### What are cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of data, stored in text files, that are stored on your computer or other device when websites are loaded in a browser. They are widely used to “remember” you and your preferences, either for a single visit (through a “session cookie”) or for multiple repeat visits (using a “persistent cookie”). They ensure a consistent and efficient experience for visitors, and perform essential functions such as allowing users to register and remain logged in. Cookies may be set by the site that you are visiting (known as “first party cookies”), or by third parties, such as those who serve content or provide advertising or analytics services on the website (“third party cookies”). Both websites and HTML emails may also contain other tracking technologies such as “web beacons” or “pixels.” These are typically small transparent images that provide us with statistics, for similar purposes as cookies. They are often used in conjunction with cookies, though they are not stored on your computer in the same way. As a result, if you disable cookies, web beacons may still load, but their functionality will be restricted.
### **Where we place cookies**
We set cookies in a number of different locations across our services. These include:
* On our websites (including wholesale.kk2trading.com, store.kk2trading.com, kk2trading.com and support.kk2trading.com).
* On our mobile applications.
### **Types of Cookie**
The table below explains the types of cookies we use on our websites and why we use them.
|Category of cookies|Why we use these cookies|
|Strictly Necessary|These cookies are essential for our Services to perform their basic functions. These include those required to allow registered users to authenticate and perform account related functions, as well as to save the contents of virtual “carts” on sites.|
|Functionality|These cookies are used to store preferences set by users such as account name, language, and location.|
|Security|We use these cookies to help identify and prevent potential security risks.|
|Analytics and Performance|Performance cookies collect information on how users interact with our websites, including what pages are visited most, as well as other analytical data. We use these details to improve how our websites function and to understand how users interact with them.|
|Advertising|These cookies are used to display relevant advertising to visitors who use our services or visit our websites, as well as to understand and report on the efficacy of ads served on our websites. They track details such as the number of unique visitors, the number of times particular ads have been displayed, and the number of clicks the ads have received. They are also used to build user profiles, including showing you ads based on products you’ve viewed or acts you have taken on our (and other) websites. These are set by Kk2 trading and trusted third party networks, and are generally persistent in nature.|
|Third Party / Embedded Content|Our sites make use of different third party applications and services to provide our Services and/or enhance the experience of website visitors. These include social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter (through the use of sharing buttons), or embedded content from Youtube, etc. As a result, cookies may be set by these third parties, and used by them to track your online activity. We have no direct control over the information that is collected by these cookies.|
### Controlling Cookies
On a mobile device, you may also be to adjust your settings to limit tracking.
For example, you can opt out of Google Analytics by installing [Google’s opt-out browser add-on](https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout), or from Hotjar by using the [Do Not Track header](https://www.hotjar.com/legal/compliance/opt-out).
### Our Internal Analytics Tool
### Consent for Advertising Cookies on Our Sites
You may see a “cookie banner” on our websites and dashboards. If you are visiting one of our sites from the EU, then we do not set, or allow our ad partners to set, cookies that are used to show you targeted ads before you click to accept. When you consent in this manner, we and our advertising partners may set advertising cookies on the site you are visiting and on our other websites, dashboards, and services, which we use to show you advertisements about our various Kk2 trading products.
### **Consent and Choices for Advertisements on Our Users’ Sites Through Our Ads Program**
You may see a “cookie banner” on our users’ websites, particularly if you are in the European Union. If so, then our ad program does not set, or allow our ad partners to set, cookies that are used to show you targeted ads before you accept. When you consent in this manner, we and our advertising partners may set third party advertising cookies on our network in order to show you personalized ads. We’ll display the banner to you periodically, just in case you change your mind. \* We or 3rd parties set a cookie to help us understand how visitors engage with websites that participate in our ad program. Visitors may opt out of our use of this information by [visiting this link](https://s.pubmine.com/opt-out) (the opt-out will be processed immediately with no confirmation step). When you opt out, we replace the unique value for that cookie with an opt-out value. The opt-out works across all websites in our ads program. If you have opted out by accident, or wish to opt back in, you may do so by [visiting this link](https://s.pubmine.com/opt-in). Please note that this option is browser specific, and so if you use a different device or browser or clear your cookies, then you will need to repeat the process.
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