Cookies Policy

Thank you for visiting skim.it through our website at www.skim.it [or through our app] (together referred to as the “website”). At skim.it, we take the privacy rights of our visitors and users very seriously and we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This cookie policy sets out how our website uses cookies, as almost all websites and mobile applications do, to help provide you with the best experience we can.

This cookie policy should also be read together with our terms and conditions and our privacy policy. The terms and definition used in this policy will have the same meaning as in our terms and conditions.

By using our website, you agree that we can place the cookies described in this cookie policy on your device. If you do not wish to have any cookies installed then, unfortunately, we suggest that you do not use our website or any other services otherwise made available by skim.it.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our website. By continuing to browse the website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

We do not use cookies to:

  • collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission);
  • collect any sensitive information (without your express permission); and
  • pass personally identifiable data to third parties.

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

Likewise, we may also use social media cookies to personalise your interaction with third party social media platforms such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. These third party cookies are not under our control. The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on each of these networks.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most internet browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.

For information about cookies please click here http://www.allaboutcookies.org/faqs/cookie-file.html

Last updated: 1 April 2015.