Let’s move on to actually talk about the specific topic of this dedicated article which is to talk more about cookies, what they are and how we use them.
What Are Cookies
Scroll down if you want to get an understanding of how you are able to disable them, although you now know what that will mean, too. If you are looking for more extensive articles on what these files are, and how they can be used, we have been told that there is a very good Wikipedia article on the topic that you can probably find a lot faster than we are able to.
Although you may choose to do so, we still encourage you to at least leave cookies turned on for this website. We admit that we may be biased, but at least we are honest.
Where we place cookies
These are the places where you can easily expect to find cookies. If you want to take your game to the next level to better understand, we encourage you to install a plugin like CookieTracker that can always keep you stay informed about the various cookies that are being saved on your computer.
- Atlanticaspiration.com is obviously the most common place where you may be experiencing them, including all subfolders and subdomains.
- In administrative dashboards that you may gain access through either from buying from our website, being an affiliate on the website, or otherwise being associated with Atlantic Aspiration and its various brands.
- On partner sites where we may be integrating various scripts and plugins that more easily allow us to expand on the offers that we have, including showing the various products and reviews that we offer. We do offer other websites allowing to partner with us and earning money from referring us people that buy the products that we offer, and sometimes this will also include that these websites may be using our cookies in one way or another.
- We may also be using cookies when we are sending out various emails, that keep track of certain things like open rates, replies and more.
Types of cookies included by Atlantic Aspiration
This section walks you through the different types and their individual purposes, so that you can better understand the functionality that they serve.
This type refers to ones that are used in order to do very basic functions on the various platforms, like logging in. This includes but is not limited to registering users and authenticating them so as to be able to allow us to offer account specific functions. This also includes being able to display carts and offering ecommerce functionalities, where these types of cookies are necessary.
Various functionality ones:
There are additional functionality focused ones that include being able to change the language, displaying which pages you previously viewed, and display other relevant content. For example, if you visited the page on plasma cutters and we know that users that engaged in a journey similar to yours may appreciate a certain type of content, we may choose to display the relevant content next time you come back to the platform.
We take steps in order to address the potential for security risks, and this may involve storing cookies that help with that function.
Third party cookies:
We use various types of other software on this site, usually with the intention of enhancing core functionalities offered by us, and these cookies that will be placed by third party partners will help with various aspects of the site. This could for example include the possibility of offering chat bots, but could equally well be allowing you to log into our platforms using services such as Facebook and Twitter. Various different services may place different cookies, and as we mentioned before, you can download a plugin to better understand the various services that we have partnered with that save cookies. The services we mentioned are by no means an exhaustive list and could change daily, as we are often changing various plugins and services that we rely on. All of these services that we allow do have in common that they are services we trust, but we encourage you to read their individual privacy policies, too, on their respective websites.
One of the most popular third parties that will set cookies is Google Analytics, which is, we believe, the most popular analytics tool used by websites and platforms similar to ours. As is obvious from the name, this is a tool that is offered by Google, and helps us understand a lot of the user behavior on the site, including how people engage with it and how long they choose to visit different pages on the site. They may also be used to figure out who has bought which products, and how to better match you with content and products that may be of interest to you, on the basis of the understanding that we gather from our users.