Cookie Policy

1. Introduction

Pliant.io, Inc. wants you to be familiar with how we collect, use and disclose information from and about you because we respect your concerns about privacy, and we want to maintain your trust. We collect information by automated means when you visit, access, or use our system. We collect information through cookies, JavaScript and other tracking technologies (collectively “Cookies”) to deliver and improve the Pliant Services, and to display relevant content, products, services, and advertising. This Cookie Policy describes the information we obtain from Cookies, how we use Cookies, and how you can manage them. By using the Pliant Services, you acknowledge you have read and accepted this Cookie Policy. We may periodically update this Cookie Policy without prior notice to reflect changes in our practices. Please take a look at the Effective Date at the top of this page to see when this Cookie Policy was last revised. Our use of Cookies may involve the processing of Personal Data (i.e., any information relating to an identified or identifiable individual, such as IP addresses, or other online mobile identifiers). For more information about our data protection practices, see our Privacy Policy.

2. What are COOKIES?

A cookie is a small text file that is sent to and stored on your computer or another internet connected device to identify your browser or store information. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work in a better, more efficient way. Other tracking technologies such as pixels, JavaScript, or web server logs allow us to use invisible images or code on the Pliant Services, or data from our web server logs, to gain analytics insights.

3. Information we obtain through COOKIES

The information we obtain through the use of Cookies may include information about your computer, device, and browser, such as your IP address, browser, operating system, and device characteristics, language preferences, mobile device or advertising ID, referring URLs, and actions taken by you on the Pliant Services such as what content you visited, whether you have used the Pliant Services before, dates and times you access the Pliant Services, email and advertising views and click-throughs, and other software or hardware information.

4. How we use COOKIE information

The Pliant Services use Cookies to function effectively. For example, Cookies allow us to display relevant content and enhance your online experience. In addition, Cookies can recognize you and remember important information that will make your use of Pliant System more convenient such as by remembering your login status and user preferences. We use the information we obtain through the use of Cookies to enhance our products and services, such as by learning which content is popular and prioritize system updates in different modules based on the users’ interest. Through the Cookies of third-party analytics providers, we can track your online activities over time and across third-party websites, apps, and devices, by obtaining information through automated means. This information, along with information we gather when you log in, can be used to understand use across sites and devices to help improve our products, remember your preferences, provide content recommendations, and show you advertisements on the Pliant Services that may be tailored to your individual interests. The information these third parties may obtain on our behalf includes data about your visits to websites and use of apps that serve our advertisements, such as the pages, articles or ads you view and the actions you take on those websites or apps. This data collection takes place both on our sites, apps, and emails, and on third-party websites and apps. For more information, including how to opt out of Analytics and Advertising Cookies, see Cookies We Use and How You Can Manage Cookies below.

5. COOKIES we use

Below we list the different types of Cookies we may use on the Pliant Services.

5.1 Strictly necessary COOKIES

These Cookies are essential to the Pliant Services in order to facilitate our authentication, registration or log-in process and enable you to navigate and use the features of the Pliant Services. Without these Cookies, you may not be able to take full advantage of our services or features, and the Pliant Services will not perform as smoothly for you as we would like. The Strictly Necessary Cookies on the Pliant Services may include:

Cookie Name Description Session/Persistent Cookie
auth-token Stores authorization token used for authorizing the client to the API SESSION
import-progress Stores current progress (step) of “Import Data” in order to navigate back to the correct step when going back to the wizard SESSION
remember-me Stores “remember-me” token used for keeping a user logged in after his session expires SESSION

5.2 Analytics COOKIES

We and our service providers may use Analytics Cookies (or performance cookies) to collect information about your use of the Pliant Services to help create reports and statistics on the performance of the Pliant Services which enable us to improve the way they work. Analytics Cookies collect information such as your IP address, type of device, operating system, referring URLs, country information, date and time of page visits, and pages visited. The information allows us to count our audience size, see the overall patterns of usage on the Pliant Services, help us record any difficulties you have with the Pliant Services and show us whether our advertising is effective or not. Analytics cookies on the Pliant Services may include:

