Cookie Policy and List of Third-Party Services

Last updated: November 22, 2022

Silota Research and Development Inc., dba Covalent Research and Development and any affiliates or subsidiaries, including Covalent Network Corporation ("Covalent", "us", "we" or "our") use some cookies and tracking technologies as part of our services, including on our website (collectively, the "Services"). By using the Services, you consent to the use of necessary tracking technologies.

Cookies in general, are small pieces of text files stored in your web browser or device and allow us or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and more useful to you. Cookies can be "persistent" or "session" cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your device when you go offline, while session cookies are deleted as soon as you close your browser or device. Tracking technologies operate similarly.

When you use the Services, Covalent may place tracking technology files on your computer or device. Covalent uses essential tracking technologies that are required to authenticate users, operate the Services and prevent fraudulent use of Covalent's services. Essential tracking technologies that Covalent uses include:

  • Cloudfare -- may collect device information which is used to identify trusted web traffic, advanced rate limiting to protect against denial-of-service attacks, brute-force login attempts, API traffic surges, and other types of abuse targeting APIs and applications. Device data is also collected to mitigate automated traffic to protect Covalent's from bad bots. Privacy Policy.

  • Rudderstack. Analytics cookie set by Rudderstack that stores a user ID via the Covalent API and is necessary to operate the API. Privacy Policy.

Covalent also uses non-essential cookies and tracking technologies in order to improve the our user experience and help market our company. You may change the settings of our non-essential tracking technologies either through the Service or by using the links below:

  • Google Tag Manager and Google Adsense -- collects information necessary for advertising. It is a first-party cookie for "Conversion Linker" functionality; it takes information in ad clicks and stores it in a first-party cookie so conversions can be attributed outside the landing page. Privacy Policy.

  • Google Analytics -- Covalent website uses Google Analytics to track users and deliver ads. Google Analytics Privacy Policy.

  • Freshteam -- used to maintain the user's Freshteam session during the job application process and tracks information provided during an application process. Privacy Policy.

  • ActiveCampaign. This cookie is placed by ActiveCampaign to collect data on a wide variety of contact behavior. Privacy Policy.

  • Facebook -- Collects advertising identifiers for advertising purposes. Privacy Policy.

  • YouTube -- Collects IP addresses, video preferences, bandwidth information, session status and advertising identifiers for marketing purposes. Privacy Policy.

  • Telegram -- Collects an advertising identifier for advertising purposes. Privacy Policy.

If you would like to delete cookies or tracking technologies entirely or instruct your device to delete or refuse cookies or tracking technologies, please do so through your browser/device settings. You may also email us at <u>[email protected]</u>. In some cases, you may lose all access to the Service if you make this request if such technology is essential for the Service to function. Be aware that if you delete tracking technologies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features of the Service, or the Service may not work at all.

Residents of the European Economic Area have certain privacy rights pursuant to the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") and Directive 2002/58/EC of the European Parliament ("e-Privacy Directive") or additional privacy law legislation. Covalent complies with the GDPR and e-Privacy Directive and all privacy law legislation when it comes to cookies and tracking technologies. For more information about the GDPR or the e-Privacy Directive, please visit the following links: <u>GDPR</u> and e-Privacy Directive.

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In addition to the above-listed tracking technologies, Covalent uses the following third-party services:

  • Google Cloud Platform -- Used for data storage and security. Some user information and public data are stored here. Privacy Notice.

  • Clickhouse -- Used for data storage and security. No personal information is stored here. Only public data. <u>Privacy Policy</u>.

  • OVHCloud -- Used for data storage and security. No Personal information is stored on this cloud. Terms and Privacy Policy.

  • Snowflake -- Used for data storage and security. <u>Privacy Notice.</u> Some user information and public data are stored here.

  • Stripe -- Used for payment collection. Some user information is stored here. Privacy Policy.

  • Discourse -- Used for discussion forum. Privacy Policy.