What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are sent to or accessed from your web browser or your devices memory. A cookie typically contains the name of the domain internet location from which the cookie originated, the “life time” of the cookie i.e., When it expires and a randomly generated unique number or similar identifier. A cookie also may contain information about your device, such as user settings, browsing history and activities conducted while using our services.
Are there different types of Cookies?
First-party and Third-party Cookies:
There are first-party cookies and third-party cookies. First-party cookies are placed on your device directly by us. For example, we use first-party cookies to adapt our website to your browsers language preferences and to better understand your use of our website. Third-party cookies are placed on your device by our partners and service providers. For example, we use third-party cookies to measure user numbers on our website or to enable you to share content with others across social media platforms.
Session and Persistent Cookies:
There are session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies only last until you close your browser. We use session cookies for a variety of reasons, including to learn more about your use of our website during one single browser session and to help you to use our website more efficiently. Persistent cookies have a longer lifespan and arent automatically deleted when you close your browser. These types of cookies are primarily used to help you quickly sign-in to our website again and for analytical purposes.
What about other Tracking Technologies, like web beacons?
When you visit our website, some or all of the following types of cookies may be set on your device.