Cookie Policy

Last updated on January 3rd, 2023

This Cookie Policy is an integral part of the Legal Notice and Privacy Policy of the website (hereinafter, the "Website"), or in the application for mobile devices (hereinafter referred to as the "Application").

In order to facilitate navigation through the Web Site, Mercurial Labs. (hereinafter, "SMS to Slack"), uses data storage and retrieval devices: cookies, advertising pixels or technologies with similar functionalities (hereinafter, "COOKIES").

In this sense and with the aim of guaranteeing the user (hereinafter, the "User" or the "Users" as appropriate) all the information necessary for correct navigation, SMS to Slack makes available the following informative text on what COOKIES are, what type of COOKIES exist on the Website and how it is possible to configure or disable them.

1. What are COOKIES?

Cookies, advertising pixels or similar technologies are considered web tools that allow the storage and retrieval of information from Users for the purpose of offering them a better experience in the use and navigation of the Website.

In this sense, the COOKIES fulfill different functionalities depending on their nature and the way in which they are implemented in the Website.

Based on the foregoing, the COOKIES used on the Website will be explained in detail:

(i) Cookies

A cookie can be defined as a small text file or a device of widespread use that is downloaded to the User's computer terminal when browsing the Website in order to store data that can be updated and retrieved by the entity responsible for its installation to improve navigation and the user experience. Currently, all web pages, regardless of the service they provide, use COOKIES, which means that they store a minimum amount of information on the use made by the User.

(ii) Advertising pixels or similar technologies

Advertising pixels (also known as web beacons or web bugs) are COOKIES introduced into the Website, usually by inserting a small piece of source code that allows the Website to transfer and/or collect information by means of a request to the server linked to this advertising pixel. The purpose of this tool is diverse, highlighting the obtaining of information regarding the effectiveness of advertising campaigns, traffic generated on the Website, personalization of ads and their content.

2. Type of COOKIES used by the Website:

he Website uses its own COOKIES and those of third parties. If the COOKIES are stored on the User's device for a certain period of time, they may be considered logging in (if they expire when the User leaves the Website) or persistent (if their expiry lasts longer). The COOKIES used on the Website are:

(i) Technical.

These are COOKIES strictly necessary for browsing the Website, as they facilitate the User's use of its features or tools such as, for example, identifying the session, accessing parts of restricted access, remembering the elements that make up an order, carrying out the purchase process, among others. Without these, the aforementioned functions would be disabled, making it very complicated or impossible to navigate the Website.

(ii) Personalization or configuration.

These are COOKIES that allow the Website to remember the decisions that the User makes, for example, the conservation of the User's geographical location, the User's name, the language, the type of browser through which he/she accesses or other similar aspects. Therefore, the objective of these COOKIES is to provide a more personalized service.

(iii) Security.

These are COOKIES that prevent or hinder attacks against the Website or its Users.

(iv) Analysis.

These are COOKIES that allow the person responsible for them to monitor and analyze the behavior of the Users of the Website. The information collected is used to measure the activity of the Website and for the elaboration of navigation profiles of the Users, with the aim of introducing improvements based on the analysis of the User's use data.

(v) Advertising.

These are COOKIES that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that the publisher has included in the Website based on criteria such as the content edited or the frequency in which the ads are displayed.

(vi) Behavioral and advertising.

These are COOKIES that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that the publisher has included in the Website based on criteria such as the content edited or the frequency in which the ads are displayed. These COOKIES store information on the behavior of Users obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows the development of a specific profile to display advertising based on said behavior.

3. Third party COOKIES used on the Website and their expiration date.

The following are the types of COOKIES used on the Website and a link to the publishers' websites indicating how to disable them:

Cookie Name Third Party Type of Cookie Expiry Date More Information
_ga, _gat, _gid, ajs Google Analytics Analytics 1 Year Google
_cfduid CloudFlare Security and Network traffic 1 Year CloudFlare