You should read this Policy to understand what cookies are, how we use them, the types of cookies we use i.e, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used and how to control the cookie preferences.
What are cookies ?
Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide better user experience, and help understand how the website performs and to analyse what works and where it needs improvement.
How long a cookie is stored on your device will depend primarily on whether it is a session cookie or a persistent cookie. Session cookies allow you to navigate through our website remembering any information you enter and tracking your movements for that particular browsing session. These are temporary as session cookies are deleted automatically when your web browser is closed. Persistent cookies store information about your settings and preferences to enable more convenient access when you visit our website again in future. These cookies expire after a set duration. Further details on the lifespan of persistent cookies are provided in the relevant tables below.
As most of the online services, our website uses first-party cookies and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.
The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.
What types of cookies do we use ?
Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information.
Statistics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit etc. This data helps us understand and analyze how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.
Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing contents on the website on social media platforms.
Preferences: These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to the website.
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How can I control the cookie preferences ?
Those cookies which are essential for our website to operate and without which our website would not function properly cannot be deactivated. The use of such cookies is justified because they are strictly necessary in order to provide you with the services you request.
Different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org.