Cookie Policy

ValleyDAO’s website ( or “Site”) uses cookies and other tracking technologies to enhance your experience on our Site. Please read this Cookie Policy for more information on how we use cookies and how to manage cookies. This Cookie Policy is issued on behalf of ValleyDAO, a Swiss Association (Verein) having its address at Chamerstrasse 172, 6300 Zug, Switzerland (“ValleyDAO/we/us/our”) . If you are a resident of the UK or an European Economic Area (“EEA”) country, ValleyDAO is the data controller and responsible for any personal data they collect regarding UK or EEA residents, and any transfer outside the UK or EEA is subject to our compliance with our obligations under applicable data protection law (including the UK General Data Protection Regulation and EU General Data Protection Regulation, or replacements thereof) in ensuring adequate safeguards in relation to such transfer.

To learn more about our data privacy practices, please visit our Privacy Policy.

I. What Are Cookies and How Do We Use Them?

Cookies are text files that store information on the browser of your device when you visit a website. These text files are read by websites and help identify your computer when you return to a website. Cookies enable us to analyze how our Site is used and to monitor Site performance so we can create the best user experience.
We use cookies to collect information about your browsing activities over time and across different website pages. Cookies help you navigate between website pages efficiently and may improve the user experience on a website.

II. What Kind of Cookies and Tracking Technologies Do We Use?

ValleyDAO uses the certain cookies and similar tracking technologies on our Site. At the date of the last update of this Cookie Policy, the list below represents a comprehensive list of all cookies set on the Site, but please note that the cookies we use are subject to fairly frequent change. The purposes of the cookies in use, as described below will not change without this policy being updated. However we may not update this policy every time the identity of a particular cookie or the party setting the cookie changes:

  • Strictly necessary cookies – ValleyDAO uses these strictly necessary cookies to make our Site work and enable core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility. Strictly necessary cookies are essential for the Site to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, however this could affect how the ValleyDAO Site functions.
  • Performance and analytics cookies
  • We use these performance and analytics cookies to understand how visitors engage with our Site. These cookies help us: (1) understand how visitors arrive at our Site; (2) monitor Site usage; (3) remember you when you return to the Site; and (4) conduct research to improve our Site content.
  • Our Site automatically collects the following, for example:
    - Your internet browser type.
    - The domain name from which you accessed the Site.
    - The date and time you visit our Site.
    - The pages of our Site you visit.
    - The time you spent on our Site.
    - The number of times you return.
  • These cookies record only anonymous statistical data and do not collect any personal information that could identify an individual visitor. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our Site. For more information on Google Analytics tracking and how to opt-out of tracking across all websites you use, see the “Google Analytics” section below.
  • Functional cookies – Functional cookies remember the choices you make, such as language options or the region you visit our Site from. These cookies help to make your visit more personal and are deleted automatically when you close your browser or the session expires.
  • Targeting cookies – ValleyDAO uses to create profiles or personalize content. These cookies help us advertise our Services to you.
  • Web Beacons – We use web beacons (also referred to as tracking pixels), a transparent image file, to monitor your use of and journey on our Site. For example, a web beacon may let us know how you arrived at a particular page on our Site. A web beacon collects certain electronic information from your webpage’s header, such as your IP address or browser and your location, which may be forwarded to an advertising platform for the purpose of providing advertising to you that is based on your personal interests. We also use web beacons provided by certain tools to allow us to see how you interact with our email marketing or website e.g. to determine whether a recipient opened the email or accessed a certain link. This allows us to gauge the effectiveness of certain communications and the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns. More information about web beacons/tracking pixels is available at
  • Retargeting – Based on information relating to your use of our Site, we may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads regarding our Services when you access and use other websites. To do so, these companies may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser (including through use of pixel tags). By utilizing our Site, you consent to the use of cookie or other tracking technologies to serve you retargeted advertising. Data collected may be shared with our third-party vendors for cross device linking and advertising purposes.

III. Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, which is a web analytics tool that helps us understand how users engage with our Site. Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to collect information about how users use our Sites. This information is used to compile reports and to help us improve our Site. The reports disclose website trends without identifying individual visitors. For more information on Google Analytics, please visit:

You can opt-out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our Sites. For more information on how to opt-out of Google Analytics tracking across all websites you use, visit:

IV. How to Control and Delete Cookies and Other Locally Stored Data

You can block or disable cookies on your device at any time by changing your preferences or options menus in your browser. You can also delete the cookies that are stored on your device. However, blocking, disabling, or deleting cookies may limit your ability to view all the pages on our Site.

To learn more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to block and delete cookies, please visit:

V. Cookies That Have Been Set in the Past

If you disabled one or more cookies, we will use information collected from cookies before they were disabled. However, we will stop the disabled cookie from collecting any further information.

VI. “Do-Not-Track” and Targeted Ads

We do not respond to web browser “Do-Not-Track” signals. We do not serve targeted advertisements in our Services at this time.

VII. Changes to this Cookie Policy

We may update this Cookie Policy to reflect changes in our personal privacy practices or relevant laws. We will notify you if we make any material changes by revising the “Last Updated” date at the top of this Cookie Policy.

VIII. Contact Us

If you have any questions about our use of cookies and tracking technologies, please contact us by emailing us at

You can also contact us by writing to the following address:

ValleyDAO Association
Chamerstrasse 172
6300, Zug


If you would like to make a complaint about our use of the personal data you should contact ValleyDAO using the contact details above. If we have not resolved your complaint, you can contact the applicable data protection regulator. The applicable EU data protection regulator is the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) ( but could also be your local regulator. The UK data protection regulator is the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) ( We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the regulator so please contact us in the first instance.

Effective Date: 20 August 2023