Cookie Policy

Effective date: February 10, 2021

1. Set your cookies preferences

We use Non-Essential Third-Party Cookies to improve your experience and perform analytics. If you do not accept our use of Third Party Non-Essential Cookies, please read below to learn how to manage the use of these Non-Essential Third Party Cookies as they apply to you.

2. What is a cookie?

A cookie is a piece of data that may be stored in the browser you use to access GearSay, which enables features and functionality. It allows our website to "remember" your activity or preferences over a length of time or during a particular session. If you're signed in to GearSay, cookies allow us to show you the right information and personalize your experience.

Some of the cookies we use are set by us ( to facilitate our provision of the service. These are known as First Party Cookies. We also utilize Third-Party Cookies, which are set by other sites (for example,, and and employed on our website, and are explained further below.

3. How does GearSay use cookies?

We use session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are temporary cookies that are not stored in your browser beyond the session in question. They are used for authentication and security purposes and to ensure the effective and necessary functioning of the GearSay features which you are utilizing. We may also use a session cookie to remember your preferences when viewing the site. These session cookies are erased when you exit your browser.

Persistent cookies are those placed on your browser for a pre-determined length of time when you visit this site. They expire on a set expiration date, or when they are deleted manually. To learn more about how you can delete cookies manually, read the section below entitled "Managing and refusing the use of cookies."

4. First-Party Cookies

We develop and use cookies via our website to authenticate users, block malicious use of login credentials and shield unauthorized access to member data. We also develop and use cookies to collect information on website usage in order to understand and improve GearSay. These cookies also help us learn how well our website operates across different locations and identify any issues in the operation and provision of our website.

5. Third-Party Cookies

We also permit the setting of Third-Party Cookies on our website. Some of these cookies are necessary to provide you with services you have requested ("Essential Third-Party Cookies"), whereas others are not necessary to provide you with services you have requested ("Non-Essential Third-Party Cookies").

6. Essential Third-Party Cookies

We use Essential Third-Party Cookies to allow you to navigate our site and use its services and features. For example, we allow you to sign up and log in using accounts you create with third-party products and services, such as Facebook (collectively, "Third-Party Accounts"). When you sign up or log in using Third-Party Accounts, we use Essential Third-Party Cookies which are necessary to authenticate you.

7. Non-Essential Third Party Cookies

We use Non-Essential Third-Party Cookies to assist us in measuring and understanding how our products are used and how they can be optimized. We may also receive other analytics information from these third parties.

Some of these cookies are advertising cookies, which we employ to serve relevant ads to users who have already visited our website. We use the following cookies for advertising purposes: Google AdWords and Facebook.

Other cookies are used to assess performance and analytics, or to perform business research. We use the following cookies for performance, analytics and research purposes: Google Analytics and Fullstory.

8. Managing and refusing the use of cookies

When you first visit our site, you will see a banner asking whether you would like to accept the use of cookies. By clicking "I accept," you agree to the use of all cookies as described here, including Non-Essential Third-Party Cookies.

We will only use Non-Essential Third-Party Cookies if you click "I accept" on the cookies banner. You can manage your cookies preferences at any time by following the instructions in this policy.

Most browsers allow you to choose whether you wish to accept cookies. Different browsers make different controls available to you and so we provide links below to popular browser instructions on how you can do this. Generally, your browser will offer you the choice to accept, refuse or delete all cookies, or third-party cookies on a website, or those from specific websites. However, if you restrict our capability to set cookies, you may limit the full functionality of GearSay, which will make some of our services and features unavailable to you.

  1. Google Chrome
  2. Safari
  3. Firefox
  4. Internet Explorer
  5. Opera

In some cases, you can manage third-party cookies on a cookie-by-cookie basis. You can manage your Google ads personalization setting, your Google Analytics setting, your FullStory cookies setting and your Facebook cookies setting.

9. Do Not Track (DNT)

We may not recognize Do-Not-Track ("DNT") signals from your web browsers or device. This is because there is not yet a universally accepted standard on how to interpret and respond to DNT signals, which often conflict with other settings. If and when a standard is established, we will re-examine how we can appropriately respond to DNT signals.

10. Changes to this policy

This policy may change from time to time, so it should be reviewed frequently for the most up to date cookie information. We will notify you of any changes by updates to this page.

If you have questions about this policy, you may reach us at