What is a cookie?
A cookie is a typically a small text file, which is stored on your computer’s browser directory. Cookies are created when your browser visits a website in order to:
- Keep track of your movements within the site and the actions you have taken
- Remember preferences
- Remember login information and other functions
Cookies are classified according to their type, duration and category.
First-party cookies: Cookies that ORIC International place on the site.
Third-party cookies: Cookies that are placed on the site by third parties.
Cookies can also be split by duration as follows:
Session cookies – Are created temporarily in your browser’s sub-folder whilst you are visiting a website. When you leave the site you are browsing, this session cookie is then deleted. Typically this type of cookie will store information in the form of a session identification as opposed to persoanlly identifying the user.
Persistent cookies – Persistent cookies remain your browser’s sub-folder and are activated once you re-visit the website. A persistent cookie will remain in the browser’s sub-folder for the entire period of the cookie’s life, i.e. until it has been deleted. These cookies are typically used to collect identifying information about the user including but not limited to web surfing behavour and user preferences for the site.
Discover more here: https://www.allaboutcookies.org/
Can I turn cookies off?
Your internet browser will allow you to alter your cookie settings. These settings are typically found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your internet browser. You can use the ‘Help’ option in your internet browser for more details.
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