What is a cookie?
To understand this policy, it is crucial to understand what cookies are. These are files sent to your computer or mobile, depending on what device you use to access our website. These cookies are exclusive to an individual’s browser or account. There are two types of cookies session-based cookies and persistent-based cookies. The former is temporary and only active so long as one’s browser is open. They are automatically deleted once the browser is shut. Permanent cookies are active until they expire, are deleted by the user, or through an automatic delete setting in the browser.
Yes. We apply cookies and technology with similar concepts, such as single-pixel gifs and web beacons. We use both types of cookies to maximize efficiency for our users and make it easy for you to use and access our website. We set up our cookies within the website and apply third-party cookies such as google analytics.
Once you log into your account, some cookies are linked with your personal information to keep track that you are logged in and the services ordered. Not all cookies are tied to your account but are still essential for us to carry out analytics and customization.
Through cookies, once you log into our website or access any of our services, you are recognized, and your preferences are used to provide you with an experience that is specifically tailored to your needs and aligns with your settings. Cookies also improve the speed of your interactions and security.
What if I don’t want cookies to be set?
If you prefer not to have cookies set, there is an option to manage cookies using preferences that suit your interest. This option is provided in different browsers. Sometimes you can manage cookie preferences for a specific website. However, this depends on the browser you are using.
The following common browsers provide instructions on how to manage cookies:
If the browser you are using is not listed above, please follow the documentation of your browser manufacturer.
If you want to opt-out of third-party cookies from Google Analytics, visit their website and follow the instructions provided.
To opt-out of interest-based targeting through the Digital Alliance, visit (http://youradchoices.com).
Also, you can change settings to prevent online interest-based ads on your mobile devices, either Android or iPhone, or an iPad.
NOTE: If you limit access to websites and applications to set cookies, your overall experience will not be as smooth, and access to some services may be harder since they are no longer personalized. Customized settings like login information may be interfered with as well.
Cookies used on our website based on their categories of use and description
- Authentication: Cookies guide us to show you the right information and personalize your experience.
- Security: Cookies help us to enable and support our security features and to detect any malicious activity.
- Preferences, features, and services. Cookies tell us what our language and communications preferences are. They assist you to fill out forms more easily on our website.