Date last updated: 2020-10-13
Ad serving on Vinted Platform and trackers served by trusted Partners used on Vinted platform
Please note that your consent/lack of it with respect to personalised advertising on Vinted - will apply across all platforms (android, iOS, Web, etc.).
How to refuse ad personalisation trackers?
Your decision to withdraw earlier consent will apply towards all Vinted platforms on all devices you may use. Please note that should you delete all cookies on a browser you use, an opt-out cookie used to record your choice will also be deleted. Moreover, your updated setting may take some time (until there is a refresh of an app) to take effect on a mobile devices.
1. What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files that are stored by your browser on your device (e.g. computer, mobile phone, tablet) when you browse websites. Other technologies, including data we store on your web browser or device, identifiers associated with your device, and other software, are used for similar purposes. They are widely used in order to make websites work or work in a better, more efficient way. In this policy, we refer to all of these technologies as cookies.
- Make our Platform work as you would expect
- Improve the speed/security of the Platform
- Recognise you when you re-visit our Platform. This helps us to personalise our content for you, greet you by your name and note your preferences (functionality cookies)
- Recognise how many visitors visit our Platform and how they behave when they are here. This helps us to improve the functionality of our Platform, e.g. by ensuring that users can find what they are looking for (analytic/performance cookies).
- Capture your visit to our Platform and which pages you visit and which links you click on. We will use this information to better tailor our Platform, and the advertising we show you, to your interests. If you have given us your permission to send you Marketing Emails, we will also use this information to send you personalised Marketing Emails (targeting or advertising cookies)
- Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook or Instagram
3. How can I manage cookies?
You can configure your browser to decline some or all cookies or to ask for your permission before accepting them. Please note that by deleting cookies or disabling future cookies you may be unable to access certain areas or features of our website. For information on how to adjust or change your browser settings, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
You can deactivate the use of some of the third-party cookies by going to the deactivation page of the Network Advertising Initiative at http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.
You can activate/deactivate use of third-party cookies for purpose of ad personalisation. Please see section 9 for more information.
Should you wish to deactivate cookies used by Google Analytics, Google AdSense or Google Remarketing services, please see sections 6, 7 and 8 below for more information.
If you use multiple devices to access our Platform (e.g. smartphone, tablet, computer etc.) you must ensure that each browser is adapted to each device in accordance with your cookie preferences. If you adjust your cookie settings this will also affect the other websites you visit.
4. Which specific cookies do you use?
5. Google Remarketing: what is this and why do you use it?
6. Google Analytics: what is this and why do you use it?
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", text files that are saved on your computer and that make it possible to analyse your use of the Website. The information produced by the cookies regarding your use of the website is generally transferred to, and stored on, a Google server in the US. On our Platform we have activated IP anonymisation so that, within EU member states or other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area, your IP address will be abbreviated by Google in advance. Only in exceptional circumstances will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the US and stored there. Google will use this information on behalf of Vinted to evaluate your use of the Website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide Vinted with additional services relating to Website and online use. The IP address transferred from your browser as part of Google Analytics activity will not be linked to other data held by Google. You can prevent cookies being saved on your computer by adjusting your browser settings, although if you do so, your use of some of the functions of the Website may be restricted. You can also prevent the capture by Google of the data produced by the cookie and based on your Website use (incl. your IP address) and the Processing of such data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in from https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
If you are visiting our Website via a browser for which the browser plug-in cannot be installed, you can further prevent the capture of data by Google Analytics by clicking here. This will release an opt-out cookie that prevents the future capture of your data when you visit this Website. Please note that, if you remove all cookies that have been placed in your browser, the opt-out cookie too will be deleted.
For an overview of Google's data protection regulations, click here.
7. Google Adsense: what is this and why do you use it?
This Website uses Google Adsense, an online advertising service provided by Google. Google Adsense uses "cookies" (text files), which are saved on your computer and allow your usage of the Website to be analysed. Google Adsense uses "web beacons" (small invisible graphics) to collect information. Web beacons allow simply actions such as visitor traffic on the Website to be recorded and gathered. Information produced by the cookie and/or web beacon regarding your use of this Website (incl. your IP address) will be transferred to, and saved on, a Google server in the US. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the Website regarding ads shown on the Website, to compile for the Website operator reports on Website activity and ads and to provide further services related to Website and Internet use. Google may also make this information available to third parties insofar as is statutorily required or where the third parties in question process this data on Google's behalf. Google will never combine your IP address with other data held by Google.