1. What are cookies?
Cookies are files containing small amounts of data which are downloaded to the device you use when you visit a website. The Cookies are sent back to the originating website on each visit, or to another website that recognizes that cookie. Cookies do lots of different and useful jobs, such as remembering your preferences, and generally improving your online experience.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as a Session cookie which last only for the duration of your visit and are deleted when you close your browser. These facilitate various tasks such as,
- enabling a the website to recognise your device so you don’t have to give the same information each time you enter the site
- recognising that you may already have given a username and password so you don’t need to do it for every web page requested
Our cookies don’t store sensitive information such as your name or address. The cookies that our web site uses simply hold a’key’ that is associated with your user login information.
If you’d prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from fulcrum-maritime.com, or any other website, you can use your browser to do this.
Each browser is different, so check the ‘Help’ menu of your particular internet browser (or your mobile phone’s handset manual) to learn how to change your cookie preferences.