Cookies and how we use them?
What are cookies and how do they work?
Cookies are very small files that are sent by the websites and it is stored in yourcomputer at the time of visit to that specific website. Cookies are stored in your browser’s file directory. Next time you visit the site; your browser will read the cookie and relate the information back to the website or element that originally set the cookie. To learn more you can refer to http://www.allaboutcookies.org Our domains may also include elements that set cookies on behalf of a third party, e.g. a “Like”-button from Facebook or a “Tweet”-button from Twitter
How can I manage cookies?
You can always change/review the options available on your browser to manage cookies. The browser can be used to manage cookies relating to basic functions, site improvement, personalization and advertising. Different browsers may use different ways to disable cookies, but they are usually found under a Tools or Options menu. You can alwaysrefer browser’s help menu for further information. In addition to cookie management, browsers usually let you control files similar to cookies, for example Local Shared Objects Wec Minds uses third party vendor managed advertising cookies to promote its services in both Wec Minds and non-Wec Minds websites. You may be able to opt-out from certain third party managed advertising cookies through third party cookie management sites, such as DoubleClick,Google Analytics, 24/7 Real Media, Network Advertising Initiative and Adobe Flash. Disabling cookies may prevent you from using certain parts of Wec Minds websites. If you delete your cookies from the browser, you may need to remember / re-install /opt out cookies.
How long do we keep the information?
It depends based on the type of cookies. Session cookies expire when you close the browser. Persistent cookies, including Local Shared Objects (“Flash cookies”), have typical expiration dates ranging from two months up to a couple of years
What else should you know?
What types of cookies does Wec Minds Use?
Wec Minds uses two types of cookies, persistent and session. A persistent cookie is set once you’ve logged in to your Wec Minds account. The next time you visit the Wec Minds website using the same device, the persistent cookie will enable us to recognize you as an existing user, so you may not need to log in before using our services A session cookie is used to identify a particular visit to the Wec Minds website. Session cookies expire after a short time, or when you close your web browser
When does Wec Minds put cookies on my device?
Cookies may be set by Wec Minds when you visit Wec Minds.com or they may be set by other websites or services who run content on the page you’re viewing (known as third-party cookies).
What are cookies used for?
Blocking cookies Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. For example: In Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector; In Firefox you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, and un-checking “Accept cookies from sites” in the “Privacy” box. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites. If you block cookies, you will not be able to use many of the features of this website.
You can also delete cookies already stored on your computer. The method of doing so will depend upon your web browser. Instructions are available at the following URLs.
Internet Explorer: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835);
Safari (v3): http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Safari/3.0/en/11471.html