Cookie Policy

Please read this cookie policy (“cookie policy”, “policy”) carefully before using Polarize Network’s website (“www.polarize.network”, “website”, “service”) operated by Polarize Ltd. (“us”, ‘we”, “our”).

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. You should read this policy to understand what cookies are, how we use them, the types of cookies we use i.e, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used and how to control the cookie preferences. For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.
Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.
Your consent applies to the following domains: polarize.network, www.polarize.network, billing.polarize.network, help.polarize.network.

About cookies

A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

Cookies may not contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal data that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

How do we use cookies?

Like most of the online services, our website uses cookies first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.

What types of cookies do we use?

Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information. For example, these cookies allow you to log in to your account and add products to your basket and checkout securely.

Statistics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit etc. These data help us understand and analyze how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.

Marketing: Our website might display advertisements. These cookies are used to personalize the advertisements that we show to you so that they are meaningful to you. These cookies also help us keep track of the efficiency of these ad campaigns.
The information stored in these cookies may also be used by third-party ad providers to show you ads on other websites on the browser as well.

Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing content on the website on social media platforms.

Preferences: These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to the website.

The below list details the cookies used on our website.

Cookies that we use

We use cookies for the following purposes:

(a)    authentication and status – we use cookies to identify you when you visit our website and as you navigate our website, and to help us determine if you are logged into our website (cookies used for this purpose are: wordpress_logged_in_);

(b)    shopping cart – we use cookies to maintain the state of your shopping cart as you navigate our website (cookies used for this purpose are: woocommerce_cart_hashwp_woocommerce_session_, __stripe_mid, tk_ai, woocommerce_items_in_cart);

(c)    personalisation – we use cookies to store information about your preferences and to personalise our website for you (cookies used for this purpose are: wp-settings-time-1);

(d)    security – we use cookies as an element of the security measures used to protect user accounts, including preventing fraudulent use of login credentials, and to protect our website and services generally (cookies used for this purpose are: wfwaf-authcookie– );

(e)    advertising – we use cookies to help us to display advertisements that will be relevant to you (cookies used for this purpose are: _ga, _gat_UA-, _gid);

(f)    analysis – we use cookies to help us to analyse the use and performance of our website and services (cookies used for this purpose are: _ga, _gat_UA-, _gid); and

(g)    cookie consent – we use cookies to store your preferences in relation to the use of cookies more generally (cookies used for this purpose are: wp_gdpr_cookie_preferences, AMP-CONSENT ).

How can I control the cookie preferences?

Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Privacy” or “Privacy Policy” tab on your screen. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org.

The contents of this website can also be delivered as Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP). This is technology from Google LLC (“Google”) Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. It helps us optimise the loading time of the website content for you. Therefore, it is possible that, for example, after a Google search with your smartphone, content on this website can be read on the Internet that is not located on the Polarize Network’s servers. Rather, it is possible that the pages may be delivered directly from a third-party cache such as Google. No changes are made to the source code. In this case, Polarize Network has no influence on the data processing and handling of your IP address.

Managing cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

(a)    https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647 (Chrome);

(b)    https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enhanced-tracking-protection-firefox-desktop (Firefox);

(c)    https://help.opera.com/en/latest/security-and-privacy/ (Opera);

(d)    https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies (Internet Explorer);

(e)    https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac (Safari); and

(f)    https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/4468242/microsoft-edge-browsing-data-and-privacy (Edge).

11.2  Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.

11.3  If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.