Cookie Name Description Session/Persistent Cookie
__unam This cookie is associated with the ShareThis social sharing widget placed in a site to enable sharing of content across various social networks. It counts clicks and shares of a page. PERSISTENT
_uste Its purpose is to find out whether cookies have been previously installed on the User’s computer or electronic device by accessing certain web pages to avoid, during the following eight (8) hours, downloading a new cookie to their computer or electronic device. PERSISTENT
__sharethis_cookie_test__ This cookie is associated with the ShareThis social sharing widget placed in a site to enable sharing of content across various social networks. It counts clicks and shares of a page. PERSISTENT
_stid Its purpose is to associate the User with subjects of interest based on the content that the User visits, consumes and shares when browsing. PERSISTENT
_ga This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics – which is a significant update to Google’s more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. By default, it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customizable by website owners. PERSISTENT
__utma This cookie generates a unique User ID.  This unique User ID enables us to quantify the number of times a User visits the website.  Likewise, PERSISTENT it enables us to record the first and last time a User visits the Portal. PERSISTENT
_gid This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics. It stores and updates a unique value for each page visited. PERSISTENT
_gat This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to the documentation it is used to throttle the request rate – limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes. PERSISTENT
__utmz This cookie stores the traffic source or the campaign through which the User reached our Portal.  The cookie is created when the “JavaScript” library is executed and updated every time information is sent to Google Analytics. PERSISTENT
__utmv This cookie enables us, from the basis of the User’s registration details, to segment demographic data, such as the gender or age of the Users who visit the Portal, purely for statistical purposes pertaining to activity on the Portal, and for the purpose of improving the User experience on the Portal, on the basis of the information obtained.  The information is obtained through “_setVar” from the Google Analytics code. PERSISTENT
NID The NID cookie contains a unique ID Google uses to remember your preferences and other information, such as your preferred language (e.g. English), how many search results you wish to have shown per page (e.g. 10 or 20), and whether or not you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on. PERSISTENT
CONSENT This cookie is set by a WordPress plugin to store information for a consent given by the user to use cookies on our website. PERSISTENT
wordpress_test_cookie Used on sites built with WordPress. Tests whether or not the browser has cookies enabled PERSISTENT
1_P JAR The “1_P JAR” cookie is used to gather website statistics and track conversion rates. PERSISTENT
_pk_id… To track visitors, Matomo (Piwik) by default uses 1st party cookies, set on the domain of your website. Cookies created by Matomo start with: _pk_ref_pk_cvar_pk_id_pk_ses PERSISTENT
_pk_ref…. To track visitors, Matomo (Piwik) by default uses 1st party cookies, set on the domain of your website. Cookies created by Matomo start with: _pk_ref_pk_cvar_pk_id_pk_ses PERSISTENT
_pk_ses To track visitors, Matomo (Piwik) by default uses 1st party cookies, set on the domain of your website. Cookies created by Matomo start with: _pk_ref_pk_cvar_pk_id_pk_ses PERSISTENT

5.3 Social networking COOKIES

Our products may have social plug-in capabilities which may include Cookies used to allow you to register with or sign in to the Pliant Services using your social network account, and track both members and non-members of social networks for additional purposes such as behavioral advertising, analytics, and market research.

Cookie Name Description
Google Plus http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/partners/
ADP SSO https://www.adp.com/privacy.aspx
Slack https://slack.com/privacy-policy

6. How you can manage COOKIES

You can stop Cookies from being downloaded to your device from the Pliant Services at any time by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. Most browsers will tell you how to change your browser settings to notify you when a Cookie is being set or updated, or to restrict or block certain types or all Cookies. Please consult the “Help” section of your browser for more information or by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org. Your device settings may also allow you to prohibit mobile app platforms (such as Apple or Google) from sharing certain information obtained by automated means with us. Sections 5.2 and 5.3 above include links with information on how to opt out of specific Analytics and Social Networking Cookies on the Pliant Services. For more information on managing Analytics Cookies, please use the following links:

If you make updates to your browser or device settings or use an online link to opt out of Cookies, those updates apply to the device where you made the changes. Please note that by disabling or blocking any or all Cookies, some features of the Pliant Services may not operate as intended, or you may not have access to features or personalization available through the Pliant Services.

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