Updated 4th December 2020

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Cookies allow a site or services to know if your computer or device has visited that site or service before. Cookies can then be used to help understand how the site or service is being used, help you navigate between pages efficiently, help remember your preferences, and generally improve your browsing experience. Cookies can also help ensure marketing you see online is more relevant to you and your interests.

What types of cookies does Sonicstate.com use?
We have three categories of cookies “Strictly Necessary,” “Analytics,” “Interaction with external social networks and platforms,” and “Advertising.” Sonicstate.com routinely uses all four categories of cookies on the Service. You can find out more about each cookie category below.

Strictly Necessary Cookies.
These cookies are essential, and are set by our server to enable you to move around Sonicstate.com and use its features, such as showing relevent content based on your location (only country-level geographical information) or if you want to see the Mobile or desktop versions of the site, the default number of news items shown etc. They do not save any personal or device specific data and are not available to 3rd parties. We do not offer an opt-out of these cookies, but you can disable cookies at the browser level if you wish.

Analytics Cookies.
These cookies are used by Google to provide us with site statistics such as what pages you have viewed, how long you spent on the site, whethr you are a returning user, what sort of device you are using. It helps us provide meaningfull site statistics.


Interaction with external social networks and platforms Cookies.
These cookies are used to allow us to track how our pages are shared and for integration with other platforms such as Facebook. We also ouse something called the Facbook pixel which enables us to see how our pages are shared and consumed. This data may be accessed by those 3rd parties and their associates for marketing and tagetting purposes - we have no control over how that data is used

Advertising/Targeting Cookies
Sonicstate.com, our advertising partners or other third party partners may use these types of cookies to deliver advertising that is relevant to your interests. These cookies can remember that your device has visited a site or service, and may also be able to track your device’s browsing activity on other sites or services other than Sonicstate.com. This information may be shared with organizations outside Sonicstate.com, such as advertisers and/or advertising networks to deliver the advertising, and to help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign, or other business partners for the purpose of providing aggregate Service usage statistics and aggregate Service testing.

How long will cookies stay on my device?
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First and third party cookies

First-party cookies are cookies that belong to Sonicstate.com, third-party cookies are cookies that another party places on your device through our Service. Third-party cookies may be placed on your device by someone providing a service for Sonicstate.com, for example to help us understand how our service is being used. Third-party cookies may also be placed on your device by our business partners so that they can use them to advertise products and services to you elsewhere on the Internet.


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