Our Cookie Policy (the “Policy”) explains how Lever, Inc. (“Lever” or “we” or “us” or “our”) uses cookies and similar tracking technology when you visit our Lever.co website, the online Lever application, interact with Lever online advertisements or marketing emails, or any other websites, pages, features, or content we own or operate (collectively the “Services”). Please read this Policy carefully so that you can be informed about our cookie handling practices when accessing or using our Services. We may update this Policy at any time. You will be notified if we make any material changes to this Policy when you first visit our Services after the change or via the email we have on file. We will update the Effective Date of the Policy (located at the top of this Policy) when we make changes to the Policy.

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Technologies Similar to Cookies

We may use other tracking technologies similar to cookies while you use or access our Services, like web beacons, flash cookies, or pixels. These technologies also help us understand how you use our Services. We use the following technologies:
  • Web Beacons: Web beacons (also known as “clear gifs”) are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies. They are the size of a period at the end of this sentence. Instead of being stored on your device like cookies, web beacons are embedded invisibly on web pages. We use web beacons to help us better manage content on our Services and other similar reasons to cookies.
  • Flash Cookies: We may also use “flash cookies” (also known as “Local Shared Objects” or “LSOs”) to collect information about your use of our Services. Flash cookies are commonly used for advertisements and videos.
  • Pixels: A “pixel” or “tag” can be placed on a website or within an email for the purposes of tracking your interactions with our Services or when emails via Lever are opened or accessed by email recipients. Pixels are often used in combination with cookies.
We will generally refer to cookies, web beacons, flash cookies and pixels as “cookies” in this Policy.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

Opting Out of Cookies

As described in this Policy, we use third-party analytics providers to collect information about the effectiveness of our Services and marketing campaigns. Some of the third parties that provide such cookies allow you to opt-out of their processing directly, as further described on their websites below:

The Cookies We Set

We use the cookies described below on our Services:
  • Strictly Necessary: Some of the cookies we use are necessary to provide our Services to you. For example, these cookies help you: see the right information when you login to our Services; navigate from page to page without having to sign in on every page; detect, prevent, and mitigate malicious and fraudulent activities on our Services; support and enable other security features. Without such cookies, some of our Services cannot be provided to you.
  • Functional: Functional cookies collect information about how you use our Services, provide you with certain functions on our Services, and they remember your preferences. For example, these cookies allow our Services to remember your language selection or username as you navigate through our Services. Functional cookies also perform important functions for your use of the Services. For example, when you send a referral link to your Lever job posting, a cookie will be placed on your device and the devices of any individuals that click on the link. These cookies help Lever track the referrals you have made so you can receive proper credit and gain valuable insights on the effectiveness of your referral campaign.
  • Analytics, Performance and Research: These cookies help us understand how well our Services are doing. They collect information about your use and interaction with our Services, including emails sent via Lever, so that we can continue to improve and expand our Services.
  • Marketing: Our marketing cookies allow us to collect information about your interactions with our marketing activities, such as parts of our website and our emails. Such cookies measure how you interact with our marketing communications to determine, among other things, how effective a marketing campaign is. For example, we may measure whether certain marketing communications resulted in purchases.
  • Advertising: These cookies deliver relevant advertisements to you off of our Services. Our advertising partners will collect information about your interaction with their advertisements to measure the effectiveness of our advertising campaign and to deliver advertisements that are more relevant to you and your interests.

Cookie Duration

The length of time a cookie will stay on your browsing device depends on whether it is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. Each category of cookie listed above is either a session cookie or persistent cookie. We use “persistent cookies” to save information about you for longer periods of time, such as your registration ID and login password for future logins to the Service. We also use “session cookies” to collect and store information about you for short periods of time, such as information about your interactions with the Service. Session cookies are deleted after you close your browser. The retention period applicable to persistent cookies depends on the purpose of the cookie collection and tool used. You can delete cookie data as described below.

More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. If you are still looking for more information, then you can contact us via email at privacy@lever.co. Lever Cookie Policy Rev. Nov 2019