What are cookies?
A ‘cookie’ is a data element that a website may send to a browser and store on the user’s system.
Cookies are small text files that an online service provider (such as www.clececare.co.uk) installs on the computers of people visiting its website. They can gather information on how they use the website by recording the computer’s activities in relation to that website, such as when making purchases.
Cookies are chiefly used to optimize how the website operates. Cookies generated when a user only visits our website do not allow us to identify that person.
Types of cookies?
The following information will help you to understand the different types of cookies:
They depend on the length of time they remain active.
Session cookies: These are temporary cookies that remain in your browser’s cookies folder until you leave the website, so they never remain on the user’s computer. The information obtained by these cookies is used to analyses traffic patterns on the website. For example, they can monitor how our websites are used during a single browsing session, and help make using the website more efficient.
Persistent cookies: These are stored on the user’s computer during a browsing session and remain on the computer after the session has come to an end. Persistent cookies remain active for predetermined periods, which can range from a few minutes to years.
This depends on the organization that manages them.
These are cookies that are sent to the user’s computer from a computer or domain managed by the website’s publisher and from where the service requested by the user is provided.
They can include session cookies and persistent cookies. We use first-party cookies to track movements made from the user’s computer or other device when visiting our website, e.g. for marketing and analysis purposes.
These are cookies sent to the user’s computer from a computer or domain managed not by the publisher but by another organization that treats the data obtained through cookies, such as those used in social networks or for external content, such as Google Maps.
List and description of cookies:
The following provides more detailed information on the cookies that are installed on a user’s computer when visiting our website:
How can cookies be deactivated?
Users may block/disable the installation of cookies on their computers by altering their browser settings, following the instructions given by the browser or other device service provider. However, users should note that blocking cookies may seriously limit their degree of satisfaction with www.ccs.net and may even prevent the site from being used. It is usually possible to block browser cookies, or block cookies from a particular service.
Users can decide to manage how cookies are used (by enabling/disabling them), and can control and modify the settings for cookies in their web browser. Information on cookie settings (for different browsers) is available via the following links:
If you block cookies, some of the functionalities of the website will be disabled.
For more information on cookies, including how to see what cookies have been installed, and how to manage and delete them, visit http://support.microsoft.com/gp/cookies or http://www.aboutcookies.org.
If users have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us.