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We sometimes carry embedded “Like” and “Share” buttons to enable users of the website to easily share articles through a number of popular social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. These sites may set a cookie when you are also logged in to their service. We do not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for more information about these. We also sometimes embed content from websites such as YouTube or Flickr.
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smartURL provides Small Black Dots with anonymised, aggregated statistics relating to use of a shortened Small Black Dots URL, for example by telling us how many times it has been clicked on. Small Black Dots does not have access to the IP address of your computer collected by smartURL when you use its service or any other identifiable information about you. Nor does smartURL have any access to data collected on a Small Black Dots website.
- to collect anonymised data on users behaviour on the site. We may also capture what site a user has come from and what site they go to and also some demographic data (e.g. the user’s location) and we may use that data to analyse user behaviour across multiple sites;
- to categorise pools of users (on an anonymised basis) based on demographic and/or behavioural data and use this to (1) target our advertising to cookie-ed users on third party sites and Small Black Dots sites (2) use that data to allow targeted third party advertising to categorised cookie-ed users either in respect of advertising placement Small Black Dots has bought/placed and targeted to users on behalf of third parties or in respect of advertising bought/placed by third parties and targeted to cookie pools Small Black Dots has “sold” to these third parties.
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