Effective date: 2023-05-02
What are Cookies
Below you can manage your cookie preferences. Please note that by disabling certain cookies, you may limit your ability to use certain features of our website.
What are cookies used for?
Cookies are used in a way, allowing the Website to function better and more efficiently. Cookies are needed in order for you to browse the Website and to use their services and functionalities. Without those essential cookies, our Website will not function as fluently as we would like them to and we might not be able to provide you with certain services or features.
Cookies are also used in order to prepare anonymous statistics, which aid us at understanding, how a given user prefers to use our Website, allowing us to improve its structure and contents, without identifying the user. The VideoMuse Website may also use certain Wordpress features, software such as Google Analytics, Google Adsense or Google Adwords, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or other social media “like” buttons or plugins, which contain cookies.
Cookies we use
Google Analytics and Vercel Analytics
We use Google/Vercel Analytics to collect information about how visitors use our website. This information is used to create reports and help us improve the website. Google/Vercel Analytics cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.
We use stripe as our payment gateway which allows websites to process online payments securely and easily. When a user makes a payment on your website using Stripe, their payment information (such as their credit card details) needs to be stored temporarily while the payment is being processed. Please review the https://stripe.com/cookie-settings settings to configure your stripe cookies.
We use next-auth to authenticate users on our application. Next-auth is a library which allows users to authenticate using various third party services, such as google, which makes it easy to sign up and start using our application.
Do cookies contain personal data?On their own, cookies do not require personal information in order to be used and most often, they do not identify internet Users. The personal data, collected during the usage of cookies can only be gathered in order to ease the use of the services by the User. This data is encrypted in such a way that it does not allow unauthorized persons to gain access it.
Deleting the cookiesIn general, applications for access to web pages (web- or mobile browsers) allow the storage of cookies by default. These settings may be changed in such a way that the automatic administration of cookies is blocked by the web browser or that the User would be informed each time when cookies are sent to his/her device. Detailed information about the options and management of cookies may be found in the settings of the Web Browser. Limiting the usage of cookies may affect some of the features of the Website.
Security and confidentialityCookies are NOT viruses. They take the form of simple text. They are not made out of code and cannot therefore be executed or execute themselves alone. Consequently, they may not be duplicated or copied into other networks in order to get started and copied once more. Since cookies cannot perform those functions, they cannot be regarded as viruses. Most often, browsers have built-in privacy settings, which provide different levels for the acceptance of cookies, the period of their validity and their automatic deletion after a User has visited a given website.
Here is some advice, which can ensure safe surfing, but with the help of cookies: