Cookie Policy

Last Updated: December 22, 2020

Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. Please note that if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of our Services.

Scope
This Cookie Policy explains how RANE Network Inc. (“RANE”), uses cookies in the delivery of its suite of products and websites which are accessible at *.ranenetwork.com and *.stratfor.com. RANE is committed to protecting personal information and complying with all applicable privacy requirements in a trustworthy, transparent and responsible manner. This Cookie Policy applies to our websites, mobile applications, and other products and services (collectively, the “Services” or “Websites”).

RANE uses “cookies” to ensure that our Websites are well managed and to facilitate improved navigation. Cookies are small data files stored on your device that help us to improve our Services and your experience, see which areas and features of our Services are popular, and count visits. The use of cookies is now commonplace on most websites. By using the RANE Websites, you consent to the collection and use of your information by RANE.

Disabling Cookies
You can disable cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. Please note that this may mean any opt-outs or preferences you set on the Websites will be lost and functionality may be impaired. You may also be asked to accept cookies on your next visit to the Websites.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit allaboutcookies.org which includes information on how to manage your settings for the major browser providers.

Performance Cookies
Google Analytics:
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our sites. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to our sites, where visitors have come to the sites, 3rd-party audience data (such as age, gender, and interests), and the pages they visited. We use the information to compile reports of our users’ browsing patterns so that we can improve the Websites. You can opt-out of Google Analytics tracking by visiting their ad settings page:
https://www.google.com/settings/ads.

Sales and Personalization Cookies
Pardot:
This cookie is used to collect information about how visitors use our Websites and email communications. The cookie collects information including the number of visitors to the Websites, where visitors have come to the Websites from (including, where applicable, which email communications they clicked on) and the pages they visited. We use the information to compile statistic reports of our users’ browsing patterns so that we can improve our Websites. The information from this cookie may be also combined with your personal information to help us know when to contact you and tailor our communications to you based on pages you have visited.

Google AdWords:
We use remarketing pixels to show ads for RANE’s Services and content based on a user’s prior visit or interaction with our Websites. Google will show ads for RANE on other non-related sites across the Internet, based on your prior visit history with RANE’s Websites. Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on your past visits to our Websites. You can opt out of Google’s use of cookies for this purpose by visiting Google’s Ads Settings: https://www.google.com/settings/ads.

Combining the Cookie Information with Other Data:
When you enter our Websites, we may also collect information, where available, about your computer for system administration purposes, such as your IP address, operating system and browser type. This information may be combined with the data we collect via the described cookies above. This information is statistical data about our users’ browsing patterns and generally does not identify our users.

However, RANE may use IP addresses to help identify you when RANE feels, in its sole discretion, that it is necessary to enforce compliance with the terms of use of the Websites (including the privacy notices), to protect our Services, Websites, systems, information, employees, business partners, subsidiaries, affiliates, users, customers or others, or when required by law or for law enforcement purposes.

In addition, we may use the information we collect via cookies as follows (subject to obtaining your consent to the extent required by applicable law):