1. Cookies Policy Overview
2. What are Cookies?
(a) Cookies are small data files which are placed on your device when you visit our websites or receive emails from us.
(b) We can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of our sites by you. For all other types of cookies, we need your consent.
(c) There are three broad ways to classify cookies: what purpose they serve, how long they endure and their origin. With respect to their endurance, cookies are either classed as Persistent cookies or Session cookies. Persistent cookies are retained on your device until you either erase them or your browser erases them when the cookie reaches its expiration date. Session cookies are temporary and expire once you close your browser or once your session ends.
(d) With respect to a cookie’s origin, cookies that are set by us are called first-party cookies and cookies set from a domain different from ours are called third-party cookies.
(e) Where cookies are set by third parties e.g., Facebook, LinkedIn etc., we have no control over those cookies but do not share personal data with these third parties.
3. What Cookies Do We Use?
(a) We use the following types of cookies:
i. Strictly Necessary cookies.
(b) Strictly Necessary cookies are required for the operation of our websites by:
i. allowing our web server to determine whether the cookie setting on your web browser has been enabled or disabled. This allows us to know whether data can be collected from your web browser;
ii. temporarily allowing you to carry information between pages of our websites to avoid having to re-enter that information; and
iii. temporarily identifying your device after you have logged in to a secure page on one of our websites so that our web server can maintain a dialogue with your web browser to permit you to perform certain activities.
(c) We may also use the above-mentioned cookies to assist us in fraud prevention.
(d) Third party applications and APIs. We also offer and deliver services, content, or interactive features through and/or using third party application programming interfaces, gadgets, extensions that are hosted on our Sites or through other third-party websites or social networking platforms. When you use these services, products, applications, or otherwise connect with, or “accept” or “allow” third party applications, networks, platforms, or services through our Sites, you are authorizing those third parties to receive your information and additionally to potentially share any or all of your information with us, based on your privacy or other settings on the particular third-party network or platform. Any information we receive by these means will be treated and/or processed according to this Cookie Statement.
(a) You have the choice to set up your web browser to block or disable cookies. You may also remove cookies stored from your device. However, do note that when you enable blocking of cookies, it may cause certain features and/or functions in your use of our Websites, Platform and Apps to be limited or stop working altogether.
(b) You acknowledge and agree that we will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by third party cookies blockers or disablers installed or used by you.
(c) Our features and functions on our Website, Exchange and any other services that we provide in relation thereto may be interlinked and may have dependent functionally. To ensure that our services remain presentable and whole, we reserve the right to suspend your use of the abovementioned services if our services are unable to function as intended due to you blocking or disabling cookies.