Cookie Policy

GLOBAL SUSTAINABLE MARKETS HOLDING CORPORATION

Effective as of: 11/20/2021

Global Sustainable Markets Holding Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively, “GSM”, “us” or “we”) understand that your privacy is important to you and are committed to being transparent about the technologies it uses. This Cookie Policy (this “Policy”) explains how and why cookies, web beacons, pixels, clear gifs, and other similar technologies may be stored on and accessed from your device when you use or visit any website or app that posts a link to this Policy (collectively, the “Services”). This Policy should be read together with our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Service.

  1. Changes to this Policy. We may change this Policy at any time. Any change in this Policy will become effective when we make the revised Policy available on or through the Services.
  1. Cookies and Other Technologies. A cookie is a small text file that can be stored on and accessed from your device when you visit our Services, to the extent you agree. The other tracking technologies work similarly to cookies and place small data files on your devices or monitor your website activity to enable us to collect information about how you use our Services. This allows our Services to recognize your device from those of other users of the Services. The information provided below about cookies also applies to these other tracking technologies. You can find more information at www.allaboutcookies.org.
  1. First and Third Party Cookies. We use both first and third party cookies on our Services. “First party Cookies” are cookies that belong to us and that we place on your device. “Third party Cookies” are cookies that another party places on your device through our Services. Analytics to provide us with web analytics and intelligence about our sites which may also be used to provide measurement services and target ads. These companies use programming code to collect information about your interaction with our sites, such as the pages you visit, the links you click on and how long you are on our sites. This code is only active while you are on our Services. For more information on how these companies collect and use information on our behalf, please refer to their privacy policies.
  1. Cookies We Use. We may use the following types of cookies:

            4.1       Necessary Cookies. Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the Services. The Services cannot function properly without these cookies. Disabling these cookies may make the services and features unavailable.

            4.2       Session Cookies. These types of cookies are stored only temporarily during a browsing session and are deleted from your device when you close the browser. We use session cookies to support the functionality of the Services and to understand your use of the Services—that is, which pages you visit, which links you use and how long you stay on each page.

Cookie

Provider

Category

Purpose

wfwaf-authcookie-*

Wordfence

Session

This cookie allows the Wordfence firewall to detect logged in users and allows them increased access.

wordpress_logged_in_*

WordPress

Session

This cookie enables us to indicate when you’re logged in, and who you are, for most interface use.

wordpress_sec_*

WordPress

Session

This cookie is used to provide protection against hackers and to store account details.

woocommerce_cart_hash

WooCommerce

Session

This cookie is essential for our Services to know when the cart data changes. It contains information about the cart as a whole.

woocommerce_items_in_cart

WooCommerce

Session

This cookie is essential for our Services to know when the cart data changes. It contains information about the cart as a whole.

wp_woocommerce_session_

WooCommerce

Session

This cookie enables us to get where to find the cart data in the database for each customer.

            4.3       Statistics Cookies. Statistics cookies help collect information about your use of the website and enable us to improve the way it works. These cookies give us aggregated information that we use to monitor site performance, count page visits, spot technical errors, see how users reach the website, and measure the effectiveness of marketing (including emails).

Cookie

Provider

Category

Purpose

_ga, _gid, and _gat

Google

Statistics

These cookies are placed by Google. They enable us to learn information about our users’ use of the Services such as the time of visit, the pages viewed, whether the user has visited before and the web site visited prior to visiting the Services. 

            4.4       Marketing Cookies. Marketing cookies are used to show users display advertisements across websites such as those on Facebook or the general web. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third-party advertisers. We do not display ads for any services besides our own.

Cookie

Provider

Category

Purpose

_fbp

Facebook

Marketing

We use Facebook Pixel to measure, optimize, and build audiences for advertising campaigns served on Facebook. In particular, it enables us to see how our users move between devices when accessing the Services and Facebook, to ensure that our Facebook advertising is seen by our users most likely to be interested in such advertising by analyzing which content a user has viewed and interacted with on the Services. 

            4.5       Unclassified Cookies. Unclassified cookies are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.

  1. Managing Cookies.

            (a)        If you do not want cookies to be dropped on your device, you can adjust the setting of your Internet browser to reject the setting of all or some cookies and to alert you when a cookies is placed on your device. For further information about how to do so, please see the specific browser procedures below or see www.allaboutcookies.org. Please note that if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including strictly necessary cookies) you may not be able to access or use all or parts or functionalities of our Services.

               (i) Chrome

               (ii) Safari

               (iii) Safari Mobile (iPhone and iPads)

               (iv) Firefox

               (v) Microsoft Edge

            (b)        If you want to remove previously-stored cookies, you can manually delete the cookies at any time. However, this will not prevent the Services from placing further Cookies on your device unless and until you adjust your Internet browser setting as described above.

            (c)        For more information on the development of user-profiles and the use of targeting/advertising cookies, please see www.aboutads.info/choices.

  1. How We Use Other Technologies. We may also use web beacons (including conversion pixels) or other technologies for similar purposes as above and we may include these on our sites, in marketing e-mail messages or our newsletter, affiliated websites, to determine whether messages have been opened and links clicked on. Web beacons do not place information on your device, but they may work in conjunction with cookies to monitor website activity. The information provided below about cookies also applies to web beacons and similar technologies. Conversion pixels are small codes located on a particular web page which are triggered when someone visits a page resulting in an increase in the conversion count.
  1. Managing Web Beacons. You may avoid web beacons by configuring your email reader program to disable the functionality that enables remote images to load and by refraining from clicking on any links in email messages.
  1. Contact Us. If you have any questions or concerns about this Policy, please contact us via email at privacy@gsmdealcity.com.