Cookie Policy

Last updated September 13, 2021.

CFT Clear Finance Technology Corp., its subsidiaries (collectively, the “Clearco”, “we”, “us” and “our”) and our third-party partners use cookies, web beacons and other similar technologies when you browse our websites, use our services or when we send you emails for collecting and storing information to help provide you with an optimal web experience. This policy provides you with information about these technologies and your choices about using them. Any personal information that we collect and store through use of these technologies is first obtained through notice and consent: We obtain your consent by providing you with transparent notice of use of the technologies and providing you with the opportunity to make a choice to disable these technologies as further described below. To learn more about our privacy practices, generally, please review our Privacy Policy.

What types of technologies do we use?

We use various technologies that are essentially small data files placed on your computer, mobile phone or other device (collectively, “devices”). These technologies allow us to collect information about you whenever you browse our website, use our services or receive an email from us, which in turn helps us differentiate you from other users of our websites and services and provide you with a good experience when you browse our websites or use our services. The specific names and types of cookies, web beacons and other similar technologies we or our third-party partners use may change from time to time. You are always free to block, delete, or disable these technologies, see “How to opt-out” below for more information.

Cookies

Cookies are small data files that are stored on your hard drive or in device memory by a website so it can remember something about you or your device for a later date. Among other things, cookies support the integrity of our registration process, retain your preferences and account settings, and help evaluate and compile aggregated statistics about user activity.

Web Beacons

Web beacons are small electronic images that may be included on our sites, emails and services. They work in conjunction with cookies to identify our users and user behaviour, such as counting the number of visits to our website or letting us know whether an email has been opened and acted upon.

Similar Technologies

Similar technologies will store information in your browser, this includes flash cookies, HTML 5 cookies, and other web application software methods. These similar technologies can operate in your browsers and in some instances may not be fully managed by your browser and may require management directly through your installed applications or device.

The cookies, web beacons and other similar technologies we use on our websites are either set by us or third-party partners. They can be categorized as follows:

Necessary. These technologies are essential for the proper functioning of our websites and cannot be switched off in our systems. These cookies are usually only set in response to your request for specific actions, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. These cookies do not store any personal information.

Name
Duration
Description
i18n_redirected1 yearWe use this to redirect users to their respective locale version of our website.
G_ENABLED_IDPSIndefiniteUsed for Google Single Sign On.
cc-locale3 daysWe use this to redirect users to their respective locale version of our website.
cc-country3 daysWe use this to redirect users to their respective locale version of our website.

Functional. These technologies are used to increase the base functionality of our websites or for personalising your preferences, for example, by remembering your choices for language settings.

Name
Duration
Description
Ipv######10 yearsUsed by Pardot to enable tracking users for email automation.
visitor_id######-hash10 yearsUsed by Pardot to enable tracking users for email automation.
visitor_id######10 yearsUsed by Pardot to enable tracking users for email automation.

Performance and Analytics. These technologies are used to collect information on how you interact with our websites and help us measure and improve performance of our websites.

Name
Duration
Description
_utmb2 yearsUnique User Identifier used by Google Analytics to provide insights on our site.
_utmc2 yearsUnique User Identifier used by Google Analytics to provide insights on our site.
_utmt2 yearsUnique User Identifier used by Google Analytics to provide insights on our site.
utmz2 yearsUnique User Identifier used by Google Analytics to provide insights on our site.
_ga2 yearsUnique User Identifier used by Google Analytics to provide insights on our site.
_gid24 hoursUnique User Identifier used by Google Analytics to provide insights on our site.
_utmt2 yearsUnique User Identifier used by Google Analytics to provide insights on our site.
EX.CCO.context3 monthsUsed by Exactius for geo location analytics.
_gahitid30 minutesUsed by Google Tag Manager to set a unique identifier given to each browser and track user interactions with the website.
_gaclientid3 monthsEnables us to understand how a user to our website uses the website by generating analytical data.
_gat_UA-XXXXXXX-X1 minuteUnique User Identifier used by Google Analytics to provide insights on our site.
_gasessionid24 hoursUsed by Google Analytics to store an ID that is used throughout the duration of a session.
_hjClosedSurveyInvites365 daysHotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor interacts with a Survey invitation modal popup. It is used to ensure that the same invite does not re-appear if it has already been shown.
_hjDonePolls365 daysHotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor completes a poll using the Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the same poll does not re-appear if it has already been filled in.
_hjMinimizedPolls365 daysHotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimizes when the visitor navigates through your site.
_hjDoneTestersWidgets365 daysHotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor submits their information in the Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the same form does not re-appear if it has already been filled in.
_hjIncludedInSample365 daysHotjar cookie. This session cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate funnels.
_hjShownFeedbackMessage365 daysThis cookie is set when a visitor minimizes or completes Incoming Feedback. This is done so that the Incoming Feedback will load as minimized immediately if they navigate to another page where it is set to show.
_hjid365 daysHotjar cookie. This cookie is set when the customer first lands on a page with the Hotjar script. It is used to persist the Hotjar User ID, unique to that site on the browser. This ensures that behavior in subsequent visits to the same site will be attributed to the same user ID.
_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress30 minutesThe cookie is set so Hotjar can track the beginning of the user's journey for a total session count. It does not contain any identifiable information.
wooTracker2 yearsUsed to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where vistors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
fs_uid1 yearCookies set by FullStory. Used for tracking website usage.

