Cookie Policy

This Cookies Policy (“Policy”) describes the different types of cookies and similar technologies that are used on https://www.merithr.com/ (“Site”) Merit HR. We may change this Policy at any time. If you have any questions, please contact us by email at Danika Davis at Danika@Merithr.com

or write to us at the following address:
Merit HR
Human Resources – Data Privacy
Headquarters
2121 N. California Blvd., #290
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

1. WHAT ARE COOKIES AND SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES?

Cookies are a standard feature of websites that allow us to store small amounts of data on your computer about your visit to the Site. Cookies help us learn which areas of the Site are useful and which areas need improvement. For this purpose, we also use technologies similar to cookies, such as Flash Local Shared Objects (also known as Flash cookies) or pixel tags. Using the consent manager on the Site, you can choose whether to accept the use of various categories of cookies (as set out in Section 3 of this Policy). However, if you disable cookies and similar technologies, your experience on the Site may be diminished and some features may not work as intended.

2. WHAT COOKIES AND SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES DO WE USE?

Below we list the different types of cookies that we use on the Site. The specific cookies that we use, and the categories to which they belong, are available in the consent manager. To the extent any personal information is collected through cookies, our Privacy Policy applies and complements this Policy.
Required Cookies. Required cookies enable you to navigate the Site and to use its services and features. Without these absolutely necessary cookies, we may not be able to provide the Site or certain services or features, and the Site will not perform as smoothly for you as we would like it to.

Analytics Cookies. These cookies allow us to analyze your use of the Site to evaluate and improve our performance, for example, by providing us information about how our site is used.

Enhanced Experience Cookies. These cookies enhance your experience on the Site, for example, by enabling social sharing functionalities for LinkedIn and Twitter, and by enabling our video content.

Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google“). We use Google Analytics to collect anonymized statistics in order to improve the Site. You can learn about Google’s practices by going to Google Analytics and privacy, and opt out of them by downloading the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. We have taken the following measures to protect the data collected through Google Analytics:
We have concluded a data processing agreement with Google about how Google may process the data collected through Google Analytics;
We have configured Google Analytics settings to mask the last octet of user IP addresses;
We have configured Google Analytics to not share data with third parties; and
We do not use other Google services in conjunction with Google Analytics.
Browser or Device Information. Certain information is collected by most browsers or automatically through your device, such as your Media Access Control (MAC) address, computer type (Windows or Mac), screen resolution, operating system name and version, device manufacturer and model, language, Internet browser type and version, and the name and version of the Site you are using. We use this information to ensure that the Site functions properly.

3. HOW DO I MANAGE COOKIES AND SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES?

You can refuse or accept cookies using the consent manager shown when you first visit the Site. You can review and change your cookie settings at any time by revisiting the consent manager. You can also choose to set your cookie preferences in your Internet browser. For more information, you can visit your Internet browser provider’s website via your help screen. Please refer to http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html for information on commonly used browsers. Please be aware that if cookies are disabled, not all features of the Site may operate as intended. If you want to clear all cookies left behind by the websites you have visited, here are links where you can download three programs that clean out tracking cookies:
http://www.lavasoftusa.com/products/ad-aware_se_personal.php
http://www.webroot.com/consumer/products/spysweeper/