What are cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of data sent from a website which you are viewing and stored in your web browser. When you return to that website, the data stored in the cookie is retrieved and your previous activity on that website can then be used. Therefore cookies provide a mechanism for websites to remember the state of the website or activity the user had taken in the past. This can include clicking particular buttons, logging in, or a record of which pages were visited by the user, and can last months or even years.
Within Xilfee cookies provide an important role in managing your user experience, as well as maintaining the quality of our site and the service we provide. When you enter Xilfee our web server sends a cookie to your computer which allows us to recognise your computer. We use the data to understand whether you are logged in and what services or data you receive on any given webpage.
Cookies are used on Xilfee to allow us to understand if you are logged in or not. They contain certain details which allow us to understand who you are and what services our website should offer you, and include choices on how certain web pages are layed out to the user. If you choose not to accept these cookies, you will only be able to use our site for browsing.
Cookies may also be used to: -
- Collect information about how you use our site, so that we can improve the quality of our site and service.
- Provide statistics on how our site is used
- See how effective our advertising is by identifying where you click and which website you arrived from
- Help us improve the site by measuring any errors which occur during your browsing experience.
- Link to social networks such as Facebook or Google Plus.
If you require further details on Cookies, how they work & what they are used for on websites please take a look at Wikipedia.
Managing your cookie preferences
For you convenience the following are links to support pages for the most popular browsers, and include details of how you can manage the cookie settings within