Cookie Use

Cookies At gosouthsavannah.com

Key Points

– This website uses cookies.
– This website uses the principle of legitimate interests as the legal basis for its use of cookies within the EU.
– You can opt out of receiving these cookies at any time.
– The cookies used by gosouthsavannah.com and its third party vendors are for Google Analytics, the Google AdSense advertising network, and Cloudflare.
– Data collected by these cookies is shared with Google and Cloudflare.
– This website does not show personalized ads to visitors from within the EU.

What Is A Cookie?

Cookies contain information that is transferred to the hard drive on your computer or other device you use to browse the web.

These cookies are used to store information, such as the time at which you visited, whether you have visited the site before and what site referred you to a web page.

See this page for more information about what cookies are and how they are used.

How To Opt Out Of Cookies

You do not have to accept this site’s use of cookies.

You can opt out of cookies at any time by instructing your browser to stop accepting them. Your ability to make full use of the content on this site is not affected.

Please visit these websites for information on how to disable cookies in your browser:
– If you are using Safari or Safari for iOS
– If you are using Chrome
– If you are using Internet Explorer
– If you are using Firefox

If you only want to opt out of third party advertizing cookies, visit the Your Online Choices website to turn them off.

If you only want to opt out of personalized advertizing (personalized ads are automatically disabled for EU visitors), information about how to do this is available from Google.

Updates To This Cookie Policy

This cookie policy was last updated on Thursday, May 24th, 2018.

Google Analytics Cookies

Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions at gosouthsavannah.com. The information collected is used to compile reports on usage of this website.

Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit this site. For more information on how to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics (this will apply across all websites you use), visit this Google page.

Cloudflare Cookies

Cloudflare secures this site and delivers pages faster through its content delivery network.

This cookie identifies site users who may be using a shared IP address so that security settings can be applied on a per-visitor basis. The cookie does not store any personally identifiable information.

Third Party Advertising Cookies

DoubleClick Cookies

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on gosouthsavannah.com.

Google’s use of the DoubleClick cookie enables it to serve ads to this site’s visitors based upon their visit to gosouthsavannah.com and other sites on the Internet.

Cookies may also be used by Google’s ad network to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on the site.

This website, gosouthsavannah.com, has no access to or control over the cookies that are used by third-party advertisers, including Google and its approved third party vendors.

Users may opt out of the use of the DoubleClick cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy here.

Users may also opt out of personalized advertising via the following page on Google’s website.

Other Third Party Cookies

Third party vendors and ad networks may also serve ads at gosouthsavannah.com through Google’s Adwords Certified External Vendors and Ad Exchange Certified External Vendors programs. This may include the use of personalized advertising, which is based on your previous visits to gosouthsavannah.com and other sites on the Internet.

A list of Adwords Certified External Vendors and their contact websites is available here and a list of Ad Exchange Certified External Vendors and their contact websites is available here.

For information about how to opt out of the cookies used by any or all of these third party vendors, including those used for personalized advertising, see this website. Alternatively, you can visit the websites of individual third party vendors, as listed in the links above.

Additional Terms For EU Visitors

Section EU-1: Cookies Served To EU Visitors

Google AdSense Advertizing Cookies

If you are visiting from the EU, this site serves only non-personalized ads.

These ads don’t use cookies for ad personalization, but they do use cookies for the following necessary functions:
– Frequency capping (so you don’t see the same ad too many times)
– Aggregated ad reporting (e.g. collecting anonymized data about how many times an ad has been seen)
– To counteract fraud and abuse (e.g. not charging advertisers for multiple ad clicks from the same user)

This data is used by Google (read more about how Google uses your data). I have no access to this data, and cannot associate it with any real-life individual.

Google Analytics Cookie

This site uses a Google Analytics cookie for all visitors, including those from the EU.

Google Analytics collects anonymized data about the usage of this site, including information about which page a visitor landed on, what mobile device they use, screen resolution and general location data.

This data helps to improve this site for visitors by highlighting which types of content are most popular, which devices the site may be working less well on, the general area from which people are visiting the site, and so on.

I have access to the data collected by Google Analytics, but I am not able to associate it with any real-life individual.

Cloudflare Cookie

This site uses a Cloudflare cookie for all visitors, including those from the EU.

This cookie identifies site users who may be using a shared IP address so that security settings can be applied on a per-visitor basis. The cookie does not store any personally identifiable information.

I have no access to this data, which cannot be associated with any real-life individual.

Section EU-2: This Site’s Legal Basis For Using Cookies

This site claims legitimate interests as the basis for its use of the data associated with the cookies mentioned in the preceding section (Section EU-1) of this cookie policy, on the following grounds:
– I have taken additional measures to protect the rights and interests of EU visitors, namely disabling personalized Google AdSense advertizing and associated cookies and tracking on this site for EU visitors.
– This site’s use of personal data does not unreasonably impinge upon any individual’s interests, rights or freedoms. Visitors who wish to refuse consent to this site’s use of cookies, or delete any existing cookies, have an easy way of doing so which does not impact their access to or use of this site.
– This site’s use of personal data has a minimal privacy impact. None of the data collected is considered sensitive, nor can it be linked to specific individuals.
– This site’s use of personal data falls within the reasonable expectations of users of modern websites and its collection of personal data does not, and cannot be used to, cause harm.
– There is no other commercially reasonable way of undertaking the advertizing, analytics and security functions that this site requires.

Section EU-3: Your Rights Under GDPR

Visitors from the EU have the following rights under the terms of the General Data Protection Regulation:
– The right to be informed about the processing of your personal data (see Section EU-1 above).
– The right object to and restrict processing of your personal data.
– The right to be forgotten, i.e. to have your personal data deleted.
– The right to request a copy of your personal data and information about how it is used.
– The right to data portability, i.e. to move your data elsewhere.
– The right to have incorrect or incomplete personal data corrected or completed.
– The right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (contactable here), which has powers to investigate and enforce compliance with data protection law.

Section EU-4: Requesting A Copy Of Your Data

If you wish to ask what data this site holds about you, you can do so by emailing me at [email protected]

Please note the following:
– I have no access to data associated with Google’s advertizing cookies.
– I have no access to data associated with Cloudflare’s security cookie.
– I am not able to link the anonymized data collected by Google Analytics to specific individuals, and therefore cannot identify which items within this data set are associated with your own use of this site.