WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are alphanumeric codes or compact data text files dispatched from a server while you’re browsing a website. These cookies hold small bits of information and get stored on your computer when you visit specific websites. When we mention “cookies,” we’re also referring to similar technologies with comparable functions, such as tags, pixels, and identifiers. You can manage your cookie preferences when you visit any of our websites and adjust them whenever you like by altering the settings on your browser that apply to our website. To learn more about cookies, visit http://www.cookiecentral.com.
Enhance your website browsing experience.
Provide you with more personalized advertisements.
Remember some of your preferences and save your login details for future visits.
Gather data for analytics, such as your favorite pages and how you reached our website.
Enable website features and functionalities.
Track how visitors found our website, including whether it was through an advertisement or another site.
WHAT TYPE OF COOKIES DO WE USE?
When you visit our websites, various types of cookies are stored on your device. These cookies can be set by us or by third parties.
First-Party Cookies: These are issued by our website domains and can only be set or accessed by us. They are used for our specific purposes, like personalizing our websites.
Third-Party Cookies: These are typically placed on a website through scripts or tags added to web pages. These scripts often add extra functionality to our websites.
We use different cookie categories:
Strictly Necessary: These cookies are crucial for you to navigate and use our websites effectively.
Functionality Cookies: These enable specific useful features on our websites.
Third-Party and Personalization Cookies: These cookies deliver personalized ads based on your interests. For instance, they can remember your website visits and share this data with third parties for personalized advertising.
HOW LONG DO COOKIES STAY INSTALLED ON A DEVICE?
We utilize two types of cookies, each with its own duration:
Session Cookies: These are temporary files placed on your device while you’re browsing and are deleted when you close your browser. They are not stored or shared with third parties. Session cookies ensure a smooth user experience, like saving your session ID to maintain your settings between page visits. Most of our cookies are session cookies.
Persistent Cookies: These stay on your device for a period, which can range from a few days to two years after your visit to our website. For example, we may use a persistent cookie to remember your language preference on our site.
CAN THIRD PARTIES HAVE ACCESS TO COOKIES?
We employ Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting for performance analytics on our websites. However, we don’t use these cookies or the data they track to monitor individual users. Instead, this service provides insights into overall website traffic, aiding us in optimizing our sites for visitors.
S.B.B.T.B Media may utilize interest-based advertising services (referred to as “remarketing” or “retargeting”) from third-party providers like Google and Facebook. These services show tailored offers on third-party websites and social media platforms that S.B.B.T.B Media website users visit. You can opt out of Google’s cookie usage through Google’s Ads Settings, and you can also opt out of remarketing vendor cookies via the Network Advertising Initiative’s consumer opt-out page.
HOW CAN I MANAGE COOKIE PREFERENCES?
You can manage your cookie preferences by clicking on “Cookies” or “Do Not Share My Personal Information” in the footer of our website.
Most web browsers and devices provide tools to control cookies. You can block them, receive notifications when cookies are used, and manage the cookies stored on your device through your browser settings. However, if you block all cookies on one or more of our websites, you may not be able to access all of the site’s features. Please note that we do not respond to “Do Not Track” signals.
If you wish to opt out of Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting, you can do so by installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on, which is provided by Google.