What are Cookies?
Cookies are small files that are sent by the web server that hosts our Website to the web browser on the computer or device you use to access our Website. These Cookies enable the computer server to collect information from the browser on your device about your browsing activity when using your device to access our Website. Using Cookies, the Website can recognize and remember certain information about you when you revisit. For more information, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
Types of Cookies
IPA currently uses, and may use in the future, the following types of cookies on our Website.
Session Cookies: Help us maintain security and verify your details while you use the Website which enables you to avoid having to re-enter your details each time you enter a new page. Session cookies are temporary and will expire at the end of a browser session. Session cookies allow the Website to recognize you as you navigate between pages during a single browser session and allow you to use the Website most efficiently.
Persistent Cookies: Help us recognize you as a unique user when you return to our Website so that you do not have to input your details multiple times, examples of this include your preferred currency and time zones and to help us better understand how users use the Website so that we may make improvements.
We also use some Cookies which are strictly necessary in order for you to use the functions available on our Website.
How Does IPA Use Information from Cookies?
We use the information to contact you for your feedback on our services, to share enhancements to our Website, and to inform you about new products and services.
How Long Do Cookies Stay On My Device?
This depends on the type of cookie (persistent or session cookie). Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies will stay on your computer or mobile device until they expire or are deleted. Persistent cookies have typical expiration dates ranging from two months up to a couple of years.
How To Disable Cookies
If you wish to restrict or block the Cookies which are set by our Website, you can either decline Cookies when you visit our Website, or you can do this through your browser settings. Please note, most browsers are initially set to accept cookies.
As our Cookies allow you to access some of our Website’s essential features we recommend that you leave cookies enabled; otherwise, if cookies are disabled, it may mean that you experience reduced functionality or will be prevented from using our Website altogether.