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Cookie policy

Last updated November 5, 2021

table of contents

  1. INTRODUCTION
  2. WHAT ARE COOKIES?
  3. WHAT ARE SCRIPTS?
  4. WHAT IS A WEB BEACON?
  5. COOKIES
  6. PLACED COOKIES
  7. CONSENT
  8. YOUR RIGHTS WITH RESPECT TO PERSONAL INFORMATION
  9. ENABLING/DISABLING AND DELETING COOKIES
  10. HOW OFTEN WILL YOU UPDATE THIS COOKIE POLICY?
  11. WHERE CAN I GET FURTHER INFORMATION?

1. Introduction

This Cookie Policy explains how Serpents U.S. Official Website (“Company”, “we”, “us”, and “our”) uses cookies and similar technologies (for convenience all technologies are referred to as “cookies”) when you visit our website at https://www.weareserpents.com/, (“Website”). Cookies are also placed by third parties we have engaged. In the document below we inform you about the use of cookies on our website. It explains what these technologies are and why we use them, as well as your rights to control our use of them.

In some cases we may use cookies to collect personal information, or that becomes personal information if we combine it with other information. See our Privacy Policy for definitions and terms concerning the processing of your personal information.

2. What are cookies?

A cookie is a small simple file that is sent along with pages of this website and stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer or another device. The information stored therein may be returned to our servers or to the servers of the relevant third parties during a subsequent visit. Cookies are widely used by website owners in order to make their websites work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information.

3. What Are Scripts?

A script is a piece of program code that is used to make our website function properly and interactively. This code is executed on our server or on your device.

4. What is a Web Beacon?

A web beacon (or a pixel tag) is a small, invisible piece of text or image on a website that is used to monitor traffic on a website. In order to do this, various data about you is stored using web beacons.

5. Cookies

TECHNICAL OR FUNCTIONAL COOKIES

Some cookies ensure that certain parts of the website work properly and that your user preferences remain known. By placing functional cookies, we make it easier for you to visit our website. This way, you do not need to repeatedly enter the same information when visiting our website and, for example, the items remain in your shopping cart until you have paid. We may place these cookies without your consent.

STATISTICS COOKIES

Because statistics are being tracked anonymously, no permission is asked to place statistics cookies.

MARKETING/TRACKING COOKIES

Marketing/Tracking cookies are cookies or any other form of local storage, used to create user profiles to display advertising or to track the user on this website or across several websites for similar marketing purposes.

6. placed cookies

MATOMO
Usage

We use Matomo for website statistics. Read more

Sharing data

This data is not shared with third parties.

Type: Statistics (anonymous)

Name Expiration Function
_pk_id* 13 months Store a unique user ID
_pk_ses* session Store a unique session ID
MAILCHIMP
Usage

We use MailChimp for mailing list subscriptions. Read more

Sharing data

For more information, please read the MailChimp Privacy Statement

Type: Statistics

Name Expiration Function
mailchimp_landing_site 1 month Store which page was visited first
CLOUDFLARE
Usage

We use CloudFlare for content distribution network (CDN) services. Read more

Sharing data

For more information, please read the CloudFlare Privacy Statement

Type: Functional

Name Expiration Function
__cf_bm 30 minutes Improves the performance and security of this website
WORDPRESS
Usage

We use WordPress to maintain the website. Read more

Sharing data

For more information, please read the WordPress Privacy Statement

Type: Functional

Name Expiration Function
wordpress_test_cookie session Read if cookies can be placed
wordpress_logged_in_* persistent Store logged in users
WPDISCUZ
Usage

We use WPDiscuz for comment management. Read more

Sharing data

For more information, please read the WPDiscuz Privacy Statement

Type: Functional

Name Expiration Function
comment_author_{HASH} persistent Store logged in users
comment_author_email_{HASH} persistent Store logged in users
comment_author_url_{HASH} persistent Store logged in users
COMPLIANZ
Usage

We use Complianz to manage cookie consent. Read more

Sharing data

For more information, please read the Complianz Privacy Statement

Type: Functional

Name Expiration Function
cmplz_choice 1 year Store if a message has been dismissed
cmplz_functional 1 year Store cookie consent preferences
cmplz_policy_id 1 year Store accepted cookie policy ID
cmplz_consent_status 1 year Store cookie consent preferences
cmplz_marketing 1 year Store cookie consent preferences
cmplz_statistics-anonymous 1 year Store cookie consent preferences

7. Consent

When you visit our website for the first time, we will show you a pop-up with an explanation about cookies. As soon as you click on “Save preferences”, you consent to us using the categories of cookies and plug-ins you selected in the pop-up, as described in this Cookie Policy. You can disable the use of cookies via your browser, but please note that our website may no longer work properly.

MANAGE YOUR CONSENT SETTINGS

8. Your Rights With Respect To Personal INFORMATION

You have the following rights with respect to your personal data:

  • You have the right to know why your personal data is needed, what will happen to it, and how long it will be retained for.
  • Right of access: You have the right to access your personal data that is known to us.
  • Right to rectification: you have the right to supplement, correct, have deleted or blocked your personal data whenever you wish.
  • If you give us your consent to process your data, you have the right to revoke that consent and to have your personal data deleted.
  • Right to transfer your data: you have the right to request all your personal data from the controller and transfer it in its entirety to another controller.
  • Right to object: you may object to the processing of your data. We comply with this, unless there are justified grounds for processing.

To exercise these rights, please contact us. Please refer to the contact details at the bottom of this Cookie Policy. If you have a complaint about how we handle your data, we would like to hear from you, but you also have the right to submit a complaint to the supervisory authority (the Data Protection Authority).

9. Enabling/Disabling and Deleting Cookies

You can use your internet browser to automatically or manually delete cookies. You can also specify that certain cookies may not be placed. Another option is to change the settings of your internet browser so that you receive a message each time a cookie is placed. For more information about these options, please refer to the instructions in the Help section of your browser.

Please note that our website may not work properly if all cookies are disabled. If you do delete the cookies in your browser, they will be placed again after your consent when you visit our websites again.

10. How often will you update this Cookie Policy?

We may update this Cookie Policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to the cookies we use or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. Please therefore re-visit this Cookie Policy regularly to stay informed about our use of cookies and related technologies.

The date at the top of this Cookie Policy indicates when it was last updated.

11. Where can I get further information?

If you have any questions about our use of cookies or other technologies, please send us an email or contact us by post to:

Serpents U.S.
PO Box 195
Elgin, IL 60121
United States