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Cookie Policy

Last updated 04, 2020

Compass (“we” or “us” or “our”) may sometimes send small data files, called cookies, from our website (the “Site”) to your device (computer, smart phone, etc.). These cookies are then stored on the hard drive of your device.

We reserve the right to make changes to this Cookie Policy at any time and for any reason. We will alert you about any changes by updating the “Last updated” date of this Cookie Policy. Any changes or modifications will be effective immediately upon posting the updated Cookie Policy on the Site, and you waive the right to receive specific notice of each such change or modification.

You are encouraged to periodically review this Cookie Policy to stay informed of updates. You will be deemed to have been made aware of, will be subject to, and will be deemed to have accepted the changes in any revised Cookie Policy by your continued use of the Site after the date such revised Cookie Policy is posted.

Types of cookies

There are different types of cookies (also web beacons, tracking pixels, and other tracking technologies) and we explain a little more about these below.

Our cookies

Our cookies are ‘first-party cookies’, and can be either permanent or temporary. These are necessary cookies, without which our Site won’t work properly or be able to provide certain features and functionalities.

Analytics cookies

Analytics cookies allow us to count visits and the types of devices used so we can measure and improve the performance of our Site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around our Site. These cookies let us know what features on our Site are working the best and what features on our Site can be improved. The data collected is not shared with any third party. The information we get through the use of these cookies is anonymous and we make no attempt to identify you or influence your experience of our Site while you are visiting it.

Site management cookies

Site management cookies are used to maintain your session on our Site so that you are not logged off unexpectedly, and any information you enter is retained from page to page. These cookies cannot be turned off individually but you can disable all cookies in your browser.

Third-party cookies

During your visits to our Site you may notice some cookies that are not related to Compass, these are called third party cookies and allow the third parties (such as your web browser) to gather and track certain information about you. You should check the third party websites for more information about these. Most modern web browsers contain privacy settings that can block third party cookies.

How to manage cookies

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for more details, see You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. To do so you should modify your browser settings, click on the help section of your internet browser and follow the instructions. However, if you do this, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit the website and some services and functionalities may not work.

Privacy policy

For more information about how we use information, including any collected by cookies and other tracking technologies, please refer to our Privacy Policy. By using our website, you agree to be bound by this Cookie Policy and our Privacy Policy.

Contact us

If you have questions or comments about this Cookie Policy, please contact us.