What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer or other internet connected device in order to identify your browser, provide analytics, remember information about you such as your language preference or login information. They're completely safe and can't be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your device.
What type of cookies does FieldCloud use?
Cookies can either be session cookies or persistent cookies. A session cookie expires automatically when you close your browser. A persistent cookie will remain until it expires or you delete your cookies. Expiration dates are set in the cookies themselves; some may expire after a few minutes while others may expire after multiple years. Cookies placed by the website you’re visiting are called “first party cookies".
Below is a detailed list of the cookies we use on our website. Our website is scanned with our cookie scanning tool regularly to maintain a list as accurate as possible. We classify cookies in the following categories:
|Strictly Necessary Cookies||These cookies are necessary for our website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are essential in order to enable you to navigate around the website and use its features. If you remove or disable these cookies, we cannot guarantee that you will be able to use our websites.|
|Analytics Cookies||Analytics cookies help us improve the way our websites work (e.g. by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily). These track information about visits to the websites so that we can make improvement and report our performance. For example: analyze visitor and user behavior so as to provide more relevant content or suggest certain activities. These cookies also collect information about how visitors use the websites, which site the user came from, the number of each user’s visits and how long the user stays on the websites. We might also use analytics cookies to test new pages or features to see how users react to them.|
|Preference Cookies||Preference cookies are used to provide services or to remember choices you make so we can personalize content for you (e.g. by remembering your username, choice of language or region). These preferences are remembered, through the use of the persistent cookies, and the next time you visit the websites you will not have to set them again.|
How you can manage cookies?
Most browsers allow you to control cookies through their 'settings' preferences. However, if you limit the ability of websites to set cookies, you may worsen your overall user experience, since it will no longer be personalized to you. It may also stop you from saving customized settings like login information. Browser manufacturers provide help pages relating to cookie management in their products. Please see below for more information.