Cookie Policy - The It list

INFORMATION ABOUT OUR USE OF COOKIES

WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the harddrive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

WHY DOES OUR WEBSITE USE COOKIES?
Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with an optimised experience when you browse our website, and also allows us to improve our site.

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This information is limited to statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

For the same reasons, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that helps us to improve the Services and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us to:

• identify who you are and to access your account information;

• estimate our audience size and patterns;

• control how often visitors see similar ads; and

• track preferences and to improve and update the Services.

We may also use cookies to save and remember any preferences that may have been set while your browser was visiting our site. For example, if you register on our site, we may use cookies to remember your registration information, so you do not need to log into our site each time you visit. We also may record your password in a cookie, if you checked the box entitled “Keep me signed in on this computer.” Please note that any user IDs, passwords, and any other account­related data included in such cookies are encrypted for security purposes.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your Internet browser that allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. You can also delete cookies that have been installed on your hard drive – consult your software manual for further help. However, if you choose to refuse, or delete cookies, you may be unable to access certain parts of the Services. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you visit our site.