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Cookies Policy

Last Modified: July 22 2020 

What are cookies and how long do they last? 

This cookies policy covers the types of cookies users may encounter in using the Conscious Brands website. A cookie is a small data file that contains information about your visit to a website. This information is provided by your computer during your first visit to a web server. 

The server records this information in a text file and stores this file on your hard drive. When you visit the same website again, the server looks for the cookie and structures itself based on the information provided. 

Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to warn you before accepting cookies. If you have set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, you will receive the warning message with each cookie. 

We also use web tracking software that utilizes web browser local storage, session storage and other new web browser technologies. When utilizing these new technologies, any Do Not Track flags set by the user are obeyed when it’s within the control of Conscious Brands. Conscious Brands cannot guarantee third-party tools obey this flag. 

Types of cookies  

We may use the following types of cookies:  

Strictly necessary cookies.  

Our website requires the use of these cookies to properly operate or provide necessary functions relating to the services you request. They include, for example, cookies enabling you to securely log into our website, take the B Impact Assessment, use our platform, sign up for analytical and other services or purchase services.  

Analytical/performance cookies.  

These cookies allow us and our third-party service providers to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us improve how our website works by, for example, ensuring that users can easily find what they need on our website. These cookies generate aggregate statistics that are not associated with an individual account or visitor.  

Functionality cookies.  

These cookies enable helpful but non-essential website functions that improve your website experience. By recognizing you when you return to our website, they may, for example, allow us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name, or remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region). These cookies may enable visitor identification across websites operated by B Lab Company or our affiliates and over time.  

Third-party cookies.  

Our website may contain helpful but non-essential features or plug-ins enabling third-party services that use cookies, such as social network connectors, maps, advertising networks, or web traffic analysis services. These cookies may enable visitor identification across websites and over time. We do not control the third party’s use of those cookies. Please review each party’s cookie disclosure before consenting to this use category.  

Turn Off Cookies 

It is possible to switch off cookies by setting your browser preferences. Here are a few articles for guidance: 

Switching off cookies in chrome

Switching off cookies in Internet explorer

Switching off cookies in Firefox

For more information about targeting and advertising cookies and how you can opt out, you can also visit http://optout.aboutads.info 

Please note, turning cookies off may prevent some website features from operating as intended.