Opt Out of Cookies and Similar Technologies

Last updated on January 9th, 2023 

This page is intended to help you understand how TaxSlayer uses cookies and other similar technologies and how you can opt out of these cookies. TaxSlayer and our affiliated companies may use cookies on websites, products, mobile applications, co-branded offerings, and other services (collectively, “Services”), when you use our Services.

WHAT ARE COOKIES

A cookie is a small file sent to a browser by a website you visit to help that website remember information about your visit. Other technologies, including unique identifiers used to identify a browser, application or device, pixels, and local storage, can also be used for these purposes.

The following sets out the different categories of cookies and other technologies or tools that our website uses, why we use them, and how to opt out.

Please note that if you do not accept cookies or other technologies, some features or activities may not be available to you. Also, if you use a different browser, or use a new or different device, you may need to renew your cookie preferences.

Essential Cookies

Essential cookies are necessary to allow the technical operation of our Services. We use these cookies to authenticate you, run your session securely while you’re logged in, help detect and prevent fraud, and provide you with our Services.

Functional Cookies

Functional cookies are used to help remember your site preferences and choices so that we can deliver Services, monitor our Services, and offer you enhanced functionality when using our Services.

Analytics Cookies

Analytics cookies are used to help us understand how you access our Services so we can make improvements.

Advertising Cookies

Advertising cookies and pixels are used to deliver relevant ads and track ad campaign performance and efficiency. For example, we and our ad partners may use information collected to serve you interest-based ads on our website or on other websites.

Please note that even if you opt out of cookies or targeted advertising, you will still receive advertisements, but they may not be tailored to your interests.

THIRD-PARTY COOKIES AND OTHER TECHNOLOGIES

We work with the following third parties to provide services on or help us improve our site. Since business structures and relationships may change, the information below may not always be comprehensive or up to date. For a complete list of our third-party partners, please contact us at support@taxslayer.com.

To disable or reject third-party technologies, please refer to the relevant third party's website. You can also learn more about managing cookies below.

Functional or Analytics Cookies

  • ABBYY: To read ABBYY's privacy policy and to opt out, click here.
  • Cloudflare: To read Cloudflare’s privacy policy, click here. To read Cloudflare’s cookie policy and to opt out, click here.
  • Decibel: To read Decibel’s privacy policy, click here. To opt out, click here.
  • Genesys (BoldChat): To read Genesys's privacy policy and to opt out, click here.
  • Google (Google Analytics): To read Google’s privacy policy, click here. To opt out of Google Analytics for display advertising, click here. To opt out of Google Analytics, click here.
  • Heap: To read Heap’s privacy policy and to opt out, click here.
  • Medallia: To read Medallia's privacy policy and to opt out, click here.
  • Optimizely: To read Optimizely’s privacy policy, click here. To read Optimizely’s cookie policy and to opt out, click here.
  • Tag Inspector: To read Tag Inspector's privacy policy and to opt out, click here.

Advertising Cookies

  • Commission Junction (CJ): To read CJ's privacy policy, click here.
  • Google (including DoubleClick): To read Google's privacy policy, click here. To opt out of Google Analytics for display advertising or to customize Google Display Network ads, click here. To opt out of Google Analytics, click here.
  • LinkedIn: To read LinkedIn’s Privacy Policy, click here. To learn more about LinkedIn’s Cookie Policy, click here. To opt out of targeted advertising, click here.
  • LiveRamp: To read LiveRamp’s Privacy Policy, click here. To opt out, click here.
  • Marketo: To read Marketo’s privacy policy, click here. To read Marketo’s cookie policy and to opt out, click here.
  • Microsoft (Bing Ads): To read Microsoft’s privacy policy and to opt out, click here.
  • Roku OneView (DataXu): To read Roku's privacy policy and to opt out, click here.
  • Trustpilot: To read Trustpilot’s privacy policy, click here. To read Trustpilot’s cookie policy and to opt out, click here.
  • TVSquared: To read TVSquared’s privacy policy, click here. To opt out, click here.
  • UpSellit: To read UpSellit’s privacy policy and to opt out, click here. 
  • VDX (a/k/a Exponential or TribalFusion): To read VDX’s privacy policy and to opt out, click here.
  • Xandr (AppNexus): To read Xandr’s privacy policy and to opt out, click here.
  • Yahoo: To read Yahoo’s privacy policy, click here. To opt out, click here.
  • YouTube: To read YouTube’s privacy statement and to opt out, click here. To read Google’s privacy policy, click here.

MANAGING COOKIES IN YOUR BROWSER

You can also set your Internet browser (e.g., Chrome, Safari, Edge, Internet Explorer, etc.) to warn you each time a cookie is being sent or to turn off all cookies (except Flash cookies). Check your browser’s Help menu to find out how. You can also use third-party tools to identify and make additional choices about many technologies, including cookies.

Flash cookies are different from browser cookies because of the amount of, type of, and how data is stored. Please note that cookie management tools provided by certain browsers will not remove Flash cookies. To learn how to restrict and block Flash cookies, visit the Adobe website here. As with any Cookie, if you do restrict Flash Cookies, there may be some features that you won't be able to use.

MANAGING OTHER TECHNOLOGIES IN YOUR MOBILE DEVICES 

Most mobile devices allow you to manage how other technologies, such as unique identifiers are set and used. For example, the Advertising ID on Android devices or Apple’s Advertising Identifier can be managed in your device’s settings. Please reference your mobile operating system support documentation to learn more.

HELPFUL RESOURCES

The following websites provide more information about your choices to opt-out of tracking through certain third-party advertising and analytics Cookies:

• Digital Advertising Alliance: DAA’s opt-out page provides information on companies that participate in its WebChoices tool and how to opt out using its browser tool.

• Network Advertising Initiative: NAI’s opt-out page provides information on its member companies that deliver tailored online ads and your choices to opt-out of receiving them.

• TrustArc: TrustArc’s opt-out page allows you to send requests to the companies that place cookies in your browser. 

QUESTIONS ABOUT COOKIES 

For further information on how we protect your privacy in our use of Cookies and other personal information, or if you would like to contact us, please see our Privacy Policy.

 

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