WHAT ARE COOKIES ?
A cookie is a small piece of information which is sent to the hard drive of your device by a web server so that some information about your browsing activity can be collected. Other technology can also be used to collect that information without sending information to the hard drive of your device. In this policy we use the term ‘cookie’ to mean any technology that is collecting information from your device. The cookie will collect information relating to your use of our mobile apps and websites, information about your device such as the device ID, IP address and browser type, demographic data and, if you arrived at one of our apps via a link from a site other than the relevant App Store (including, but not limited to the iTunes App Store, Blackberry App World, Amazon Appstore, Nook Books, Google Play and/or the Windows App Store), the URL of the linking page. The information will be collected both when you are connected to the internet and when you are not. If you have purchased one of our apps or you have downloaded our free apps, means that you have elected to share information with us as part of that process; further it may also collect your name and email address, which may be transferred to data processors for verification purposes or a third party ad server to measure your activity, such as interaction with an advert or purchase of a product.
Cookies can typically be deleted from your hard drive or from the settings menu on your device. To learn more about how to reject cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org or go to the help menu within your internet browser.
HOW DOES MEDIQUEST USE THEM?
- to measure users behaviour to better develop our apps. For example, by using analytics services provided by Google Analytics or Flurry or Comscore we can analyse which pages are viewed and how long for and which links are followed, so that we can provide more content which is of interest. We also use this analysis to report on our performance and we may use it to sell advertising. If you purchase any of our apps, we’ll also monitor which apps you’ve accessed;
- to manage online advertising and revenue share arrangements with our approved, advertising partners; for example, tracking how many unique users have seen a particular advertisement or followed a link in an advertisement;
The information generated by the cookie about your use of our apps (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored on servers owned or maintained by or on behalf of our service providers in the United States and/or United Kingdom and/or Asia and/or India. They may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on their behalf. By using this website and/or our app, you consent to the processing of data about you by those service providers in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
HOW DO YOU CONTROL HOW COOKIES ARE USED?
Using our mobile app or digital products (websites and portals inclusive) means you agree to our usage policies. We have a well defined Terms of Usage and Privacy policies that describe how information (cookie based) is controlled and used.