Vulcan's Website Cookie Policy

Last Revised: July 16, 2018

Vulcan Cyber Ltd. (“Vulcan”, “we”, “our”) welcomes you (the “User(s)”, or “you”) to our primary website at https://vulcancyber.com/  (the “Site”). We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. We aim to be as open and transparent as possible around the information we collect when you visit our Site, including through the use of "Cookies".

Table of Contents
  1. Introduction
  2. What are cookies?
  3. How long will Cookies stay on my device?
  4. First and third party Cookies
  5. Do we track whether users open our emails?
  6. What sort of Cookies does our website use?
  7. Can a Site User block Cookies?
  8. Opting out of performance Cookies
  9. Opting out of target advertising Cookies
  10. Changes to the Cookie Policy
  11. Have any Questions?

Introduction

This cookie policy (“Cookie Policy”) explains what Cookies (as defined below) are and how we use them. It also explains the different types of Cookies we use, and how you can change or delete them. We hope that this policy will assist you in understanding, and feeling more confident about, our use of Cookies.

For information on how your information is collected and used by us in general, please see our Privacy Policy.

In this Cookie Policy, reference to "Cookies" includes cookies and all other files that collect information in a similar manner. Please note that most Cookies do not collect information that identifies you, and will instead collect more general information such as how Users arrive at and use our Site, or a User’s general location.

 

Note to our Users in the EU:

In order to place Cookies (including tags and other technologies) on your browser or device, we may need to obtain your consent. We will do so by providing a clear notice in the form of a cookie banner on the Site that informs you what Cookies are used for, as well as providing you with useful information about the technologies we use and a link to this Cookie Policy. You will need to indicate your acceptance of our use of Cookies. On a mobile device this might be by swiping a banner, pressing a button, or using facial recognition.

You are able to opt-out of the use of Cookies. For more information, see the Section 7 below on blocking Cookies.

Using information collected from Cookies: where we want to use the information that Cookies and similar technologies collect, we either need your consent or we will do so based on the legitimate interest ground. In certain cases we rely on our legitimate interests to use the data collected by Cookies. To do this we conduct an assessment to make sure the purposes for which we use your data are fair and that your privacy rights are considered. We only rely on legitimate interests where your rights do not override our interests in using the data. For more information about your rights in relation to legitimate interests, please refer to our Privacy Policy.

  • What are cookies?

    Cookies are small text files which are stored on, and accessed from, your computer or mobile device when you visit the Site or a page on the Site. We use cookies, web beacons, pixels, clear gifs and other similar tools (collectively, "Cookies") on our Site to recognize your device from those of other Users of the Site, to improve the Site's performance, to deliver a better and more personalized service according to the User's individual interests and the device or browser used, to track Users' use of the Site, to gather information about the Users' approximate geographic location (e.g. city) to provide localized content, to prevent fraud and/or abuse, to estimate our audience size and usage pattern and perform other analytics, to develop our Site and to administer our advertising campaigns to Users across different websites and devices.  

  • How long will Cookies stay on my device?

    Most of the Cookies we use are erased from your device immediately after your browser session terminates ("Session Cookies"). Other Cookies remain saved on your device and enable us to recognize your device in the event of a later visit to our Site ("Persistent Cookies"). Persistent Cookies allow us to make our Site more user-friendly, effective and safe and to record your acceptance of our cookie policy detailed herein. Please note that the data collected through Cookies will not be kept for longer than is necessary to fulfil the purposes mentioned above.

  • First and third party Cookies

    First-party Cookies are Cookies that belong to us and that we place on your device. Third-party Cookies are Cookies that another party, which provides us a service, places on your device through your use of our Site. For example, to administer our Site and for research purposes, we have contracted third-party service providers to track and analyze statistical usage and volume information from our Site Users. Third-party Cookies may also be placed on your device by our business partners so that they can use them to advertise products and services to you elsewhere on the Internet.  

  • Do we track whether users open our emails?

    Our emails may contain a single "web beacon pixel" which enables us to verify whether our emails (and any links or advertisements within the email) are opened. We may use this information to determine whether our emails are of interest to Users, to approach Users who do not open our emails and verify whether they wish to continue receiving them and to inform our advertisers in aggregate of the audience size for their advertisements. Please note that such "web beacon pixel" will be deleted once you delete the email from your email account. If you do not wish the "web beacon pixel" to be downloaded to your device at all, please set your email account settings to receive emails from us in plain text rather than HTML.

  • What sort of Cookies does our website use?

    Generally, our Cookies perform the following functions:

  • Essential Cookies – those Cookies are essential to navigate around the Site and use its features. For example, they allow us to remember your Cookie preferences and to verify if something is not working properly, so we can fix it quickly.

  • Analytical and Performance Cookies – those Cookies are used to analyze how our Users use our Site and to monitor the Site's performance. For example, we might use performance Cookies to keep track of which pages are frequently visited and from what locations our Users come from. We might also use these Cookies to highlight Site services that we think will be of interest to you based on your usage of the Site. We generally use third party Cookies to perform these services, for example, Google Analytics.

