2. What are cookies?
2.1. Cookies are small text files, which are stored on your device when you visit websites. They can be stored for a set amount of time or indefinitely. We don't store sensitive data, like bank details, in cookies.
2.2. When we use the term ‘cookies’ in this policy, this includes similar technologies, including pixels, web beacons and IP addresses, device fingerprinting used to achieve the same effect (frequently to identify and track you).
- remember your preferences and whether you’re logged in or not
- help improve our site by analysing your use of the site, where you like to go and where you don’t, and test different versions of our site
- detect and prevent fraud
- show you adverts for Pillar and our products
- check the effectiveness of advertising campaigns
3. Strictly Necessary Cookies
4. Other cookies
4.1.2. Some of the cookies we use are ‘third party cookies’ meaning that third parties will have access to the information in those cookies. Sometimes these cookies are set directly by Pillar on behalf of the third party, sometimes they’re set by the third parties directly.
4.2. Customer experience
4.2.1. We use some cookies to remember your preferences and so we can provide some services to you to help improve your experience, including live chat.
4.3. Social media
4.3.1. We provide some social media buttons so you can share content on social media sites (Linkedin, Twitter, Facebook). These sites may also use your information for advertising purposes.
4.4.1. Pillar uses a range of cookies to help us understand how you’re using our site and app, what content you’re interested in, and analyse any problems you’re experiencing with the site, including through the use of session recording. We also use them for something called “A/B testing” so we can show different users different versions of our site to see which they prefer.
4.4.2. All this is to help us to improve our site and app and to ensure they work as well as they can and that customers get a good experience.
4.5.1. Pillar uses behavioural advertising to show you adverts for Pillar and our products around the web. Behavioural advertising relies on data about you to show you more relevant adverts as you browse the internet. As part of this, information about you will be provided to a range of third parties operating in the advertising / technology ecosystem.
4.5.2. We also use specific cookies from social network sites so we can show you ads on those sites.
4.5.3. Also, if you click on an advert for Pillar or a link in an email we send you, we’ll track your activity on the site in line with the above section on analytics, but also to measure the effectiveness of our adverts and in connection with our app, to understand the route you took to install it.
5. Third party cookies
5.1. Here’s a list of the third parties whose cookies or similar technologies are used on the site or our app, together with the category they fall into.
6.1. You can manage your cookie preferences through our pop-up cookie banner that appears when you first visit the website. You can also manage your cookies preferences by clicking the below button.
6.2. You can also manage your preferences by changing your browser settings on your device to refuse the use of all or some cookies. However, if you block all cookies (including strictly necessary cookies), you may not be able to use all or some parts of our website. You may also find that you are shown information on our website that is less interesting to you.