Dott’s cookie statement aims to explain straightforwardly and transparently what personal data we gather about you and how we process it. It applies to you as a visitor of our online services. This cookie statement is designed in a layered notice fashion so that you may find the essential information provided in a short initial notice. You may find more detailed information below if you wish to know more.
Short Initial Notice
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Please take a moment to familiarise yourself with our cookie practices; feel free to contact the Data Protection Officer with any questions or concerns.
We have kept this document as simple as possible, but if you’re unfamiliar with terms such as cookies, IP addresses, and other privacy jargon, please look at this Glossary of Privacy Terms for more information.
Information We Collected Through Cookies
You may find the information we collected through cookies, including:
Network and connection information, such as the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer or other devices to the Internet and information about your Internet service provider.
Computer and device information, such as device, application, browser type and version, browser plug-in type and version, operating system, or time zone setting.
The location of your device or computer.
Purposes of Using These Technologies
You may find the legitimate purposes for using cookies and similar technologies below:
To enable, facilitate, and streamline the functioning of and your access to the Dott Platform.
To better understand how you navigate through and interact with the Dott Platform and to improve the Dott Platform.
To serve you tailored advertising. (such as on the Dott Platform, emails, and on third-party websites)
Measuring how many people are using services, so they can be made easier to use and to ensure that there’s enough capacity to ensure they are fast.
We are analyzing data to help us understand how you use online services so we can improve them.
For fraud detection and prevention.
Categories of Cookies at Dott
Some cookies we use are essential for some services to work appropriately and, therefore, categorized as strictly necessary, while others are used to improve our performance and ads and improve your experience.
You may find all these categories below:
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are necessary to enable you to browse around our sites and use our services. These cookies cannot be switched off in our systems. In other words, it is permanently active. They are usually only set in response to actions you make that amount to a request for services, e.g., ride history, editing your account settings, or request using our products. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.
These cookies enable Dott’s website and online platform to provide enhanced functionality and personalization. For instance, remember all your log-in details and ensure you are secure when logged in, instance, by enabling a service to recognize your device where you don’t need to waste your time to give the same information several tasks during your time in our sites or your choice of language or region or use of pre-filled forms.
These cookies may be set through our online platform by our advertising partners. Those companies may use them to build a profile of your interests, show you relevant adverts on other sites, and better understand the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device and, for instance, profiling your interest in our online platform and sending information to other websites to customize their ads.
These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources to measure and improve our site’s performance. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and, therefore, anonymous. For instance, helping optimize our sites and services and make them easier for you to navigate and analyze data to help us understand how you use online services so we can improve them.
How To Control and Delete Cookies
The cookie consent (provided by OneTrust Privacy Preferences Center) tool can be utilized to customize your cookie preferences. The tool will record your cookie preferences. The consent tool precisely controls the marketing cookies and performance cookies set by using our primary public website. Strictly necessary cookies cannot be disabled, nor can the tool be used to block cookies on third-party websites linked to our website. You can change your Cookie Preferences at any time by clicking “Manage Cookies”.
Using Your Browser
You can manage browser cookies through your browser settings. The ‘Help’ feature on most browsers will tell you how to remove cookies from your device, prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, notify the browser when you receive a new cookie, how to disable cookies, and when cookies will expire. Check the support site for your browser to understand the privacy settings available to you.
If you want to disable or delete cookies from any web browser,
Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:
To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Your mobile device may allow you to control cookies through its settings function. Refer to your device manufacturer’s instructions for more information.
Essential note: If you choose to decline cookies, some parts of Dott’s online services may not work as intended or may not work at all.
Cookies Set in the Past
Collection of your data from our performance and marketing cookies can be deleted. If cookies are deleted, the information collected before the preference change may still be used. However, we will stop using the disabled cookie to collect further information from your user experience. For our marketing cookie, when a user opts out of tracking, a new cookie is placed to prevent users from being tracked.
Update To Your Cookie Statements
We may amend this cookie statement to remain compliant with any changes in law and to reflect how we process personal data. This version was created on 24.02.2023.
Contact and Questions
You may always contact the Data Protection Officer for any questions or concerns. In addition, depending on your country of residence, you may raise queries or concerns regarding your personal information with your local data protection authority.