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First Mode Website Cookie Policy

Updated October 10, 2023


First Mode Holdings, Inc., a Delaware Corporation with its principal place of business at 542 1st Ave South, STE 300 Seattle, WA 98104, hereinafter referred to as “First Mode”, “we”, “us”, will as controller process your personal data collected via cookies on our website as further described below.  For more information on your rights in relation to our processing of your personal data and contact details, please visit our Privacy Notice which explains how we collect your personal information, what we do with it and your rights in respect of it.


Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device when you visit a website. They help us enhance your user experience on our site and help us learn what information interests you. When you visit our website, we use cookies and similar technologies for our website to function, to enhance your browsing experience, and to analyze our traffic. Thus, cookies might store information about you, your preferences, or your device.

We use necessary, preference, marketing, and statistics cookies to collect your usage, device, and location information when you interact with the Services. We use this information to: (i) track you within the Services; (ii) enhance user experience; (iii) conduct analytics to improve the Services; (iv) prevent fraudulent use of the Services; (v) diagnose and repair Services errors, and, in cases of abuse, track and mitigate the abuse; and (vi) market to you more effectively across different web pages and social media platforms based on your browsing habits and history.


We use a cookie to remember the choices that you have made in our cookie privacy manager. This will have a couple of consequences:  

  • If you delete all your cookies, you will have to update your preferences with us again. 
  • If you use a different device or browser, you will have to tell us your preferences again. 

 The tables below set out the specific cookies within each category that are used on this website and specifies the purpose for each cookie as well as how long the information will be stored. Click on the different category headings to find out more and choose your settings.  

To opt-out of interest based advertising generally or learn more about the use of this information, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) or the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA). The DAA offers consumers a WebChoices tool to opt out of interest-based advertising and other applicable uses of Web-viewing data by DAA’s participating companies.  The NAI offers a similar opt-out service for NAI members.  Visit NAI’s Consumer Opt Out web page to learn about NAI members who deliver tailored ads and opt-out of receiving them.  When you opt-out an opt-out cookie will be placed on your device. The opt-out cookie is browser and device specific and will only last until cookies are cleared from your browser or device. You may also disable cookies and limit the collection and use of information through them by setting your browser to refuse cookies or indicate when a cookie is being sent.  If you are a resident of the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA), you can also visit the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance’s (EDAA) opt out web page to opt out of interest based advertising or learn more about your information choices.


The legal basis for setting non-essential cookies is your consent.  You can withdraw your consent at any time in our Cookie Management Platform, which can be accessed by clicking the Cookiebot logo on the bottom left corner of the website.  It looks like this:

To the extent EU data protection law applies, the legal basis for the placement and access of non-essential (including preference, statistics, and marketing) cookies and other technologies on the website is your consent. To the extent GDPR applies to the further processing of information collected through non-essential (including preference and statistics) cookies and other technologies on the website, the legal basis for this processing is your consent.  To the extent EU data protection law applies, the legal basis for the placement and access of strictly necessary cookies is that they are necessary for the functioning of the website.

The different types of cookies we use on our Website include:

Necessary cookies. Necessary cookies are cookies that help make a website usable by enabling basic website functions. The legal basis for the processing is necessary to provide the website.  Without these cookies, the website would not function properly, and you would not be able to use certain features of the website. Necessary cookies are also used to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of the website. Necessary cookies cannot be disabled.

Preference Cookies. Preference cookies (also called performance cookies) are used to remember user preferences and settings on a website or application. Performance cookies help to enhance the user experience by allowing a website to remember user preferences, such as language or region, and to provide a more personalized experience.  The legal basis for our use of performance cookies is your consent.  If you do not consent, we will not use these cookies. 

Statistics Cookies.  Statistics cookies allow us to recognize and count the number of users to the website, see how users interact with the website and different functions, and when users are using the website. Statistics cookies show us which are the most frequently viewed pages on the website and help us record any difficulties you have with the website. This information allows us to improve the website and enhance user experience.  The legal basis for our use of statistics cookies is your consent.  If you do not consent, we will not use these cookies. 

You can learn more about each of the individual cookies on our website by utilizing our cookie management platform, which can be accessed by clicking the Cookiebot icon in the bottom left corner of your screen.  It looks like this:

If you have any queries concerning our use of your personal information, please email