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Cookie Policy

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Cookie Policy

This page explains how BindTuning (referred to in this document as “BindTuning” “we”, or “our”) uses cookies and similar technologies on our website (, or various subdomains of, referred to as “the website”). It lists cookies that are or may be set in your web browser when visiting the website, why we use these cookies, and your rights and options in controlling the use of the cookies.

What Are Cookies?

Cookies are small snippets of text that are placed on your device when you visit a website. “Cookies” are data files that a Web site sends to your computer while you are viewing the site. These data files include information that allows our site to remember important information that will make your use of the site more efficient and useful to you. Cookies are widely used by websites around the world in order to make their websites work, or to work more efficiently, or to report on the success of advertising initiatives, or to serve ads that users may actually be interested in.

Cookies set by the website owner (in this case, BindTuning) are called “first party”. Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are “third party cookies”. Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are required for our website to function properly and to provide users with the best possible personalized online experience. As a result, they cannot be switched off in our systems. Information about how to block all cookies from loading in your browser can be found here: however, this is not recommended, as it will break many web experiences. We utilize the following strictly necessary cookies.

Cookie Set By Party Purpose
btconsent_v2 BindTuning 1st This cookie is set by our cookie compliance solution. It stores information about the categories of cookies the site uses and whether visitors have given or withdrawn consent for the use of each category. This enables site owners to prevent cookies in each category from being set in the user’s browser, when consent is not given. The cookie has a normal lifespan of one year, so that returning visitors to the site will have their preferences remembered. It contains no information that can identify the site visitor.
btconsent_analytics BindTuning 1st We'd like to set Google Analytics and Drift cookies to help us to improve our website by collecting and reporting information on how you use it. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone.
__utma, __utmz, ga-disable-UA-XXXXXX-Y, Google 3rd This property must be set on each page where you want to disable Google Analytics tracking. It disables the tracking code from setting cookies or sending data back to Google Analytics.
ARRAffinity, ARRAffinitySameSite Microsoft 3rd This cookie is set by websites run on the Windows Azure cloud platform. It is used for load balancing to make sure the visitor page requests are routed to the same server in any browsing session. Learn more

Functional Cookies

These cookies support the features and user interface that you, the user, experience while browsing our website - they will enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. For example, these cookies may be used when displaying our online chat feature, or anonymously analyzing site usage with metrics such as what pages get the most visits or which navigation links are clicked on most frequently. You may opt out of Functional Cookies, but some elements of our website may not function properly.

Cookie Set By Party Purpose
_ga, _gid, _gat, _gat_gtag_UA_* Google Analytics 3rd Used by Google Analytics to track website performance. Also used to limit the number of hits and events being sent to Google Analytics API. Google Analytics does not personally identifiable information, and anonymizes IP addresses for added security. Learn more
driftt_aid, driftt_sid, drift_campaign_refresh, DriftPlaybook Drift 3rd These cookies are used by Drift, a service that provides our on-site chat feature. They help set preferences (for example, if you engage with or close out the chat).

What you should know about analytics

Analytics tools can be described as the collection, analysis, measurement and reporting of data about Web traffic and user visits for purposes of understanding and optimizing Web usage. These tools operate through the collection of information to record a visitor's online interactions with one or more Web pages.

What analytics tools are we using on the website

We use Google Inc.’s Google Analytics services to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website.

The information is collected in an anonymous form and includes:

  • the country and city from which you are accessing our website
  • demographic information based on the information Google already has about you based on information they might have gathered about you from other websites
  • the number of visitors to the website, and pages visited

The applicable terms and conditions for Google Analytics prohibits us from sending any of your personal information to Google in connection with analytics purposes. The information about your interaction with the website will be transferred to and stored by Google.
For information on how Google treats any personal information it may have about you as a result of the analytics services it provides to us, please see Google’s privacy policy by clicking here.

Your Cookie Preferences

When you visit, and we cannot determine previously set cookie preferences, we will present a cookie opt-in or opt-out banner at the lower left portion of the browser window. You may also modify your cookie preferences by clicking here.