- What is a cookie?
- What are cookies used for?
- What cookies does ISMF use?
- How to manage cookies?
- How do I block or delete the cookies?
1. What is a cookie?
- A cookie is a small file, stored on your browser or computer hard drive, which is used to collect data about your device and interactions with our website, such as browser type, operating system, IP address, device type, location, browsing date, and time.
- Cookies are placed on your device by us (“first party cookies”) or by third parties (“third party cookies”). These third parties may include our partners and organisations that provide analytics and advertising services to us.
2. What are cookies used for?
- A cookie in no way gives ISMF access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data that you have chosen to share with ISMF. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. Please note however that this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
3. What cookies does ISMF use?
There are several different types of cookies, however, the ISMF website uses:
- Strictly Necessary Cookies that enable you to navigate our website. These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you that amount to a request for services. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the website will not then work.
- Performance cookies collect certain information that allows us to improve the performance of our website and help us to provide you with what we believe to be the best user experience. These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our website. These cookies help us to know how our website performs and which pages are the most and least popular and to see how visitors move around the website. If you do not allow these cookies we will not be able to learn more about the use and performance of our website and your experience will not be as relevant to you.
- Marketing cookies that enable the tailoring of online advertising served to you based on your browsing activity and the location from which you access our website. These cookies include cookies set by our partners. They are used by us and by our advertising partners to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on our website as well as other sites. If you do not allow these cookies, you will continue to see online advertising, but that advertising will be less tailored to you.
4. How to manage cookies?
- When visiting the ISMF website for the first time, you will be shown a pop-up requesting your consent to accept or reject various types of cookies depending on your preferences. By giving your consent you enable the ISMF and/or its partners to provide the best possible experience and service. You may withdraw your consent at any time (except for cookies that are strictly necessary). However, please take into consideration that certain features of the website may not function fully or as intended.
- In addition to the above, you may choose to enable or disable cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose to disable all cookies or only third-party cookies. For further details, you can consult the help menu in their Internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.
- To get help regarding the cookies used by this website, please contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
5. How do I block or delete the cookies?
You may limit the cookies set in your browser by taking the steps described below. Note that declining cookies may impact your ability to use our services.
Browser settings: You may change your browser’s settings to delete already set cookies and reject new ones. To learn more, visit the help pages of your browser:
You may also visit our sites in your browser’s “private” or “incognito” mode, in which case cookies will be set, but deleted when you close your browser.