Cookie Policy

Updated: November 25, 2022  

We trust in being transparent about how we gather and use data associated to you. This Cookie Policy is part of Spher’s Privacy Policy and covers the use of cookies and similar technologies between the device you are using and our page.  When we say “Spher”, “our”, “we”, or “us”, we mean FourPirr AB (Org. Nr. 559376-2650). When we say “website”, “page”, “platform”, or “Influence & Review”, we mean all Spher’s websites and applications.  

What is a cookie?
As you browse websites with your device, a small text file, also known as a cookie, is stored on it via your web browser. This happens at the request of the websites you visit or applications that you use. The settings or preferences recorded, which give us the info we need to provide you with the most consistent and relevant experience, can only happen thanks to a cookie.  We do also use cookies to record info about the experiences and/or new improvements.  

There are some cookies we use that are removed as soon as you leave our page as we do not need to store this info between your visits. They are also known as “session” or “temporary” cookies. On the other hand, cookies know as ‘persistent’ ones permit us to identify you when you return to our page. They automatically expire when they reach a stated expiration date or if you delete them earlier. 

Additionally, we do also use similar tools known as “tags”, “local storage”, “device identifiers”, “scripts”, etc. Our platform has been applied with these and they might be used with cookies to allow info to be stored or sent between the device you use when accessing Spher’s Influence and Review. 

The above-mentioned tools are together referred as “cookies” in this policy. For more information on the main cookies we use, please see “Types of cookies and how we use them” below.  At times, we may add, delete, or update the cookie policies here, and update this policy consequently. If this happens, you will be noticed.  

What are the distinctions between first- and third-party cookies?
Cookies known as First-party cookies are set by the site you visit. Only that site can gain access and read those cookies. 
There are Third-party cookies, which are set by someone other than the holder of the site you visit. These cookies can be used to track you on other websites that use the same third-party service. 
Cookies on our page might be set by us, third parties that we are collaborating with, or self-governing third parties, such as advertisers.  

Types of cookies and how we use them
- Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are needed for the essential functions of our page. Therefore, you cannot switch off these cookies. We limit these cookies to only those that are needed for us. For instance, we use strictly necessary cookies to offer login functionality and support services, remember info such as your login credentials, and the features we offer to you based on things such as the device you are using, and your geographic location in city- or country-level. We also use strictly necessary cookies to give you the option to accept or reject cookies, to help us remember your cookie choices and settings, and to keep track of if you accepted our Privacy Policy, Guidelines, and gave consent for email marketing. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.  

- Performance cookies
This cookie gather statistics we use to make our page even better. The information gathered through the performance cookies tracks how you use our page during your visit, such as how long time you’re on it. It helps us understand visitor usage patterns when we need it, identify, and diagnose problems or errors you may encounter, and make better strategic decisions in improving your experience here.  

- Functionality cookies
Functionality cookies are used in collecting information about your device and any settings you configure on the page you visit. This comprises remembering your username and password when you return to the page. Soon this will also include info about your browser and preferences (e.g., your chosen language). We use this info to give you with adapted, improved, and optimized services and content.   

Targeting cookies
We use Targeting cookies to decide what marketing content is more relevant and suitable to you and your interests. Based on info involving your access to and use of our platform and other sites on your devices, third-party advertising companies show ads about goods and services that may be of interest to you. To do so, these companies may place or distinguish a unique cookie on your browser. They may also use these technologies, together with the info they collect about your online use, to recognize you across the devices you use, such as a mobile phone and a laptop.   

How can you switch off cookies?
You can instruct your browser to decline cookies from our or any website. Most browsers are designed to accept cookies automatically, but you can update these settings to either refuse cookies overall, or to alert you when a website is trying to update or set a cookie. If you browse websites from several devices, you may need to update your settings on every device. Browsers such as Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Opera and Edge have settings that permit you to control the way your info is collected and shared.

Though some cookies can be blocked with little impact to your experience using a website, blocking all cookies may mean you are not able to access some features and content on the site.  

More information
If you have any questions regarding this policy or would like more information about the cookies used on our website, you are more than welcome to contact us at [email protected]