Minimizer, LLC’s Cookie Policy

Effective Date: December [12], 2018

This Cookie Policy explains Minimizer, LLC’s (“we,” “us,” “our,” or “Minimizer”) use of cookies, including the types of cookies we use, what we use cookies for, and your options with regard to our use of cookies.

This Cookie Policy, along with our Privacy Notice, governs your use of the Minimizerwebsite at http://minimizer.com/ (“Site”), your communication with us through the chat function, e-mail, or phone, your use of web forms, and any information we may access through social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn or Twitter. For the purposes of this Privacy Notice, we will refer to all of these access points as the Minimizer system (“System”). We use cookies to make this System work properly, to personalize the user experience, and to help us improve the System.

By using the Minimizer System, you agree to the terms of this Cookie Policy and our Privacy Notice.

Revisions to the Cookie Policy

We may update this policy from time to time and will mark new versions with a corresponding effective date. We recommend you visit the Site to review any changes in our practices. Your continued use of the System constitutes your agreement to our then-current Cookie Policy.

What Are Cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves onyour computer or mobile device when you visit the System. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the Site or browse from one page to another. Cookies also enable us to track and analyze user behavior in order to serve ads or improve our SystemMost web browsers automatically accept cookies but you can choose to accept or decline certain types of cookies if you prefer. However, declining cookies may impact the functionality of the System and in some cases you may not be able to access the functions of the System. Blocking or declining cookies may also stop the System from saving your customized settings, such as login information and other preferences.

Types of Cookies We Use

  • Session cookies

Session cookies are stored on the user’s hard drive temporarily and are deleted when the user ends the browsing session. We use session cookies for tracking analytics to better serve the user.

  • Third-party cookies

Third party cookies are not installed directly by our System, but by third parties such as advertisers. Third party cookies are used to track advertising preferences from site to site, and to gather data about users’ browsing habits in order to serve ads and improve the user experience.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons. The categories of purposes for which we use cookies include:

  • Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are required for the System to function. The information collected relates to the operation of the System and enables us to provide you with basic System functionality. The only way to opt out of the use of these cookies is to not use the System, as the System will not function properly without them.

  • Analytical/Performance Cookies

These cookies collect information about your use of the System, including which pages you visit, and whether you experience any errors. These cookies do not collect any personally identifiable information. The information collected is only used to analyze how the System is being accessed and used in order for us to improve the System and your experience using it.

  • Functionality Cookies

We use these cookies to remember your choices, settings, or preferences from one visit to the next. The information stored by these cookies includes things like your country of origin, your language, and any changes you have made to customizable areas of the System.

  • Targeting Cookies

These cookies collect information designed to customize your experience on the System and other sites. These cookies record information about your visit to the System including links clicked and pages viewed in order to tailor marketing to your interests and measure the effectiveness of our marketing strategies. This information may also be shared with third parties for marketing purposes.

Cookies We Use

Where third parties use cookies on the System, we have no control over those cookies or the data collected. Please refer to the third-party sites’ privacy and cookie policies for more information about what is collected and how it is used.

DoubleClick

Why We Use It:The DoubleClick cookie is a third-party advertising cookie that we use for advertising purposes, including to track users’ interactions with ads and ad conversions. For more information, please see: https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads.

Duration: 30 days

Google AdWords 

Why We Use It: Google AdWordsis a third-party advertising cookie. We use Google AdWords to measure conversions within Google Analytics as well as advertise to interested users.For more information, please see: https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads.

Duration: 30 days

Google AJAX Search API

Why We Use It:Google AJAX Search API is a third-party cookie. We use Google AJAX Search API to track how users use our Site and to manage script tags.For more information, please see: https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies.

Duration: 30 days

Google Tag Manager

Why We Use It:Google Tag Manager is a third-party cookie. We use Google Tag Manager to track how users use our Site and to manage script tags.For more information, please see: https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies.

Duration: 30 days

Google Analytics 

Why We Use It:Google Analytics is a third-party analytics cookie. We use Google Analytics to collect information about how users use our website. We also use Google Analytics to advertise to our users online to displayMinimizerproduct advertisements on other websites based on your internet usage. For more information, please see: https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads.You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising by using Google’s Ad Settings.

Duration: 30 days

LinkedIn Analytics  

Why We Use It:LinkedIn Analytics is a third-party cookie. We use the LinkedIn Analytics cookie to track and analyze users and advertise to our users through LinkedIn. For more information, please see:https://www.linkedin.com/help/linkedin/answer/62931/manage-advertising-preferences.

Duration: 6 months

Facebook Connect

Why We Use It:Facebook Connect is a third-party cookie. We use the Facebook Connect cookie to track and analyse users and advertise to our users through Facebook and Facebook affiliated sites. For more information, please see: https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/.

Duration: 30 days

Zopim

Why We Use It: Zopim is a third-party cookie. We use the Zopim cookie toprovide the live chat feature through the System and to identify users across chat sessions so they do not need to re-enter information in an additional chat. For more information, please see: https://www.zendesk.com/company/customers-partners/privacy-policy/.

Duration: 2 weeks

Lucky Orange

Why We Use It:Lucky Orange is a third-party cookie. We use the Lucky Orange cookie to collect information and analyze users’ use of our System and to improve our System. For more information, please see: https://www.luckyorange.com/privacy.php.

Duration: 30 days

Trustpilot

Why We Use It:We partner with TrustPilot, an independent review website. We use the Trustpilot cookie to enable users to post reviews and to collect feedback.  For more information, please see: https://uk.legal.trustpilot.com/end-user-privacy-terms.

Duration: 6 months

Your Cookie Options

Most browsers allow you to control and/or deletecookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org.You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. Some browsers will allow you to block all cookies, while others will allow you to set up rules about which cookies to accept from which site, depending on your preferences. If you do block cookies, however, you may experience some functionality issues and some services within the System may not work for you.

Each browser manufacturer deals with user cookie options slightly differently. The following help pages are provided by browser manufacturers to provide additional information about managing cookies on their platform. Please see the links below for additional information about managing cookies on your browser.

You can easily accept or reject the cookies on this site by choosing one of the following links: I accept cookies/ I refuse cookies.

Contact Us

For further information about this Policy or our use of cookies, please contact us.

Minimizer, LLC

500 Minimizer Way SE

Blooming Prairie, MN 55917