Last Updated: November 12, 2021
1. What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files stored in a device’s browser directory to store preferences. They help site providers make sites work or work more efficiently, understand how people use a site, remember login details, and store site preferences. A cookie may have unique identifiers and reside in places such as your device, in emails we send you, on the Services, and on third-party sites using our plug-ins, widgets, embedded content, and pixel tags.
2. Who sets cookies?
Cookies that are placed and read by Fast directly when you use the Services are called “first-party cookies.” Cookies that are set by other companies, such as Google cookies for site analytics or advertising purposes, are called “third-party cookies.” The party that sets these third-party cookies can recognize your device when it visits the Services and when it visits certain other sites in its network.
(a) Necessary Cookies
These cookies are necessary to the operation of our Services, and make the Services usable and secure by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access. We use these cookies in a number of different ways, including:
(b) Performance and Analytics Cookies
Performance cookies help us understand how visitors interact with our Services. We use these cookies in a number of different ways, including:
(c) Preference Cookies
We use preference cookies to remember your preferences, recognize you when you return to our Services, and customize the Services for you. These may include cookies to identify you when you sign into the Services, or to keep track of your preferences, interests, or past items viewed, so that we may enhance the presentation of content on the Services.
(d) Targeting and Advertising Cookies
We use first-party or third-party cookies to deliver content, such as ads relevant to your interests, through the Services or on third-party sites you visit. This includes using cookies to measure engagement with those ads or content. If you disable these cookies, you may experience less targeted advertising.
4. How can I opt out of cookies?
You can opt out of cookies by visiting the Fast Cookie Settings Dashboard, with the exception of those cookies that are necessary to provide you with our Services. You may also delete or disable the placement of Fast’s or other cookies on your device by adjusting your preferences as your browser or device permits. Please review the Help section of your web browser or follow the links below to understand your cookie options.
The online advertising industry also provides sites from which you may opt out of receiving targeted ads from advertising and data partners that participate in self-regulatory programs. You can learn more about consumer choice privacy and targeted advertising at www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp, www.youronlinechoices.eu, and www.aboutads.info/choices.