What are cookies?
‘Cookies’ are small text files that are stored by the browser (for example, Chrome, Internet Explorer or Safari) on your computer or mobile phone. They allow websites to store things like user preferences. You can think of cookies as providing a ‘memory’ for the website, so that it can recognize you when you come back and respond appropriately.
Cookies can either be session cookies or persistent cookies. A session cookie expires automatically when you close your browser. A persistent cookie will remain until it expires or you delete your cookies. Expiration dates are set in the cookies themselves; some may expire after a few minutes while others may expire after multiple years.
Cookies used on Faronics sites:
|Category||What do they do?||Do these cookies collect my personal data / identify me?|
|Strictly Necessary||These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.||These cookies don’t identify you as an individual.If you do not accept these cookies, it may affect the performance of the website, or parts of it.|
|Analytical/ Performance||They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.||These cookies don’t identify you as an individual. All data is collected and aggregated anonymously.|
|Functionality||These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).||The information these cookies collect may include personally identifiable information that you have disclosed, such as your username or profile picture. We shall always be transparent with you about what information we collect, what we do with it and with whom we share it.If you do not accept these cookies, it may affect the performance and functionality of the website and may restrict access to content on the website.|
|Targeting/ advertising||These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.||Most types of these cookies track consumers via their IP address so may collect some personal identifiable information.|
Our domains may also include elements that set cookies on behalf of third parties, e.g. a “Share” button from AddThis, “Like”-button from Facebook or a “Tweet”-button from Twitter.
How can I control or delete cookies?
Most internet browsers are initially set up to automatically accept cookies. You can change the settings to block cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent to your device. There are a number of ways to manage cookies. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about how to adjust or modify your browser settings.
Disabling cookies may prevent you from using certain parts of Faronics sites. If you delete your cookies from the browser, you may need to remember to re-install opt-out cookies.
If you use different devices to view and access the Faronics sites (e.g. your computer, smartphone, tablet etc) you will need to ensure that each browser on each device is adjusted to suit your cookie preferences.