Last modified: February 26, 2017
Our Site, like many others, use small files called cookies to help us customise your experience.
This page contains information on what “cookies” are, what are the cookies used by the Muslim Toolbox website (the “Site”), how we use them, and how to manage or disable browser cookies.
Unless otherwise stated, when we mention “PXL APPS / our / we / us”, we refer to the PXL APPS company. Muslim Toolbox is a trademark of PXL APPS.
What are “Cookies”?
“Cookies” are text files that are stored by the browser (such as Chrome or Safari) on your device (such as a computer or a smartphone), containing small amounts of information. Cookies provide a “memory” for our Site, so that it can recognise you when you come back and respond appropriately.
Cookies do lots of different jobs. Cookies allow our Site to know if your device (such as a computer or a smartphone) has visited our Site before. Cookies can then be used to: (1) help understand how our Site is being used; (2) let you navigate between pages efficiently; (3) remember your preferences; (4) and generally improve your browsing experience; (5) cookies can also help ensure marketing you see online is more relevant to you and your interests.
What types of cookies does we use?
In order to provide you with the best browsing experience, we may use several types of cookies on our Site.
Strictly necessary cookies. These cookies are essential, as they enable you to navigate on our Site and use its features, such as accessing secure areas. Without these strictly necessary cookies, some online services (such as the shopping cart) can not be provided.
Performance cookies. These cookies allow us to optimize our website and to detect any technical problems you may encounter. Our performance cookies don’t collect information that identifies you personally; however, if you are signed in to your Muslim Toolbox account, the information collected by us using our performance cookies may be associated with your account.
Functionality cookies. These cookies allow our Site to remember choices you make (such as language preference, country location or other online settings). They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or let a comment. Our functionality cookies collect anonymous information; however, if you are signed in to your Muslim Toolbox account, the information collected by us using our functionality cookies may be associated with your account. For example, if you are a registered user, our functionality cookies may allow us to track your browsing across different websites operated by PXL APPS or to detect your experiences when accessing our websites from different devices.
Tailored content cookies. Tailored content cookies help our Site provide enhanced display content and features in a way that is relevant to you. These cookies help our Site determine what information to show you based on how you have used the Site previously. These cookies do not track your browsing activity on other websites. Our tailored content cookies collect anonymous information; however, if you are signed in to your Muslim Toolbox account, the information collected by us using our tailored content cookies may be associated with your account. For example, we may seek to show more closely tailored content to you based on your browsing behaviour.
Targeting advertising cookies. These cookies are used to deliver advertisements that are more relevant to you and your interests. These cookies can remember that your device has visited our Site, and may also be able to track your device’s browsing activity on other websites than muslimtoolbox.com. This information may be shared with third-party providers (such as advertising platforms) to deliver relevant advertising, and to help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign, or other business partners for the purpose of providing aggregate Service usage statistics and aggregate Service testing. Our targeted advertising cookies collect anonymous information; however, if you are signed in to your Muslim Toolbox account, the information collected by us using our targeted advertising cookies may be associated with your account. For example, we may seek to show more closely targeted ads to you based on your browsing behaviour.
What are “third-party cookies”?
Third-party advertising cookies. A lot of the advertisements you see on the Muslim Toolbox website are provided by third-party platforms. Some of these advertising platforms use their own anonymous cookies to track how many people have seen a particular ad, or to track how many people have seen it more than once. The advertising platforms that generate these cookies have their own privacy policies, and we have no access to read or write these cookies. They may use their cookies to anonymously target advertising to you on other websites, based on your visit to our Site.
Other third-party cookies. On some pages of our Site, other third-party service may also set their own anonymous cookies. They do this to track the success of their service, or to customise the service for you. For example, when you share an article using a social-media sharing button (such as Twitter or Facebook) on our Site, the social network that has created the button will record that you have done this. If you do not want the social network to connect the information collected through our Site to your user account, you should disconnect from the social network beforehand. We invite you to consult the privacy policies of the relevant social network to learn how browsing information collected through the sharing button could be used.
How long will cookies stay on my browsing device?
The length of time a cookie will remain on your device will depend on the type of cookie.
Session cookies. These are temporary cookies, which only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Session cookies help the websites remember what you did on the previous page, of if you have logged in, thus avoiding having to re-enter information.
Persistent cookies. These are cookies, which stay on your browsing device until they expire or are deleted. These cookies help us identify you as a unique visitor (by storing a randomly generated number) and help us remember preferences when returning to our website, thus avoiding having to re-enter information.
How to enable/disable/delete cookies via your browser?
The browser you are using to view our Site can enable, disable or delete cookies. To do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located on the “Support” or “Help”). Please note that if you turn cookies off, you won’t have access to many features that will improve your browsing experience, and some of our services will not function properly.
You can find out more information about cookies, and how to change your browser cookie settings at allaboutcookies.org.