What is a Cookie?
A cookie is a small file that can be placed on your computer or device when your browser loads a website. They are used to perform essential functions such as logging in to an account, or by storing information throughout your visit.
They are mostly used to “remember” you and your chosen preferences, either for a single visit (through a “session cookie”) or from multiple repeat visits (using a “persistent cookie”). They ensure a fast, consistent and efficient user experience for visitors, and perform essential functions such as logging in to an account, or by storing information throughout your visit. Cookies may be set by the site that you are visiting (known as “first party cookies”), or by third parties, such as those who serve content or provide advertising or analytics services on the website (“third party cookies”).
Types of Cookie
There are different types of cookies:
- First-party cookies
Cookies that are set by us when you use our website or a website that is built by us that require a specific function.
- Third-party cookies
Cookies that are set by an organisation other than us when you use our website or a website built by us. Some websites built by us may also contain content from other websites which in turn may set their own cookies.
In most cases, the cookies we use are for if you are a registered member of a website, so that the website remembers you for ease of access and improved user experience.
To learn more about the choice you have in controlling you cookies, please see the How to manage your cookies section below.
Where we place cookies
- Personalised user Dashboards.
- On websites we host
- On websites we use plugins in order to perform a required function
- In emails we my send
- On eCommerce websites
- Within large multi-step contact forms
Cookies that are used on this website
We use two types of cookies on novusdesign.digital.
- Advertising – Cookies that are used to collect information about your visit to our website, including the content you have viewed, the links you have followed and information about your browser, device and your IP address. For more details on these cookies, please see Cookies we use on novusdesign.digital.
Cookies we use on novusdesign.digital
How to manage your cookies
It is also possible to stop your browser from accepting cookies altogether by changing your browser’s cookie settings. You can usually find these settings in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your browser. In doing this some features on our websites may not work as well as you expect.