Cookie Statement

How, why and when we use cookies.

Last Updated: July, 2022

At Virtual Vaults, we believe in being transparent about how we collect and use data. This Cookie Statement provides information about how and when Virtual Vaults uses cookies for these purposes. Capitalised terms used in this Cookie Statement but not defined have the meaning set forth in the Privacy Statement, which also includes additional details about the collection and use of information by Virtual Vaults.

What is a cookie?

Cookies is the collective term for small text files and similar technologies like single-pixel gifs and web beacons sent by Virtual Vaults to or read by Virtual Vaults from your computer or mobile device. They are unique to your account or your browser. Session-based cookies last only while your browser is open and are automatically deleted when you close your browser. Persistent cookies last until they expire or if you or your browser delete them before such expiration date until such earlier date. To find out more about cookies, visit this site.

Does Virtual Vaults use cookies?

Yes. Virtual Vaults uses cookies (small text files and similar technologies like single-pixel gifs and web beacons). Virtual Vaults uses both session-based and persistent cookies. Virtual Vaults sets and accesses our own cookies on the domains operated by Virtual Vaults and its corporate affiliates (collectively, the Websites). In addition, Virtual Vaults uses third party cookies, like Google Analytics. See the list of current cookies at the bottom of this Cookie Statement.

How is Virtual Vaults using cookies?

Some cookies are associated with your account and personal information in order to remember that you are logged in. Other cookies are not tied to your account but are unique and allows Virtual Vaults to carry out analytics and customisation, among other similar things. Cookies can be used to recognise you when you visit a Site or use our Services, remember your preferences, and give you a personalised experience that’s consistent with your settings. Cookies also make your interactions faster and more secure.

Categories of Cookies

Authentication - If you're signed into Virtual Vaults Services, cookies help to provide you access, show you the right information and personalise your experience.
Security - Virtual Vaults uses cookies to enable and support the security features, and to help detect malicious activity.
Preferences, features and services - Cookies can tell Virtual Vaults which language you prefer and what your communications preferences are. They can help you fill out forms on our Websites more easily. They also provide you with features, insights, and customised content.
Marketing - Virtual Vaults may use cookies to help delivering marketing campaigns and track their performance. (Third party) cookies that are used for marketing purposes are only linked to www.virtualvaults.com or one of our other marketing websites and are not in any way connected to the Services of Virtual Vaults (such as the data room) on https://secure.virtualvaults.com.
Performance, Analytics and Research - Cookies help to learn how well the Websites and Services perform. Virtual Vaults also uses cookies to understand, improve, and research products, features, and services.

How are cookies used for advertising purposes?

Cookies (text files and other ad technology such as beacons, pixels, and tags) help to market more effectively to users that Virtual Vaults and their partners believe may be interested in Virtual Vaults. They also help provide us with aggregated auditing, research, and reporting, and know when content has been shown to you. Virtual Vaults uses (third party) cookies for advertising purposes of Google Ads (opt-out), Microsoft Bing (opt-out), Facebook (cookie policy), Microsoft Dynamics 365 (cookie policy) and Linkedin (opt-out).

What can you do if you don't want cookies to be set or want them to be removed, or if you want to opt out of interest-based targeting?

Some people prefer not to allow cookies, which is why most browsers give you the ability to manage cookies to suit you. In some browsers you can set up rules to manage cookies on a site-by-site basis, giving you more fine-grained control over your privacy. What this means is that you can disallow cookies from all websites except those that you trust.

Browser manufacturers provide help pages relating to cookie management in their products. Please see below for more information:

Google Chrome
Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Safari (Desktop)
Safari (Mobile)
Android Browser
Opera
Opera Mobile

For other browsers, please consult the documentation that your browser manufacturer provides. You may opt-out of third party cookies from Google Analytics on its website. You can opt out of interest-based targeting provided by participating ad servers through the Digital Advertising Alliance (http://youradchoices.com). In addition, on your iPhone, iPad or Android, you can change your device settings to control whether you see online interest-based ads.

If you limit the ability of websites and applications to set cookies, you may worsen your overall user experience and/or lose the ability to access the services, since it will no longer be personalised to you. It may also stop you from saving customised settings, like login information.

Which cookies are currently used?

Virtual Vaults uses the following cookies as of the date of this Cookie Statement:

Source Goal Retention period
Google Ads Used to make Google Ads work properly and to better personalise ads. 1 session – 1 year
Google Analytics Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behaviour. 1 session – 2 years
LinkedIn Used by LinkedIn for tracking the use of embedded services. 1 day – 2 years
LinkedIn Ads Used to make LinkedIn Ads work properly and to better personalise ads. 1 day – 2 years
Microsoft Dynamics Used for website tracking by Dynamics. 1 session – 2 years
Drift Used for the functioning of the chat bot on the website. 1 session – persistent
Doubleclick.net /td> Part of Google Analytics. Used in connection with (the personalisation of) advertisements. 1 session – 1 year
Bing Ads Used to make Bing Ads work properly and personalise ads better. 1 year
Facebook Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers. 1 session – 3 months
Google These cookies measure visitor behaviour: which pages are viewed and clicked on. 1 session
Wistia Used by the website to track the visitor's use of video-content. Persistent
Virtual Vaults Various first party cookies are used to keep track of where a user comes from and, for example, which currency they prefer. 180 days