What are cookies?
Cookies are simple ’text files’ which are downloaded onto your computer the first time that you visit a website and they can then be read by the website. Typically, they contain two pieces of information: a site name and unique user ID. Cookies are NOT programs and do not run anything on your computer.
How do cookies help me?
Some cookies are sophisticated and might record things like your preferences for page layouts and colour schemes. They can also be used to store data for example for things like progress in a training course or information on what is in your ‘shopping cart’.
The possibilities are endless, and generally the role of cookies is beneficial, making your interaction with frequently-visited sites smoother – for no extra effort on your part.
What should I be wary of?
By their nature cookies are recording behavioural data on your habits on websites and sharing this with the organisation, if you do not trust the organisation then you should be wary about the information being shared with them as they can influence what you see on the internet, for example through targeted advertising.. As this can occur without warning we believe (and the law states) that you need to be aware when cookies are in use and provide your consent to their usage.
What Cookies do ProvePrivacy use?
ProvePrivacy do not currently use any cookies on their website, once we do, we will inform you of them here.