What are Cookies?
Cookies are small computer text files that are placed onto the device that you use to browse the internet (Desktop, laptop, mobile, tablet, etc). They contain unique pieces of information, so that when you visit another page of our website, or potentially another website all together, that unique code can be used to tell us which pages of the site you visit, which preferences you have opted to use and occasionally if you visit another website that we choose to partner with (such as Facebook or a website with Google Ads).
Can I be identified by Cookies?
While each cookie is unique, allowing software to track that code across parts of the web. The code does not identify you personally, it does not run any kind of program or application on your device and it does not gather or harvest information from your device. dataJAR cannot and does not seek to identify you, only to give your device a unique code to allow us to interact with it.
Which Cookies do we use?
- Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Website.
- Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
- Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.
We use Google Analytics to track the use of our Website, this data allows us understand (for example) the most popular pages of our website, which general geographic location our Website users come from and how long users spend on our Website. We cannot use this data to personally identify you and we would not seek to do so.
We use “Heatmaps” to track where users click on our Website pages, this allows us to understand the most popular features of a given web page. We are unable to identify which users clicked where, only that a click was registered.
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Please be aware that we share data with our partners as part of our cookie use. Be assured that we carefully select our service providers and would never knowingly use any service that would put your data at risk.
Opting out of Cookies:
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Website.
We recommend that you conduct an internet search for the terms “control cookies via browser” for appropriate results on how to control cookies.