Cookie Policy

Please read this cookie policy (“cookie policy”, “policy”) carefully before using watsonlin website (“website”, “service”) operated by watsonlin.com’we”, “our”).

What are cookies?
Cookies are simple text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier, website’s domain name, and some digits and numbers.
What types of cookies do we use?

Necessary cookies
Necessary cookies allow us to offer you the best possible experience when accessing and navigating through our website and using its features. For example, these cookies let us recognize that you have created an account and have logged into that account.

Functionality cookies
Functionality cookies let us operate the site in accordance with the choices you make. For example, we will recognize your username and remember how you customized the site during future visits.

Analytical cookies
These cookies enable us and third-party services to collect aggregated data for statistical purposes on how our visitors use the website. These cookies do not contain personal information such as names and email addresses and are used to help us improve your user experience of the website.

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.

Who do we work with?
This is the complete list of providers that watsonlin is working with, please note that not all these cookies are present in each of our domains.

Provider: DoubleClick.net / Google
Purpose: Cookies used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.
Duration: Up to 1 year

Provider: Facebook
Purpose: Cookies by Facebook are used to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.
Duration: Up to 2 years

Provider: Google
Purpose: These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.
Duration: Up to 2 years
Read Google’s overview of privacy and safeguarding data

Provider: YouTube
Purpose: We embed videos from our YouTube channel. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites.
Duration: Up to 2 years
Read more at YouTube’s embedding videos information page

Provider: Awin
Purpose: These cookies are used solely for the purpose of tracking the success of affiliation advertising campaigns.
Duration: Up to 90 days

Provider: Microsoft
Purpose: These cookies are used by Microsoft advertising to anonymously identify user sessions to help us measure the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns.
Duration: Up to 1 year

How do third parties use cookies on the site?
In some circumstances, we may work with third parties to provide services on our website. Third-party advertisers and other organizations may use their own cookies to collect information about your activities on our site and/or the advertisements you have clicked on. This information may be used by them to serve advertisements that they believe are most likely to be of interest to you based on the content you have viewed. Third-party advertisers may also use this information to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements. We do not control these cookies and to disable or reject them, please see below the list of partners that we work with and how you can reject them.

How to prevent the collection of cookies & disabling them
To prohibit the collection of cookies 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.

If you would like to prevent watsonlin from collecting cookies when you visit our site, please update the privacy setting in your chosen web browser. You can directly control cookie acceptance from there:

Google Chrome: https://www.google.com/chrome/browser/privacy/

Mozilla Firefox: www.mozilla.org/en-US/privacy

To opt-out of Double Click / IDE, please visit: https://policies.google.com/technologies/managing

Google Analytics: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Google: https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/types/

Facebook and Instagram: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacyshield

Awin: https://www.awin.com/us/legal/optout

Microsoft: https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/privacystatement