Computer Division may set cookies for your web browser as you visit our websites, use our products or visit a website where Computer Division provides ads, content or analytics. A cookie is a small piece of information that is stored on a computer for the purpose of identifying that browser during interaction on websites. Cookies may be used to store items such as identifiers and user preferences. A website may set a cookie to the browser if the browser’s preferences allow it. A browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has set, not those set by other websites.
Computer Division’s Practices Regarding Identifiers and Cookies
Access your information when you “sign in” so we can provide you with customised content or remember the last page you visited in a Computer Division product or service.
Information that Computer Division collects related to your activities and interests is maintained by Computer Division on its servers and is associated with your Computer Division account by means of cookies regardless of what computer or device you use to sign in to Computer Division. This association only takes place with regard to information collected while you were logged in with your Computer Division account. You can learn more about Computer Division’s data retention and storage practices here.
Keep track of preferences you specify while you are using Computer Division products or services.
When you log in to your Computer Division account, a cookie that contains information about your interests is placed on the computer or device you are using. This allows Computer Division to associate your interests and activity if you log in to your Computer Division account on multiple devices. This means that your browsing habits on your work computer or a library computer, when logged in, can inform your experience on Computer Division when using your home computer when logged in.
Deliver advertisements and content relevant to your interests.
Computer Division collects and maintains information about your interests based on your websurfing activity when you are visiting the branded Computer Division network of websites, websites within the Computer Division Network, as well as other non-Computer Division web sites that we partner with.
Provide general analytics.
Maintain information in both identifiable and anonymous forms.
When you are signed-in to your Computer Division account, Computer Division associates your observed interests and activities with your Computer Division account using a process that keeps your personal information and your browsing information separate.
If you are a registered Computer Division user who is not signed-in, Computer Division stores information about your interests based on a browser cookie ID. This cookie ID is an encrypted (or “one-way secret hashed”) form of a Computer Division cookie that is separate from your Computer Division account information and also includes the age (in whole years), gender, and location provided when you created your Computer Division account. This cookie is not used by any party, including Computer Division, to personally identify you.
Conduct research to improve Computer Division’s content, products and services.To support security measures, such as requiring re-logging into a Computer Division product or service after a certain amount of time has elapsed.To assist in identifying possible fraudulent activities.
Choices about Cookies
You may configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. Each browser is different, so check the “Help” menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.
The Adobe Flash Player is an application and web tool that allows rapid development of dynamic content. Flash (and similar applications) use technology to remember settings, preferences and usage similar to browser cookies but these are managed through a different interface than the one provided by your web browser.
Computer Division employs Adobe Flash cookies in compliance with Interactive Advertising Bureau standards. Computer Division employs Adobe Flash cookies in certain situations where we use Flash to provide some content such as video clips or animation. You may access your Flash management tools from Adobe’s web site directly. Computer Division does not use Flash cookies to serve interest-based advertising.
If you reject all cookies, you may not be able to use Computer Division products or services that require you to “sign in,” and you may not be able to take full advantage of all offerings.
You can visit the Interactive Advertising Bureau to see other companies that offer opt outs and to use other tools to manage your opt-out choices.
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