What is a “cookie”?
“Cookies” are files downloaded to your computer/smartphone/tablet when you visit certain websites. Cookies make it possible to store and retrieve information about your browsing habits using the device in question. These cookies are stored in your hard drive memory during the duration of your browsing session only. They do not collect any specific personal data, and the majority (known as session cookies) are deleted from your computer when you close your browser.
Most browsers accept cookies by default, while allowing users to enable or disable temporary or persistent cookies through their security settings.
Unless you give your express consent by enabling cookies in your browser, Alai Secure will not link any data stored with the personal details you provide.
What types of “cookies” are used on this website?
Strictly necessary cookies: These are cookies that are essential to the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
Analytical/performance cookies: These cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to our website and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Functionality cookies: These cookies are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
Targeting cookies: These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
We use performance type cookies such as Google Analytics to better understand how visitors use our site, for example, which pages are viewed, how long customers spend visiting a particular page and how often they return to visit our site. This information assists our marketing and sales teams to understand which of our pages are performing well and which pages require improvement.
Our cookie list
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These cookies allow Google Analytics to track the usage of the site.
This cookie is a ‘session cookie’ and tells us that you are actively using our site. This way we can always know, at any given time, how many users we have visiting.
Yes. There are a number of options available. You can set your browser either to reject all cookies, to only allow “trusted” sites to set them, or to accept only those cookies from those websites which you are using at that moment.
Some of the functionality of our website will be lost if you delete all cookies.
All of the ‘popular’ browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings are usually found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your browser. To help you better understand these settings, the following links may be helpful to you, otherwise you should use the ‘Help’ option in your browser for more details.
We recommend visiting www.aboutcookies.org for more information about cookies and how to manage them.