WHAT ARE COOKIES?
A cookie is a small file that can be placed on your computer, mobile device or tablet that helps us to remember and recognize you. It is sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive, mobile device or tablet. When you visit our website, we collect information about you through cookies or similar technologies upon your approval. This helps us improve your experience when you visit our website while also helping us improve our website.
Cookies may be “session” cookies or a “persistent” cookies. A session cookie enables certain features of the website and our service and is deleted from your computer when you disconnect from or leave the website. A persistent cookie remains after you close your browser and may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the Site. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser help file directions.
The website shall retrieve this information on each visit in order to provide relevant services. A typical example of such information is the user’s preferences on a website, as stated by the choices made on it (e.g. selecting certain buttons, searches etc.). Cookies can be installed by the provider of the website visited by the user (first-party cookies) or by others through the provider of the website (third party cookies).
COOKIES WE USE
We use the following Cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our websites. They may include cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our websites.
Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Functionality cookies. These cookies are used to recognize you when you return to our Website. They enable us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name, and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our websites, the pages you have visited, and the links you have followed.
Third-Party Cookies – These cookies can be manually disabled from your browser. They may be placed on your computer when you visit the website by companies that have a contractual relationship with us and provide services that we offer. These cookies allow third parties to gather and track relevant information about you.
Security Cookies – The functionality of these cookies are to authenticate users and protect user data from unauthorized parties. It aids us to recognize and prevent any instances of security threats.
Personalization Cookies – We use these cookies to record your browsing history, the pages that you have visited, and your settings and preferences each time you visit our website.
Advertising Cookies – These cookies are placed on your computer by advertisers and ad servers so that they can display advertisements curated to your preferences. It gathers information about your activities on our website, and other websites, alternate the ads sent to a specific computer and track how often an ad has been viewed and by whom. These cookies are tied to the device or computer you’re using and do not collect any personal information about you.
We use the cookies necessary to maintain the connection of users to our online services and to store user/visitors’ choices with regard to optional cookies (“Strictly Necessary”). With the consent of visitors/users, we will use additional optional cookies for audience measurement and analysis in order to improve the performance and content of the Website.
The additional optional cookies are by default deactivated and are activated only with the positive action of the visitor/user. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies), you may not be able to access all or parts of our sites.
MANAGING AND CUSTOMIZING COOKIE PREFERENCES
Please note that most browsers are set to accept cookies automatically. However, you can remove or reject cookies in your browser’s settings. Be aware such action could affect the availability and functionality of the site.
For further information on how to manage and customize your cookie preferences, check your browser or device settings to learn about managing or rejecting cookies.
EXAMPLES OF HOW WE MIGHT USE YOUR COOKIES
The following are some examples of information that we collect and how we may use it:
We may collect and store details of how you use our website. Except in limited instances to ensure the quality of our Services over the Internet, such information will not be associated with your IP address.
We may collect information such as your language, inferred zip code or area code, unique device identifier, referrer URL, location, and time zone so that we can better understand customer behaviour and improve our Services.
LENGTH TIME OF THE COOKIES
The length of time a cookie will stay on your browsing device depends on whether it is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you close your browser. Persistent cookies stay on your browsing device until they expire or are deleted.
OTHER SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES USED
In addition to cookies, we may use other similar technologies, like web beacons to track users of our website. Web beacons, or “clear gifs,” are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies. They are used to track the online movements of web users.
In contrast to cookies, which are stored on a user’s computer hard drive or device, clear gifs are embedded invisibly on web pages and are about the size of the period at the end of this sentence. We and our third-party service provider employ web beacons for the reasons stated above (under “Cookies”), but primarily to help us better manage content on our Services by informing us which content is effective.
We may also use so-called “Flash Cookies” (also known as “Local Shared Objects” or “LSOs”) to collect and store information about your use of our Services, fraud prevention, and other site operations.
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Last Updated: May, 2022