What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that the browser stores when browsing the Internet. They can be used to collect, store, and share data about the user’s activities on websites, including SmartWater. Cookies also allow us to remember things about the user’s visits to SmartWater Academy, such as the language of preference, and facilitate the use of the site.
We use session cookies, which expire after a short period of time or when closing the browser, and persistent cookies, which remain stored in the browser for a defined period of time. We use session cookies to identify the user during a single browsing session, such as when you log in to SmartWater Academy. We use persistent cookies when we need to identify the User for a longer period, such as by requesting that we keep the user logged on.
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For example, cookies help authenticate user access to SmartWater Academy and to prevent unauthorized parties from accessing the user’s accounts.
For example, cookies help us remember the language of preference or the country in which the user is located, so that we can provide content in your preferred language without having to ask each time you make visits.
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For example, cookies help us to test different versions of SmartWater Academy To see what features or content users prefer, Web signage helps us determine which e-mail messages are open and cookies help us see how the user interacts with SmartWater Academy, like the links you click on
For example, cookies help us to show a personalized list of recommended courses on the home page.
For more information on specific advertising cookies and how they can be excluded, the user can visit www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html, or if it is in the European Union, the user can visit the Site Your Online Choices.
The user must take into account What If the advertising technology is integrated into the services, the user can continue to receive publicity on other websites and applications, but it will not be adapted to their interests.
When using mobile applications, the user can also receive custom advertisements in the applications. Apple IOS, Android OS, and Microsoft Windows provide their own instructions on how to control custom advertising in applications. For other devices and operating systems, the user must review his or her privacy settings or contact the platform operator.
What are my privacy options?
- Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can change the browser settings to reject cookies by querying the browser’s help articles. If the user chooses to reject cookies, you should keep in mind that you may not be able to log on, personalize, or use some interactive services features.
- Flash cookies work differently from browser cookies, so browser cookie management tools may not remove them…… For more information on how to manage Flash cookies, the user can view the Flash Cookie Management article and the Site Storage Settings panel of Adobe.
- In order to obtain information and control the cookies that are used for the personalized advertising of the participating companies, the user can consult the pages of exclusion of the consumer of the Network Advertising Initiative and the Digital Advertising Alliance, or if it is in the European Union, visit the Site Your Online Choices. To exclude advertising displayed on Google Analytics or customize the Google Display Network ads, the user can visit the Google AD Setup Page.
- For general information on how to manage cookies and how to turn them off, the user can visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
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