According to www.allaboutcookies.org, Cookies (also known as browser cookies or tracking cookies) are small, often encrypted text files, located in browser directories. They are used by web developers to help users navigate websites efficiently and perform certain functions. Due to their core role of enhancing / enabling usability or site processes, disabling cookies may prevent users from using certain websites or specific areas or functionality of such websites.
Cookies are created when a user's browser loads a particular website. The website sends information to the browser which then creates a text file. Every time the user goes back to the same website, the browser retrieves and sends this file to the website's server. Cookies are created not just by the website the user is browsing but also by other websites that run ads, widgets, or other elements on the page being loaded. These cookies regulate how the ads appear or how the widgets and other elements function on the page.
We may use both “session” cookies which are deleted from your computer when you close your browser and “persistent” cookies which remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date, on the website. We will use the session cookies to: keep track of you whilst you navigate the website; and other uses. We will use the persistent cookies to: enable our website to recognise you when you visit; and other uses.
Cookies used by THEMIS websites do not retrieve any personal information or any information from the visitor’s computer.
As is true of most web sites, we and / or our 3rd party tracking-utility partners gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring / exit pages, operating system of the device used, date / time stamp, and clickstream data.
We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyse trends, to administer the Website, to track users’ movements around the Website and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.
We also allow third party organisations to set cookies using this website in order to deliver services.
Our website uses the following categories of cookies, also shown in the choices presented to you when initially entering our site. Please review and determine which ones you would like to enable by making the appropriate selection.
|Essential Cookies||Essential cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.|
|Analytical Cookies||Analytical cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in. They also help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.|
|Marketing Cookies||Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.|