What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files placed on your computer or device to help the Evolv website perform efficiently and seamlessly and for certain functions.   Cookies are unique to your account, your browser, or your device, and are a user’s identification card for the Evolv servers.  They do not contain names, but contain technical information about your device and/or browser.  Every time you go back to the same website, the browser or device sends the cookie file to the website’s server.  Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies.  Cookies cannot access, read, or modify any data on your computer.  

Learn more about cookies at http://www.allaboutcookies.org.   

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies and similar technologies on our websites, as almost all websites do. We also use cookies when you access some of our products and services. Cookies allow us, among other things, to store your preferences and settings, authenticate and log you in, provide you with a personalized experience, keep our websites secure, and analyze how our websites and online services are performing.

The following table provides information on the types of cookies we use for our websites and products and services.  

We will not set analytics cookies or tracking cookies without your consent.  Of course, we don’t request your consent for cookies that are necessary to display content that you have requested or to provide other function that you have requested while interacting with our site.   You can also opt out of third-party cookies from Google Analytics using the Google Analytics opt-out browser setting add-on or third-party ad management tools.

Type of Cookies Description
Essential / necessary cookiesThese cookies are used for the operation of our website, authentication of visitors, and to help remember your preferences.  These cookies may not be disabled and are required for the operation of our Evolv websites and products and services.
Preferences and settings These cookies help us remember your settings and preferences, and may not be disabled.   
Security Evolv security cookies support the security features of our services and help us detect malicious activities.  These cookies may not be disabled and are required for the operation of our Evolv websites and products and services.  
Analytics We use third-party cookies such as Google Analytics and HubSpot to gather information about website user activities.  These analytics cookies help us analyze and improve the performance of the Evolv website.   It also helps us to understand how you use our products and services and what types of devices you use to access them.   Third-party analytics cookies may use IP addresses, but are generally not tied to personal information.   We will not set these cookies without your consent.
Social media settings The Evolv website includes buttons and cookies from Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media companies that allow you share content via their services if you are a member and signed in.  Any interactions with those features are governed by the privacy and cookie policies of the social media companies.  Please consult those privacy and cookie policies to understand how they use your information or to disable cookies that they may set.  
Marketing and advertising These cookies are used to show you ads that are more relevant to you.  We may share this information with advertisers or use it to better understand your interests.   We will not share this information without your consent. 

You can always revoke your consent by notifying us at any time.  Another option is to change your web browser settings to reject cookies.  You should be able to find out how to do this under the “settings” (or “advanced settings”) menu in your browser.  If the information is tough to find, try using your favorite search engine to look up how to reject cookies using your particular browser.  One tip: If you set your web browser to reject all third party cookies, the result may be that you can’t opt out of some cookies because the opt-out is recorded in a cookie!  

For more information on cookies generally (in a range of European languages) and how to opt out of many common cookies (which are not necessarily used on our website), have a look at http://www.youronlinechoices.com/.  

More Information

Learn more about how we use personal information in our Privacy Statement

Any questions? Please contact us. For more contact options, please see our Privacy Statement.