  • Functionality Cookies - those Cookies allow us to operate the Site in accordance with your preferences when browsing the Site. For example, such Cookies save you the trouble of typing in a username every time you access the Site, and recall your customization preferences, such as your preferred text size, fonts, languages and other parts of the Site that are alterable. 

  • Targeting and Tracking Cookies – those Cookies collect information about your activities on our Site and other websites, to provide you: (i) Online Behavioral Advertising, for which Cookies are placed on your device by our third party service providers to collect your web browsing activity and group together your interests in order to provide you with targeted advertisements which are more relevant to you when you visit our Site (please note that your web browsing activity history can be used to deduce certain demographic information which relate to you, such as your age and gender); and (ii) Retargeting, which enables our advertising partners to show you advertisements selected based on your online browsing activity on other websites, thus allowing companies to advertise to people who previously visited their website. We may allow our third-party service provides to use Cookies on the Site for the purposes identified above, including collecting information about your online activities over time and across different websites. For more information on the development of user-profiles and the use of targeting/advertising Cookies, please see www.youronlinechoices.eu.

  • Social Networking Cookies - those Cookies are used so that Users can interact with the content of different social platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc.) which are generated specifically for individual users of these social networks. The conditions of use regarding these cookies and the information collected is regulated by the privacy policy of the corresponding social platform.

    Below are certain specific Cookies you can find on our Site:

Name

Type

Purpose

Google Analytics

Third party Tracking Technology

Performance cookie, which is used to collect information about how visitors use our Site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the Site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the Site, where visitors have come to the Site from and the pages they visited. Privacy Policy.

Hubspot

Third party Tracking Technology

Performance cookie, which is used to collect information about how visitors use our Site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the Site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the Site from and the pages they visited. Privacy Policy.

LinkedIn

Third party Advertising (targeting) Cookies

Social Networking Cookie, which allows us to perform campaign reporting and unlock valuable insights about website visitors that may come via the campaigns we run on LinkedIn. Privacy Policy.

Adwords (Google)

Third party Advertising (targeting) Cookies

Social Networking Cookie, which is associated with the AdWord advertising service from Google. Helps with tracking conversion rates for ads. Privacy Policy.

Facebook Cookies

Third party Social Networking Cookies

Social Networking Cookies which enables Facebook to offer the Facebook Products to you and to understand the information they receive about you, including information about your use of other websites and apps, whether or not you are registered or logged in. Cookie Policy.

  • Can a Site User block Cookies?

    Most devices and browsers will allow you to erase Cookies from your device’s hard drive, block acceptance of Cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. However, if you block or erase Cookies, your experience of the Site may be limited. Please note that unless you block the acceptance of Cookies, the Site will utilize Cookies upon your use of the Site (all unless it is required by applicable law to provide a separate consent to use such Cookies, and in which case we will use such Cookies only after we receive your separate consent to such use and subject to your right to withdraw such consent at any time). If you want to remove previously stored Cookies, you can manually delete the Cookies at any time. However, this will not prevent the Site from placing further Cookies on your device unless and until you adjust your settings as described above.

For detailed instructions regarding the blocking of Cookies, please refer to your browser 'help', 'tool' or 'edit' section or see http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/. Below are links to instructions regarding the blocking of Cookies on commonly used web-browsers:

  • Opting out of performance Cookies 

    It is possible to opt-out of having your browsing activity within the Site recorded by performance Cookies. Please note that we use Google Analytics as our service provider in order to track Users' activities on the Site, including by use such service's persistent Cookies. Google provides a browser-add on which allows users to opt-out of Google Analytics across all websites, which can be downloaded here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

  • Opting out of target advertising Cookies

    Please note that if you want to opt out from receiving targeted advertising, this does not mean that you will receive less advertising when you use our Site, but rather that the advertising you see will not be as customized to your interests. You can visit the Internet Advertising Bureau’s consumer advice site at http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices, which will provide you further information, a list of all Cookies that are currently set on your device and instruction on how to opt-out of each of them. 

  • Changes to the Cookie Policy

The Company reserves the right to change this Cookie Policy at any time, so please re-visit this page frequently to check for any changes. In case of any material change, we will make reasonable efforts to post a clear notice on the Site or we will send you an e-mail regarding such changes to the e-mail address that you may have provided us with. Such material changes will take effect seven (7) days after such notice was provided on our Site or sent to you via e-mail, whichever is the earlier. Otherwise, all other changes to this Cookie Policy are effective as of the stated “Last Revised” and your continued use of the Site on or after the Last Revised date will constitute acceptance of, and agreement to be bound by, those changes. In the event that the Terms should be amended to comply with any legal requirements, the amendments may take effect immediately, or as required by the law and without any prior notice.

  • Have any Questions?

If you have any questions (or comments) concerning this Cookie Policy, please send us an email to the following address: privacy@vulcancyber.com and we will make an effort to reply within a reasonable timeframe.