Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy was last updated on December 14, 2021.


Introduction

This Cookie Policy provides information about how Vitamin Angel Alliance, Inc. and its affiliates (together, “Vitamin Angels”, “we”, “us” or “our”) use cookies and similar technologies on this website (the “Site”) and how to control them. 

Capitalized terms used in this policy but not defined have the meaning set forth in our Privacy Policy, which also includes additional details about how we collect and use of personal information or personal data.

By using the Site you acknowledge that we may set strictly necessary cookies (described below) on your computer or other device as necessary to operate and administer the Site. Further, where you give permission when you first visit our Site, we may also set certain cookies and similar technologies that are not strictly necessary, described below. If the information stored in your device constitutes personal data under European data protection laws, our lawful basis or justification for the use of cookies that are not strictly necessary is your consent. If you have any questions about this Cookie Policy please use the details provided in the “contact us” section below.
 

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files sent to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. They are unique to your account or your browser. Session-based cookies last only while your browser is open and are automatically deleted when you close your browser. Persistent cookies remain on your computer or other device after you have finished browsing a website and last until you or your browser delete them or until they expire. For more information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your device and how to manage and delete them, visit https://www.allaboutcookies.org/.

Pixel gifs or web beacons are usually used in combination with cookies, to get information about a user’s usage of a website (for example, to know when a user has viewed particular content).
 

What Types of Cookies Do We Use?

Vitamin Angels uses use both session-based and persistent cookies. Please read below for details regarding the types of cookies and similar technologies used on the Site.

Cookies and similar technologies can be used to recognize you when you visit the Site, remember your preferences, and give you a better or more personalized experience with our Site and for marketing purposes.

We use the following types of cookies and similar technologies:

1. Strictly Necessary Cookies: These cookies are essential for the Site to work as intended, to enable and support our security features, and to help us detect malicious activity. Because these cookies are strictly necessary to operate and administer the Site, users cannot refuse them.

2. Functionality Cookies: These cookies allow our Site to provide enhanced, more personal features and customized content, such as to remember information users have entered or preferences users have selected. For example, cookies can tell us which language you prefer and what your communications preferences are. They can help you fill out forms on our Site more easily.

3. Performance Cookies: These cookies are used to compile aggregated statistics about use of our Site (such as number of page views or visitors and time spent on each page). This helps us improve the way the Site work and present more relevant information.

4. Targeting Cookies: These cookies are used by third parties to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests, when you are on other sites across the internet. The information collected by these cookies will be used to track visits and actions on our Site, as well as to deliver reporting and analytics to us and our partners.

The following are some of typical cookies we use, their category, and the time until expiration, if applicable:

Party

Category / Use

Duration

Google Analytics

Performance:

We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”), which uses cookies to analyzes how users use our Site. The information generated by these cookies may be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the Site.

Learn more: Google Privacy Policy

 

Read here.

HubSpot

Performance: Used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the Site, for example by making sure users are finding what they need easily.

Learn more: HubSpot Privacy Policy

 

Read here.

Google Adwords

Advertising/Targeting: Used to serve ads to you based on your visit to our Site.

Learn more: Google Privacy Policy

 

30 days

Facebook

Advertising/Targeting: Used to serve ads to you based on your visit to our Site.

Learn more: Privacy Policy

Read here

LinkedIn

Advertising/Targeting: Used to serve ads to you based on your visit to our Site.

Learn more: LinkedIn Privacy Policy

 

Read here.

Bing

Performance:

These cookies, provided by Microsoft, Inc. are used to collect information about how visitors use our 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.

This cookie expires after one year.

Microsoft Clarity

Performance:

Clarity's tracking code uses a cookie to obtain user session data. A cookie is a small file stored on the browser that tells us how a user accessed your site, the user's location, the user's language preference, and more.

Read here.

 

How do I limit online tracking?

There are a number of ways to limit online tracking, which we have summarized below:

  • Blocking cookies in your browser. Most browsers let you remove or reject cookies, including cookies used for interest-based advertising. To do this, follow the instructions in your browser settings. Many browsers accept cookies by default until you change your settings. For more information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your device and how to manage and delete them, visit allaboutcookies.org. Use the following links to learn more about how to control cookies and online tracking through your browser (For other browsers, please consult the documentation that your browser manufacturer provides):

  • Blocking advertising ID use in your mobile settings. Your mobile device settings may provide functionality to limit use of the advertising ID associated with your mobile device for interest-based advertising purposes.
  • Using privacy plug-ins or browsers. You can block our Site from setting cookies used for interest-based ads by using a browser with privacy features, like Brave, or installing browser plugins like Privacy Badger, DuckDuckGoGhostery or uBlock Origin, and configuring them to block third party cookies/trackers.
  • Advertising industry opt-out tools. You can also use these opt-out options to limit use of your information for interest-based advertising by participating companies:
  • Platform opt-outs. The following advertising partners offer opt-out features that let you opt out of use of your information for interest-based advertising:

Note that the above opt-out mechanisms are specific to the device or browser on which they are exercised. You will need to opt out on every browser and device that you use.

If you limit the ability of websites and applications to set cookies, you may worsen your overall user experience and/or not be able to benefit from the full functionality of the Site, since it will no longer be personalized to you.
 

Contact Us

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about Vitamin Angel’s Cookie Policy. You may contact us at [email protected] or at our mailing address below:

Vitamin Angel Alliance, Inc.
6500 Hollister Ave.
Suite 130
Goleta, CA 93117
United States


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