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"Cookies Policy"

By EcoworldReactor

What are cookies?

An HTTP cookie (also called web cookie, Internet cookie, browser cookie or simply cookie, the latter which is not to be confused with the literal definition), is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user's web browser while the user is browsing that website. Every time the user loads the website, the browser sends the cookie back to the server to notify the website of the user's previous activity. Cookies were designed to be a reliable mechanism for websites to remember stateful information (such as items in a shopping cart) or to record the user's browsing activity (including clicking particular buttons, logging in, or recording which pages were visited by the user as far back as months or years ago).

 Cookies cannot run programs, infect your computer with viruses or scan your computer for personal information.


Although when everything is working correctly, cookies cannot carry viruses, and cannot install malware on the host computer, tracking cookies and especially third-party tracking cookies are commonly used as ways to compile long-term records of individuals' browsing histories—a potential privacy concern that prompted European and U.S. law makers to take action in 2011. Cookies can also store passwords and form content a user has previously entered, such as a credit card number or an address.

Other kinds of cookies perform essential functions in the modern web. Perhaps most importantly, authentication cookies are the most common method used by web servers to know whether the user is logged in or not, and which account they are logged in with. Without such a mechanism, the site would not know whether to send a page containing sensitive information, or require the user to authenticate themselves by logging in. The security of an authentication cookie generally depends on the security of the issuing website and the user's web browser, and on whether the cookie data is encrypted. Security vulnerabilities may allow a cookie's data to be read by a hacker, used to gain access to user data, or used to gain access (with the user's credentials) to the website to which the cookie belongs (see cross-site scripting and cross-site request forgery for examples)


EcowR "Cookies Policy"


About cookies


This website uses cookies. By using this website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to EcoworldReactor use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.


Cookies are files sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers.

The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.

There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.




Cookies on our website


EcoworldReactor uses the following cookies on this website, for the following purposes:

We use cookies for many purposes. We use them, for example, to remember your safe search preferences, to make the ads you see more relevant to you, to count how many visitors we receive to a page, to help you sign up for our services and to protect your data.
You can see a list of the types of cookies used by Google and also find out how Google and our partners use cookies in advertising. Our privacy policy explains how we protect your privacy in our use of cookies and other information.


Google cookies


EcoworldReactor uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store and use this information. Google's privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.]


EcoworldReactor publishes Google Adsense interest-based advertisements on this website. These are tailored by Google to reflect your interests. To determine your interests, Google will track your behaviour across the web using cookies. You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser using Google's Ads Preference Manager, available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/. You can opt-out of the Adsense partner network cookie at: http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html. However, this opt-out mechanism uses a cookie, and if you clear the cookies from your browser your opt-out will not be maintained. To ensure that an opt-out is maintained in respect of a particular browser, you should use the Google browser plug-in available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/plugin.]

third party cookies
When you use this website, you may also be sent the following third party cookies, which may be used for the following purposes

Collect information about how you interact with our Site. Using the information collected we are able to improve the browsing experience for visitors.



Refusing cookies


Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.

In Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.

In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”.

Blocking cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of some websites.


Credit


This Cookies Policy was created using a Contractology template available at http://www.freenetlaw.com.

Creative Commons LicenseCookies Policy by SEQ Legal LLP is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 UK: England & Wales License. Based on a work at www.freenetlaw.com




Q&A about the Cookies Policy

What are co Wuhy do we use cookies?
Cookies provide us with information about the choices you make on our website, help us to make the Site work more efficiently for you and provide us with information to help us improve how our Site works.

What cookies do we use?  
We use essential and non-essential cookies. Essential cookies are required to ensure that our website functions correctly. Non-essential cookies gather information about your choices on our Site. The information gathered by cookies cannot be used to identify you.

We use the information to monitor and improve your browsing experience as well as provide you with information about SSE products and services which may be of interest to you.

You can find information below about all of the cookies we use and the reasons we use them.
Session cookies
We use these cookies to identify each browsing instance by a visitor to our Site.

Distribution of loads cookie
We use this cookie to distribute visitor loads across multiple servers, this enables us to provide a better browsing experience for you.

Cookies statement cookie
 We use this cookie to ensure visitors to our Site are shown the cookies statement when accessing our Site.

Webtrends (third party)
Webtrends is a third party analytical tool  used to collect information about how you interact with our Site. Using the information collected we are able to improve the browsing experience for visitors.

YouTube
Our website includes content which makes use of a YouTube embedded video players. If you use any of the video players YouTube may set cookies to collect information about usage. For further information please visit YouTube’s website and select ‘Privacy’, alternatively you can view the privacy policy available on Google’s website by clicking on the link below.

Google Analytics
We also use Google Analytics which provides us with information such as the number of visitors to our website, which are our most visited pages, how long visitors spend on individual pages and the average number of pages viewed by visitors.

Google Analytics works using cookies and does not provide us with any personal information about you. Information about how Google Analytics uses the information it gathers can be found on the Google Analytics website on the link below.

How can I change my cookies settings? 
By continuing to use our website we will assume that you are happy for us to use cookies. If you do not want cookies to be used on our website you must change your cookies settings through your internet browser. Information on how to change these settings will be available from your internet browser provider.

How can I delete cookies?
If, at any point in time, you want to delete existing cookies on your computer or mobile device, you can do this through your internet browser settings. Information on how to delete cookies will be available from your internet browser provider.
How can I change my Google Analytics settings?If you do not want Google Analytics to track your use of websites you can opt out by visiting the link below.

 What happens if I don’t allow or I delete cookies?
If you choose not to allow, or to delete existing, cookies your experience of our website may be affected. For example, some parts of our website may not work properly or may take longer to load.

Where can I get more information about cookies?
 There is lots of information about cookies available on the internet which you may find useful, including the website About Cookies.




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