In the course of using STATS’ website, STATS automatically tracks certain information about you to improve your user experience. Cookies provide us with information about how the STATS website is being used which allows us to improve it. This information includes your IP address, what type of browser you are using, the URLs that you just came from and the URLs you visit next (regardless of whether or not these URLs are on our site), page visits, link clicks, a cookie ID.
Cookies are small files of information which are downloaded onto the device you use to access the STATS website. Each cookie is unique to your web browser and will contain unique identifiers. Cookies remember information about your activities on the STATS website and enables STATS to make your visit to the STATS website more enjoyable. For example, cookies can store your password for easy logon to a site you have previously visited and can save your preferences for a personalized home page. A cookie cannot read data off your hard drive or read cookie files created by other websites. The cookie itself does not contain personal data and STATS does not combine cookies with personal data. More information on cookies and their use can be found at www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
TYPES OF COOKIES WE USE ON OUR WEBSITE
- SESSION COOKIES – These allow us to link your actions as a user of the STATS website during a browser session. These cookies expire when you close your web browser.
- PERSISTENT COOKIES – These are stored on the devices you use to access the STATS website after you have closed your web browser. These cookies allow the preferences or actions of you as a user to be remembered by the STATS website on an ongoing basis to improve your experience when using STATS’ website.
You will be given the option to choose to accept or deny cookies on STATS’ website by clicking the “Accept” box once it appears. You can also program your device to warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can deny cookies completely by adjusting the settings on the browsers of your devices. However, without cookies you won’t have access to certain features on STATS websites.
WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE INFORMATION ABOUT HOW STATS PROTECTS & USES MY INFORMATION?
Last updated May 2018.