Last updated on 1st of August 2022
At Hawaya, we believe in being clear and open about how we collect and process data about you. This page is designed to inform you about our practices regarding cookies and explain to you how you can manage them.
You already know everything there is to know about Cookies and just want to adjust your settings? No problem. Head here to update your website Cookie Settings, or head to your Account Settings in your app to adjust your Privacy Preferences there.
You want to know more about cookies and how we use them? Happy to explain! Keep on reading.
What are cookies?Cookies are small text files that are sent to or accessed from your web browser or your device’s memory. A cookie typically contains the name of the domain (Internet location) from which the cookie originated, the ’lifetime’ of the cookie (i.e., when it expires) and a randomly generated unique number or similar identifier. A cookie also may contain information about your device, such as user settings, browsing history and activities conducted while using our services.
Are there different types of cookies?
First-party and third-party cookiesThere are first-party cookies and third-party cookies. First-party cookies are placed on your device directly by us. For example, we use first-party cookies to adapt our website to your browser’s language preferences and to better understand your use of our website. Third-party cookies are placed on your device by our partners and service providers. You can learn more about these partners and service providers in our website’s and in-app consent management tools. For details on these tools, see ’How can you control cookies?’ below.
Session and persistent cookiesThere are session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies only last until you close your browser. We use session cookies for a variety of reasons, including to learn more about your use of our website during one single browser session and to help you to use our website more efficiently. Persistent cookies have a longer lifespan and last beyond the current session. These types of cookies can be used to help you quickly sign in to our website again, for analytical. purposes and for other reasons as described below.
Essential cookiesThese cookies are strictly necessary to provide you our services, such as enabling you to log in, remembering your preferences and keeping you safe by detecting malicious activity.
Analytics cookiesThese cookies help us understand how our services are being used and help us customise and improve our services for you.
Advertising & marketing cookiesThese cookies are used to determine how effective our marketing campaigns are and make the ads you see more relevant to you. They perform functions like helping us understand how much traﬃc our marketing campaigns drive on our services, preventing the same ad from continuously reappearing, ensuring that ads are properly displayed for advertisers, selecting advertisements relevant to you and measuring the number of ads displayed and their performance, such as how many people interacted with a given ad.
Social networking cookiesThese cookies are used to enable you to share pages and content that you ﬁnd interesting on our services through third-party social networking and other websites or services. These cookies may also be used for advertising purposes.
How can you control cookies?There are several cookie management options available to you. Please note that changes you make to your cookie preferences may make using our services a less satisfying experience as they may not be as personalised to you. In some cases, you may even find yourself unable to use all or part of our services.
Tools we provideYou can set and adjust your Cookie Preferences at any time, by heading to your Account Settings in your app and adjusting your app Cookie Preferences there.
Browser and devices controls
Some web browsers provide settings that allow you to control or reject cookies or to alert you when a cookie is placed on your computer. The procedure for managing cookies is slightly different for each Internet browser. You can check the specific steps in your particular browser help menu.
You also may be able to reset device identifiers or opt out from having identifiers collected or processed by using the appropriate setting on your mobile device. The procedures for managing identifiers are slightly different for each device. You can check the specific steps in the help or settings menu of your particular device.
Interest-based advertising tools
Advertising companies may participate in self-regulatory programmes which allow you to opt out of any interest-based ads involving them. For more information on this, you can visit the following sites:
theInteractive Digital Advertising Alliance;
AppChoices (apps only).Opting out does not mean that you will not see advertising - it means you won’t see personalised advertising from the companies that participate in the opt-out programs. Also, if you delete cookies on your device after you opted out, you will need to opt out again.
If you live in the European Economic Area (“EEA”), the United Kingdom or Switzerland: Data Protection Officer
MTCH Technology Services Limited
42 Charlemont Exchange
Dublin 2, D02 R593, Ireland
If you live outside the EEA, the United Kingdom or Switzerland:
Data Protection Officer
8750 Central Expressway, Suite 1400 Dallas, TX 75231, USA