Last updated: May 2023
Catappult is a software developed by Aptoide S.A. (“Aptoide”), a company with ID 509987184 and principal place of business at Rua Soeiro Pereira Gomes, Lote 1, 3D, 1649-031 Lisboa, Portugal which allows the distribution of products in the Aptoide App Store and other Apps distribution channels.
Aptoide respects your privacy and is committed to be clear and transparent about the way it processes information about you while you’re using Catappult Services (Catappult Website, Catappult Software and Catappult Blog).
In this document we will explain what cookies are, which cookies we use and why we use them.
At any moment, you can set your browser to accept or reject new cookies or to deactivate cookies already installed in your computer or mobile device. This action could retrieve on an unsatisfying use of the websites.
A cookie is a small file placed onto your device that enables Aptoide features and functionality. For example, cookies enable us to make the websites work as you expect it; to identify your device; secure your access to your Aptoide account, and our sites generally, and even help us know if someone attempts to access your account from a different device. Cookies also enable you to easily share content.
Cookies can be used to recognize you when you use Catappult Services, remember your preferences, and give you a personalized experience that’s in line with your settings. Cookies also make your interactions with Aptoide faster and more secure.
We use different types of cookies:
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
a) Aptoide Cookies
Token that authenticates a catappult user and validates the current session.
Determines whether the user has accepted the usage of cookies.
b) Third Party Cookies
Hotjar cookies that are set when the user first lands on a page with the Hotjar script. They are used to persist Hotjar user details, unique to that site on the browser. This ensures that behaviour in subsequent visits to the same site will be attributed to the same user.
8 months to 11 months
Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third-party advertisers.
Cookies needed for the user to be able to login via Facebook.
Determines if the user is logged in via Google.
Google login trigger, needed for the user to be able to login via Google.
Anonymous visitor identifier cookie. As people visit the site they get this cookie.
Identifier for each unique browser session. The users can access their conversations and have data communicated on logged out pages for 1 week, as long as the session isn't intentionally terminated with `Intercom('shutdown');`, which usually happens on logout.
Most browsers allow you to control cookies through their settings preferences. However, if you limit the ability of websites to set cookies, you may worsen your overall user experience, since it will no longer be personalized to you. It may also stop you from saving customized settings like login information.
If you do not want to receive cookies, you can change your browser settings on your computer or other device you’re using to access our websites. If you use our websites without changing your browser settings, we’ll assume that you’re happy to receive all cookies related with Catappult website. Most browsers also provide functionality that lets you review and erase cookies, including Catappult cookies. Please note that Catappult websites will not work properly without cookies.
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