Cookie Policy

Last Updated:  May 26, 2016


READ POOKI’S MAHI’S COOKIE POLICY TERMS (“TERMS”) CAREFULLY. THIS POLICY APPLY TO YOU AND YOUR PURCHASE OF ANY PRODUCTS FROM POOKI’S MAHI THROUGH ITS ECOMMERCE OR MCOMMERCE SITE (“WEBSITE”), LOCATED AT WWW.POOKISMAHI.COM, WWW.SUBSCRIPTIONS.POOKISMAHI.COM AND SUBDOMAINS UNDER WWW.POOKISMAHI.COM ("SITE"), EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT THAT YOU HAVE ENTERED INTO A SEPARATE WRITTEN AGREEMENT WITH POOKIS MAHI THAT SUPERSEDES SOME OR ALL OF THESE TERMS. THESE TERMS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR WRITTEN NOTICE AT ANY TIME, IN POOKI’S MAHI’S SOLE DISCRETION. BY PLACING AN ORDER FOR PRODUCTS THROUGH THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY AND ACCEPT THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS IN EFFECT AT THE TIME OF SUCH ORDER. ALL SALES ARE EXPRESSLY CONDITIONED UPON YOUR AGREEMENT TO THESE TERMS IN ADDITION TO POOKI’S MAHI'S TERMS OF USE.


BY USING POOKI’S MAHI’S SITE YOU ARE AGREEING TO OUR USE OF COOKIES AS DESCRIBED IN THIS COOKIE POLICY.

IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO POOKI’S MAHI’S COOKIE POLICY’S TERMS AND CONDITIONS, THEN YOU MAY NOT ACCESS THE SITES OR USE ANY SERVICES.  

Any new features or tools which are added to the current store shall also be subject to the Terms of Service and Cookie Policy. You can review the most current version of the Cookie Policy at any time on this page. We reserve the right to update, change or replace any part of Pooki’s Mahi’s Cookie Policy by posting updates and/or changes to our site. It is your responsibility to check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access our sites following the posting of any changes constitutes acceptance of those changes.

 

1. What Are Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of text used to store information on web browsers.  Cookies are used to store and receive identifiers and other information on various devices like computers, tablets, and phones.  Other software technology tools identifies your identity associated with your device.  Cookies is a technology tool.  

As is common practice with almost all professional websites Pooki’s Mahi uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information is gathered, how Pooki’s Mahi uses it and why Pooki’s Mahi sometimes need to store these cookies. Pooki’s Mahi will also share how customers can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the sites functionality.  Most web and mobile browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings.
For more general information on cookies refer to:

 

 

2. How We Use Cookies

    Pooki’s Mahi use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that customers leave on all cookies if customers are not sure whether customers need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that customers use.

    When someone visits any Pooki’s Mahi site, Pooki’s Mahi collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behavior patterns. Pooki’s Mahi does this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site.  Pooki’s Mahi collects this information in a way which does not personally identify anyone.  

    Cookies help Pooki’s Mahi™ provide, protect and improve Pooki’s Mahi’s products, customer  engagement such as personalizing content, tailoring and measuring ads and providing a safer experience.  The cookies Pooki’s Mahi uses will change as Pooki’s Mahi improves Pooki’s Mahi’s product offerings and services.  Pooki’s Mahi’s uses cookies that generally fall into the below categories of use:

    Authentication
    Pooki’s Mahi uses cookies to verify the customer’s account and determine when the customer is logged in so it will be easier for the customer to access their Pooki’s Mahi account.  

    Security, site and product integrity
    Pooki’s Mahi uses cookies to help keep a customer’s account, data, Pooki’s Mahi’s services and network safe and secure.  

    Pooki’s Mahi uses cookies to combat activities that violates Pooki’s Mahi’s policies or otherwise degrades Pooki’s Mahi ability to provide services.  

    Advertising, insights, and measurement
    Pooki’s Mahi actively police products sold by unqualified resellers or can be purchased on marketplaces that have very poor vendor support.  Pooki’s Mahi uses cookies to provide a much better customer experience compared to unqualified resellers or marketplaces that maliciously attack Pooki’s Mahi’s brand, company or products. Pooki’s Mahi uses cookies to help show ads to businesses and customers who may be interested in the Pooki’s Mahi’s products or services.  
    Site features and services
    Pooki’s Mahi uses cookies to enable functionality provided by Facebook Services.  
    Performance
    Pooki’s Mahi uses cookies to provide customers with the best customer experience possible.   Analytics and research
    Pooki’s Mahi uses cookies to better understand how new and existing customers interact with Pooki’s Mahi’s sites.

     

     

    3. Disabling Cookies

      Customers can prevent the use of cookies by adjusting the settings on the customer’s browser (refer to the browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you (customer) visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore it is recommended that customers do not disable cookies.

      Customers without a Pooki’s Mahi Account
      Customers can opt out of seeing online interest-based ads from Facebook and other participating companies through the the device settings on a tablet, computer, mobile or by visiting:

       

      More Information - Online Advertising 

      Pooki’s Mahi uses very few or no advertising agencies.  The very few advertising companies Pooki’s Mahi works with generally use cookies and similar technologies as part of their services.  To learn more about how advertisers general use cookies and the choices they offer, customers can review the following resources:

      Browser cookie controls:
      In addition, a customer’s browser or device may offer settings that allow the customer to choose whether browser cookies are set and to delete them.  For more information about these controls, visit the browser or device’s help material.  Certain parts of Pooki’s Mahi’s platform and third party services like Facebook Services may not work properly if customers have disabled browser cookie use.

