What are cookies?
Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are widely used by website owners in order to make their websites work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information.
Cookies set by the website owner are called “first party cookies”. Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called “third party cookies”. Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website (e.g. like advertising, interactive content and analytics). The parties that set these third party cookies can recognize your computer both when it visits the website in question and also when it visits certain other websites.
IS IT OF ANY USE TO US?
Yes, but not the way you may think. These minuscule files are only good for statistics and future user experience improvements. Mostly Cookies are used to keep you from logging in to a service over and over again, simple really.
Information that we store about you may be linked, by us, to the information stored in and obtained from cookies. The cookies used on this website include those which are strictly necessary cookies for access and navigation, cookies that track usage (performance cookies) and remember your choices (functionality cookies).
We may use the information we obtain from your use of our cookies for the following purposes:
- to recognize your computer when you visit our website,
- to retain your email addresses and password when you log in to your Account,
- to track you as you navigate our website,
- to improve the website’s usability i.e. our Live Chat application to answer questions you have in real time,
- to analyze the use of our website – such as how many people visit us each day,
- in the administration of our website.
COOKIES WE USE
Authentication – These Cookie files allow for a fast sign in by “remembering” your login details. These files let us see the relevant information you input upon accessing the website.
Security – These Cookies serve as your protection and help us monitor malware and any harmful activities as well as maintain our security features to a 100% capacity.
Preferences – These files help us make your experience as customized as possible. This applies to your preferred language, some forms, like order forms with all your relevant information without having to fill them out over and over again.
Analytics and Research – These Cookies are essential in improving our website to make the services you so enjoy ever so better and convenient. This includes logs of your activity that will help us improve the product we offer.
You can disable third party Cookies from Google Analytics as well, just visit their website, it’s all there.
You can also choose not to see interest-based ads by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance. You can tweak your iPhone or iPad settings to disable interest based ads as well.
Please note that disabling Cookie may drastically change your experience with certain websites, and not necessarily to the best, or even restrict you access. The website will no longer remember you as a registered visitor, you’ll need to log in again and again, and the security will be loosened as well.
COOKIES POLICY UPDATE