What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small, often coded, text file that is placed on the User’s computer or device the first time they visit a website. The data stored in the cookie are then sent back to the website each time the User subsequently visits that website. Cookies make web browsing easier because they allow a website to recognize a particular computer or device.
When the User uses this Site, the following data may be saved and used for the aforementioned purposes: browser type, number of pages viewed, path taken to navigate the site, time spent on a page or on the Site, and IP address.
Types of cookies used
BCV uses various types of cookies. Some are needed for the Site to function properly, while others are optional. Refusing or blocking certain cookies may prevent the Site from working properly.
There are several reasons why cookies are placed on the User’s computer when they visit the Site.
Cookies make it possible to store preferences and other information the User provides on the Site so that the User doesn’t have to provide the same information each time they go to a new page.
Cookies are also used for statistical purposes; by collecting data on how the Site is used, BCV can continuously improve it.
After the User visits the Site, different types of cookies will be stored on their computer for different lengths of time. The User can get information about how long individual cookies are stored from their browser.
Cookies used by BCV
Some cookies are used to ensure that information provided on the Site and through its online products and services is delivered securely and optimally. The Site cannot function properly without these cookies.
Cookies to enhance the user experience
Other cookies are used to store the User’s preferences, such as choice of language and font size. These cookies are optional; they are designed to enhance the User’s visit to the Site by preventing the User from having to enter the same information each time they switch to a new page.
As these cookies are optional, the User can choose to restrict the data they collect without affecting how the Site functions.
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