COOKIE POLICY

At My Drop in the Oceans, we believe in being clear and open about how we collect and use data related to you. In the spirit of transparency, this policy provides detailed information about how and when we use cookies. This cookie policy applies to any My Drop in the Oceans product or service that links to this policy or incorporates it by reference. Except as otherwise stated in this policy, the Data Policy will apply to our processing of the data that we collect via cookies.

Where do we use cookies?
We use cookies on our websites and applications.

Who collects them?

 

Any personal data provided to or collected by the MyDIO Platform via cookies and other tracking technologies is controlled by the My Drop in the Oceans Association which is the owner of the Platform. MyDIO SA, which is a company commercializing the Platform, has access to that information.

 

What are my privacy options?

 

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish. However, if you limit the ability of websites to set cookies, you may worsen your overall user experience, since it will no longer be personalized to you. It may also stop you from saving customized settings like login information.

 

How to prevent cookies to be set and how to remove them?

 

If you do not want to receive cookies, you can change your browser settings on your computer or other device you’re using to access our services. If you use the MyDIO Platform without changing your browser settings, we’ll assume that you’re happy to receive all cookies on the MyDIO Platform. Most browsers also provide functionality that lets you review and erase cookies, including MyDIO Platform cookies. Please note that the MyDIO Platform will not work properly without cookies.

 

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org, or www.aboutcookies.org.

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.


WHY AND HOW DO WE USE COOKIES?

We do not use cookies for advertising. Our services use these technologies to deliver, measure, and improve our services in various ways. These uses generally fall into one of the following categories:

  • Authentication and security:
    • To log you into the MyDIO Platform.
    • To protect your security.
    • To let you to view content with limited distribution.
    • For example, these technologies help authenticate your access to the MyDIO Platform and prevent unauthorized parties from accessing your account. They also let us show you appropriate content through our services.
  • Preferences:
    • To remember information about your browser and your preferences.
    • For example, cookies help us remember your preferred language or the country that you are in. We can then provide you with MyDIO Platform content in your preferred language without having to ask you each time you visit the MyDIO Platform. On the MyDIO Platform, we can also customize content based on your country, such as showing you what specific products and services are offered by partner companies near you, or to withhold certain content based on applicable local laws.
  • Analytics and research:
    • To help us improve and understand how people use our services, and which impact their actions have.
    • For example, cookies help us test different versions of our services to see which particular features or content users prefer. We might also optimize and improve your experience on the MyDIO Platform by using cookies to see how you interact with our services, such as when and how often you use them and what links you click on. We may use Google Analytics to assist us with this. We might also use cookies to count the number of users that have seen a particular offer.
  • Personalized content:
    • To customize our services with more relevant content, like tailored offers from partner companies in which services and goods you could be interested in.
    • For example, local storage tells us which offers you have viewed already so that we can show you appropriate and new content. Cookies can help us make smarter and more relevant suggestions about which offers you might enjoy based on your visits to websites that have integrated MyDIO Platform embeds, including embedded offers.
  • Personalization across devices:
    • By better understanding how devices are related, we can use information from one device to help personalize the MyDIO Platform experience on another device.
    • When you log in to the MyDIO Platform on a device, we associate that device with your MyDIO Platform account. Whether or not you are logged in to the MyDIO Platform, we may also receive information about your devices when, for example, that information is shared by a partner; you visit mydropintheoceans.org or mydio.club;or you visit third-party websites that integrate MyDIO Platform content. We may use this information, most commonly IP addresses and the time at which the information was received, to infer that certain devices are associated with one another, including the devices on which you log in to the MyDIO Platform.