What are cookies ?
Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when a Site is loaded in your browser. These cookies help us make a Site function properly, make the Site more secure, provide better user experience, help us understand how the Site performs, and analyze what works and where it needs improvement.
As with most online services, our Sites use first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. First-party cookies are mostly necessary for the Site to function properly, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable information.
Third-party cookies used on our Sites are used mainly for helping us understand how the Site performs, track how you interact with our Sites, keep our Services secure, provide advertisements that are relevant to you, and in general provide you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our Sites.
What types of cookies do we use ?
The cookies used on our Sites are grouped into the following categories:
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the Sites to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensure basic functionalities and security features of the Sites. These cookies do not store any personal information.
Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the Sites to function and are used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, and other embedded content are termed non-necessary cookies. We must obtain your prior consent prior to running these cookies on our Sites.
Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for a Site to function and are used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. We must obtain your prior consent prior to running these cookies on our Sites.
Performance cookies collect information about how visitors use a Site, for instance, which pages visitors go to most often, whether you get error messages from such web pages, etc. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All the information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.
Functional cookies allow the Site to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features.
How can I control the cookie preferences ?
You can manage your cookies preferences by clicking on the “Settings” button and enabling or disabling the cookie categories on the popup according to your preferences.
In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more about how to manage and delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org and www.allaboutcookies.org.
Dated January 2022