COOKIE POLICY:

Last Revised February 2019

Cookies Policy

This Cookies Policy explains how The Tallest Man on Earth uses cookies and similar technologies when you visit our website at http://thetallestmanonearth.com/. It explains what cookies are, why we use them and how you can control our use of them.

By using the Site, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Cookies Policy.  If you do not wish to have cookies used please refrain from visiting our site or disable them on your device.

We may change this Cookies Policy at any time.  Please take a look at the “LAST REVISED” legend at the top of this page to see when this Cookies Policy was last revised.  This will become effective once it is updated on our site and published here.

What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a text-only string of information that the Site’s server transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer or other device so that the Site’s server can read and retrieve the contents of that cookie.  Cookies do not usually record your name or any information identifying individual users. Cookies set by the website owner (in this case, The Tallest Man on Earth) are called “first party cookies.”

How we use Cookies

The Tallest Man On Earth currently uses both session and persistent cookies on this site.

Below are the major cookies used, where the relevant features are enabled on a particular Site.

Facebook: _fbp

Description: Facebook uses cookies if you have a Facebook account, use the Facebook Products, including our website and apps, or visit other websites and apps that use the Facebook Products (including the Like button or other Facebook Technologies). Cookies enable Facebook to offer the Facebook Products to you and to understand the information we receive about you, including information about your use of other websites and apps, whether or not you are registered or logged in.

Expiration: fbp 2 years expiration

Google Analytics: _utma, _utmb, _utmc, utmz

Description: Helps analyze use of the Site through the collection of standard internet log information and visitor behaviour, such as new visitor numbers, interactions and paths through our website, response to our marketing campaigns and browser usage, all in an anonymous form. Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Expiration: utma 2 years expiration. utmz cookie or “campaign” cookie has a 6 month expiration period. The utmbcookie, or “session” cookie, has a 30 minute expiration period.

3rd Party Cookies

Cookies set by parties other than the owner are called “third party cookies.” We use a range of these on our site. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, Facebook or YouTube, cookies may be placed by the Site. The Tallest Man On Earth does not control the dissemination, content or specific use of these cookies. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.

Below are some of the main 3rd party services we use:

Facebook – to help users register with our services via their Facebook account,  Like or Share website content to the Facebook platform, and display content from Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies

Twitter – to display content from Twitter and allow users to connect with the artist’s Twitter accounts; to quickly share information via the Twitter social network without having to log into Twitter again :https://twitter.com/privacy

Youtube – to display video content in embedded players from YouTube : https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

SoundCloud – to display audio content in embedded players from SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/pages/privacy 

Google– to enable users to be shown search or YouTube advertising relevant to the artist site they have visited and web analytics :https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Adobe Flash Player – to improve the user experience and to save preferences : https://www.adobe.com/uk/privacy/policy.html

Bitly – we may use Bitly to rebrand some links to our Sites properties as well as the websites of our third party partners to which our Sites link. Bitly provides anonymised, aggregated statistics relating to use of a shortened URL, for example by telling us how many times it has been clicked on. We do not have access to the IP address of a user’s computer collected by Bitly when a user uses its service. Bitly does not have any access to data collected on our Sites.

https://bitly.com/pages/privacy

FeatureFM – we may use FeatureFM to rebrand some links to our Sites properties as well as the websites of our third party partners to which our Sites link. FeatureFM provides anonymised, aggregated statistics relating to use of a shortened URL, for example by telling us how many times it has been clicked on. We do not have access to the IP address of a user’s computer collected by FeatureFM when a user uses its service. FeatureFM does not have any access to data collected on our Sites.

Third-party advertisers on our websites or web properties may use cookies and other technologies in their advertisements for statistical purposes; we have no control over cookies placed on our websites or web properties by third parties

https://featurefm.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/209558828-Privacy-Policy

Refusing Cookies on the Site

You have the right to either accept or reject cookies. If you do not want your personal information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to automatically decline cookies, or gives you the choice of declining or accepting the transfer to your computer of a particular cookie (or cookies) from a particular website. Information about the procedure you are required to follow in order to disable cookies can be found on your Internet browser provider’s website via your help screen.  You may wish to refer to http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html for information on commonly used browsers.  Please be aware that if cookies are disabled, not all features of the Site may operate as intended.

We want you to know how to get rid of these tracking cookies if you like. This is why we provide User Choice and list links to pages where you can manage the cookies.

If you want to clean out all tracking cookies from all your websites, here are links where you can download three programs that can clean out tracking cookies:

https://www.lavasoftusa.com/products/ad-aware_se_personal.php

http://www.spybot.info/en/download/index.html

https://www.webroot.com/consumer/products/spysweeper/