Potentia Cookie Policy

Last Modified: August 27, 2018

Thank you for visiting the Potentia platform (“Platform”). Potentia is committed to protecting your personal information and ensuring your experience with us is as safe and as enjoyable as possible. In this section, you’ll find information on how and why we use “cookies” to improve our Platform and your experience. You’ll also find out how to manage the information that is collected via our cookies.

What Are Cookies?

Most websites use cookies to improve your browsing experience. Cookies are small amounts of information in the form of text files sent by websites to your computer, mobile phone or other device when you visit our website. They allow companies to do various things, including tailor the content you see, and ensure the security of your online experience. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer.

Cookie Uses

Potentia uses cookies for the following purposes:

  • To save your preferences. This allows us to assist you in remembering what types of preferences, logins, and settings you have created within the Potentia Platform. These cookies also allow us to understand how you use our Platform and we use these cookies in an attempt to optimize your user experience.
  • To track to track your usage of the Platform and to help us improve the usability of our Platform. This allows us to understand how and why you are using our Platform.
  • To assist us in processing transactions. Cookies allow us to remember your orders and to assist us in ensuring that transactions are properly processed.

Third Party Cookies

You may have seen references on other websites to “first party cookies” and “third party cookies.” Determining whether or not a cookie is a first or third party cookie depends on which website sets the cookie on your device. First party cookies are set by, or on behalf of, the company whose website you visit. Cookies set by any other company are third party cookies. For example, third party cookies may be used by advertising companies to serve ads when you visit their website.

Currently, Potentia uses third party cookies to understand how you use the Platform. This helps improve our Platform and assists us in customizing your user experience.

What If I Don’t Want to Accept Cookies?

You can choose to restrict or block access to cookies set by Potentia or any other company. You can set your browser to notify you when a web server attempts to write or load a cookie to your computer. This gives you a chance to accept or reject the cookie. Please be aware that rejecting any cookies may render some portions of the Platform inaccessible or otherwise cause the improper functioning of portions of the Platform.

How Can I Control Cookies?

If you don’t want to receive cookies, you can modify your browser so that you are alerted when any cookies are being placed on your computer. Additionally, you can reject all cookies or you may delete cookies that have already been set.

More Information About Cookies

If you wish to restrict or block web browser cookies you may do so via your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should be able to assist you in this matter. Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org, which contains comprehensive information regarding the management of cookies on your browser. Aboutcookies.org contains both general information and specific information regarding cookies and their usage. Further, if you are a European user you may visit http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/ which will inform you of your cookie choices.

Blocking Cookies

You may block cookies by doing the following. For example:

  1. in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”,“Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.
  2. in Firefox you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, and un-checking “Accept cookies from sites” in the “Privacy” box.
  3. in Google Chrome you can adjust your cookie permissions by clicking “Options”, “Under the hood”, Content Settings in the “Privacy” section. Click on the Cookies tab in the Content Settings.
  4. in Safari you can block cookies by clicking “Preferences”, selecting the “Privacy” tab and “Block cookies”.

Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites. If you block cookies, you may not be able to use certain features within our Platform.

Deleting Cookies

You can also delete cookies already stored on your computer:

  1. in Internet Explorer, you must manually delete cookie files.
  2. in Firefox, you can delete cookies by, first ensuring that cookies are to be deleted when you “clear private data” (this setting can be changed by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and“Settings” in the “Private Data” box) and then clicking “Clear private data” in the “Tools”menu.
  3. in Google Chrome you can adjust your cookie permissions by clicking “Options”, “Under the hood”, Content Settings in the “Privacy” section. Click on the Cookies tab in the Content Settings.
  4. in Safari you can delete cookies by clicking “Preferences”, selecting the “Privacy” tab and “Remove All Website Data”.


If you have any additional questions regarding our use of cookies, please contact us at info@potentiaapp.com.