What is a cookie?
Cookies are small files of letters and numbers that are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. They are stored by your web browser on your device. Cookies allow website to store certain data in order to enable easier and quicker website browsing, let you navigate between site efficiently, remember your preferences, and generally improve the user experience.
Some cookies are only stored for the duration of your visit to our Site. These cookies are known as session cookies. Others, known as persistent cookies, may remain stored on your device after your visit and may be accessed by our Site every time you re-visit our Site.
First party cookies are those which are served directly by Altus IT to your device. Your use of our Site may also result in some cookies being served by a third party on our behalf. We use third party cookies to help us analyze our Site and how it is used (such as those offered by Google® Analytics).
What types of cookies do we use?
The types of cookies used on our Site can be classified into two categories: “technical cookies” and “analytics cookies”. The following table gives you further information about the types of cookies on our Site and explains their use:
|Type of Cookie||What it does||How to block|
|Technical (essential) cookies||These cookies are used for technical reasons to enable the proper functioning of our Site and use of services contained thereon. They are essential to enable you to navigate through our Site and use its features. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing, or track where you have been on the internet. In their absence, website or some of their parts will maybe not function properly. Therefore, these cookies are always used regardless of user settings. This category of cookies is always sent from our domain.
Users can delete these cookies by means of their browser function. These cookies are often session-specific, expiring after your visit to the Site has ended.
|Change in browser settings|
|Analytics cookies||These cookies are used to collect information about the use of our website, for example, pages that you visit more often, the number of visitors of our Site or website that referred the visitors to our Site. They do not store personal data of users. However, they collect aggregated and anonymous data. These cookies are sent from third party domains. We use this information to compile reports and to help us improve our Site, for example, by letting us know if users find any errors and by ensuring that users find what they are looking for easily.
These are persistent cookies: they stay on your device after you have finished your browsing session unless you decide to delete them.
|Change in browser settings|
How to change cookie settings
For further information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your device and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
Cookies that have been set in the past
If you have disabled one or more cookies, we will no longer process such cookies. Disabling cookies does not affect the lawfulness of their collection or processing in other way before they were disabled.
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