1. What Are Cookies?
Small text files created by the website are called cookies and they are downloaded and stored on your device which is enabled with internet services such as your computer, or smartphone, or tablet which you use to access our webpages. The browser which you use will further make use of the cookies to forward the information back to the webpage at a subsequent visit to the website and recognize the user and remember the user action like login information, any language preference, or any other settings. These cookies make you visit the webpage easily and becomes more useful to you
Under the laws of various countries, including, without limitation cookies may be served, as long as individuals have provided their consent, having been given clear and comprehensive information, in particular about the purposes for which their data will be processed.
Before using Desklog websites, you are advised to check your current browser settings to ensure that the settings reflect your consent for Desklog to place cookies on your devices.
You do not have to accept our cookies and you may set your browser to restrict their use and you may delete them after they have been placed on your hard drive. If you do not accept or delete our cookies, some areas of our websites may take more time to work, or may not function properly.
2. Why Cookies Are Used And The Impacts Of Blocking Cookies
Cookies are used for different purposes and look at the impacts when the cookies are blocked from your end.
- Cookies make the website function and they are set in response to your action made to request for the services such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in, or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, then some parts of the site will not work and such cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.
- Cookies allow us to count the number of visits and traffic sources so that we can enhance the performance of our website. It will let us know the most frequently and the least visited pages. If you block the cookies we will not know when you have visited our website and cannot monitor its performance.
- Cookies enhance website functionality and personalization. Cookies are set either by us or by the third parties whose services are added to web pages. If you block the cookies some or all the functions may not work properly.
- Some cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. Such cookies are used by the advertising partners to build a profile of your interest and will show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow such cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.
Let us consider an example, we may use Google Analytics cookies to know how users interact with the content of our website. These cookies gather information about user interaction such as unique visits, returning visits, length of the session, actions carried on the webpage, and others.
Facebook pixels may be used to process information about a user’s actions on our website, such as a visited webpage, the user’s Facebook ID, browser data, and others.
How To Manage Cookies
However, when you block or delete such cookies, you may not be able to completely utilize all the features and services on the website of Desklog.