What are cookies?
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is downloaded on to your computer when you visit a website. Cookies are used by many websites and can do a number of things, like remembering your preferences, recording what you have put in your shopping basket, and counting the number of people looking at a website.
Why do we use them?
- help us improve your experience when using our applications;
- to remember your preferences so there is no need to customize on each visit;
- to analyze how well our applications are performing;
- to learn more about the way you interact with our applications.
The key reason for using cookies, however, is to make our applications more convenient, more efficient and user-friendly for you.
Types of Cookies we use
|Type of Cookies||What do they do?||Do these cookies collect my personal data / identify me?|
|Necessary||These cookies are essential to make the TIA Central application work correctly. They enable you to use our applications and use our features.||These cookies don’t identify you as an individual. If you do not accept these cookies, it may affect the performance of our applications, or parts of it.|
|Performance||These cookies help us understand how visitors interact with our applications by providing information about the areas visited, the time spent, and any issues encountered, such as error messages. This helps us improve the performance of our applications.||These cookies don’t identify you as an individual. All data is collected and aggregated anonymously.|
|Functionality||These cookies allow our applications to remember the choices you make (such as your user name, language etc.) to provide a more personalized online experience. They can also enable you to watch videos and engage with social tools.||The information these cookies collect may include personally identifiable information that you have disclosed, such as your username or userID.|
How can I control my cookies?
You can use your web browser to:
- delete cookies;
- block cookies;
- allow cookies;
- block third-party cookies;
- clear all cookies when you close the browser;
- open a ‘private browsing’ or ‘incognito’ session, which allows you to browse the internet without keeping data locally.
Changing your cookie settings, including deletion and disabling them, may mean that the functionality of our applications and your ability to use some of its features is affected. You may not be able to access all of the content of the application and some of the functions may not operate correctly.