What are cookies?

“Cookies” are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website.

They allow the website to recognize your device and remember if you have been to the website before. Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work more efficiently, as well as providing information to the owners of websites on site usage and performance.

There are different types of cookies. Necessary cookies enable a site’s core functionality – a website cannot function properly without these cookies. You can disable necessary cookies by changing your browser preferences. Analytical cookies measure the pages a customer visits on a website – website owners collect this information to make site improvements and report on site usage. Third party cookies can be used for advertising purposes. You can read about the different types of cookies that we use on mantelligence.com on this page.

The Information Commissioner’s Office provide guidance on how to manage and delete cookies.

Do we use ‘cookies’?

We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. Advertisers and third parties also use their own cookies.

What, specifically, do we use Cookies for?

Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third party services that track this information on our behalf.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

What, specific, cookies do we use?

Here is a list of the cookies that we use

– Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)

We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use mantelligence.com. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements, for example improving site search.

Google Analytics stores information about:

  • the pages you visit on mantelligence.com
  • how long you spend on mantelligence.com
  • how you got to the site
  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site
  • etc.

We do not collect or store your personal information (eg your name or address). We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data. Google Analytics sets a list of its own cookies.

– Advertising

We occasionally advertise mantelligence.com through third party sites (eg Facebook, Reddit, StumbleUpon, etc.). These sites use cookies to identify and display content based on your interests. The cookies also enable us to evaluate the success of any advertisements. Third party sites set a list of their own cookies.

– Google

Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en

We use Google AdSense Advertising on our website.

Google, as a third party vendor, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to your website. Google’s use of the DoubleClick cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads to our users based on their visit to our site and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DoubleClick cookie by visiting Ads Settings. Alternative opt-out options are listed below under the section “Opting out”.

We have implemented the following:
  • Demographics and Interests Reporting

We along with third-party vendors, such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions, and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.

Opting out:

Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising initiative opt out page, can opt out of some third-party vendor’s use of cookies for interest-based advertising by visiting aboutads.info, or permanently using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.

– Ads

We work with a long list of advertisers, through AdThrive. AdThrive uses header bidding to allow advertisers to compete for our ad space. These advertisers use cookies to identify and display content based on your interests. The cookies also enable them to evaluate the success of any advertisements. Third party sites set a list of their own cookies.

What happens if you disable cookies?

If you disable cookies off, some features will be disabled It won’t affect the users experience that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly.

However, you can still place orders.