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What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files (from a technical point of view) that are stored on a user's computer when the user visits a website or use an application. These cookies are designed so that they allow our website to recognise the user on subsequent visits, or authorise other designated websites or tools (Google Analytics for example) to recognise these users for some specific purposes, mostly to learn about his/ her browsing statistics of the website. For almost any modern website to work properly and seamlessly, it needs to collect certain basic information on its users (not sensitive personal information) and that's what cookies do.
What cookies do we use?
We use following types of cookies on our website.
Cookies for remembering User Preferences:
We use these cookies to remember your settings and preferences. This helps us offer you customised web surfing experience on our website.
Cookies for Enhanced Security:
We use these cookies to help identify and prevent security risks. One, we identify you by storing cookies with your session information, we prevent other users or intruders from changing your personal credentials like username and password.
Cookies to track performance:
We use these cookies to collect information about how users interact with our website and contents and this is really helpful to further improve our website in terms of your needs and expectation from our website.
Your Choice and control over cookies:
Browser Cookies (Both Desktop and mobile browsers):
Your browser provides you with the option to refuse some or all browser cookies. You may also be able to remove cookies from your browser anytime you want. For more information about how to manage browser cookies, please follow the instructions provided by the browser you use.
Mobile Device Identifiers:
Your mobile operating system may let you opt-out from having certain device identifiers used for interest-based advertising. You should refer to the instructions provided by your mobile device’s manufacturer; this information is typically available under the “settings” function of your mobile device.
However, cookies are an important part of how our website and online services work. Removing, rejecting, or limiting the use of them could affect the way you browse or view our website.