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Improbable Worlds Limited Cookie Policy

Last Revised: February 2016

We (meaning Improbable Worlds Limited) use technologies on our website and other online services (which we'll call the Services) to collect information that helps us improve your online experience. We refer to these technologies, which include cookies, collectively as “cookies.” This policy explains the different types of cookies used on the Services and how you can control them.

We hope that this policy helps you understand and feel more confident about our use of cookies. If you have any further queries, please contact us at support@improbable.io.

1. What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device. They are widely used in order to make websites or other online services work or to be better or more efficient. They can do this because websites and other online services can read and write these files, enabling them to recognise you and remember important information that will make your use of them more convenient (e.g. by remembering your user preferences).

2. What cookies do we use?

Below we list the different types of cookies we may use on the Services.

Essential Cookies. These cookies are essential to the operation of our service in order to enable you to move around it and to use its features. Without these cookies services you have asked for, such as accessing secure areas of a website or paid for content, cannot be provided. These cookies are essential for using the service and therefore cannot be turned off without severely affecting your use of it.

Essential cookies on the Services may include:

Cookie name Further information
auth The 'auth' cookie is used to allow you to sign in to the SpatialOS website. This cookie will remain on your computer for up to 30 days or until you click 'sign out'. Until that time, you'll remain signed in to the SpatialOS website.

Performance Cookies. Performance cookies, which often include analytics cookies, collect information about your use of this Services and enable us to improve the way it works. For example, performance cookies show us which are the most frequently visited pages on our website, allow us to see the overall patterns of usage on the Services, help us record any difficulties you have with the Services and show us whether our advertising is effective or not. We also use cookies to help you navigate within our website and travel back to pages.

Performance cookies on this Services may include:

Cookie name Further information
acct_pref The 'acct_pref' cookie is used to remember which 3rd party account you used to identify yourself when you signed into the SpatialOS website to streamline future authentication challenges. This cookie will remain on your computer indefinitely until you click 'sign out'.
_ga The '_ga' cookie is used to track your interaction with the SpatialOS website via Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate use of those services and compile a report for us.

3. How do third parties use cookies on the services?

In some circumstances, we may work with third parties to provide services on the Services. For example, third-party advertisers and other organizations may use their own cookies to collect information about your activities on the Services and/or the advertisements you have clicked on. This information may be used by them to serve advertisements that they believe are most likely to be of interest to you based on content you have viewed. Third-party advertisers may also use this information to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements. We do not control these cookies and to disable or reject third-party cookies, please refer to the relevant third party’s website. You can also learn more about controlling cookies in section 4 below.

4. How do I control cookies?

You may refuse to accept cookies from the Services at any time by activating the setting on your browser or device which allows you to refuse cookies. Further information about the procedure to follow in order to disable cookies can be found on your Internet browser provider’s website via your help screen. You may wish to refer to http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html for information on commonly used browsers. Please be aware that if cookies are disabled, not all features of the Services may operate as intended.

5. Changes to this cookie policy

We may change this Cookie Policy at any time: please take a look at the “Last Revised” date at the top of this policy to see when it was last revised. Any amendments to this Cookie Policy will come into effect a reasonable period of time after this "Last Revised" date (normally we consider 30 days to be a reasonable time period) unless you contact us before that date to discuss or query any of the amendments.