What are cookies?
Cookies are small files, usually containing text or numbers, which can be placed on your computer or mobile device that uniquely identify your browser or device.
What are cookies used for?
Cookies allow a site or services (“Our Site”) to know if your computer or device has visited that site or service before. Cookies can then be used to help understand how the site or service is being used, help you move between pages efficiently, help remember your preferences, and generally improve your browsing experience. Cookies can also help ensure marketing you see online is more relevant to you and your interests.
What types of cookies does Cloverleaf Advocacy use?
There are generally four categories of cookies: “Strictly Necessary,” “Performance,” “Functionality,” and “Targeting.” Cloverleaf Advocacy routinely uses all four categories of cookies on Our Site. You can find out more about each cookie category below.
- Strictly Necessary Cookies. These cookies are essential, as they enable you to move around Our Site and use its features, such as accessing logged in or secure areas.
- Functionality Cookies. These cookies allow us to remember how you’re logged in, when you logged in or out and allow us to tailor Our Site to provide enhanced features and content for you. The information these cookies collect may be anonymous, and they are not used to track your browsing activity on other sites or services.
- Targeting Cookies. Cloverleaf Advocacy or other third party partners may use these types of cookies to deliver advertising that is relevant to your interests. These cookies can remember that your device has visited a site or service, and may also be able to track your device’s browsing activity on other sites or services other than Cloverleaf Advocacy. This information may be shared with organisations outside Cloverleaf Advocacy, such as advertisers and/or advertising networks to deliver the advertising, and to help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign, or other partners for the purpose of providing aggregate Service usage statistics and aggregate Service testing.
How long will cookies stay on my device?
The length of time a cookie will stay on your computer or mobile device depends on whether it is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your computer or mobile device until they expire or are deleted.
First and third party cookies
First-party cookies are cookies that belong to Our Site, third-party cookies are cookies that another party places on your device through Our Site. Third-party cookies may be placed on your device by someone providing a service for Cloverleaf Advocacy, for example to help us understand how our service is being used. Third-party cookies may also be placed on your device by our partners so that they can use them to advertise products and services to you elsewhere on the Internet.
How to control and delete cookies
If you want to delete or disable cookies please follow the instructions for your particular browser. If you set your browser to disable cookies, you may not be able to access certain parts of Our Site and other parts of Our Site may not work properly. You can find out more information about cookie settings at third-party information sites, such as www.allaboutcookies.org.