What is a Cookie?
A Cookie is a small file placed onto your device that enables website features and functionality. Cookies are widely used to make websites work more efficiently and to track the behavior of the website’s visitors and web traffic. Cookies contain information that can later be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. Some of the cookies will only be used if you use certain features or select certain preferences, and some cookies will always be used. You can find out more about each type of cookie by viewing the table below.
“First party Cookies” are cookies that belong to Zasio and that Zasio places on your device. “Third-party Cookies” are cookies that another party places on your device through our websites. First party cookies are cookies that are served directly by the Zasio website to your computer or mobile device. They are used only by Zasio to recognize your computer or mobile device when it revisits our website. Third party cookies are served by a service provider on behalf of Zasio and can be used by the service provider to recognize your computer or mobile device when it visits other websites. Third party cookies are most commonly used for website analytics or advertising purposes.
Cookies can remain on your computer or mobile device for different periods of time. Some cookies are session cookies, meaning that they exist only while your browser is open. These are deleted automatically once you close your browser. Other cookies are persistent or permanent cookies, meaning that they survive after your browser is closed. They can be used by websites to recognize your computer when you open your browser and browse the Internet again.
Zasio may contract with third-party service providers to send e-mails to users who have provided us with their contact information. To help measure and improve the effectiveness of our e-mail communications, and/or to determine whether messages have been opened and links clicked on, the third-party service providers may place Cookies on the devices of these users.
We use persistent and session Cookies, and may serve the following types of Cookies to your computer or mobile device:
|Essential/Strictly Necessary||Essential cookies (first-party Cookies) are sometimes called “strictly necessary” as without them we cannot provide many services that you need on the Website. These Cookies are necessary to allow us to operate our websites so you may access them as you have requested. For example, essential cookies help remember your preferences as you move around the websites. They also include Cookies that enable us to remember your previous actions within the same browsing session and secure our websites.|
|Analytical/Performance||These Cookies are used by us or third-party service providers to analyze how our websites are used and how they are performing so that we can make improvements to the websites. For example, these Cookies track page views and locations of visitors. If you subscribe to one of our newsletters, these Cookies may be correlated to you. We may also use analytics cookies to test new ads, pages, or features to see how users react to them. These Cookies include, for example, Google Analytics cookies.|
|Functionality/Preference||These Cookies let us operate our websites in accordance with the choices made by our visitors. During your visit to the Websites, cookies are used to remember information you have entered or choices you make on our websites. These preferences are remembered, through the use of the persistent cookies, and the next time you visit our websites you will not have to set them again.|
Can Cookies be disabled?
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of Zasio websites.
You can block cookies by changing your browser settings so that cookies from Zasio websites cannot be placed on your computer or mobile device. Further information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your device and how to manage and delete them, is available at www.aboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.