- WHAT ARE COOKIES?
When users visit a website, small data files are downloaded into their computer, phone, or tablet which are referred to as cookies. Often, web browsers automatically accept cookies. Cookies help website operators enhance the user experience by analysing the behavior of the users who frequently visit their website.
Additional information about the cookies and how they are used on our website are provided below.
- WHAT COOKIES WILL BE USED AND FOR WHAT PURPOSE?
- Performance Cookies
As the name suggests, performance cookies help fix technical issues or errors, thereby improving the performance of the webpages. NIOC Exchange uses performance and analytics tools from third parties like Google Analytics. The information collected by the cookies includes the number of user visits, returning users, etc. Nevertheless, performance cookies aren’t capable of identifying a user and only helps in generating aggregate data.
- Targeting or Marketing Cookies
Being an integral part of our marketing initiatives, targeting or marketing cookies monitors and collects information about your browsing habits. This is done so as to make advertising more relevant to the users and also to limit the number of times users see an advert. Targeting or marketing cookies are also often placed in our third-party advertising networks so as to collect information about the other websites you frequent. This information is further shared with third-party organizations like advertisers.
- Strictly Necessary Cookies
This is an essential set of cookies you need to enable in order to browse seamlessly through our website and to also use its features. Any and all information collected by the strictly necessary cookies are associated with the operation of our website. For instance, the information collected is used to authenticate your account, and to verify that you are still connected to our website.
- Functionality Cookies
Functionality cookies remember your preferences like login details in order to improve user experience. For instance, you can avoid re-entering the details every time you visit the website.
- HOW LONG WILL THE COOKIES REMAIN?
While other cookies remain in the cookie file of your browser even after you close it, the single-session cookie is temporary cookie which will be present in the cookie file of your browser until the browser is closed. Cookies have different expiry dates. Thus, after a cookie gets expired, a new version of the cookie will be downloaded during the next time you access the website.
- THIRD-PARTY COOKIES
In order to enhance the user experience, perform marketing research, provide advertisements, and improve the website’s functionality, some cookies are established on our website on behalf of trusted third-party service providers.
- HOW DO I TURN COOKIES OFF?
It isn’t mandatory that you accept cookies. However, if you choose to turn off or delete cookies generated through our website, the website will not perform as it is designed to. Thus, turning off cookies might lead to reduced functionality, performance, and options available to you. You can change your cookie settings from almost all modern browsers. You can find these settings in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your browser.
- RELATION TO THE CUSTOMER AGREEMENT