Cookie management policy

Important: On February 20th 2023 Alaya SA became Benevity SA, these Conditions Applicable For the Use Of The Platform have been updated to reflect our new legal name. All references to Benevity herein refer to Benevity SA, Quai de l’Ile 13, 1204 Geneva, Switzerland. 

1. In general

1.1. Definitions. As a general rule, terms starting with an upper-case letter convey the meaning attributed to them in our general terms and conditions or otherwise in this Cookie management policy.

1.2. Relation with the general terms and conditions. This Cookie Management Policy applies in addition to the general terms and conditions and other documents included in the Contractual Documentation, including the Privacy Policy. In the event of any discrepancies between the general terms and conditions and this Cookie Management Policy, this Cookie Management Policy shall prevail.

1.3. A summary table of the Cookies used by Benevity is attached to this Cookie Management Policy.

2. Purpose

2.1. The purpose of this Cookie Policy is to inform Users about the nature of the Cookies used by Benevity and certain third parties and their use.   

2.2. In case of disagreement with the present Cookie Management Policy, the User may, from his browser, block the use of Cookies. In this case, it is possible that all or part of the Site, the Platform or the Services may be inaccessible or unusable.

3. Definition

3.1. Cookies are the equivalent of a small text file, stored on the User's access terminal to the Site or Platform (computer, tablet, telephone, etc...).

3.2. Cookies are placed by Benevity or by third parties on the terminals used by the User to consult the Site or the Platform in order to collect information relating to his navigation or to optimize/personalize his experience.

4. Cookies - issuers

4.1. Benevity’s cookies. These are Benevity’s Cookies.

4.2. Third party cookies. These are Cookies deposited by third parties such as Google Analytics, Hubspot, Hotjar, Segment, Intercom, Salesmachine, or Mixpanel.

5. Cookies - types and usefulness

5.1. Cookies strictly necessary. Some Cookies are necessary to use our Services. These are mainly Benevity's Cookies. These Cookies are used in particular to enable the User to access secured access of the Platform.

5.2. Analytical cookies. Certain Cookies allow Benevity to understand the User's use and performance of the Platform. These are both Benevity's Cookies and third-party Cookies. These Cookies allow Benevity to recognize and count the number of Users of the Site or Platform and to determine how Users use the Site or Platform. This allows Benevity to improve the Site, the Platform and the Services it offers.

5.3. Functional cookies. Certain Cookies are used to enable the Platform to display personalized content for the User, such as displaying the User's name and saving User preferences. These are mainly Benevity's Cookies. 

5.4. Social network cookies. Certain Cookies are used to allow the User to register on the Platform via social network plugins, or to share different content on such social platforms. These Cookies may also enable the display of personalized content on social networks. These Cookies are mainly third-party Cookies, over which Benevity has no control.

5.5. Cookies related to payment security. Some Cookies are used to secure payments made through the Platform. These cookies are mainly third-party Cookies issued by Benevity's financial partners. Benevity has no control over these Cookies.

6. Cookie management

6.1. Users can set up the use of Cookies by choosing at any time to disable the use of all or part of Benevity's and/or third-party Cookies.

6.2. Cookies are set through each of the terminals used for browsing the Site or Platform and according to the terms and conditions given for these platforms in their respective documentation.

6.3. You are reminded that certain Cookies are necessary for the use of certain Services (art. 5.1) and that the deactivation of all or part of them may result in the impossibility to access or use certain Services.

6.4. The deactivation of Analytical Cookies (art. 5.2) has the consequence of preventing the User's browser from sending information to the issuers of said Cookies and does not in principle prevent the use of the Platform.

6.5. Disabling Functional Cookies (art. 5.3) may prevent access to all or part of the Services offered by Benevity.

6.6. The deactivation of Social Network Cookies (art. 5.4) does not in principle prevent the use of the Site or the Platform, but only access to certain Services such as the sharing buttons on social networks (if any).

6.7. Disabling Payment Security Cookies (Section 5.5) may prevent the use of certain Benevity Services.

6.8. Benevity cannot be held responsible for the Use of data collected by third parties and/or for Cookies deposited by them. It is the User's responsibility to manage Cookies in accordance with each issuer. For more information regarding third party Cookies, please refer to the Cookie management policy of each of these issuers.

Last updated 6th March 2023

Appendix to the cookie management policy

Summary Table of Cookies Used by Alaya

Name of Cookie Owner Category
locale Functional Cookies
sk Strictly Necessary Cookies
cookieconsent_status Strictly Necessary Cookies
seg_xid Performance Cookies
timezone Performance Cookies
_fbp Performance Cookies
mkjs_group_id Performance Cookies
ajs_anonymous_id Performance Cookies
fs_uid Performance Cookies
mkjs_user_id Performance Cookies
ajs_user_id Performance Cookies
intercom-session-l43lwj73 Performance Cookies
intercom-id-l43lwj73 Performance Cookies
optimizelyEndUserId Performance Cookies
intercom-session-n2yvvyyj Strictly Necessary Cookies
ajs_anonymous_id Performance Cookies
ajs_user_id Performance Cookies
_hjTLDTest Performance Cookies
intercom-session-vvsa0wuh Strictly Necessary Cookies
_gid Performance Cookies
_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress Performance Cookies
_ga Performance Cookies
_hjid Performance Cookies