Last Updated: March 2021
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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:
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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.
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