1. What are Cookies?
Cookies are alphanumeric files which are placed on to your device when you visit a website. It allows us to recognize your device and store some information about your preferences or past actions, analyze trends, to learn about our user base, operate and improve our services, and provide you with a better experience when you visit our website.
2. Types of Cookies Used
i. Permanent cookies: Permanent cookies helps us recognize you as an existing user, so it’s easier for you to return to the website without signing in again. After signing in, the permanent cookies stay on your browser and will be read when you return on to our sites. These remain on your computer/device for a pre-defined period.
ii. Session cookies: Session cookies only last for as long as the session exists (they get erased when the user closes the browser).
As for the domain to which it belongs, there are either:
a. First-party cookies: These cookies are set by the web server of the visited page and share the same domain.
b. Third- party cookies: These cookies are placed by third party on your device and may provide information to us and third parties about your usage of the website.
iii. Essential cookies: Some cookies are required for accessing certain Timesys websites, accessing their features, and for providing services that you have asked for. For example:
a. Login setting: These cookies are set to maintain aspects of your login session. They are used to authenticate you as a user and remember the last time that you visited the website.
iv. Cookies for analytics: The cookies collect information about how you use our websites. The information is gathered to help us improve how our websites are being used and to help us understand what content is of interest to you. For example:
a. Google Analytics cookies: These are web analytics cookies, provided by Google Inc., that are used to collect information about how visitors use Timesys websites. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from, and the pages they visited.
b. Act-On cookies: These are web cookies that are used to collect information about how known visitors use Timesys websites. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site and enable us to determine which content is relevant to our visitors. The cookies collect information about know visitors, including the number of visits to the site, where visitors have come to the site from, and the pages they visited.
v. Cookies for features and services: These cookies provide a better experience on our platform. For example:
a. Transient/session: These cookies are used to remember information while browsing from one page to another (for example, when entering data into forms).
We use personal information captured through cookies to make your interaction with us faster and more secure. They may be used for the following purposes:
- Preferences: Cookies allow the website to remember information that changes the way the site behaves or looks, such as your preferred language or the region you are in. Remembering your preferences enables us to personalize and display advertisements and other contents for you.
- Security/Optimization: Cookies allow us to maintain security by authenticating users, preventing fraudulent use of login credentials, and protect user data from unauthorized parties. We may use certain type of cookies to block many types of attacks, such as attempts to steal content from the forms present on the website.
- Processing: Cookies enable the website to work efficiently. Because of such cookies, we are able to deliver services that a website visitor expects, like navigating around web pages or accessing secure areas of the website.
- Communication: We may use information collected via cookies to communicate with you, for sending newsletters, seeking your opinion and feedback, and providing you services and promotional materials.
4. Disabling Cookies
You can decide whether to accept or not to accept cookies. You can disable the cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser ‘Help’ for how to do this). Disabling cookies may affect the functionality of our website.
5. Changes to this Policy
6. Contact us
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Policy, you can contact us at email@example.com.