Updated on July 15, 2015

This Cookie Statement (the “Statement”) governs the use of cookies and similar tools in connection with your access to and use of the meetinvest platform and related services including various websites, SMS, APIs, email notifications, applications, buttons, widgets, ads and commercial services as well as any content, information, data, text, graphics, photos or other materials provided as a part thereof (collectively, the “Services”) provided, operated and maintained by meetinvest AG, a Swiss share corporation with its registered domicile at Grabenstrasse 17, 6340 Baar, Switzerland, company number CHE-271.966.615 (“meetinvest”, “we” or “us”) and available at meetinvest.com (the “Website”).

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small computer file that our server sends to your computer or mobile device and that your computer or mobile device sends back to us each time you visit the Website. Our server is able to retrieve or read the contents of the cookie, which will - amongst others - allow remembering your preferences. Cookies will usually contain the name of the originating website and some additional information, such as a unique identifier and some digits and numbers (IP address, browsing patterns and timings, etc.). The information provided by cookies does not personally identify you.

How we use cookies

Cookies help us recognize your preferences when you visit our Website. We use cookies to personalize and improve your individual viewing experiences as well as connectivity with other users of similar interest on meetinvest. For example, we use cookies to: keep track of your use of our Services, such as preferred country and language settings; gather data to improve and expand the content of our Services; provide information that may be of interest to you; and improve the security of your experience with us. Cookies provide anonymous information and do not enable us to identify you personally.

What kind of cookies can be stored on your computer or mobile device?

meetinvest uses permanent cookies. Permanent cookies will stay on your computer or mobile device for a set period of time and will be activated each time you visit meetinvest.

Below you will find a list of the cookies used on the Website:

 

Name

Type

Expiration

Origination

Data stored

Use/Purpose

meetinvest_session

Persistent

120 min

meetinvest.com

User credentials

Keeps user logged in

remember_%random token%

Persistent

Today + 5 years

meetinvest.com

User credentials

Reactivates session when user visits the site again

_ga

Persistent

2 years

Google.com

Website analytics

Used to distinguish users.

_gat

Persistent

10 minutes

Google.com

Website analytics

Used to throttle request rate.

__utma

Persistent

2 years from set/update

Google.com

Website analytics

Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

__utmt

Persistent

10 minutes

Google.com

Website analytics

Used to throttle request rate.

__utmb

Persistent

30 mins from set/update

Google.com

Website analytics

Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

__utmc

Session

End of browser session

Google.com

Website analytics

Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.

__utmz

Persistent

6 months from set/update

Google.com

Website analytics

Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

__utmv

Persistent

2 years from set/update

Google.com

Website analytics

Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _set Var method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

__utmx

Persistent

18 months

Google.com

Website analytics

Used to determine a user's inclusion in an experiment.

__utmxx

Persistent

18 months

Google.com

Website analytics

Used to determine the expiry of experiments a user has been included in.

 

 

 

How You Can Change Your Cookie Settings

You can instruct your browser, by editing its options, to stop accepting cookies or prompt you before accepting a cookie from the Internet sites you visit. You may also delete any cookies from your computer or mobile device by using the relevant functionality of your browser. If you decide not to accept our cookies, you will not be able to view some information on meetinvest or use some features designed to enhance your experience on our Website. Not accepting cookies will limit the use of our platform and our Services.

To change your cookie settings, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located under the "Help," "Tools" or "Edit" facility). If you want to learn more on how to change your cookie settings, you can visit www.aboutcookies.org for comprehensive information on the options provided by all major Internet browsers.