Cookies policy


Date of last revision: November 15, 2016

Cookies and other storage technologies

Cookies are small pieces of text used to store information on web browsers. Cooies are used to store and receive identifiers and other information on computers, phones, and other devices. Other technologies, including data we store on your web browser or device, identifiers associated with your device, and other software, are used for similar purposes. In this policy, we refer to all of these technologies as "cookies".

We used cookies if you have a GreenAppleNews account, use the GreenAppleNews services, including our webiste and apps (whether or not you are registered or logged in), or visit other websites and apps that use the GreenAppleNews services. This plicy explains how we use cookies and the choices you have.

Why do we use cookies?

Cookies help us provide, protect and improve the GreenAppleNews services, such as by personalising content, tailoring and measuring ads, and providing a safer experience. While the cookies tha we use may change from time to time as we improve and update the GreenAppleNews services, they generally fall into the below categories of use:

Authentication

We use cookies to verify your account and determine when you're logged in so we can make it easier for you to access the GreenAppleNews services and show you the appropriate experience and features.

For example: We use cookies to keep you logged in as you navigate between GreenAppleNews pages. Cookies also help us remember your browser so you do not have to keep logging into GreenAppleNews and so you can more easily log into GreenAppleNews via third-party apps and websites.

Security, site and product integrity

For example: Cookies can help us identify and impose additional security measures when someone may be attempting to access GreenAppleNews account withut authorisation, for instance, rapidly guessing different passwords. We also use cookies to store information that allows us to recover your account in the event you've forgotten your password or require additional authentication if you tell us your account has been hacked.

We also use cookies to combat activity that violates our policies or otherwise degrades our ability to provide the GreenAppleNews services.

For example, Cookies help us fight span and pishing attacks by enabling us to identify computers that are used to create large numbers of fake GreenAppleNews accounts. We also use cookies to detect computers infected with malware and to take steps to prevent them from causing further harm.

Advertising, insights and measurement

We use cookies to help us show ads for businesses and other organisation to people who may be interested in the products, services or causes they promote.

For example: Cookies allow us to help deliver ads to people whoe have previously visited a business's website, purchased its products or used its apps. Cookies allow us to limit the number of times tha you seen an ad so you don't see the same ad over and over again.

We also use cooies to help measure the performance of ad campaigns for businesses that use the GreenAppleNews services.

Site features and services

We use cookies to enable the functionality that helps us provide the GreenAppleNews services.

For example: Cookies help us store preferences, know when you've seen or interacted with GreenAppleNews services's content, and provide you with customised content and experiences. For instance, cookies allow us to make suggestions to you and others, and to customise content on third-party sites that may use our plugins.

Performance

We use cookies to provide you with the best experience possible.

For example: Cookies help us route traffic between servers and understand how quickly GreenAppleNews services load for different people. Cookies also help us record the ratio and dimentions of your screen and windows and know whether you've enabled high contrast mode, so that we can render our sites and apps corretctly.

Analytics and resarch

We may use cookies to better understand how people use the GreenAppleNews services so that we can improve them.

For example: Cookies can help use understand how people use the GreenAppleNews services, anlyse which part of the GreenAppleNews services people find most useful and engaging, and identify features that could be improved.