IXI DESIGN LLC
522 W Riverside Ave, Suite N
In this policy, we use the term “cookies” to refer to cookies covered by the EU Directive on privacy in electronic communication, the EU General Data Protection Regulation, and the US Privacy Act. What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small data file that is placed on your computer’s hard drive or mobile device whenever you visit a website. It holds basic information like our website URL, the cookie’s lifespan, and a unique ID for each user. Cookies are widely used by website owners to make their websites work or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information, and improve user experience. The cookies allow the website to remember or recognize your actions or preferences with time. The majority of internet browsers support cookies. However, website users can set their browsers to decline or delete cookies at any time.
In terms of cookie lifespan, we use two types of cookies, session, and persistent cookies. Session cookies
A session cookie is temporary. It is created in a browser’s subfolder and deleted once you leave the site. Persistent Cookies
A persistent cookie remains in the browser’s subfolder for as long as the duration is set within the cookie. When you re-visit our website, it recognizes you.
For gathering data, we use first and third-party cookies. We use them for various reasons.
First-party cookies are cookies issued from our domain that are generally used to identify language and location preferences or render basic site functionality. They are used for technical reasons for our website to operate. These are referred to as "essential" or "strictly necessary" cookies.
Third-party cookies are owned and managed by other parties. They serve cookies through our website for advertising, analytics, and interactive content. How are third-party cookies used?
The specific types of first and third-party cookies served on our Website and their purposes are described below. Essential website cookies:
These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with the services that are available on our website and to use some of its features, such as access to secure areas. Without them, we cannot provide you with some services on our website. Performance and functionality cookies:
These cookies are used to enhance the performance and functionality of our website but are not essential to their use. However, without these cookies, certain functionality (like videos) may become unavailable. The information collected through these performance cookies does not identify any individual visitor. Analytics and customization cookies:
These cookies gather the information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our website is being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our website for you.
These cookies make advertising messages more relevant for you. They perform functions like preventing the same advert from continuously reappearing, ensuring that ads are properly displayed for advertisers, and selecting advertisements based on your interests. If you choose to remove or disable these advertising cookies, you will be able to see adverts but they may be irrelevant to you.
We use the following advertising cookies on our website.
We use Google Ads to display adverts that are relevant to you. It also helps us to keep track of our sales/your purchases and conversions from our ads and free listings. It adds a cookie on your computer when you click an ad or listing on our website.
Google Ad Manager
We use Google Ad Manager to block other parties from showing ads based on user interest categories or remarketing. The interest categories we can block are data collection, interest-based category cookies, match coding, subsequent data, and remarketing list cookies.
Google Adwords Remarketing /Conversion tracking
We use a remarketing feature in Google Adwords to present interest-based advertising to other websites for our users on the Google Display Network. We analyze the user’s interactions on our website such as the ads the user was interested in, to show the users targeted ads, even after visiting our site.
Google Campaign Manager 360
We use Google campaign manager to improve reporting on campaign performance. When a user acts seeing an ad on our website, a conversion is recorded by a tag. For example, we may track when a user buys an item from our website or visits our webpage to request more information through our online form. We can also use it to track conversion for clients who click on an ad from our website and buy from the store or over the phone.
Display & Video 360
We use Display & Video 360 to improve advertising on our website. We use it to maximize our brand awareness through high-quality creatives like rich media, interactive ads, and high-impact formats. It helps us to manage our reservation and programmatic campaigns on our website.
Search Ads 360
We use Search Ads 360 to manage search engine campaigns. We can access multiple ad accounts and campaigns in Google Ads. Without it, we would have to manage ads and keywords on each search engine and platform which would make it difficult to analyze performance among different channels. Social networking cookies:
These cookies enable you to share pages and content that interest you on our website through third-party social networking and other websites. These cookies may also be used for advertising. Unclassified cookies:
These are cookies that have not yet been categorized. We are in the process of classifying these cookies with the help of their providers. How can I control cookies?
Please take note that most browsers automatically accept cookies. Therefore, if you do not want the cookies, you may delete or block them. You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies. You can exercise your cookie rights by clicking on the cookie preferences on our website. You will be able to select which categories of cookies you accept or reject. If you reject the cookies, you will still be able to visit our website but functionality will be reduced. Essential cookies cannot be rejected as they are strictly necessary to provide you with services.
By using our website without deleting or rejecting some or all cookies, you agree that we can place the cookies that you have not deleted or rejected, on your computer or mobile device.
You may visit www.allaboutcookies.org for more details on how to delete or reject cookies and for more information on cookies generally.
Also, the majority of the advertising networks offer you a way out of targeted advertising. If you would like to get more information, please visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or www.youronlinechoices.com. What about other tracking technologies, like web beacons?
Cookies are not the only way to recognize or track visitors to our website. We may use other, similar technologies like web beacons. These are tiny graphics files that are composed of a unique identifier that enables us to recognize when a person has visited our website or opened an e-mail including them. This allows us to monitor the traffic patterns of our website users from one page to another within our website, to deliver or communicate with cookies, to understand whether you have come to the website from an online advertisement displayed on a third-party website, to improve performance on our website, and to measure the success of e-mail marketing campaigns. In many cases, these technologies rely on cookies to function properly therefore declining cookies will impair their functionality. Do you use Flash cookies or Local Shared Objects?
Our website may also use "Flash Cookies" (also known as Local Shared Objects or "LSOs") to, collect and store information about your use of our services, fraud prevention, and other site operations.
If you do not want Flash Cookies stored on your computer or mobile device, you can adjust the settings on your Flash player to block Flash Cookies storage using the tools contained in the Website Storage Settings Panel. You can also control Flash Cookies by visiting the Global Storage Settings Panel and following the instructions (which may include instructions on how to delete existing Flash Cookies (referred to "information" on the Macromedia site), how to prevent Flash LSOs from being placed on your computer or mobile device without you being asked, and (for Flash Player 8 and later) how to block Flash Cookies that are not being delivered by the operator of the website you are visiting).
Please note that setting the Flash Player to restrict or limit acceptance of Flash Cookies may reduce the functioning of some Flash applications, including, Flash applications that are used in connection with our services or online content. Do you serve targeted advertising?