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Writing data to a cookie is usually done when a new webpage is loaded that is, when you start browsing a website. Only our servers will be able to read the content of cookies sent by our websites.
The lifetime of a cookie can vary depending on its purpose. Cookies can be deleted at any time by the user in the user settings. However, deleting some cookies can jeopardize the good behavior of a website in certain cases. Also, note that since all cookies are browser specific, your preferences cannot be used if you access the website from a browser other than the one for which you set up cookies.
A cookie is a small file and holds a certain amount of data, which our website can send to your browser. It may then be stored on your computer’s hard drive and can be accessed by our web server. This cookie data can then be retrieved and can allow us to customise our web pages and services accordingly. It is important to clarify that cookies do not collect any personal data stored on your hard drive or computer.
Analytical/performance cookies: Google Analytics allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Targeting cookies: Google AdWords, these cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with any member of our group for this purpose.
Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies but may handle them differently.
Please note though, that if you do choose to disable cookies, you may find that certain sections of our websites do not work properly. AfrAsia will not bear any responsibility for any consequences relating to improper functioning of our services where it results from our inability to save or consult cookies necessary for the functioning of those services.
If you have disabled some cookies, we may still use information collected from existing cookies saved, but we won’t be able to use the disabled cookies to gather any further information.