Cookie Policy

Last Updated: November 17, 2020

We – meaning Digital Development Management, Inc, and the Digital Development Management group of companies use technologies on our website and online services (which we’ll call the ‘Services’) to collect information that helps us improve your online experience. We refer to these technologies, which include cookies, collectively as “cookies.” This policy explains the different types of cookies used on the Services and how you can control them. We hope that this policy helps you understand and feel more confident about our use of cookies. If you have any further queries, please contact us at info@ddmagents.com. Please also see our Privacy Policy https://www.ddmagency.com/privacy-policy/ and our Terms of Service https://www.ddmagency.com/terms-of-service/.

This cookie policy covers our website https://www.ddmagency.com/. Please review the ChargeUp Games cookie policy https://www.chargeupgames.com/cookie-policy/ for the cookie policy for the website https://www.chargeupgames.com/.

1. WHAT IS A COOKIE?

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device. They are widely used in order to make websites or other online services work or to be better or more efficient. They can do this because websites and other online services can read and write these files, enabling them to recognise you and remember important information that will make your use of them more convenient (e.g. by remembering your user preferences).

2. WHAT COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES DO WE USE?

Below we list the different types of cookies and tracking technologies we may use on the Services.

Essential Cookies. These cookies are essential to the operation of our Services in order to enable you to move around it and to use its features. Without these cookies services you have asked for, such as accessing secure areas of a website or paid-for content, cannot be provided. These cookies are essential for using the service and therefore cannot be turned off without severely affecting your use of it.

Essential cookies on the Services may include:

Cookie name Purpose Length of time it’s stored Company deploying it Can it be opted out of?
cookie_notice_accepted To remember the user’s cookie choice 7 days Digital Development Management, Inc. Yes – if the user does not click either option on the cookie banner.

Performance Cookies. Performance cookies, which often include analytics cookies, collect information about your use of the Services and enable us to improve the way it works. For example, performance cookies show us which are the most frequently visited pages on our website, allow us to see the overall patterns of usage on the Services, help us record any difficulties you have with the Services and show us whether our advertising is effective or not. We also use cookies to help you navigate within our website and travel back to pages. Performance cookies on the Services may include:

Cookie name Purpose Length of time it’s stored Company deploying it Can it be opted out of?
_ga Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data  on how the visitor uses the website. 7 days Google Yes
_gid Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate 1 day Google Yes
_atuvc Analytics (if a user visits a news story, triggered by the social sharing buttons) 7 days AddThis Yes
_atuvs Analytics (if a user visits a news story, triggered by the social sharing buttons) 30 minutes Add This Yes
Local storage key/value pair names Purpose Company deploying it Can it be opted out of?
_at.cww Tracking page visits, sources of traffic and share counts AddThis Yes
_at.hist.1023 Tracking page visits, sources of traffic and share counts AddThis Yes
at-lojson-cache-ra-5938708e1cec5b00 Tracking page visits, sources of traffic and share counts AddThis Yes
at-rand Tracking page visits, sources of traffic and share counts Add This Yes

3. HOW DO THIRD PARTIES USE COOKIES ON THE SERVICES?

In some circumstances, we may work with third parties to provide features on the Services. For example, third-party advertisers and other organisations may use their own cookies to collect information about your activities on the Services and/or the advertisements you have clicked on. This information may be used by them to serve advertisements that they believe are most likely to be of interest to you based on content you have viewed. Third-party advertisers may also use this information to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements. We do not control these cookies and to disable or reject third-party cookies, please refer to the relevant third party’s website. You can also learn more about controlling cookies in section 4 below.

4. HOW DO I CONTROL COOKIES?

You may refuse to accept cookies from the Services at any time by activating the setting on your browser or device which allows you to refuse cookies. Further information about the procedure 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 or www.allaboutcookies.org for information on commonly used browsers. Please be aware that if cookies are disabled, not all features of the Services may operate as intended.

5. CHANGES TO THIS COOKIE POLICY

We may change this Cookie Policy at any time: please take a look at the “Last Updated” date at the top of this policy to see when it was last revised. Any amendments to this Cookie Policy will come into effect immediately if after this “Last Updated” date. If you do not agree to those changes, then unfortunately you must stop using the Services.