Cookies are small text files that contain data that are stored on your computer or mobile device and can uniquely identify your browser or device.
What are cookies used for?
Cookies allow a site or services to know if your computer or device has visited that site or service before. Cookies can be used for a number of purposes, including but not limited to helping understand how the site or service is being used. They can remember the preferences you set on the website before, so you don’t need to set them up again and can be used to help you navigate through the pages easier.
What types of Cookies do we use?
There are generally three categories of cookies used on our website listed below.
1. Strictly Necessary Cookies. These are essential to the website and normally contain data referring to the layout or the member logged into the website, without them you would not be able to navigate though the services or use any secure areas.
2. Performance Cookies. These cookies collect information about how you have used the website or individual feature. Having this anonymous data helps use make informed decisions on the parts of the website you like and are using, what parts need to be removed or tweaked. The data is used side by side with the user feedback we receive.
3. Functionality Cookies. These cookies allow us to remember you’re logged in, as well as allowing us to tailor the service to the user to provide enhanced features and content. The data collected is all anonymous and is not used to collect your browsing information on other sites or services.
The length of time a cookie will be stored on your computer will depend on the cookies purpose and can vary from when you close your browser, to after a certain period of time, or even until you clear all you’re cookies.
What are first and third party Cookies?
First Party Cookies are cookies placed on your computer or device by Builders Mate. On our website we use third party cookies to help us track users on our sites to create informed changes. Third party cookies may be placed on your computer or device by an entity providing a service for Builders Mate. Third Party cookies may also be placed on your computer or device by our business partners.
How to delete and manage your Cookies?
If you want to delete cookies follow the instructions at http://www.wikihow.com/Clear-Your-Browser%27s-Cookies. If you wish to disable your browser from receiving cookies follow the instructions at http://www.wikihow.com/Disable-Cookies.Note that if you set your browser to disable cookies, you may not be able to access certain parts of our service and other parts of our service may not work properly. You can find out more information about cookie settings at third-party information sites, such as www.allaboutcookies.org.
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