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A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers downloaded on to a device when the user accesses certain websites. Cookies allow a website to recognise a user’s machine. For more information about cookies, how they work and what choices you can make through your own browser settings see http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.
Types of Cookies
There are a number of different types of cookies; session cookies, persistent cookies, first party cookies and third party cookies.
Session cookies – These cookies links your actions on a website to our data system and are used for a number of reasons such as remembering what you’ve put into your shopping basket while browsing the site. The session cookies expire as soon as the browser is closed so no information is stored permanently.
Persistent cookies – These cookies remember your preferences or actions across a website and help us to provide you with information that is relevant to you in the future. The information collected can be used to track actions across multiple browser sessions and may be used to make advertising more relevant to you.
First party cookies – These cookies are set and handled directly by KSOL.
Third party cookies – These are cookies that we have no control over other than we use the third party site. The only third party site we use is SAGE and Google
What Cookies do we Use
How to Control Cookies
Altering your cookie settings is a relatively simple task however the process does differ between browsers. Here’s how to access your cookie settings in the most popular browsers.
(For specialised cookie settings, click on Advanced, click the Override cookies handling and change your settings).
How to delete Cookies
Deleting your cookie settings is also relatively easy but the process does differ between browsers. Here’s how to delete cookies in the most popular browsers.
Internet Explorer 9:
How to Change Cookie Settings
You can manage the cookies on your machine by changing your browser settings.
As explained in the What is a cookie? and What cookies do we use? tabs, some cookies we use are compulsory, and by using our website you agree to their use, and others are optional.
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