What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are sent to or accessed from your web browser or your device’s memory. A cookie typically contains the name of the domain (internet location) from which the cookie originated, the “lifetime” of the cookie (i.e., when it expires) and a randomly generated unique number or similar identifier. A cookie also may contain information about your device, such as user settings, browsing history and activities conducted while using our services.
Are there different types of cookies?
First-party and third-party cookies There are first-party cookies and third party cookies. First-party cookies are placed on your device directly by us. For example, we use first-party cookies to adapt our website to your browser’s language preferences and to better understand your use of our website. Third party cookies are placed on your device by our partners and service providers. For example, we use third-party cookies to measure user numbers on our website or to enable you to share content with others across social media platforms. Session and persistent cookies There are session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies only last until you close your browser. We use session cookies for a variety of reasons, including to learn more about your use of our website or app during one single browser session and to help you to use our website or app more efficiently. Persistent cookies have a longer lifespan and aren’t automatically deleted when you close your browser or app. These types of cookies are primarily used to help you quickly sign-in to our website or app again and for analytical purposes.
What about other tracking technologies, like web beacons?
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|Analytics cookies||These cookies help us understand how our website is being used, how effective marketing campaigns are, and help us customize and improve our websites for you.|
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How can you control cookies?
There are several cookie management options available to you. Please note that changes you make to your cookie preferences may make browsing our website a less satisfying experience. In some cases, you may even find yourself unable to use all or part of our site or app.
Browser and devices controls
Some web browsers provide settings that allow you to control or reject cookies or to alert you when a cookie is placed on your computer. The procedure for managing cookies is slightly different for each internet browser. You can check the specific steps in your particular browser help menu. You also may be able to reset device identifiers by activating the appropriate setting on your mobile device. The procedure for managing device identifiers is slightly different for each device. You can check the specific steps in the help or settings menu of your particular device.
Interest-based advertising tools
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Adobe Flash Player™ Flash cookies
Adobe Flash Player™ is an application for viewing and interacting with dynamic content using the Flash platform. Flash (and similar applications) use a technology akin to cookies to memorize parameters, preferences and uses of this content. However, Adobe Flash Player manages this information and your choices via an interface separate from that supplied by your browser.If your terminal is likely to display content developed using the Flash platform, we suggest you access your Flash cookie management tools directly via https://www.adobe.com.
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Google™ Maps API Cookies
Some features of our website and or app and some Pingfling services rely on the use of Google™ Maps API Cookies. Such cookies will be stored on your device.When browsing this website and using the services relying on Google™ Maps API cookies, you consent to the storage, collection of such cookies on your device and to the access, usage and sharing by Google of the data collected thereby.
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In addition to the aforementioned terms you hereby consent to all applicable third party verification processes of all the information you have provided to third parties who are responsible for the carrying out of your background investigation and In no event shall Pingfling, Inc. , nor its directors, employees, partners, agents, suppliers, or affiliates, be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, including without limitation, loss of profits, data, use, goodwill, or other intangible losses, resulting from (i) your access to or use of or inability to access or use the Service; (ii) any conduct or content of any third party on the Service; (iii) any content obtained from the Service; and (iv) unauthorized access, use or alteration of your transmissions or content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort (including negligence) or any other legal theory, whether or not we have been informed of the possibility of such damage, and even if a remedy set forth herein is found to have failed of its essential purpose.
You also agree to execute as a condition of membership or a condition of continued membership any additional written authorization necessary for third parties to obtain access to and copies of records pertaining to this information. With regard to the foregoing disclosures, you hereby agree to release any person, company, or other entity from any and all causes of action that otherwise might arise from supplying a third party with information it may request pursuant to this release. You understand that any false answers or statements, or misrepresentations by omission, made by you on any current and or future third party questionnaire, form, and/or any related document, will be sufficient for rejection of your background investigation should such falsifications or misrepresentations be discovered after you are considered as “clean” or as having successfully “passed” the investigation process and UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES ARE YOU TO BE ISSUED A REFUND. By using the service and/or signing up you hereby understand & agree to all provisions contained within this document and/or any correlating document(s) maintained and/or managed by third party service providers and fully understand that Pingfling, Inc. , nor its directors, employees, partners, agents, suppliers, or affiliates are affiliated with any third party providers, specifically backgroundreport.com. These terms do not release any third party providers who engage in the investigation(s) of an individual’s background of any liability and are in no way to be considered as taking the place of any current or future third party agreements and/or policies between the third party provider(s) and the individual(s) who have decided to undergo such an investigation and thus you understand that these terms specifically with regards to your consent to a background and reference check contained herein serve only as a supplemental agreement between you and the company.