What is a Cookie?
Cookies are small pieces of text used to store information on web browsers. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. Cookies can be used to recognize you when you visit JTAPE, remember your preferences, and give you a personalized experience that’s in line with your settings. Cookies enable us to identify your device, location, pages viewed, length of visit to our website and other information which helps us improve our site and provide you with relevant content.
What types of cookies does JTAPE use?
We use the following cookies:
- Strictly Necessary Cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
- Analytical & Performance Cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Functionality Cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
- Targeting Cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
Third Party Cookies
You can manage website cookies in your browser settings, you have the choice to change these settings by accepting, rejecting or deleting cookies. You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you limit the ability of our website to set cookies, you may worsen your overall user experience, since it will no longer be personalized to you. It may also stop you from saving customized settings like login information and prevent you from accessing all or parts of the website.
Other Tracking Technologies
Web server and application logs. Our servers automatically collect certain information to help us administer and protect the services we provide via our website and improve your user experience. The information collected includes:
- IP address and browser type
- Device information including Unique Device Identifier (UDID), MAC address, Identifier For Advertisers (IFA) and similar identifiers we or others assign
- Device operating system and other technical facts
- The country, state/county and city from which you access our site
- Pages visited and content viewed, stored and purchased
- Information or text entered
- Links and buttons clicked
- URLs visited before and after you use our website
- Cookies and other ad technology such as beacons, pixels, and tags help us serve relevant ads to you more effectively. They also help us provide auditing, research, and reporting, to help us understand and improve our site, and know when content has been shown to you. We may also include web beacons in our marketing emails and newsletters to determine whether an email is opened or if links are clicked on.
- Flash Cookies. Flash cookies, also known as local shared objects, are designed to support browser content supported by Adobe® Flash. They are usually used to enable ads and video content on websites. Like other cookies, they will store information on your device, some of which will be specific to the Flash-enabled content. Flash cookies can only be deleted within Adobe Flash rather than via your browser.
We understand you may want to know more about cookies. Here are some useful resources that provide detailed information about types of cookies, how they are used, and how you can manage your cookie preferences: www.aboutcookies.org and www.allaboutcookies.org.
Browser manufacturers provide help pages relating to cookie management in their products. Please see below for more information.
- Google Chrome
- Internet Explorer
- Mozilla Firefox
- Safari (Desktop)
- Safari (Mobile)
- Android Browser
- Opera Mobile
For other browsers, please consult the documentation that your browser manufacturer provides.
Date of Last Revision: 18 October 2019