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Spec Cookie Policy

Spec” means SpecTrust, Inc., a Delaware corporation, d/b/a Spec.


The purpose of this policy is to establish what types of cookies will be used by SpecTrust and for what purposes those cookies will be used.


When you visit SpecTrust websites, information is stored on your device in the form of a “cookie.” Cookies are small files that are stored on your device and save certain settings and data to exchange with our websites via your browser. For example, cookies enable us to tailor a website to better match your interests or remember your username or password so that you do not have to re-enter it every time.Web beacons and other similar files can perform similar functions and we use “cookie” in this Policy to refer to all files that collect information in this manner.We as well as our marketing partners and analytics or service providers use cookies and other technologies to ensure everyone who uses our websites has the best possible experience.


The following subsections outline the access control standards that constitute the SpecTrust policy.

3.1 How does SpecTrust use Cookies?

When you first visit our websites, we send one or more necessary cookies to your device. Upon your return to our websites, any necessary cookies and other device cookies that you opt in to enable us to recognize your web browsers. SpecTrust uses session-based cookies, which last only during one browsing session. A session-based cookie is erased from your device when you close your web browser or turn off your device. SpecTrust also uses persistent cookies, which remain on your device after you have closed your browser or turned off your device.SpecTrust may use web beacons, tags and scripts in our websites or in emails to help us to deliver cookies, count visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness and determine whether an email has been opened and acted upon. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by our service/analytics providers on an individual and aggregated basis. We use this information collected from web beacons for determining which of our emails are more interesting to you and other users and improve our websites, our services and email communications.If you opt in to cookies that collect analytics information, we collect analytics information when you use our websites to help us improve them. We may also share data about activity on our websites with third-party service providers for analytics of our website performance.

3.2 Types of Cookies used

We use two categories of cookies: Necessary Cookies and Marketing Cookies.

3.2.1 Necessary Cookies

Necessary cookies enable you to navigate within our websites and operate our websites’ features. Necessary cookies are required to deliver security and enable core site functionality and cannot be turned off. For example, essential cookies help remember your preferences as you move around the website and are required to access secure areas of our websites. SpecTrust also uses necessary cookies to analyze the performance of SpecTrust’s services by collecting information regarding error rates and latency associated with page load time.

3.2.2 Marketing Cookies

Marketing cookies are used to track a visitor’s engagement with content on our website. The intention is to understand what content is helpful and well-positioned to guide visitors toward learning more about our products and services, and where opportunities for content optimization still exist.