Version 1.2, Last update January 12, 2021.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small amounts of information stored on the user’s browser by a website they visit. When the user returns to a website, the cookies belonging to that site are sent back to it. This allows the website to “remember” data about a user between requests or browser sessions.
Types of cookies:
Based on it use:
Strictly necessary cookies: We only use strictly necessary cookies on this job board. These cookies are used to perform essential functions to enable the website to work properly. Without them, services you’ve asked for can’t be provided. We also use these cookies to collect data that helps us understand how people are using this job board, anonymously. For example, these cookies can be used to gather information about the pages a user visits and how many clicks are required to accomplish a task. As this job board is provided as a service by a third party, this data is necessary to understand the value of this service.
Based on their expiration:
Session cookies: These cookies expire when the user closes the browser, and the cookies are immediately deleted from the device.
Persistent cookies: These cookies expire when their purpose has been fulfilled or when they are manually deleted.
Depending on who creates the cookies:
First-party cookies: These are cookies that our web services store on your device and are exclusively managed by Midwest Startups.
Third-party cookies: These are cookies stored on your device by entities different from the owner of this website. We don’t use third party cookies, but in some cases, we use third-party analytics services to process information about how this job board performs and how our users, in general, navigate through it.
Cookies may generate a unique ID, but Midwest Startups never combines this ID with personal data identifiers.
What cookies does Midwest Startups use?
At Midwest Startups we use the following cookies on our job board:
Name of the Cookies
Services used to process data
First-party, strictly necessary
Midwest Startups uses strictly necessary cookies on this job board. These cookies are used to perform perform essential functions to enable the website to work properly. Without them, services you’ve asked for can’t be provided. We also use these cookies to collect data that helps us understand how people are using this job board, anonymously. For example, these cookies can be used to gather information about the pages a user visits and how many clicks are required to accomplish a task. As this job board is provided as a service by a third party, this data is necessary to understand the value of this service.
Google Analytics, Segment, Keen, Woopra, Hotjar
- analyze how many people visit our website.
- understand the use of our website so we can improve the services we offer and the navigation through the website.
- allow registered users to take advantage of tailored services oriented to their user profile.
- enable essential functions to deliver our services to the user.
We thereby inform you that any information obtained through cookies will be processed by Midwest Startups, with the purposes mentioned and expiration periods of the cookies used.
However, given that unique identifiers do not allow the identification of the user, the rights of access, rectification, limitation and portability – as recognized in the data protection regulations – will not be applicable, unless the user proves able to provide additional information showing that his or her identity could be linked to the cookies.
In the event that the user feels his or her right to data protection has been violated, he or she may file a complaint with the corresponding Data Protection Authority.
Can I deactivate or change the setting of cookies?
Yes, cookies can be deactivated at any time. You can control your cookie preferences through our Cookies preferences link located at the footer of our job board. However, if you decide to reject the use of a certain type of cookie you might not be able to access certain parts of our website. This could make navigation less efficient or stop you from being able to take advantage of all our services. When you reject a cookie type, all cookies of that type associated with the job board will be removed from your device.
In addition to this, you can understand, allow, block or delete cookies installed through your browser settings. Below you can find information about how to do this on your browser:
In addition to this, you can understand, allow, block or delete cookies installed through your browser settings. Please consult your browser’s user guide for instructions.
Amendments or updates to this policy