audio or video content interactions, the websites you visited immediately before and after visiting certain websites, the state or country from which you accessed websites, the functions you use on our Websites, the databases you view and the searches you request on our Website, the data you save on or download from our Website and the number of times you view an advertisement.
Information collected about your use of our Website or other websites may be aggregated, analyzed or combined with personal or other information about you from other online or offline sources. If you prefer that we not combine non-personal information that has been collected, through cookies, about your use of our Website or other websites with personal or other information about you, then please delete and disable cookies for each browser, on each device you use to access the internet.
4. Controlling or Disabling Cookies
Depending on your jurisdiction, you may be able to utilize additional cookie management tools. However, if you disable cookies or refuse to accept a request to place a cookie, it is possible that some parts of our Website, such as the polls, surveys, contests, and product sales, and certain areas of our Website for which you need to log in, will not function properly, and the advertising you receive when you visit our Website may not be advertisements tailored to your interests.
5. Categories of cookies
(a). Strictly Necessary Cookies:
Hedgeye sets cookies that are essential for you to browse the website and its features, including keeping items in your shopping cart and accessing secure areas of the site.
(b). Functional Cookies:
Hedgeye sets functionality cookies to remember you when you return to our site so that we may remember your preferences and personalize your experience.
(c). Performance and Analytics Cookies:
(d). Marketing Cookies and Similar Tools:
For more information about targeted advertising or to opt out of receiving interest-based advertising please visit: http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/ and http://www.aboutads.info/ if you are accessing the internet from the United States. Residents of Europe may learn how to opt out of interest-based advertising by visiting: http://youronlinechoices.eu/. Residents of the UK may learn how to opt out of interest-based advertising by visiting: https://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/. Residents of Canada may learn how to opt out of interest-based advertising by visiting: https://youradchoices.ca/en/tools. Please be advised that, as noted in Section 4 above, you must select these choices on each browser, on each device that you use.
Note that even if you exercise choice for targeted advertising, you will still receive online advertising.
(e). Third-Party Cookies:
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