Cookies and Similar Technologies

Last Updated: March 7, 2018

Any capitalized term used and not otherwise defined below has the meaning assigned to it in the Privacy Policy.

1. Overview

Cookies are small text files that are stored in a computer’s web browser memory. They help website providers with things like understanding how people use a website, remembering a User’s login details, and storing website preferences. This page explains how we use cookies and other similar technologies to help us ensure that our Services function properly, prevents fraud and other harm, and analyze and improve the Services in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

2. How We Use Cookies.

Cookies play an important role in helping us provide personal, effective and safe Services. We use cookies on our website. We change the cookies periodically as we improve or add to our Services, but we generally use cookies for the following purposes:

a. To Operate Our Services. Some cookies are essential to the operation of our website and Services. We use those cookies in a number of different ways, including:

  • Authentication. We use cookies to remember Your login state so You don’t have to log in as You navigate through our site and Your dashboard. For example, when You log into Your Bitrush affiliate account, we use a cookie so that You don’t have to log in again as You navigate throughout the website.
  • Fraud Prevention and Detection. Cookies and similar technologies that we deploy through the website and the Services help us learn things about computers and web browsers used to access the Services. This information helps us monitor for and detect potentially harmful or illegal use of our Services.
  • Site Features and Services. We use cookies to associate Your device with the orders that You have done. This way we can help You complete an order that hasn't been verified yet.

b. To Analyze and Improve Our Services. Cookies help us understand how to make our website and Services work better for You. Cookies tell us how people reach our website and they give us insights into improvements or enhancements we need to make to our website and Services.

c. For Better Advertising. Cookies can help us to advertise more effectively. For example, we might use a cookie to help prevent You from seeing the same advertisement multiple times or to measure how many times an advertisement is viewed or clicked on.

3. How We Use Other Technologies

a. Pixel tags. Pixel tags (also known as web beacons and clear GIFs) may be used in connection with some Services to, among other things, track the actions of Users, measure the success of our marketing campaigns and compile statistics about the usage of the Services.

b. Third Party Analytics. We use Google Analytics, which uses cookies and similar technologies, to collect and analyze information about the use of the Services and report on activities and trends. You can learn about Google’s practices on the Google website. Please refer to the table below for more on how we use third-party analytics.

4. How To Manage Cookies

At the top of this page, you will find a toggle button to disable our tracking scripts and cookies. Your web browser may also allow You to change Your cookie preferences, including to delete and disable Bitrush cookies. Please consult the help section of Your web browser or follow the links below to understand Your options, but please note that if You choose to disable the cookies, some features of our website or Services may not operate as intended.

5. Cookie Table

Cookies that we commonly use are listed below. This list is not exhaustive but describes the main reasons we typically set cookies.

Bitrush cookies

XSRF-TOKEN Prevents cross-site request forgery Session
bitrush_session Provides a unique session identifier for authentication Session
cookie-notification-dismiss Remember if the user dismissed our cookie notification Persistent
tracking_disabled Remember if the user doesn't want to be tracked. Persistent

Third party cookies

Google Used for analytics and service improvement
Facebook Used for analytics and service improvement
Hotjar Used for analytics and service improvement
Intercom Used for customer helpdesk