Last updated: February 12, 2019
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files containing a string of characters that websites send to a visitor’s computer or other internet-connected devices to uniquely identify the visitor’s browser or to store information or settings on the device. Cookies are then sent back to the originating websites on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a visitor’s device and to target the content displayed to the visitor’s interests.
Yes. By using our Sites you agree that unless you have set your devices’ browser to reject them, we can place the types of cookies set out in the table below on your device, and use that data in accordance with this policy.
customize and improve the users’ visits to our Sites,
deliver content tailored to the users’ interest and the manner in which they browse our Sites, and
manage our Sites and other aspects of our business.
What type of cookies are used on the Sites and what choices do you have?
Below is a list of cookies that we would like to use on our Sites. You can indicate your acceptance of all cookies or a selection of cookies that you allow us to use on our Sites. There are generally four categories of cookies: “Strictly Necessary”, “Performance”, “Functionality” and “Targeting”.
Our Sites routinely uses all four categories of cookies. You can read more on each cookie category below:
Strictly Necessary Cookies: These cookies are essential, as they enable you to move around the Sites and use its features, such as accessing logged in our secure areas.
Functionality Cookies: These cookies allow us to remember how you’re logged in, when you logged in or out, the state or history actions you have taken on the Sites. The information these cookies collect may be anonymous, and they are not used to track your browsing activity on other sites or services.
Targeting Cookies: the Sites or other third party partners may use these types of cookies to deliver advertising that is relevant to your interest. These cookies can remember that your device has visited a site or used a service, and may also track your device’s browsing activity on other sites or services other than the Sites. This information may be shared with organizations outside CA, such as advertisers and/or advertising networks to deliver the advertising, and to help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign, or other business partners for the purpose of providing aggregated service usage statistics and aggregate service testing
How long will cookies stay on my device?
The length of time a cookie will stay on your device depends on whether it is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your device until they expire or are deleted.
First and third-party cookies
First-party cookies are cookies that belong to CA, third-party cookies are cookies that another party places on your device through our Sites. Third-party cookies may be placed on your device by someone providing a service for CA, for example to help us understand how the services on the Sites are being used. Third-party cookies may also be placed on your device by our business partners so that they can use them to advertise products and services to you elsewhere on the Internet.
How to control and delete cookies
For more information on how we collect, use and share your personal information, please read the Century Private Policy.