Cyber Assessments, Inc. d/b/a VisibleRisk Cookies Notice
Last Updated April 20, 2021
Necessary Cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. Necessary Cookies are necessary for the Site to function and cannot be switched off without affecting the use of the Site. Necessary Cookies are usually only set in response to specific actions you take on the Site, such as retaining search results where you use an internal search function or setting your Cookies preferences.
Necessary Cookies seldom collect and use any personal data, though they may contain an ID code which allows the Site to distinguish you as an individual visitor from all other visitors on the Site at the same time. These types of unique ID code are used to maintain a server session to enable functions you have requested. Necessary Cookies are typically session Cookies and only retain data for the duration of your visit to the Site.
We use Necessary Cookies as we believe it is in both our and your legitimate interests to enable the Site to work properly. You can set your browser to block or alert you to Necessary Cookies, but some parts of the Site will not work without them. To learn how to set your browser to block or alert you to Cookies, please see here: Internet Explorer > Google Chrome > Mozilla Firefox > Safari > Opera.
Preference Cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in. VisibleRisk may use Preference Cookies to understand how the Site is used and to customize and enhance the Internet experience of users. When you revisit the Site, VisibleRisk may recognize you by a Preference Cookie and customize your experience. For example, once you have completed a registration process, a Preference Cookie will be used to avoid you having to register again. We believe Preference Cookies add value to the user experience. The retention period of Preference Cookies varies from the duration of your visit to the Site up to two years, depending on the purpose of the Cookie. You can determine the retention period of any particular Preference Cookie by referring to the Cookie Declaration chart below under the heading “Expiry.” You can reject Preference Cookies at any time by changing your Cookie Settings.
Statistics Cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously. We may use Statistics Cookies to collect and/or track information such as demographic information, domain names, computer type, browser types, screen resolution, and other statistical data involving the use of the Site. We use Statistics Cookies to help us understand who uses the Site and to improve and market it, as well as our other services.
We also use Statistics Cookies in connection with Site pages and email messages in certain formats to, among other things, track the actions of Site users and email recipients, to determine the success of marketing campaigns and to compile statistics about Site usage and response rates. When used in email messages in certain formats, Statistics Cookies tell us whether and when the email has been opened.
We may use Google Analytics to collect and analyze information about Site use and to report on activities and trends. Google Analytics may also collect information regarding your use of other websites, apps and online resources. The data we receive from Google Analytics Cookies is aggregated and anonymous, it is not personal data. However, Google may process personal data about you to provide us with aggregated data about our Site visitors. You can learn more about Google’s practices here, and opt out of Google Analytics by downloading the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. We may also use Statistics Cookies from Pendo and Sentry to collect and analyze information about Site activity for troubleshooting purposes and to improve user experience. You can learn more about Pendo and Sentry’s privacy practices at https://www.pendo.io/legal/privacy-policy/ and https://sentry.io/privacy/.
When you visit and interact with the Site, we collect Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. Your IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to the computer that you are using by your Internet Service Provider (ISP). This number is identified and logged automatically in our server log files whenever you visit the Site, along with the time(s) of your visit(s) and the page(s) that you visited. We use IP addresses to understand how the Site is used by our users, to improve the Site and to enhance user experience of the Site. We may also derive your approximate location from your IP address.
The retention period of Statistics Cookies varies from the duration of your visit to the Site up to two years, depending on the purpose of the Cookie. For example, a Cookie set for 24 hours to count you as a unique visitor to the Site on that day, or a Cookie set for two years, to remember you as a returning visitor. You can determine the retention period of any particular Statistics Cookie by referring to the Cookie Declaration chart below under the heading “Expiry.” You can reject Statistics Cookies at any time by changing your Cookie Settings.
Marketing Cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third-party advertisers.
We may use third-party advertising companies to serve advertisements regarding our products and services that may be of interest to you when you access and use the Site, our apps and other websites or online services, based on information relating to your access to and use of the Site and other websites or online services on any of your devices. To do so, these advertising companies place or recognize a unique Cookie on your browser, including through the use of pixel tags. Marketing Cookies store unique IDs that are associated with a profile on our advertising partners’ servers. These profiles record your browsing behavior and actions linked to your browsing information, such as actions you take on the Site (links clicked, or buttons clicked), as well as technical specifications about your device and your location (based on your IP address). Google’s Marketing Cookies may also link to your Google ID, if you are logged into your account while on our Site, building a detailed profile about you.
We may also use social media Cookies linking to ‘Like’ buttons and ‘Share’ buttons on social media. We use Marketing Cookies (including social media Cookies) to show you relevant, not irrelevant, ads, and avoid you being repeatedly shown the same ad, and to enable you to ‘Like’ or ‘Share’ our content on social media. Social media Cookies collect your IP address and browser string and send this back to the social media site that embedded the Cookie, enabling the social media site to recognize that you have visited our Site. This applies irrespective of whether you have an account with that social media site.
The retention period of Marketing Cookies varies from the duration of your visit to the Site up to two years, depending on the purpose of the Cookie. You can determine the retention period of any particular Marketing Cookie by referring to the Cookie Declaration chart below under the heading “Expiry.” You can reject Marketing Cookies at any time by changing your Cookie Settings.
We may share information about your use of the Site with third party website infrastructure and service suppliers who help us build and manage the Site. Our service providers are contractually bound by our instructions and may not process your data for any other purposes. We also may use third-party services to verify that you are a human user. Any information collected as part of such verification is subject to the privacy notice of the third-party service provider. We may also share Cookie information with social media, advertising and analytics partners who may combine it with other information that you have provided to them or that they have collected from your use of their services. VisibleRisk is a joint data controller with these companies because we choose to implement their Cookies on our Site, enabling those third parties to collect data about you when you visit our site. More details about the third parties with whom we share Cookie information may be found by reviewing the list set forth in the Cookie Declaration chart below under the heading “Provider.” To learn more about how these parties process your personal data, please refer to their privacy policies.
We comply with applicable legal requirements to safeguard UK, EU and Swiss personal data transferred outside of the EEA. To share personal data with third party suppliers and partners, when necessary, we enter into EU standard contractual clauses.
Please state your consent ID and date when you contact us regarding your consent.
We do not respond to browser do-not-track signals at this time.
You may also have the right to complain to your local data protection authority. However, we hope we can solve any queries or concerns you may have, so please contact us directly in the first instance.