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Introduction

Our website uses cookies for different purposes. Some of the cookies that we use are necessary in order to provide you with access to certain parts of the Worldreader website and service.

We also use other cookies to measure how many people is using each page and for how long they stay to improve the overall quality of our website and all our communications. When using these cookies, we will ask you to consent to the use of these cookies when you first visit our website.

If you wish to restrict or block the cookies set up by the Worldreader website you can do this through your browser settings. Most browsers have a Help function that should inform you on how to do it. Here some information about how to do it in the main browsers

 

About cookies

A cookie is a file that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser, among other reasons, in order to facilitate and improve the interaction between the visitor and the website (e.g., by remembering the setting of a particular language on the website).

You can learn more about cookies in websites such as www.aboutcookies.org

Our cookies

At Worldreader, we use different cookies for a variety of purposes:

Necessary cookies and other non-compromising cookies:

Cookie typePurposeNameDuration
Authentication cookiesIdentify users when they access and log into Worldreader. This cookie will remain in your computer for 2 weeks if the “Remember me” option was selected when you logged in.ASP.NET Session Id .AspNet.ApplicationCookieSession* 2 weeks
Load-balancing cookiesManage the different requests received from multiple visitors and users to access Worldreader. The cookie allows us to balance the traffic load among different servers, and avoid that one or more of them beoverloaded.ARRAffinitySession*
Security cookiesPrevent cross-site request forgery attacks._RequestVerificationTokenSession*
Survey cookieAvoid sending to you multiple requests to fill in surveys that you have already submitted.survey-c2 years
Font cookieKeep track of your preferred font size that you have selected on your browser,and avoid providing you with content (text) with the wrong size.font-[user]Session*
Language/country cookieKeep track of your locale selection, which indicates your country/language of preference._cultureSession*
“Cookie consent” cookieRecord that you have already accepted the setting of cookies, and to stop displaying the cookie banner. These cookies do not contain any user or browser identifier.cookie_agreement24h
“Views” cookieRecord whether you are a new visitor or a recurrent visitor of our website. These cookies do not contain any user or browser identifier.views20 years

 

*Session Cookies: These cookies are set upon first access to the Worldreader website or service and are removed from your computer after you have closed the session (i.e., by logging out of your account, closing your browser or application).

Third party cookies

Worldreader uses a number of suppliers who also set cookies on our website in order to deliver the services that they are providing to Worldreader.  These cookies enable us to understand how visitors use the website (e.g. whether they are browsing via a mobile device, what pages they look at) and we use this information to improve the effectiveness of the website.  We also use cookies to tell us if a user has come to our website via an online campaign.  

Cookie typeDescriptionNameDuration
Google Analytics We use different Google Analytics cookies in order to track the usage of the Worldreader website by its visitors and users. These cookies are set upon first access to the Worldreader website or service and are removed from your computer after 10 minutes (“_gat” cookie) and 2 years (“_ga” cookie).

How to reject or delete this cookie

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Third-party services

The following third-party services do not generate cookies but track some website activities in order to improve and customize your experience.

ServiceDescription
Google Tag ManagerThis service tracks some user actions on the website in order to improve our Google Analytics reports. We use this information to perform data-driven decisions that improve our site
Double ClickDouble click tracks specific actions on the website to measure ad conversions or retarget advertisements on Google.
Ip InfoThis service identifies your IP address to provide you with content relevant to your location.

Blocking cookies

You may refuse our setting of our analytics cookies by clicking not accepting our setting of this type of cookies.

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies altogether; for example:

(a) in Internet Explorer (version 11) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy” and then “Advanced”;

(b) in Firefox (version 47) you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, “Privacy”, selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, and unticking “Accept cookies from sites”; and

(c) in Chrome (version 52), you can block all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Content settings”, and then selecting “Block sites from setting any data” under the “Cookies” heading.

Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of our website.  Furthermore, if you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

 

Deleting cookies

You can delete cookies already stored on your computer; for example:

(a) in Internet Explorer (version 11), you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11);

(b) in Firefox (version 47), you can delete cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”, then selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, clicking “Show Cookies”, and then clicking “Remove All Cookies”; and

(c) in Chrome (version 52), you can delete all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Clear browsing data”, and then selecting “Cookies and other site and plug-in data” before clicking “Clear browsing data”.

Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of our website.

Our details

This website is owned and operated by Worldreader.

We are registered in Spain under registration number Spain and our registered office is at Calle Mallorca, 318 3rd Floor 1st Door. 08037, Barcelona, Spain

Our principal place of business is at Calle Mallorca, 318 3rd Floor 1st Door, 08037, Barcelona

You can contact us:

(a) by post, using the postal address [given above];

(b) using our website contact form;

(c) by telephone, on [the contact number published on our website from time to time]; or

(d) by email, using privacy@worldreader.org

Changes to our Privacy Policy

Worldreader reserves the right to change this policy, including the number and type of cookies we use and encourages our visitors to periodically review this privacy policy. If material changes are made to the Policy we will notify you placing a prominent notice in our website and we will request you to accept the cookies policy again.

Updated, May 2018