Cookie Policy

Updated 25-May-2018

This is the Cookie Policy for www.romance.io and associated romance.io domain properties (romance.io). If you do not accept this Cookie Policy please do not use these sites.

What Are Cookies?

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

How do we use cookies?

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site.

What cookies do we set and why?

We use cookies for three core purposes – providing the core functions of the site, providing analytics on site usage, and marketing. In the sections below we describe each of these in more detail, and list those cookies that we currently use.

Functional (required)

Some cookies are used to support the core functions of the site. These include cookies set by us to remember who you are, and manage user sessions. These cookies are deleted when you log out. Other functional cookies are used by services that we use to manage the website and provide the experience.

Cookie nameDomainPurposeUsed byExpiry
__cfduid romance.io Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic.Cloudflare 1 year
sessionid, csrftoken romance.io Preserves users states across page requests.Romance.io 13 days

Analytics

Analytical cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Cookie nameDomainPurposeUsed byExpiry
_ga romance.io Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.Google Analytics 2 years
_gat romance.io Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rateGoogle Analytics Session
_gid romance.io Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.Google Analytics Session

Marketing

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

Cookie nameDomainPurposeUsed byExpiry
ad-id amazon-adsystem.com Used by Amazon Advertising to register user actions and target content on the website based on ad clicks on a different website.Amazon 226 days
x/px/GUID# amazon-adsystem.com Used by Amazon Advertising to register user actions and target content on the website based on ad clicks on a different website.Amazon Session
collect google-analytics.com Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.Google Session
r/collect doubleclick.net Used to send data to DoubleClick about the visitor's device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.DoubleClick Session
impression.php/# facebook.com Used by Facebook to register impressions on pages with the Facebook login button.Facebook Session
panda/20070822/US/img/px.gif wms-na.assoc-amazon.com UnclassifiedAmazon Session

If you would like to switch off third-party advertising cookies, you can turn do this by visiting the Internet Advertising Bureau’s consumer advice site, www.youronlinechoices.com. This will give you a list of all cookies that are currently set on your device and how to opt out of each of them.

Further information

If you are still looking for more information then you can contact us via email at hello@romance.io