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Let’s deal’s use of cookies and local storage of data

Introduction

User trust is important to us, and Let’s deal is therefore concerned with protecting your privacy. An important aspect of this is to provide you with as much information as possible about how Let’s deal processes your personal data, including how we use local storage of data, including cookies.

If you would like to learn more about how Let’s deal processes personal data in general, visit our Privacy Policy

What is local storage of data, cookies and “other similar technology”?

Local storage of data involves storing of data locally on your device via your web browser. Locally stored data can, for example, contain user settings, information on how you interact with our websites, what web browser you use, what advertisements you are shown and similar behavior on websites we cooperate with. Locally stored data can be used to personalize the content and functions in our services so that your visits are better accommodated for and more meaningful.

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your device. The cookie enables Let’s deal or other entities to recognise your web-browser and remember stateful information. Cookies do not in themselves contain any information which can be used to identify you. However, if the information contained in cookies is combined with other information, it may identify a natural person.

“Other similar technology” refers to technologies such as web beacons. These technologies recognize cookies and enable third parties to set cookies on your device. It could also be so called local storage, which is a data storage facility in your web browser or app, similar to cookies.

How and why does Let’s deal use local storage of data, including cookies, on its websites?

Let’s deal wants to provide an optimal user experience consisting of relevant content of our website and services and a functioning service working as intended.  We also want to develop our products and services based on how our users interact with our services.

To be able to fulfill all these objectives, Let’s deal uses cookies. The different purposes of Let’s deal’s use of cookies can be subdivided into four categories:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. The use of these types of cookies is necessary for Let’s deal to be able to offer functionable services to our users. Without the use of these cookies Let’s deal’s website would not function and Let’s deal would be prevented from offering deals to users via its website. 
  • Statistical cookies. These types of cookies are used by Let’s deal to analyze how our services are used and to improve our services. The purpose of this type of cookies is only for the internal purposes of Let’s deal, meaning to make our services better. 
  • Cookies used to adapt our services to your choices and your interests. Let’s deal has many user-friendly features within its services. One such feature is the possibility to personalize our website or app to your preferences. Such personalization could be based on your user behavior or your purchase history, which Let’s deal may use to adapt our services so they are relevant to you. To be able to recognize you as a user and thereby adapt our services to your preferences, we use cookies. 
  • Cookies for marketing purposes. These types of cookies are used to offer our users marketing and relevant ads on other websites. To be able to offer our users marketing and relevant ads, we need to know what interests our users. To be able to know what interests our users have, we need to use this type of cookies. If you agree on giving a consent to the use of this cookies, you will encounter more relevant ads when interacting with other websites connected to Let’s deal’s advertisers.

Who else uses local storage of data on Let’s deal’s websites?

We use local storage of data ourselves, but we also allow third parties to use it when they deliver their services to us. In applicable cases, these third parties are subject to Data Processor Agreements and are not allowed to use the data for purposes other than to provide the service we have requested.

Depending on for what purpose the local storage of data is considered, and to whom the information provided by local storage of data is shared, Let’s deal may need your consent before Let’s deal may share the information involved in the local storage of data on your device.

How may you control Let’s deal’s use of Cookies?

Let’s deal offers our users the an opportunity to decide what use of cookies they want to be subject to. Depending on the legal basis for the the specific use of cookies, the level of control given to the user may vary. If you want to learn more about the different legal bases that Let’s deal uses, please go to our Privacy Policy.

Here is an explanation of how you may control Let’s deal’s use of cookies that involves you.

a) Strictly Necessary Cookies

The use of this type of cookies is paramount to Let’s deal since an exclusion of this type of cookies would lead to a non-functional website.  

The use of strictly necessary cookies is based on Let’s deal’s contractual obligation with its users. If Let’s deal didn’t use this type of cookies, we would be prevented from performing our contractual obligation of offering our website to the users who seek entry.

b) Cookies for statistical purposes:

The use of cookies for statistical purposes is based on Let’s deal’s legitimate interest. Our users will be given the opportunity to be exempted from the use of cookies for statistical purposes. If you want to opt-out from the use of cookies for statistical purposes, click here.

c) Cookies used to adapt our services to your choices and your interests

The use of cookies to adapt our services to your choices and interests is based on Let’s deal’s legitimate interest, but our users are given an option to be exempted from the personalization function of Let’s deal’s services. If you want to opt-out from the use of cookies for this specific purpose, click here.

d) Cookies for marketing purposes

Let’s deal will not use cookies for marketing purposes without your consent. If you give your consent to the use of this type of cookies, you will be given more relevant ads and marketing based on what you have shown an interest in. If you choose to give your consent to the use of this type of cookies, it will lead to a lower risk of being subject to irrelevant marketing on other websites.

If you want to opt-in to the use of cookies for marketing purposes, click here. If you already provided your consent to the use of cookies for marketing purposes, you may at any time withdraw such consent by clicking here.

You may also change your cookie settings directly in your browser

The settings in your web browser normally show a list of all the cookies that have been stored to provide you with an overview and, if you wish, to delete unwanted cookies. Normally you can indicate that you accept storage of cookies from websites you visit or from third parties affiliated to those websites. You can also choose to be notified every time a new cookie is stored.

If you want guidance on how to adjust your cookie settings in your browser, follow the instructions provided based on what web browser you use:

Contact

If you have questions about our Cookie Policy, please contact our customer service at asiakaspalvelu@letsdeal.fi.