What are cookies?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your browsing device, e.g. a computer or smartphone, when you visit a website. Cookies can be recognised by the website that downloaded them, or other websites that use the same cookies. This helps websites know if the browsing device has visited them before.
Cookies do lots of functions, like helping us understand how the Site is being used, letting Users navigate between pages effectively, remembering your preferences, and generally improving your browsing experience. Cookies can also help ensure marketing you see online is more relevant to you and your interests.
What types of cookies does G-GLOBAL use?
The types of cookies used by most websites can generally be put into five categories: Strictly Necessary, Performance, Functionality, Tailored Content and Targeting.
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are essential for the full functionality of the Site. They enable you to navigate around the Site and use its features, such as accessing secure areas. Without these cookies, you may not be able to access all the functions of the Site.
These cookies collect information about how you use the Site, e.g. which pages are the most visited and if you receive any error messages from any pages. These cookies do not gather information that identifies you. All information these cookies collect is anonymous and only used to improve how the Sit works.
These cookies allow the Site to remember the choices you make, e.g. your User name, language or your region. These cookies can also be used to remember the changes you made to text size, font, and other parts of pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide Services you have requested, e.g. watching a video or commenting on a post. The information these cookies collect may be anonymous and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
Tailored Content Cookies
These cookies help the Site provide enhance features and display content in a way that is relevant to you. They help determinate what information is shown on the Site based on how you have used the Site previously. These cookies also track your browsing activity on other websites.
These cookies are used to delivery advertisements that are more relevant to your and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you seen an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They remember that you have visited a website and this information may be shared with other organisations such as advertisers. This means that after you have been to the Site, you may see some advertisement about our services elsewhere on the Internet.
How long will cookies stay on my browsing device?
The length of time a cookie will stay on your browsing device depends on whether it is a persistent or session cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your browsing device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies will stay on your browsing device until they expire or are deleted.
First and third party cookies
First party cookies are cookies that belong to G-GLOBAL, while third party cookies are cookies that another party places on your browsing device through our Site.
How to control and delete cookies through your browser
The browser you are using to view the Site can enable, disable or delete cookies. To do this, please follow the instructions provided for your browser.
Please note that if you set your browser to disable cookies, you may not be able to access certain parts of the Site or Services. Other parts of the Site may also not work properly. You can find out more information about how to change your browser cookie settings at www.allaboutcookies.org.
Cookies used by G-GLOBAL
The following tables set out the types of cookies that are most frequently used on the Site. Please note that these tables are not exhaustive and may be updated from time to time.
Strictly Necessary Cookies
- Cookie Name: session
- Purpose of Cookie: creating or accessing a session
- Expiry: 1 minute
- Cookie Name: Remember-me
- Purpose of Cookie: stores the identity of a principal between sessions
- Expiry: 14 days
Please note that we also use Google Analytics, Google Adwords, Clicky which may use their own cookies. Information about Google’s cookies is available from: https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/types/. Clicky cookies is available from: http://clicky.com/help/faq/features/cookies
Third party websites cookies
Other websites may use different cookies from what G-GLOBAL uses. You acknowledge and agree that G-GLOBAL is not responsible for any third party websites and you access third party websites at your own risk. Please understand other websites are independent from G-GLOBAL so you must inform yourself of their separate cookie policies.