Cookie Policy

1. Intro

This Cookie Policy (“Policy”) explains that we believe in being open and clear about how we use your information. In the spirit of transparency, this Policy provides detailed information about how and when we use cookies on our Websites. For the purposes of this Policy, the term, “Websites”, shall refer collectively to www.talkm.com.

2. Does TalkM use Cookies?

Yes. The STARSYSTEMS and our marketing partners, affiliates, and analytics or service providers use cookies and other technologies to ensure everyone who uses the Websites has the best possible experience.

3. What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your hard drive by a web page server. Cookies contain information that can later be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. Some of the cookies will only be used if you use certain features or select certain preferences, and some cookies will always be used. You can find out more about each cookie by viewing our current cookie list here. We update this list quarterly, so there may be additional cookies that are not yet listed. Web beacons, tags and scripts may be used in the Websites or in emails to help us to deliver cookies, count visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness and determine whether an email has been opened and acted upon. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by our service/analytics providers on an individual and aggregated basis.

4. Why does TalkM use Cookies?

When you visit the Websites, we may place a number of cookies in your browser. For example, we use cookies on the Websites to understand visitor and user preferences, improve their experience, and track and analyze usage, navigational and other statistical information. You can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level. If you disable cookies, you may still visit the Websites, but your ability to use some features or areas of the Websites may be limited.

How to disable Cookies

You can generally accept or decline the use of cookies through a functionality built into your web browser. To learn more about how to control cookie settings through your browser:

  • Click here to learn more about the “Private Browsing” setting and managing cookie settings in Firefox;
  • Click here to learn more about “Incognito” and managing cookie settings in Chrome;
  • Click here to learn more about “InPrivate” and managing cookie settings in Internet Explorer; or
  • Click here to learn more about “Private Browsing” and managing cookie settings in Safari.

If you want to learn more about cookies, or how to control, disable or delete them, please visit www.aboutcookies.org for detailed guidance. In addition, certain third party advertising networks, including Google, permit users to opt out of or customize preferences associated with your internet browsing. To learn more about this feature from Google, click here.

Many jurisdictions require or recommend that website operators inform users/visitors as to the nature of cookies they utilize and, in certain circumstances, obtain the consent of their users to the placement of certain cookies.

The Websites include third party social media features, such as the Facebook Like button, and third party widgets, such as the ‘Share This’ button or interactive mini-programs that run on the Websites. These features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on the Websites, and set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Your interaction with these features is governed by the privacy policy of the third party company providing it.

We may use any of the following categories of cookies on the Websites as detailed below.

Each cookie falls within one of the four following categories:

List of Cookies used on the Websites:

6. Cookies Subject to Change

The content of this Policy is for your general information and use only. These cookies are subject to change without notice. You acknowledge that this information may contain inaccuracies or errors and is subject to change and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

7. Cookies Used in Our Services

In addition to using cookies on our Websites as described above, we also use cookies and other tracking technologies in connection with your access to and use of the products and services which we market for subscription on our Websites (our “Services”). How and why we use cookies and other tracking technologies in our Services is further explained in our Master Subscription Agreement.

8. Updating This Policy

If there are any material changes to this Policy, you will be notified by the posting of a prominent notice on our Websites prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on the Policy. Your continued use of the Websites constitutes your agreement to be bound by such changes to this Policy. Your only remedy, if you do not accept the terms of this Policy, is to discontinue use of and access to the Websites.