Privacy Policy - My Genius Insider

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) defines how The blog My Genius Insider collects, uses, discloses and retains your Personal Information and is intended to help you understand our practices. By providing us with Personal Information, you consent to its processing in accordance with this Policy.

My Genius Insider places particular importance on the protection of your Personal Information. That is why we are committed to ensure the accuracy, security, and confidentiality of the Personal Information collected about you, in accordance with applicable laws.

1. What’s a cookie?

A cookie is a small piece of text sent to your terminal (computer, tablet, smartphone, etc.) by our Websites that you visit thanks to your browser.

Cookies deposited on your terminal can only be read by its issuer who is able, during their period of validity, to recognize your terminal each time you access digital content containing cookies from the said issuer. A cookie does not identify you personally, but only the browser on your terminal. Your browser will keep it for a certain period of time, and will send it back to the web server each time you reconnect to it.

When you use our Applications, an identifier of your mobile phone or tablet may be sent to us depending on the preferences you have expressed in your mobile phone or tablet, to track certain activities for advertising purposes.

In iOS, this identifier is called “IDFA” (ID for Advertising). In Android (Google Play), this identifier is called “AAID” (Android Advertising ID).

This Cookies Policy takes into account both cookies when you visit our Websites and AAID/IDFA when you visit our Applications.

2. Who are the issuers of cookies from our Webites and Applications?

Depending on your choice concerning unnecessary cookies, the cookies set by us are mainly linked to the operation of our Websites. (First party cookies). The others cookies are set by our partners or by advertising agencies via the advertisements broadcast on our Websites. (Third party cookies).

Those partners can be: advertising agencies, advertisers, audience measurement companies, audience measurement and performance measurement companies for advertising campaigns, targeted advertising providers, real time bidding platforms, etc.

My Genius Insider ensures that the deposit and use of cookies on their part are carried out in compliance with the regulations in force. You can access to the list of our partners and consult their privacy policies by clicking here.

3. What are the purposes of the cookies issued on our Websites?

Some cookies are indispensable to the use of our Websites, others allow to optimize and personalize the displayed contents and advertising. Cookies allow us in particular to understand how users browse through our Websites and Apps, to improve the browsing experience, to establish statistics of attendance and to provide you with targeted advertisings.

Thus, the cookies allow you to facilitate your visit on our Websites and they help to meet your expectations.

Functional and necessary cookies

These cookies are exclusively necessary for the operation of our Websites and Applications and do not require your consent. These include cookies which allow us to adapt the presentation of our Websites or Applications and advertising spaces to the display preferences of your terminal (language, display resolution, operating system used, etc.), cookies which memorize your choices concerning the acceptance or not of cookies through the Consent Management Platform (CMP), and audience measurement cookies.

Advertising cookies

Advertising cookies allow us to adapt the advertising of our Websites and Apps to your preferences depending on your browsing through your terminal, in particular by retargeting functionalities to show you relevant advertising after you visit our Websites and Apps, to analyze how you interact with content and advertising, to limit the number of times you see an advertising (capping); to measure the effectiveness and impact of an advertising campaign.

If you do not give your consent for the deposit of advertising cookies, advertising will still appear but they will not be based on your browsing or your hobbies. However, refusing to give your consent for this kind of cookie deactivate the capping functionality and you may see several times the same advertising.

Audience and performance measurement cookies

These cookies allow us to establish attendance statistics on our Sites or Applications, in particular to study and improve the effectiveness of our content and advertising, to develop products and create personalized content profile, to detect navigation problems and improve the ergonomics of our services.

Cookies relating to social networks

These cookies allow you to share one of our content on different social networks and allow us to know if you are connected to these social networks.

For more information on the purposes and to consent to the deposit of cookies, click here.

4. What information do we access thanks to cookies?

Identifiers of your terminal (IP address, , IDFA/AAID)
Operating system used by your terminal (Microsoft Windows, Apple Os, Linux, Unix, BeOS, Android, iOS, etc.)
Device name (e.g. iPhone 10…)
Web browser (Microsoft Internet Explorer, Apple Safari, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, etc.)
Language of your web browser
Date and hour of connection to our Websites ou Apps
The “referrer” (provenance HTTP address)
browsing data on our Websites and Apps and content viewed

5. What is the lifespan of a cookie?

Cookies are placed on your terminal for a period of 13 months maximum in accordance with the legislation in force.

6. How can you manage your choice?

You can configure your choices at any time to accept, refuse or withdraw your consent, or to oppose processing based on legitimate interest by clicking here.

You can also express your choices on your computer’s browser software. Your choices will apply to all of your Internet browsing and not just to our Websites.

However, any setting on your browser software concerning the refusal of functional cookies will be likely to alter your browsing comfort on our Websites, or even prevent the use of some of our services requiring the use of these cookies. Where applicable, we decline all responsibility for the consequences related to the degraded operation of our Websites and our services resulting from the impossibility for us to record or consult the cookies necessary for their operation that you may have refused or deleted.

We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.