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Cookie Policy

All references mentioned in this Cookie Policy document, like “we”,” us” or “our” (and/or any similar words) refer to gradeguards.com (“Website”) which communicates with you.

Mentioning “you” will refer to an individual who is viewing the Website or using it to place orders through it.

If not specified else ways in any other document on this Website, each and every capitalized term specified hereunder shall indicate the same as outlined in the Terms of Use document.

Cookies. What is meant by them?

By saying “cookies” we mean tiny files which are on the computer or any other device you use, and they help us determine that you have visited our Website and what you have observed there. These are the files made of letters and numbers and we send them from our server to store on the computer or any other device you use when entering our Website.

These are exactly the cookies that track and save the information about what you have viewed on our Website. As an example, cookies remember the elements ordered through our Website by you, or help you stay logged in on it.

This means that if you start and proceed with viewing and using our Website, you totally accept the fact that we use cookies that can be of setting or reading types too. Sure, you can delete or make cookies disabled when you wish. After that, however, we will not be able to guarantee that the Website will be working as good as before just because cookies play a vital role in a proper performance of gradeguards.com.

Kinds of cookies used on our Website. What are they? 

We use cookies that save what you have viewed on our Website in between the sessions of your browser and they are named persistent cookies.

Another kind of cookies used by us are session cookies. They save the details about your experience on our Website only within some period of time. Should you close the window of your browser, they immediately disappear from the hard drive of your computer. Why we use them? They simply help us protect the internet banking procedure and make it more secure. Along with it, they are necessary for the webmail.

Here are the essential reasons why we use cookies: 

  • To make the ordering process possible for you. If your cookies are disabled, it can be impossible to place a new order through the Website.
  • To make it possible for you to use our live chat all day and night and stay in contact with our support managers.
  • To help you be signed in.
  • To track all activity of yours at our Website by means of Google Analytics instrument.

See this cookie table containing the major types of cookies used on our Website

We created this table with the major kinds of cookies that are used at our Website, where we explained the purpose of each type.

Cookie NamePurpose
_gat, __utmz, _gali, __utma, _utmb, __utmc, __utmt, _gat_UA-26122131-1, _gaThe following type of web analytics cookies is given by Google Inc. All these cookies are used in order to get information about our visitor’s use of the Website. This information is important because having it, we can make our Website better for all our visitors. If you want to learn more, visit Cookies Set by Google Analytics and Google Analytics Privacy Overview
__cfduid, ssThis type of cookies provided by tawk.to online chat services is used to enable quality interaction process with us through the real-time chat. To learn more, please visit https://www.tawk.to/privacy-policy/ 
S, APISID, HSID, NID, GOOGLE_ABUSE_EXEMPTION, SAPISID, SID, GMAIL_RTT, OTZ, SSID These are Google-related cookies (means related to the services like Gmail or Google Maps). Google uses all these kinds of cookies in order to store what each visitor views with the use of Google services on them and prefers on our Website. 
PHPSESSIDPHPSESSID is one of the cookies that is native to PHP. It helps different Websites store serialized state data. It is used on the Website in order to create a session of the user by means of short-lived cookies that are usually called a session cookie. Since this type of cookies is not limited by the period, it immediately vanishes once the client is closed.
As the PHPSESSID cookie has no time expiration, it disappears when the client is closed. 
un1, client_country, un, client_ip, client_start_time, order_page_time, order_time, last_visit, visit_count, first_visit_time, order_type, order_type_new, de_client Identification of visitors is possible with all these kinds of cookies as well as tracking their activity. It refers, for instance, to “client_country” type of cookies that allows us to show you the right country when you open our Website. 
datr, reg_ext_ref, reg_fb_gate, frThese are the kinds of cookies that are given by Facebook and are always set after the moment the user has logged in or just uses this service. With the help of all these cookies it is possible for the users to leave comments via a social media or make shares of the articles they find interesting. 
twitter_ads_id, guest_idBy means of these Twitter cookies that usually go together with various Twitter plugins, it is possible for the users to follow our social media accounts in Twitter and share any content via it, also – display the most recent tweets we post there. Using these types of Twitter cookies helps us make our service much better for our users. 
__ar_v4AdRoll is used at our Website in order to help us show an advertisement for you upon your interests. This is where cookies, such as “remarketing cookie”, can help us do this when you are browsing our Website. It is provided absolutely privately. 
sign_up_form, banner_show, marketing_info, client-lead-informer-closed, app_banner_close, go_back_modal_shown, thnks_banner_close, check_cap, client_lead, client_leads, discount_code All the mentioned kinds of cookies store information that helps us keep track of the preferences of all the visitors of our Website. Along with it, they turn out to be helpful when we are working on improving the user experience on our website. This includes showing you one and the same message only once when you are staying at our website. 
wordpress_test_cookieIn case you go to the login page, WordPress sets this kind of cookies. And this very type of cookies helps us verify if the web browser you use permits using cookies or not. 
wordpress_logged_in_xxxxxyBy means of this kind of cookies used by WordPress, it is possible to determine of when you log in and who you are. 
wp-settings-time-xxxxx, wp-settings-xxxxxThis kind of WordPress cookies helps configure how you see the interface of admin as well as the interface of the main website. 

What can you do if you want to delete or just block cookies that we use? 

At any moment, you are able to delete or block cookies used at our website if you wish. As already mentioned, after doing it there’s no guarantee that our Website will look and work in the same proper way as before just because cookies are very important for providing a good functionality of any website.

Also we apply such instrument as Google Analytics in order to review how visitors enter our Website. Any information that is set into cookies and remembers how you are browsing the Website is rendered to Google. It is done with one and only purpose of making reports with statistics that will sum up the information about the activity on our Website.

To learn more about cookies and the ways of how to handle or even delete them is given here www.allaboutcookies.org.

If you wish to protect yourself from tracking by Google Analytics on any website you visit, go here http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Keep in mind that we never collect any information that can identify your personality by means of cookies, including those used at our Website.