Cookies are packets of data consisting of information stored inside your web browser. It can be accessed via a web server or through your computer. Cookies allow the server to showcase a web page in a customized manner based on your preferences. Sometimes a web page in an itself may consist of a script which is aware of the data in a cookie and is able to carry information from one visit of the website to the next visit.
Each cookie effectively consists of string of letters and number table containing pairs of (key, data) values - for example (firstname, John) (lastname, Smith). Once the cookie has been read by the code on the server or client computer, the data can be retrieved and used to customise the web page appropriately.
Cookies could be either “session” based, “permanent” or “third-party” cookies. Session cookies are the ones which expire when the browser is closed whereas permanent cookies persist even after the browser is closed, they usually last until a timeframe is set and are used to remember your passwords and log-in details. Third party cookies are installed by third party websites such as advertisers, which helps them track your usage across multiple websites.
Cookies do not usually carry any personal information that may identify you however, the personal information that we store about you may be used to link with the cookies to gain further insights about your usage of our services.
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You may change and manage your cookie preferences at any time by navigating through the cookie management banner and turning the setting to on or off. Consecutively, most web browsers already have an in built cookie management preference under their browser settings.