Global Cookie Statement
Version October 2022
1. General information
Please note that Poki may update this Cookie Statement from time to time. If Poki makes important changes, we will let you know. You can of course also check this Cookie Statement to ensure that you are aware of the most updated version.
* Please note that we determine from which region you visit our website based on your IP-address, thus if you use a VPN-connection, you may not be shown the Cookie Statement applicable to you.
2. What are cookies?
There are two different categories of cookies:
- First party cookies.
Cookies which Poki places on your device for its own purposes.
- Third party cookies.
Cookies placed by or for an external/third party (e.g. other company). Usually these are cookies for the purpose of advertisement and tracking (see below). Vice versa, Poki may also obtain cookie information obtained by third parties when you visit other websites.
- Default period.
After the validity period of a cookie passes, the cookie is automatically removed by the web browser. For local storage:Poki will make sure that it is removed after the time specified in theCookie Table .
The validity period varies per cookie. For example, some cookies are only valid during the browser session. Other cookies can also recognize your device if you visit the Poki Website during a new browser session, e.g. for half a year after being placed.
- Early deletion/refusal of cookies.
You can choose to delete a cookie manually before its validity period has passed. You can also decide to refuse the cookies which may only be used with your consent. For more information on this, please see the section below: "How can you manage cookies and cookie settings?".
- HTML5 Local Storage.
HTML5 Local Storage and local shared objects can be used for the same purposes as cookies.
- Web beacons.
Web beacons (also called "tags" or "tracking pixels") are bits of programming code that can be included in web pages, emails, and ads. Web beacons can notify the user when those web pages, emails, or ads have been viewed or clicked on by you.
Below, when we speak of "cookies", we also mean the similar technologies described above, unless we say otherwise.
3. What type of cookies do we use?
Poki uses three types of cookies on the Poki Website: (1) functional cookies, (2) analytical cookies and (3) advertising cookies.
(i) Functional cookies.
Functional cookies are essential for the proper layout and navigation of a website. It concerns cookies (1) that are placed with the sole purpose of facilitating communication over an electronic communication network or (2) that are strictly necessary for providing you with the information-society service as requested by you.
- No consent required:
Depending on the applicable law, functional cookies may be placed without your consent. You can object to these cookies via your browser settings (see below).
(ii) Analytical cookies.
- Definition analytical cookies:
Analytical cookies are used to analyze and map the use of a certain website, so that the quality and/or effectiveness of Poki's services can be improved.
- Not always consent required:
Depending on the applicable law, Poki does not need your consent to place cookies for obtaining information about the quality or effectiveness of a provided information-society service (analytical cookies), if this will have little or no impact on your private life. In certain jurisdictions - for example the member states of the EU - we need your consent for the use of certain analytical cookies. If required, we will ask for your consent.
(iii) Advertising cookies.
- Definition advertising cookies:
Advertising/targeting cookies are cookies which are used to analyze user activity and sessions and allows parties to deliver a more personalized experience. Advertising cookies are mainly set by the third parties with whom Poki runs advertising campaigns. This enables Poki to serve ads that are relevant to you.
- Consent required:
Depending on the applicable law, we may need your consent to use advertising cookies. This is for instance case within the member states of the EU. If required, we will ask for your consent to place advertising cookies.
4. Who places which cookies?
(i) Poki cookies
Some cookies are placed directly by Poki or on behalf of Poki. This concerns all functional cookies, some analytical cookies and advertising cookies. A full overview of the cookies placed via your browser can be found via our Cookie Consent Module - if available in your region -, or via your browser's Developer Tools which you can open with ctrl+shift+i on Windows or cmd+shift+i on Mac.
(ii) Developer cookies
Google Analytics Blockage
* Please note that this list may not be complete, since randomized cookies that are placed with less than 100 website visitors are not included in the list. Furthermore, the cookies used by developers may change over time. Therefore, we automatically update this list daily.
(iii) Secondary domains
The Poki domain (poki.com) also hosts some secondary pages: developers.poki.com, app.poki.dev, about.poki.com, jobs.poki.com, and shop.poki.com. Poki does not place or use any cookies on these sub-domains, except from shop.poki.com. On shop.poki.com we place functional cookies. Please see “2. What are cookies?” and “3. What type of cookies do we use?” for more information about (functional) cookies. If Poki uses or places cookies on these secondary pages, Poki has ensured that via these domains no cookies that require consent under the applicable law are placed without your consent.
(iv) Externally hosted games and other websites
This Cookie Statement only applies to cookies that are used when you visit the Poki Website. Poki is in no way responsible for cookies that are placed by and for other parties when you visit another webpage, also not if you are referred to such website from the Poki Website. To enable you to make a conscious choice in this respect, we do include a banner if you play a game via our website that is hosted on a third-party website. This banner informs you that you are about to access a third-party website.
5. How can you manage cookies and cookie settings?
Cookie settings website.
- Your precise geolocation and information about device characteristics can be used;
- Advertisement and content performance can be measured and can be personalized based on a profile;
- Data can be used to build or improve user experience, systems and software; and whether
- Cookies, device identifiers, or other information can be stored or accessed on your device for the purposes presented to you.
Via the cookie settings, you can also change for which purposes your data obtained via cookies may exactly be used, and/or specify per organization whether they are allowed to use your data or not.
Functioning of the Website.
How to change or delete cookie settings in your browser.
How to change cookies setting in Google Chrome
How to change cookies setting in Microsoft Edge
How to change cookies setting in Safari
How to change cookies setting in Mozilla Firefox
How to change cookies setting in Opera
How to change cookies setting in Vivaldi
How to change cookie settings in Yandex