What is a cookie?
- A cookie is a small text file that is stored in your computer or internet connected devices when you visit the website. This will improve user experience by providing relevant information; remembering site preferences. Example: Storing Login credentials. These are completely safe and can’t be used to corrupt the device. Click here to know more about Cookies.
- You can also delete cookies that are already stored in your device and can prevent browsers from storing it on your computer
- 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. Expiry dates are set in the cookies themselves; some may expire after a few minutes while others may expire after years. Cookies placed by the website you’re visiting are called “first party cookies".
- These cookies are necessary for our website to function and can’t be disabled. These help to navigate pages and use features of the website. Disabling these cookies might not allow you to use the site
- These cookies help us to improve the way our websites work by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. We analyse the user’s behaviour to provide relevant information. We might also use these cookies to test new pages or features and also to see how users react to them.
- Preference cookies are used to provide services or to store choices you make so that we can personalize content for you (Example: By remembering your username, choice of language or region). These preferences are stored through the use of the persistent cookies, and the next time you visit the websites you will not have to set them again.
- Security cookies are used to identify fraud or misuse of our website.
How to control Cookies?