What are cookies?
A cookie is a small file which is stored on your computer. It allows the server to deliver a page tailored to a particular user. Cookies are created when you use your browser to visit a website to keep track of your movements within the site, help you resume where you left off, remember things like login information, preferences, theme selections, and other functions that you can customize. Cookies that are set by Vodia are considered “first party cookies”. So in the case of login information for example, that would be considered a “first party cookie”.
There are also “third party cookies”. These are related to features or functionality provided through the website for the use of things like advertising, interactive content, and analytics. The parties that set these third party cookies can recognise your computer both when it is visiting the Vodia website and also when it is visiting other websites.
How and why are cookies used?
The various types of cookies are as follows: Essential, performance & functionality, analytics & customization, and advertising. Essential cookies are used simply to provide the user with services available through our websites. Performance & functionality cookies are used to enhance the performance of our websites, but are not necessarily ‘essential’. Analytics and customization cookies collect information that is used to help us understand the ways that our website is being used. Advertising cookies are used to make advertising messages more relevant to you. It is important to note that we do not have advertising on our websites, but third party cookies might be enabled on your system that will allow this.
How can you control cookies?
It is important to us that you understand that you have the right to decide if you want to accept or reject cookies. In order to exercise these cookie preferences, you can set or amend your browser controls to accept or reject cookies. Please note that if you decide to reject cookies, you may still use our website, however you may experience some functionality that is restricted.
Last Modified: October 3rd, 2019