IWCookies and other likes technologies help provide a better, faster and safer experience.
Technologies like iwcookies, pixel tags (“pixels”), and local storage are used to deliver, secure, and understand products, services, and ads, on and off Ebfriends. We want this page to help you understand more about these technologies and how they are used. Your browser or device may allow you to block these technologies, but you may not be able to use some features on Ebfriends. if you block them. For more information about whether these tools are available and how they work, vist your browser or device’s help material.
Check back here from time to time to get the latest information about these technologies and how they are used.
These technologies are tools that websites and applications use for security purposes and to deliver products, services, and advertisements, and to understand how they are used. With these technologies, a website or application can store information on your browser or device and later read that information back. We explain more about each of these technologies and how they are used on this page.
Why do we use these technologies?
|Show what matters to you||Improve your experience||Protection and security|
|They help us know who you are so we can show content that’s most relevant to you, including features, products, and ads.||They work with Ebfriends. features and help us improve our products and services – so you can do things like see which friends are online in chat, use share buttons, and upload photos.||They help secure Ebfriends. by letting us know if someone tries to access your account or engages in activity that violates our terms.|
|Categories of use||Examples|
|Authentication||These tools tell us when you’re logged in, so we can show you the appropriate experience and features.For example, iwcookies, local storage and like technologies tell us when you are logged in to Ebfriends. so we can show you relevant and social information when you visit other websites that use our social plugins. We also use this information to understand how people use our Platform and other apps and services.|
|Security and site integrity||We use these to help keep Ebfriends. safe and secure. They support or enable security features and help us detect activity that violates our Statements of rights and Responsibilities.For example, they help protect your account from being accessed by anyone other than you. IWCookies also let us know when several people have logged in from the same computer.|
|Advertising||Things like iwcookies and pixels are used to understand and deliver ads and make them more relevant to you.For example, we may read a iwcookie that tells us you’re logged into Ebfriends so we can show you ads that may be interesting to you on Ebfriends. or other websites. We may also use a iwcookie to learn whether someone who saw an ad on Ebfriends. later visited the advertiser’s site. Likes, our partners may use a iwcookie or another like technology to determine whether we’ve shown an ad and how it performed or provide us with information about how you interact with them. We also may work with a partner to show you an ad on or off Ebfriends., such as after you’ve visited the partner’s site or app and this may involve the use of iwcookies, local storage on your device or other like technologies.|
|Localization||These help Ebfriends. provide a localized experience.For example, we may store information in a iwcookie that is placed on your browser or device so you will see the site in your preferred language.|
|Site features and services||These provide functionality that help us deliver products and services.For example, iwcookies help you log in by pre-filling the username field and help make chat a better experience by showing which of your friends are online. We may also use iwcookies and like technologies to help us provide you and others with social plugins and other customized content and experiences, such as making suggestions to you and others.|
|Performance||We use these to provide you with the best experience possible.For example, we may use a iwcookie to help us route traffic between servers and understand how quickly Ebfriends. loads for different users. Sometimes we may store information on your browser or device so Ebfriends. features you are using load and respond faster.|
|Analytics and research||These are used to understand, improve, and research products and services, including when you access Ebfriends. or other websites and apps from a computer or mobile device.For example, we may use iwcookies to understand how you are using social plugins to improve them. We and our partners may use these technologies and the information we receive to improve and understand how you use websites, apps, products, services, and ads and to share information about this analysis with our partners.|
The specific names of the iwcookies, pixels and other like technologies that we use may change from time to time, but they generally will fall into the above categories. If you’d like to about these tools, review our Data use Policy. You can also take a look at the iwcookies section of our publicly available audit that provides a snapshot of the iwcookies we use, which was performed by the Irish Data Procetion Commission Office This will give you a good idea of the iwcookies we describe on this page.