What is a Cookie?
Cookies are small files placed on a computer or device by a website. A cookie has a unique ID assigned to your device. It helps to navigate from page to page on a website, provide secure connections, and remember preferences from a previous visit when you return.
The Types of Cookies Used:
Persistent Cookies: A cookie which consists of a text file sent by a web server to a web browser stored by the browser and remains valid until its set expiry date (unless deleted by the user before the expiry date).
Session Cookies: A cookie which will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
Necessary Cookies: A suite of cookies necessary for CHS websites to function. They may grant access to secure areas of the website or in the use of e-billing services. Purpose may include log in information, identifying returning visitors.
Preference Cookies: Cookies which enable websites to offer improved functionality and personalization. They enable CHS to personalize content for you and remember previous preferences you may have set. Purpose may include website personalization, language preferences.
Analytical Cookies: Cookies used to track visitors and identify how users interact with websites. This allows CHS to monitor performance and provide website improvements. Purpose may include how users interact with the website.
Targeting Cookies: Cookies used throughout CHS websites by advertising partners. They may be used by these companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant ads on other websites. They work by uniquely identifying your browser and device. Purpose may include product interest.
If you have any questions, please contact CHS at firstname.lastname@example.org.