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The Cookies We Set
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Third Party Cookies
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- This site uses AddThis which is used for social media sharing. The information they collect are:
- Internet Protocol (IP) address, Mobile Advertising ID (MAID) (which allows mobile app developers to identify who is using their mobile apps), mobile application ID, browser type, browser language, type of operating system, and the date and time the user visited a publisher Site or a user used the Toolbar;
- Behaviour on a Publisher Site, such as how long a user visited the Publisher Site, a user’s sharing behaviour of content on a Publisher Site, and a user’s scrolling behaviour on a Publisher Site;
- The referring URL and the web search a user used to locate and navigate to a publisher site;
- Keywords entered into the AddThis Toolbar search functionality, and whether and when a user downloaded, installed, or uninstalled the AddThis Toolbar;
- Information regarding how often a user used the AddThis Tools and how often a user used the AddThis Toolbar; and
Geo-location data derived from a user’s IP address.
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