What are Cookies?
- When you visit our Site, a cookie, pixel or other similar technology saves a small file or information on your computer or device each time you visit.
- A cookie is a small file that can be read with a simple text editor and helps the Site remember your actions and choices (such as your login, language, font size and other display options) for some time so that you don’t have to re-enter them each time you return to the Site or navigate from one page to another.
- In other words, cookies are small files of information that help save you time and ensure you get a usable version of the Site.
How to Control Cookies
- By accessing and using this Site, you consent to using and storing cookies on your computer or device.
- However, you can access this Site without using cookies.
- Chrome – https://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647&p=cpn_cookies
- Safari 5 for Mac – https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201265
- Internet Explorer – https://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835
- Firefox – https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Cookies
- Opera – https://help.opera.com/en/latest/web-preferences/#cookies
Go to https://www.aboutcookies.org/cookie-faq/ to learn how to disable or delete cookies and for tips on how to do so, as well as more information about cookies and how to manage them.
To manage your cookies effectively, you should refer to your device’s user manual for some mobile devices.
- Cookies are text snippets of information that the Site sends to your hard drive or other equipment to browse the Site for record-keeping purposes so that we can better tailor them to your needs and requirements and improve our user experience.
- You can disable cookies in your browser at any time. However, be aware that if you do so, you will not get the whole experience, and some parts of the Site may not work correctly, load more slowly, or not work at all.
There are three types of cookies by retention period.
Session Cookies: Session cookies are created temporarily when a user visits the Site. They will be deleted or become invalid once you leave our Site or your current session expires.
Persistent Cookies: remain on the user’s device and are reactivated when the user visits the Site that created that particular cookie. These cookies expire after a certain period or can be manually deleted. These cookies can help us remember your preferred preferences (such as language preference) without re-entering them each time you visit the Site.
Flow cookies: Flow cookies are placed on your computer or device when you start navigating to the Site and are deleted when you finish navigating. Flow cookies are downloaded to your device or computer to communicate with our back-end servers. Having a unique identification number, they do not provide any information about who you are.
There are two types of cookies.
- Provider cookies – placed on your computer by our site operator or us.