- WHAT ARE COOKIES AND WHAT DO THEY DO?
A cookie is a very small text file, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website, a computer asks your computer or mobile device for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies. They are used to recognise your computer or mobile device as you move between pages on a website, or when you return to a website or mobile application you have visited previously. Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website.
Information gathered through cookies may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed and the time spent at our website.
Cookies can remain on your computer or mobile device for different periods of time. Origin Effects uses both ‘session cookies’ and ‘permanent cookies’. Session cookies exist only while your browser is open and are deleted automatically once you close your browser. Permanent cookies survive after your browser is closed, and can be used to recognise your computer or mobile device when you open your browser and browse the internet again.
- HOW TO CONTROL OR DELETE COOKIES
You can set your cookie preferences by changing your browser settings so that cookies from this website cannot be placed on your computer or mobile device. In order to do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the “Help”, “Tools” or “Edit” facility).
Further information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your computer or mobile device and how to manage and delete them, visit
www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.