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Cookies Policy

Cookies Policy

Updated June 1st 2019

Version 1.0


This Cookies Policy (the “Cookies Policy”) is a document that outlines the Cookies Policy of Stoic & Zen, a website stoicandzen.com (the “Service”) managed by Martin Couture in the People’s Republic of China. (“Stoic & Zen”, or “We” “Our” or “Us”) refers to the website stoicandzen.com and the person managing the website, Martin Couture. 

By accessing our website stoicandzen.com you agree to be bound by all the terms of of Cookies Policy and its constituents. 

We are aware that your personal data is important for you. We commit to use your data in a safe and secure manner with all necessary precautions. Below you will find a summary of why we collect data, with whom we are likely to share the data and what we do to ensure that your data is secure. You will also find details on your rights regarding your data. 

This is the Cookies Policy of Stoic & Zen. If there are any updates to the policy, the updates will be added on this page.

Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.


What are cookies

Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.

Cookies can be "persistent" or "session" cookies.


How Stoic & Zen uses cookies

When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.

We use cookies for the following purposes: to enable certain functions of the Service, to provide analytics, to store your preferences, to enable advertisements delivery, including behavioral advertising.

We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use different types of cookies to run the Service:

- Essential cookies. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.

For the full disclosure section, including all types of cookies (from essentials to advertising cookies), create your own Cookies Policy.


Third-party cookies

In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Service, deliver advertisements on and through the Service, deliver the best performance and user experience on the website and so on. 

  • The Support Companies that provide us with the main services of data processing, such as ensuring the security of our website, and processing data for the purposes described on this webpage, or that were presented to you when we collected your data. For example, if you want to register to receive updates by email, the personal data that we collect will be your name, email and the page on which you filled out the form. This information is stored directly on the servers of MailerLite, Thrive Themes and WPX Hosting. We also gather information for analytics, communications, performance, insights and enhancement purposes via the following service providers that we integrate with: Google Analytics (United States), Google Tags Manager (United States,) Hotjar (Malta,) Thrive Themes (Switzerland,) All in one SEO by Semper Plugins (United States,) SurveyMonkey (United States,)  MailerLite (Lithuania,)  WordPress (United States,) Monster Insights (United States) and WPX Web Hosting (Bulgaria.) In some occasions we may also use tools for retargeting and promotional purposes like Facebook (United States) and GoogleAds (United States). Please note that those companies have their own Privacy Policy and we strongly suggest that you consult them to make sure you agree with their terms. Please also not that a lot of those services use cookies, which means that our website also makes uses of cookies to improve performance and enhance user experience on the website. 

Cookies and Web Beacons

Like any other website, Stoic & Zen uses ‘cookies'. These cookies are used to store information including visitors' preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users' experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors' browser type and/or other information.

DoubleClick DART Cookie

Google is one of a third-party vendor on our website. It also uses cookies, known as DART cookies, to serve ads to our site visitors based upon their visit to stoicandzen.com and other sites on the internet. However, visitors may choose to decline the use of DART cookies by visiting the Google ad and content network Privacy Policy at the following URL – https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads.

Some of advertisers on our site may use cookies and web beacons. Our advertising partners are listed below. Each of our advertising partners has their own Privacy Policy for their policies on user data. For easier access, we hyperlinked to their Privacy Policies below.

What are your choices regarding cookies

If you'd like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers' respective websites.

Where can your find more information about cookies

You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites:



How to contact us? 

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the use of cookies, please contact us here. Please take note that due to National holidays being different in our timezone (People’s Republic of China,) the delay in answering your request may take longer if you were to contact us during a National holiday. We commit to reply as soon as possible, without any guarantee in terms of response time. Furthermore, if you contact us please make sure to consult your SPAM/junk mailbox in case our answer gets automatically filtered and sent to the SPAM/junk mailbox.

You can also see our other legal requirements, term & conditions and compliance by clicking the links below:

GDPR Compliance

Privacy Policy

Terms & Conditions

Cookies Policy

The controller of your personal data is Martin Couture of Stoic & Zen.

The Data Officer of Stoic & Zen is Martin Couture. 

You can contact us here


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