What is a cookie?
Cookies are files or pieces of information that may be stored on your computer (or other internet enabled devices, such as a smartphone or tablet) when you visit the TOMIA Website. Cookies usually contain the name of the website from which they are taken, the “lifetime” of the cookie (i.e. how long it will remain on your device), and a value, which is usually a randomly generated unique number.
What types of cookies do we use?
We only use Google Analytics cookies on the TOMIA Website. Google Analytics uses internal cookies to generate reports on visitors’ interactions with our TOMIA Website. These cookies are used to store non-personally identifiable information. They record a unique, encrypted identifier, which is used to generate statistical data on how visitors use TOMIA Website. They do not allow you to be identified in any way, neither during your visit, nor during the analysis of the data.
We use the following cookies:
_ga with an expiration time of 2 years which is used to distinguish users
_gid which expires within 24 hours and is also used to distinguish users
_gat which expires within 1 minute and is used to throttle the request rate.
For more information on Google Analytics, please consult the following link: Google Analytics Cookie Usage on Websites
How can I control or delete cookies?
Most internet browsers are initially set up to automatically accept cookies. You can change the settings to block cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent to your device. Cookies can be managed in several ways. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about how to adjust or modify your browser settings.
If you disable cookies, this may impact your experience while on TOMIA Website, for example you may not be able to visit certain areas of a TOMIA Website or you may not receive personalized information when you visit a TOMIA Website.
If you use different devices to view and access TOMIA Website (e.g. your computer, smartphone, tablet, etc.) you must ensure that each browser on each device is adjusted to suit your cookie preferences.