AffectiveSoftware.com Cookie Policy

The following Cookie Policy is intended to inform the Site visitor of our practices, specifically regarding the collection of information through cookies and other tracking techniques when you visit AffectiveSoftware.com, including any other media form, media channel, mobile website, or online or mobile application related or connected thereto (collectively, the “Site”), as owned and operated by Affective Software Inc. (ASI) and The Gottman Institute (TGI). The functionalities for which we use these technologies may include but may not be limited to the following:

  • Assisting in login functions and in supporting the ability to provide feedback;
  • Analyzing the use of our products, services, or applications;
  • Assisting in navigation;
  • Assisting with our promotional and marketing;
  • Complying with legal and regulatory requirements;
  • Offering content of third parties (such as social media content).

Defining “Cookies”
We may store information using “cookies”. Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive by a website. We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them) to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience on our Site.

We use two broad categories of cookies: (1) first party cookies, served directly by us to your computer, which are used only by us to recognize your computer or mobile device when it revisits our Site; and (2) third party cookies, which are served by service providers on our Site and can be used by such service providers to recognize your computer or mobile device when it visits other websites.

Except where allowed by applicable law, we collect cookies after having received your consent.

Links to Other Websites
This Site may contain links or references to other websites. Please be aware that we do not control the cookies / tracking technologies of other websites and this Cookie Policy does not apply to those websites.

How to Contact Us
If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about this Cookie Policy or the information practices of this Site, please use contact support@affectivesoftware.com.

Changes to This Cookie Policy
If this Cookie Policy changes, the revised policy will be posted on this Site. This Cookie Policy was last updated 5/10/2021.

Cookies We Use and Disabling Cookies
Below is a list of the cookies our Site uses, with a description of its purpose(s), expiry, and information on refusing the cookies. You can typically remove or reject cookies via your browser settings. To do this, please follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the “settings”, “help”, “tools”, or “edit” facility). Many browsers are set to accept cookies until you change your settings.

Opting Out of ASI and Third-Party Tracking Technologies

Cookies Used Type Source Purpose Expiry How to Opt-Out
_ga User identifier cookies Google Analytics Used to distinguish Users Some of the cookies set for this purpose are automatically removed from your device once you close your browser. Others may last for a period up to 24 months from your last visit to our Site. You can opt out of tracking by Google Analytics by visiting: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
_gid User identifier cookies Google Analytics Used to distinguish Users 24 hours by default You can opt out of tracking by Google Analytics by visiting: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
_gat Analytics cookies Google Analytics Used to throttle request rate 1 minute by default You can opt out of tracking by Google Analytics by visiting: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

You can find out more about how Google protects your data here: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

You can prevent the use of Google Analytics relating to your use of our Site by downloading and installing the browser plugin available via this link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

You can find out more information about Google Analytics cookies here: https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies