WSI’s Cookies & Internet Advertising Policy
LAST UPDATED: JANUARY 2020
WSI welcomes your comments regarding this WSI Cookies & Internet Advertising Policy. If you have questions concerning this page contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or via postal mail at the address provided below:
Privacy Officer, Cook Technology Solutions, LLC d/b/a WSI
12369 Verona Rd.
Battle Creek, MI 49014
We will use commercially reasonable efforts to determine and address your concerns promptly.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file placed on your hard disk to enable a site to recall your specific information on subsequent visits, saving you time and effort. While cookies can remember your information to provide you with this convenience, they cannot be used to run programs or spread viruses to your computer.
Cookies are used on this Site to ensure the integrity of the registration process and to personalize the Site. Furthermore, they deliver relevant content, ease site navigation or collect information for statistical use, such as how many visitors our Site receives. There are two common types of cookies that we use, “persistent cookies” and “session cookies.”
- ‘Persistent cookies’ live on your browser’s subfolder for a duration of time, or until you manually delete them. We use persistent cookies to help remember your information and settings when you visit in the future, making the Site more personalized to you. This makes your requests and registration process faster and more convenient to obtain or access Site information, products or services.
- ‘Session cookies’ are temporary cookie files that delete once you leave the Site and close your browser. We use session cookies to enable the Site to keep track of your movement during your duration on poweredbywsi.com which in turn assists WSI in improving the functionality and performance of the Site.
When you land on the Site, cookies will be placed on your device by WSI or the third parties whose services are used for the overall condition of poweredbywsi.com. The cookies used on the Site are as follows:
Site Performance Cookies
Every time a visitor lands on the Site, our Site performance cookies fires an ‘anonymous cookie.’ These cookies are used to monitor the condition of the Site, visitor behavior, and help us continue improving the content and performance of poweredbywsi.com.
Opt-out of Google Analytics cookies
Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc., to help us see the Site behavior. The data collected by Google Analytics is used to analyze the frequency of returning visitors, how the Site is found (from advertising or referring websites), and which pages are most frequently viewed. This information is combined with data from thousands of other visitors to create an overall picture of the Site’s use. Google Analytics, never identifies the individual or their personal information and is not linked to any other information we store about you.
Opt-out of CrazyEgg cookies
Our Site may also use the CrazyEgg website recording service to record mouse clicks, mouse movements, and page scrolling. The information collected is used to improve our Site usability and is stored and used for aggregated and statistical reporting. CrazyEgg is set to let us know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate funnels.
Opt-out of ShareThis cookie
ShareThis is a widget that allows visitors to share content through Social Media Applications, email or text by monitoring click-stream activity. The information collected is used to see how many visitors share each content provided on the Site or blog. ShareThis never identifies the individual or their personal information and is not linked to any other information we store about you.
Internet Advertising is delivering promotional marketing messages to you, through viewing ads you may like to see based on your activity on search engines, websites and Social Media Applications. We use tracking pixels to assist with engagement through internet advertising. The technology to do this is made possible through cookies or similar technologies, and we may place these tracking during pixels during your visit. WSI employees are unable to reach out to you personally as the process is anonymized and based on audience segmentation.
WSI uses marketing and remarketing cookies to understand our audience’s interest better and to promote the WSI’s services and products more efficiently. The tracking pixels we currently use are for LinkedIn, Facebook and Google.
You can accept or decline cookies at any time by modifying the settings in your browser, and you can also erase cookies from your operating system as well. Declining or erasing cookies may preclude you from fully experiencing all the features of this website. You can opt-out by changing your cookie settings in two ways:
Third Party Settings
You can typically change how third-party cookies and internet advertising interact with you by changing your online behavioral advertising preference. Browser add-ons and extensions can do this.
To identify which third party cookies follow you and understand the sections go to Your Online Choices
Internet Advertising Settings
You can control whether you would like to see interest-based ads by changing the settings from the Social Media Applications and search engines.