Cookies Policy

Cookies Policy

Last Updated: March 2021


This policy explains how cookies and similar technologies are used on our website at Cooke & Associates, Inc. and any apps that we use. By accessing or using our services and website , you consent to the use of these technologies as described in this policy. Please do not use our services or view our website if are not comfortable with the ways in which we and any third parties described below use cookies and related technologies.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file containing a unique identifier that is placed in the web browser of your computer or mobile device when you visit a site. Cookies and similar technologies (which include pixels, tags, web beacons and software development kits (“SDKs”)) (together “cookies”) enable site operators to recognise your device and collect information from it when you interact with a site. We use this information to understand how the site is being used, remember user preferences and improve users’ browsing experience. Cookies are also used to make any advertising you may see online more relevant to your interests.

Who places cookies on my device?

Cookies set by the site you visit are called “first party cookies”. Cookies set by other parties are called “third party cookies”. Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality within the site, such as site analytics, advertising and social media features. The parties that set these third party cookies can recognise your computer or device both when it visits the site in question and also when it visits certain other sites and/or apps. We do not control how these third parties use your information, which is subject to their own privacy policies.

What cookies does Cooke & Associates, Inc. use, and why?

Cooke & Associates, Inc. uses both session cookies and persistent cookies:

  • We use a session cookie to identify you during a particular visit to our website. Session cookies expire after a short time, or when you close your web browser or app after use
  • We use a persistent cookie to identify you over a long period of time. (For example, if you asked us to keep you signed in, we would use a persistent cookie for that purpose.) Persistent cookies remain on your device for a set period of time specified in the cookie.
  • We use both first and third party cookies to operate, understand and improve, specifically:
    • To authenticate you and secure our Services: We use cookies to monitor login, session and status data. This allows us to know, for example, whether you are logged in.
    • To remember your settings and preferences: We use cookies to recognise your browser and remember your preferences. For example, we use cookies to remember your language preferences.
    • To carry out analytics and research: We use cookies to understand your use of our Services and how we can improve our offerings. For example, we use cookies to track whether you open emails we send you.
  • To personalise your experience: We use cookies to personalise your use of our Services, including to serve you personalised advertising that may better suit your needs.
  • To detect fraud, trust and safety, and investigations:  We use cookies to keep our Services safe, including to detect and prevent fraud and conduct investigations.

Your choices Browsers

You may refuse or restrict the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, limiting or refusing cookies may affect your ability to use some of our Services. Please note that our systems are not configured to accept browsers ‘Do Not Track’ signals, because no industry standard for handling them has been adopted. For more information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your computer or mobile device and how to manage and delete them, visit Some advertising networks offer you a way to opt-out of targeted advertising.

Third parties – please refer to the opt-outs listed in the table above to specifically opt-out from certain third party cookies. Since we do not control any of these opt-out links, we are not responsible for the availability or accuracy of these mechanisms.

Opting out – using these opt-out services will not prevent you from seeing all ads but may make the ads you do see less relevant to you.

Changes to this policy

Our business changes constantly and our cookie policy will also change, so please review it frequently. We will notify you of any changes by posting the updated policy on this page with its effective date. If the change is material, we will take reasonable steps to notify you in advance.

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