This policy refers to the cookies used in the websites, subdomains and applications operated by SOFTBINATOR TECHNOLOGIES SA (“Softbinator”)
Please see this section regularly as the policy may be subject to change or update. Any significant changes to this policy will be notified.
We, SOFTBINATOR TECHNOLOGIES SA, as Softbinator.com website owners, we are not just a technology company, but a concept that was started in 2011 with the goal of proving that developers are not just geeks working in a software factory – they are creators and representing one of the most important forces in the world transformation.
We aim to stand out through services of exceptional quality based on a set of values at a high level of demand. Thus, professionalism defines every service we offer, which is why we pay special attention to protecting your data.
Information about SOFTBINATOR
SOFTBINATOR TECHNOLOGIES SA, is a Romanian legal entity, based in 1-5 Costache Negri, 4th floor, 5th district, Bucharest, Romania, registration code J40 / 13638/2017, fiscal Code RO38043696.
When we integrate social media plugins into our site, they place cookies to allow, for example, the playback of content (eg youtube, soundcloud) or to give you the opportunity to access, appreciate or share a page on your favorite social platform.
A cookie is a simple piece of information in the form of a very small text file. Each cookie is unique and is composed of the name of the site that created it and a unique string of numbers and letters.
Most sites place cookies on your device’s hard drive (computer, mobile phone or tablet) when you browse them. They do this through your browser – for example Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari or Firefox. A cookie can only be read and retrieved by the site that created it. Sites can never exchange information with each other through cookies.
Some cookies are valid only during your visit. These “session cookies” disappear from your computer or mobile device after you close your browser. Other cookies remain on your computer or mobile device after you close your browser and are still valid for a specified period of time. These “persistent cookies” are activated every time you visit the site that generated them.
Cookies (as stand-alone items) do NOT contain:
A visit to this site may place the following types of cookies:
First, cookies may be required to ensure the proper functioning of the website. For example, without cookies, it can be difficult for the website to remember that you are logged in. These are called necessary cookies, and are active automatically, not being conditioned by the visitor’s consent.
We have included cookies placed here to show you non-personalized advertising (which reminds you that an ad has been displayed), as well as those that measure our audience on the site (but do not include the demographic or audience segmentation component).
Analysis cookies collect information about how visitors use a web page, such as which pages are the most popular, which method of linking the pages is most effective, and whether users receive error messages from web pages. These cookies allow us to provide users with a high quality user experience and serve to help improve the way our website works, as well as the demographic segmentation of the audience.
Last but not least, when we integrate social network plug-ins into the site, they place social media cookies to allow the playback of the content (eg youtube, soundcloud), to give you the opportunity to log in using a third-party service (e.g. Facebook or Google), as well as to give you the opportunity to appreciate or share a page on your favorite social service.
Cookies for personalized advertising
The use of advertising personalization cookies is a current standard of most important sites you visit. Advertising of this type helps us to reach the categories of customers interested in a certain type of product, to which the respective advertisements are displayed. Usually, the information about the categories that define the range of interested users is not personal data, but the profile that is created about visitors is based on the data collected through advertising profiling cookies, falls into the category of personal data. As these cookies are placed by services controlled by us, it results that the profiling (which is a processing of personal data) through these cookies is performed by us as a data operator. You can choose not to be profiled by Google for advertising purposes at www.google.com/settings/ads
Softbinator.com will use by default only cookies strictly necessary for the operation of the site, the other categories of cookies can only be used with your consent.
Most browsers are set to accept cookies. However, if you do not want this, you can set your browser to either notify you whenever you receive a cookie or even refuse to accept cookies.
You can get information and instructions on how to edit this feature depending on your browser provider:
Third Party Cookies
Third-party cookies (also known as tracking cookies or trackers) are created by “parties” other than the website that the user is currently visiting – providers of advertising, retargeting, analytics and tracking services.
The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
We use Facebook Pixel to target more people who visit our online store. We also use Facebook Pixel to improve our ads and give people more relevant ads for them, a practice that is quite common in the e-commerce industry.
On our sites, you can use social plugins (for example, the “Like and Share” button) from the social network (hereinafter referred to as “providers”). Softbinator.com is responsible together with the social networks for these processing, in accordance with community policies.
The plugin provider stores the data it collects as usage profiles and uses it for advertising, market research and / or needs-based design of its website. Such an analysis takes place in particular (even for offline users) to display needs-based advertising and to inform other social network users about your opinion about the services we offer. Through these plugins, we give you the opportunity to interact with social networks and other users, so that we can improve our offer and design our site of most important interest to you. The legal basis for the use of plugins is Article 6 (1). ) lit. f GDPR. If you access a page on our site that contains such a plugin, your browser makes a direct connection to that provider’s servers.
The content of the plugin is transmitted directly by your browser by the provider and integrated into the site. Through this integration, the provider receives information that you have accessed on the website of our site, even if you do not have a user account with the provider in question or you are not connected to the service in question. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted directly from your browser to a server of the US provider in question, stored there as a user profile and, among other things, used for advertising, market research and needs the design of the supplier’s website.
If, during your visit to our site, you are logged in to your user account with Facebook, or Instagram, that provider may also associate the site visit with your user account.
If you do not want the association with your user profile to be associated with your user profile, just opt out of the use of marketing cookies. Additionally, you can select the “Disable third-party cookie” feature in your browser settings. Then, your browser no longer sends cookies to the special server of the social network.
An overview of Facebook plugins and what they do can be found at the following link: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins
Want to know more about our cookies? Our data protection officer is at your disposal at [email protected].
This version was updated on February 20th, 2021