Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website.
Cookies are used to improve the use and functionality of IESI Sites and to gain a better understanding of how visitors use IESI Sites and the tools and services offered on them. Cookies help us tailor IESI Sites to your personal needs, to improve their user-friendliness, gain customer satisfaction feedback and to communicate to you elsewhere on the internet.
Types of Cookies Used on Sites – The following types of cookies may be used on IESI Sites:
- Session cookies – Temporary cookie files which are erased when you close your browser. When you restart your browser and go back to the site that created that cookie, the website will treat you as a new visitor.
- Persistent cookies Cookies stay on your browser until you delete them manually or until your browser deletes them based on the duration period set within the cookie. These cookies will recognize you as a return visitor.
- Necessary cookies Necessary cookies are strictly necessary for the operation of a IESI Site. They enable you to navigate around the site and use our features.
- Cookies that send information to us – These are the cookies that we set on a IESI Site and they can only be read by that site. This is known as a ‘First Party’ cookie.