Advertising. These technologies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests. They remember the websites you have visited and that information is shared with other parties such as advertising technology service providers and advertisers. [ To opt-out of the use of third-party advertising-related technologies, see the section “How to opt-out” below. Opting out of our advertising-related technologies does not necessarily mean that you will not see our advertising; rather the advertising will not be targeted to you through these technologies.]

Name
Duration
Description
A31 yearAds targeting cookie for Yahoo
APID2 hoursAds targeting cookie for Yahoo
APID1 yearAds targeting cookie for advertising.com (AOL)
APIDTS4 hoursAds targeting cookie for Yahoo
personalization_id2 yearsAds targeting cookie for Twitter
guid2 yearsAds targeting cookie for Steelhouse
rt2 yearsAds targeting cookie for Steelhouse
tt2 yearsAds targeting cookie for Steelhouse
AnalyticsSyncHistory4 hoursAds targeting cookie for Linkedin
bscookie2 yearsAds targeting cookie for Linkedin
UserMatchHistory4 hoursAds targeting cookie for Linkedin
langsessionAds targeting cookie for Linkedin
lang2 yearsAds targeting cookie for Linkedin
lidc4 hoursAds targeting cookie for Linkedin
IDE1 yearAds targeting cookie for Google Ads
_fbp4 hoursAds targeting cookie for Facebook
_uetsid4 hoursThis is a cookie utilised by Microsoft Bing Ads and is a tracking cookie. It allows us to engage with a user that has previously visited our website.
_uetvid1 yearThis is a cookie utilised by Microsoft Bing Ads and is a tracking cookie. It allows us to engage with a user that has previously visited our website.
MUID1 yearThis is a cookie utilised by Microsoft Bing Ads and is a tracking cookie. It allows us to engage with a user that has previously visited our website.
IDSYNC1 yearAds targeting cookie for Yahoo
APID1 yearAds targeting cookie for advertising.com (AOL)
TDCPM1 yearThis cookie is used for personalised advertising by adsrvr.org
TDID1 yearThis cookie is used for personalised advertising by adsrvr.org
APIDTS1 yearAds targeting cookie for Yahoo
auid1 yearThis cookie is used for personalised advertising by acruity platform
aum1 yearThis cookie is used for personalised advertising by acruity platform
outbrain_cid_fetch1 dayCollects data on the user’s navigation and behavior on the website. This is used to compile statistical reports and heatmaps for the website owner.

Social Media. These technologies are used when you share information using a social media sharing button or “like” button on our website or you link your account or engage with our content on or through a social media website. The social network will record that you have done this. This information may be linked to advertising activities.

How to opt-out

You may also opt-out of the use of cookies, web beacons and other similar technologies by changing the settings on your internet browser, for example, to stop accepting them or to prompt you before accepting them from our website. You can find more information about how to do this by reviewing the ‘help’ section of your internet browser or visiting www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu. Please note that if you change your internet browser settings to stop accepting cookies, web beacons and other similar technologies from our websites, you may not be able to access or properly use all or parts or functionality of our websites and services.

Unlike cookies, you cannot decline web beacons. However, configuring your browser to either automatically decline cookies or to prompt for a response may keep web beacons from tracking activity.

Updates to this policy

This policy may be updated by us from time to time without notice to you, so please review it frequently. You may review updates to this policy at any time via link on www.clear.co. You agree to accept electronic communications and/or postings of revised versions of this policy on www.clear.co and agree that such electronic communications or postings constitute notice to you of the revised version of this policy. Changes take effect immediately upon posting.