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Cookie Policy

At BestBookBuddies, we believe in being clear and open about how we collect and use data related to you. In the spirit of transparency, this policy provides detailed information about how and when we use cookies. This cookie policy applies to any and all BestBookBuddies product or service that links to this policy or incorporates it by reference.

Does BestBookBuddies use cookies?

Yes. As described in our Privacy Policy, we use cookies and other technologies to ensure everyone who uses BestBookBuddies has the best possible experience. Cookies also help us keep your account safe. By continuing to visit or use our services, you are agreeing to the use of cookies and similar technologies for the purposes we describe in this policy.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file placed onto your device that enables BestBookBuddies features and functionality. For example, cookies enable us to identify your device, secure your access to BestBookBuddies 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 on BestBookBuddies and help us serve relevant ads to you.

When does BestBookBuddies place cookies?

We use cookies on our sites (such as ) and mobile applications. Any browser visiting these sites will receive cookies from us. We also place cookies in your browser when you visit non-BBB sites that host our plugins (for example, BBB's "Share" button) or tags.

What types of cookies does BestBookBuddies use?

We use two types: persistent cookies and session cookies. A persistent cookie helps us recognize you as an existing user, so it's easier to return to BBB or interact with our services without signing in again. After you sign in, a persistent cookie stays in your browser and will be read by BBB when you return to one of our sites or a partner site that uses our services (for example, our sharing or job application buttons). Session cookies only last for as long as the session (usually the current visit to a website or a browser session).

Which BestBookBuddies entity is using cookies?

BestBookBuddiesBestBookBuddies will be responsible for your personal data provided to, or collected by or for, our Services. BestBookBuddies

What are cookies used for?

Cookies can be used to recognize you when you visit BestBookBuddies, remember your preferences, and give you a personalized experience that's in line with your settings. Cookies also make your interactions with BestBookBuddies faster and more secure. Additionally, cookies allow us to bring you advertising both on and off the BestBookBuddies sites, and bring customized features to you through BestBookBuddies plugins such as our "Share" button.

Categories of Use



If you're signed in to BestBookBuddies, cookies help us show you the right information and personalize your experience.


We use cookies to enable and support our security features, and to help us detect malicious activity and violations of our User Agreement.

Preferences, features and services

Cookies can tell us which language you prefer and what your communications preferences are. They can help you fill out forms on BestBookBuddies more easily. They also provide you with features, insights, and customized content in conjunction with our plugins. You can learn more about plugins in our Privacy Policy.


We may use cookies to show you relevant advertising both on and off the BestBookBuddies site. We may also use a cookie to learn whether someone who saw an ad later visited and took an action (e.g. downloaded a white paper or made a purchase) on the advertiser's site. Similarly, our partners may use a cookie to determine whether we've shown an ad and how it performed, or provide us with information about how you interact with ads. We may also work with a partner to show you an ad on or off BestBookBuddies, such as after you've visited a partner's site or application.

Performance, Analytics and Research

Cookies help us learn how well our site and plugins perform in different locations. We also use cookies to understand, improve, and research products, features, and services, including when you access BestBookBuddies from other websites, applications, or devices such as your work computer or your mobile device.


How are cookies used for advertising purposes?

Cookies and other ad technology such as beacons, pixels, and tags help us serve relevant ads to you more effectively. They also help us provide aggregated auditing, research, and reporting for advertisers, understand and improve our service, and know when content has been shown to you. Note: Because your web browser may request advertisements and beacons directly from third party ad network servers, these networks can view, edit, or set third party cookies, just as if you had requested a web page from their site. Ads served by BestBookBuddies may also set third party cookies.

If you are logged in on, the BBB app or another Service that references this Cookie Policy or browsing a third party partner site of BestBookBuddies and one of our cookies on your device identifies you, your usage (such as your browsing behavior) and log data (such as your IP address), will be associated by us with your account as noted in our Privacy Policy. We also use aggregate data from third parties and data from your profile and BestBookBuddies activity.

If you are a BestBookBuddies member but logged out of your account on a browser, BestBookBuddies may still continue to log your interaction with our services on that browser for up to 30 days in order to generate usage analytics for our services, which analytics we may share in aggregate form with our advertising customers.

Unless you clear these cookies from your browser, we may use this information to:

  • provide more relevant, interest-based advertising

  • provide aggregate reports of ads activity to advertisers and websites hosting the ads

  • help website and app owners understand how visitors engage with their sites or apps

  • detect and defend against fraud and other risks to protect users and partners

  • improve our products

We do not provide any personal information that we collect to advertisers unless you have given us permission to do so. You can opt-out of interest-based advertising from our customers, as well as our customers' advertising on BestBookBuddies based on data collected through third party sites, by adjusting your settings. Please note that opting out will not remove advertising from the pages you visit; it will mean that the ads you see may not be matched to your interests. If you are not a BestBookBuddies member, learn more about cookies and how to opt out.

What third-party cookies does BestBookBuddies use?

We use some of the third party cookies on our sites. Please note that the names of cookies, pixels and other technologies may change over time. Please also note that companies and other organizations that sponsor pages on BestBookBuddies may use cookies, pixels or other technologies on their BestBookBuddies pages to learn about your interest in them.

Controlling cookies

Most browsers allow you to control cookies through their settings preferences. However, if you limit the ability of websites to set cookies, you may not get the best overall user experience, since it will no longer be personalized to you. It may also stop you from saving customized settings like login information.

What to do if you don't want cookies to be set or want them to be removed?

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 services. If you use BestBookBuddies without changing your browser settings, we'll assume that you're happy to receive all cookies on the BestBookBuddies website. Most browsers also provide functionality that lets you review and erase cookies, including BestBookBuddies cookies. Please note that the BestBookBuddies site will not work properly without cookies.

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