       

      4. The Cookies We Set

        If you create an account on any Pooki’s Mahi sites then Pooki’s Mahi will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when the customer logs out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.

        Pooki’s Mahi uses cookies when customers are logged in so that Pooki’s Mahi can remember this fact. This prevents customers from having to log in every single time a customer visits a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when customers log out to ensure that a customer can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

        This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if  customers are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

        This site offers e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that a customer’s order is remembered between pages so that Pooki’s Mahi can process it properly.

        From time to time Pooki’s Mahi offer user surveys and questionnaires to provide customers with interesting insights, helpful tools, or to understand Pooki’s Mahi’s customer base more accurately. These surveys may use cookies to remember who has already taken part in a survey or to provide customers with accurate results after a customer change pages.

        When customers submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember the customer user details for future correspondence.

        In order to provide the customer with a great experience on this site Pooki’s Mahi provides the functionality to set the customer preferences for how this site runs when a customer use it. In order to remember the customer preferences Pooki’s Mahi need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever the customer interact with a page is affected by the customer’s preferences.

         

        Name Description Duration
        _ga (pookismahi.com, subscriptions.pookismahi.com) Google Analytics cookie, used to distinguish users.’Link:  https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/gajs/cookie-usage Decided by Google
        _ga (pookismahi.com, subscriptions.pookismahi.com) Google Analytics cookie, Used to throttle request rate.  Link:  https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/gajs/cookie-usage Decided by Google
        _utm* (pookismahi.com, subscriptions.pookismahi.com) Google Analytics non-personally identifiable information used for website analytics.Link:  https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage#analyticsjs Decided by Google
        _fb (pookismahi.com, subscriptions.pookismahi.com) Facebook Advertising cookie, used to improve products, tailoring and measuring ads, providing a safer experience.Link:https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/ Decided by Facebook

         

         

        5. Third Party Cookies

          In some special cases Pooki’s Mahi also uses cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies customers might encounter through this site.

          This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping Pooki’s Mahi to understand how customers use the site and ways that Pooki’s Mahi can improve the customer experience. These cookies may track things such as how long a customer spend on the site and the pages that customers visit so Pooki’s Mahi can continue to produce engaging content.

          For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

          Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that Pooki’s Mahi can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long customers spend on the site or pages customers visit which helps Pooki’s Mahi to understand how Pooki’s Mahi can improve the site for customers.

          From time to time Pooki’s Mahi test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When Pooki’s Mahi is still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that customers receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring Pooki’s Mahi understands which optimisations Pooki’s Mahi’s customers appreciate the most.

          As Pooki’s Mahi’s sell products it's important for Pooki’s Mahi to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to Pooki’s Mahi site actually make a purchase and as such this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is important to customers as it means that Pooki’s Mahi can accurately make business predictions that allow Pooki’s Mahi to monitor Pooki’s Mahi advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price.

          The Google AdSense service Pooki’s Mahi use to serve advertising uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times that a given ad is shown to customers.

          For more information on Google AdSense see the official Google AdSense privacy FAQ.


          Pooki’s Mahi use advertisements to offset the costs of running this site and provide funding for further development. The behavioral advertising cookies used by this site are designed to ensure that Pooki’s Mahi provide customers with the most relevant adverts where possible by anonymously tracking customer’s interests and presenting similar things that may be of interest.

          In some cases Pooki’s Mahi may provide customers with custom content based on what customers tell Pooki’s Mahi about themselves either directly or indirectly by linking a social media account. These types of cookies simply allow Pooki’s Mahi to provide customers with content that Pooki’s Mahi feels may be of interest to customers.

          Several partners advertise on Pooki’s Mahi behalf and affiliate tracking cookies simply allow Pooki’s Mahi to see if Pooki’s Mahi’s customers have come to the site through one of Pooki’s Mahi partner sites so that Pooki’s Mahi can credit them appropriately and where applicable allow Pooki’s Mahi affiliate partners to provide any bonus that they may provide Pooki’s Mahi for making a purchase.

          Pooki’s Mahi also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow customers to connect with their social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, G+, YouTube, Vimeo, Instagram, RSS, etc. will set cookies through Pooki’s Mahi’s site which may be used to enhance customer's profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

           

          6. Refusing Service 

            Pooki's Mahi reserves the right to refuse service to customers who do not agree to our use of cookies as described in Pooki's Mahi's Cookie Policy. Approved  Resellers, customers with a wholesale account and approved suppliers, vendors in Pooki's Mahi's supply chain ecosystem are required to accept to Pooki's Mahi's Cookie Policy.  We document, report customers who fail to comply to Pooki's Mahi's Cookie Policy and un-necessarily complain and cyber-harrass or cyber-bully Pooki's Mahi's brand, executives or team.  #ZeroToleranceCyberBully Policy

            7. More Information

              Hopefully that has clarified things for customers and as was previously mentioned if there is something that customers aren't sure whether customers need or not it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features customers use on Pooki’s Mahi’s site. However if customers are still looking for more information then customers can contact us through one of Pooki’s Mahi’s preferred contact methods.


              Email: Submit A Customer Success Request support@pookismahi.com