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Cookie Policy for MacUpdate Website

Last updated: 27.03.2024


Tekkie OÜ (“Tekkie”, or “we”) welcomes you. This Cookie Policy (“Cookie Policy”) applies to our website (“Website”).

The Cookie Policy describes why and how we use cookies on the Website and how long we keep them.

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us, and how we process personal data in the Privacy Notice.


About us

We are the controller of your personal data processed through the Website. This means that we determine the purposes, scope, and means of personal data processing.

NameTekkie OÜ
Registry code16910282
AddressHarju maakond, Tallinn, Põhja-Tallinna linnaosa, Kopli tn 27, 10412, Estonia
Emailsupport@macupdate.com – for general inquiries
privacy@macupdate.com – for privacy inquiries

About cookies

A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your hard drive by a web page server. Cookies contain information that a web server can later read in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

Some cookies will only be in usage if you use certain features or select certain preferences, and some cookies are essential to the Website and will always be used.

According to legislation, we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of the Website. For all other types of cookies, we need your permission. You can change or withdraw your consent from the сookies we collect anytime (please see below “How to turn off cookies”).

Cookies usage

We use cookies to ensure everyone using the Website has the best possible experience. We use these cookies:

  • to enable us to hold session information as you navigate from page to page within the Website;
  • to improve your experience;
  • to track and analyze usage and other statistical information.

If you elect not to activate cookies or disable cookies later, you may still visit the Website. However, your ability to use some features may be limited if they are necessary for the functioning of our service.

How to turn off cookies

You can generally activate or later deactivate the use of cookies through a functionality built into your web browser. If you want to disable cookies, then you can find instructions for managing your browser settings at these links:

Internet ExplorerFirefoxChromeOpera
Microsoft EdgeVivaldiSafariBrave

If you want to learn more about cookies or how to control, disable, or delete them, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org for detailed guidance.

In addition, specific third-party advertising networks, including Google, permit users to opt out of or customize preferences associated with their Internet browsing. To learn more about this feature from Google, click here.

If you have any other questions regarding cookies consent withdrawal or their deactivation, please contact us.

Cookies we use

We use several types of cookies:

Necessary cookies

Necessary cookies help make the Website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the Website. The Website cannot function properly without these cookies.

ga_#This cookie is used by Google Analytics to save the state of the session.1 year and 1 month
session_idThis cookie is a unique user identifier on the website that works in conjunction with session_token.30 minutes
session_tokenIdentifier of an authorized user on the site to provide him with additional functionality of a registered user.14 days

Preference cookies

Preference cookies enable the Website to remember information that changes the way the Website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region you are in.

AWSALBTGThis cookie is used to bind the user to one of the AWS servers for subsequent activities.7 days

Marketing cookies

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across the Website. The intention is to display relevant and engaging ads for the individual user.

_gat_gtag_#This cookie allows placing more targeted ads in future ads depending on the user’s decision to view/click on the current ads.1 day
_gaThis cookie is used by Google to recognize unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a customer ID. It is included in every page request on the Website and is used to calculate visitor, session, and campaign data for website analytics reports.1 year and 1 month
_gidThis advertising cookie allows placing more targeted ads in future ads depending on the user’s decision to view/click on the current ads.1 day

Cookie Policy updates

This Cookie Policy is developed according to the General Data Protection Regulation, other applicable privacy laws, and best privacy practices.

Existing laws and requirements for processing personal data are subject to change. In this case, we will publish a new version of the Cookie Policy on the Website.

If there are material changes to the Cookie Policy or the Website that affect your data privacy rights, we will notify you by displaying information on the Website and, if necessary, ask for your consent.