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Cookie Policy

This page gives you details about how we use cookies on the Sobbayi website brightwhiz.com. If you have any questions about this policy, just get in touch, you can e-mail us at [email protected]

By visiting, logging into, registering or using the BrightWhiz website, you agree that it’s okay for us to collect, use and transfer your personal data under the terms of this policy. If you’re not cool with this or don’t want to be bound by this policy, you can disable the cookies, see the “managing cookies” section below for details.

About cookies

Also known as browser cookies or tracking cookies, cookies are small, often encrypted text files, located in browser directories. They are used by web developers to help users navigate their websites efficiently and perform certain functions. Due to their core role of enhancing/enabling usability or site processes, disabling cookies may prevent users from using certain websites.

Cookies are created when a user’s browser loads a particular website. The website sends information to the browser which then creates a text file. Every time the user goes back to the same website, the browser retrieves and sends this file to the website’s server. Computer Cookies are created not just by the website the user is browsing but also by other websites that run ads, widgets, or other elements on the page being loaded. These cookies regulate how the ads appear or how the widgets and other elements function on the page.For Managing cookies for different browsers see here.

How we use cookies

We use cookies for a number of things across the Bright Whiz website including:

1. To log you into Bright Whiz, we need to store a temporary cookie. This cookie will be automatically deleted after you close the browser window, or after you log out.

2. Many third parties such as weblogs, newspapers, search engines and other sites online will use a cookie to check if you’ve visited Bright Whiz lately, as part of a service that we use. If you have visited us, the third party will show you an advertising message on their website with relevant information.

3. We don’t have all the answers, so sometimes we run surveys to ask our visitors to help us improve the Bright Whiz website. When we’re running these surveys, we use a cookie to store whether you’ve said “yes” or “no” to participating, or to store that you’ve given feedback.

4. Using Analytics software and a cookie, we can tell that you’ve visited Bright Whiz before, which helps us understand what parts of the site you’re coming back to see.

5. We ask users to subscribe to the Bright Whiz newsletter. We use cookies to remember whether you subscribed to the newsletter or simply dismissed the opt-in invite form.

6. Cloudflare cookie Used to permit access to the CloudFlare Content Delivery Network (CDN), which is used to ensure the performance of this website. This cookie is strictly necessary for site security operations and can’t be turned off. More info here

7. Google Analytics is used to Collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Google Analytics Privacy Policy. You can choose to opt out of Google Analytics.

Personal information and cookies:

The only personal information a cookie can contain is information that you supply yourself, a cookie cannot read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. Your privacy and security are not compromised when you accept a cookie from the Bright Whiz website. You may set up your computer to reject cookies by following the relevant instructions in the “managing your cookies” section. If you switch off cookies, you may not be able to use parts of our website.

We sometimes use cookies to help personally identify you, but we do it in a secure way. Instead of storing personal data about you in a cookie, we store anonymous data on your computer, then combine that data on a secure server with any information that you’ve given us on the Bright Whiz website. For example, if you sign up for our newsletter on the Bright Whiz website, we’ll use this combined data to customize the newsletter with information that you’ll find most helpful. Further information about how we use your information is available in our Privacy Policy.

You can manage your cookies using your browser

If you want to manage or disable cookies for the Bright Whiz website or any other site, you can do it by changing your browser settings. Look under the “Help” menu for specific instructions for your browser, or read on for details about the most common browsers:

For Microsoft Internet Explorer:

  • Choose the menu “Tools” then “Internet Options”
  • Click on the “Privacy” tab
  • elect the setting the appropriate setting

For Mozilla firefox:

  • Choose the menu “Tools” then “Options”
  • Click on the icon “Privacy”
  • Find the menu “Cookie” and select the relevant options

You can also opt-out of a number of targeted advertising cookies by visiting these opt-out pages: Google. This opt-out won’t stop advertising companies from showing you banner ads, but it will prevent them from personalizing their banner ads to you specifically.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.