COOKIE POLICY

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Stichting We Share Ventures is operating using the alias We Share Forward or in short: ’We Share’. This is the Cookie Policy for We Share, accessible from weshareforward.org.

This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. 

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Cookie Policy, do not hesitate to contact us via [email protected].

What are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites, this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. 

Most interactive websites use cookies to retrieve the user’s details for each visit. Cookies are used by our website to enable the functionality of certain areas to make it easier for people visiting our website. Some of our affiliate/advertising partners may also use cookies.

How we use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below, enabling the site to remember your preferences. When you visit our website you are notified of the use of cookies through a banner. 

Unfortunately, in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

The Cookies we set
  • Email newsletters related cookies:
    This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.
  • Site preferences cookies:
    In order to provide you with a great experience on this website, we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences, we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page that is affected by your preferences.
  • Account-related cookies:
    If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.
  • Login related cookies:
    We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.
Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

  • This site uses analytics to help us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content. 
  • We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work, social media sites, including LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.
  • From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.
  • When incorporating content from other providers, they may set third-party cookies. These include but are not limited to: Google, Google Maps, You Tube, Vimeo. You are advised to consult their privacy and cookie policies. 
Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser. See your browser Help for how to do this. Here are instructions for some of the most commonly used browsers: 

Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the general functionality and specific features of this and many other websites that you visit, resulting in the downgrade or breaking of certain elements of the sites. 

Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

Privacy protection

One of our main priorities is the privacy of our Users. Please read our Privacy Policy to better understand how we take care of your data. 

Note that the information collected for the purpose of analytics on our website is not shared with external parties. We rely on the software developed by Matomo, an ethical alternative to Google Analytics, which gives us 100% ownership over the data and ensures full compliance with GDPR.

Last update: February 2022

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