Cookies Policy

This is the cookies policy of Block.one and its affiliates for our website Voice. We want to ensure that you enjoy browsing our website. In order to enhance your experience, we place small amount of data called ‘cookies’ onto your computer. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device and target the content displayed to the user’s interests.

By using our website you agree that, unless you have set your device’s browser to reject them, we can place the types of cookies set out below on your device and use that data in accordance with this policy.

You can find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu, and for a video about cookies visit: https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies

Do we use cookies on our website and, if so, why?

Yes.

We use cookies (including HTTP, HTML5 and Flash cookies) and similar technologies (such as web beacons and JavaScript) to: (i) customize and improve the users’ experience of our website (ii) deliver content tailored to the users’ interests and the manner in which they browse our website; and (iii) manage our website and other aspects of our business.

What types of cookies are used and what choices do you have? 

Below is a list of the types of cookies that we would like to use on our website.

By using our website you agree that, unless you have set your device’s browser to reject them, we can place the types of cookies set out in the table below on your device, and use that data in accordance with this policy.

 

Cookie Type Description
Strictly Necessary Cookies These cookies are necessary for the website to work, and enable you to move around the website and use the services and features. Disabling these cookies will encumber performance and may make these services and features unavailable. Strictly Necessary Cookies are used to collect session ID and authentication data. They are “session” cookies, which expire when you close your browser session. For example,
ASP.NET_SessionID is a cookie that contains the user session identifier which expires at the end of every session.
Functional Cookies Functional Cookies allow the website to help maintain your session and remember the choices you made in order to provide functionality for your benefit.

 

●      Functional Cookies are used to collect information about your language preferences and other preferences indicated during your visit.

●      For example, functional “session” cookies allow the website to remember settings specific to you (such as, your country selection) which ultimately improves your web experience.

Functional Cookies also include persistent cookies which are used to remember your preferences when you subsequently visit. Functional “persistent” cookies expire after 7 days.

Analytic Cookies Analytic Cookies are used to gather statistics about the use of the website in order to improve the performance and design of our services. For these purposes, Analytic Cookies collect information about your device type, operating system type, browser type, domain, other system settings, IP address, referring URLs, information on actions taken on the website and the dates and times of your visits, as well as the country and time zone in which your device is located. These cookies are provided by our third-party analytics tool provider (Google Analytics) and the information obtained through these cookies will be disclosed to, or collected directly by, this third-party service provider. For more information about Google Analytics’ cookie and information practices (including the types of cookies used and their expiration date), please visit the link below: Google Analytics
Third Party Cookies We partner with third parties to provide you with connections to certain social networks (such as, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn) and to provide you with additional features (such as, YouTube and Vimeo). By using the website or engaging with third-party plugins and widgets, such third parties may place “session” or “persistent” cookies, or similar technologies, on your browser. These technologies may provide the third parties information about your visit so that they can present you with advertisements for Block.one services which may be of interest to you. This helps us track the effectiveness of our marketing efforts. The use of these cookies is subject to the third party’s own cookie policies, linked below:

YouTube
Vimeo
Facebook

 

 Cookies we use

Below is a list of the specific cookies we would like to use on our website and the choices that you have.

 

Cookie Name Description Expiration Time
_hjClosedSurveyInvites Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor interacts with a Survey invitation modal popup. It is used to ensure that the same invite does not re-appear if it has already been shown. 365 days
_hjDonePolls Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor completes a poll using the Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the same poll does not re-appear if it has already been filled in. 365 days
_hjMinimizedPolls Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimized when the visitor navigates through your site. 365 days
_hjDoneTestersWidgets Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor submits their information in the Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the same form does not re-appear if it has already been filled in. 365 days
_hjMinimizedTestersWidgets Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimized when the visitor navigates through your site. 365 days
_hjIncludedInSample Hotjar cookie. This session cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate funnels. 365 days
_ga Google Analytics. Used to distinguish users. 2 years
_gid Google Analytics. Used to distinguish users. 24 hours
_gat_UA-140926666-1 Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_<property-id> 1 minute
comment_author Stores comment author’s data while navigating between blog posts. 3 minute
comment_author_email Stores comment author’s data while navigating between blog posts. 3 minute
comment_author_url Stores comment author’s data while navigating between blog posts. 3 minute
cookiesAllowed Enables analytics tracking cookies if user opts-in to cookies. 365 days

 

Changing your cookie preferences

If you choose to decline any cookies, some parts of the website may not work as intended or may not work at all.

You can also change your cookie settings using your browser settings. The “Help” menu in the toolbar of most web browsers will tell you how to change your browser’s cookie settings, including how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether. Below is some helpful guidance about how to make these changes on some of the popular browsers.

However, please note that if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including, for example, Strictly Necessary Cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.

 

Changes to this policy

Any changes we make to this cookies policy in the future will be posted to our Website and also available if you contact us as set out in our Privacy Policy. Please check back frequently to see any changes.

Date last revised: 4 December 2019

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