Cookies Policy

Version 1.0 – last updated on 15 April 2021

The ActionFunder platform uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of the platform. This helps us to provide you with an enhanced user experience when you browse our platform and also allows us to improve our platform.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your browser or the hard drive of your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving the user experience. Cookies may also tell us, for example, whether you have visited our platform before or whether you are a new visitor.

We use the following cookies:

  • Essential cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our platform. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into your ActionFunder account.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our platform. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of location or focus area).
  • Analytical or performance cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our platform when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our platform works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our platform, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed to enable us to show you more relevant ads. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose only.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

NameDescriptionCookieExpires after
Cookie preferenceThis cookie is used to remember a user’s choice about cookies on Where users have previously indicated a preference, that user’s preference will be stored in this cookie.CookieControl1 year
Freshchat Web MessengerUsed to track visitor/user identity and chat sessions performed by the user_fw_crm_v1 year
YouTube cookiesWe embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. Read more at YouTube’s embedding videos information page.PREF8 months
VSCthe end of your session
remote_sidthe end of your session
Google Analytics 4These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited. Read Google's overview of privacy and safeguarding data_ga2 years
_gid24 hrs
_ga_2 years

We use Hotjar in order to better understand our users’ needs and to optimize this service and experience. Hotjar is a technology service that helps us better understand our users’ experience (e.g. how much time they spend on which pages, which links they choose to click, what users do and don’t like, etc.) and this enables us to build and maintain our service with user feedback. Hotjar uses cookies and other technologies to collect data on our users’ behavior and their devices. This includes a device’s IP address (processed during your session and stored in a de-identified form), device screen size, device type (unique device identifiers), browser information, geographic location (country only), and the preferred language used to display our website. Hotjar stores this information on our behalf in a pseudonymized user profile. Hotjar is contractually forbidden to sell any of the data collected on our behalf.

For further details, please see the ‘about Hotjar’ section of Hotjar’s support site

This website uses ActiveCampaign, a marketing automation tool offered by ActiveCampaign, LLC.

The data collected by the marketing automation technology will not be used to determine the personal identity of a website visitor and will not be compiled with personal data relating to the person referred to by the IP address, unless the visitor opts-in by completing a form, provided by ActiveCampaign, or by opting out through a link attached to marketing email.

Once you opts-in by providing you name, email address or other information, the IP address and the history associated with it is matched with the new information to create a profile. This information is used only to provide specific marketing information to the visitor. We do not share this information with anyone but ActiveCampaign, where the information is stored.

For more information on ActiveCampaign’s privacy and cookie policy, please click here

So you know, the cookies we use never store or access any of your sensitive personal details or banking information.

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) the platform may not work as intended.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit or

If you have any questions regarding this Cookie Policy, please contact us by email at .


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