- What are cookies and how do we use them? A cookie is a small text file that may be placed on your computer, mobile phone, or other device when you visit a website. A cookie enables recognition of your device and collection of information on what websites and functions that have been visited and used. It also helps to maintain your settings when you are navigating a website or return to the same website at a later point. We use both session cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your device for a set period of time or until you delete them).
- Processing of personal data Some of our cookies may collect information that is personal data. We collect such information for the purpose of assessing the performance of our websites, services and tools, including as part of our analytic practices to help us understand how our visitors use our websites, determine if you have interacted with our messaging, determine whether you have viewed a link, or to improve our website content, services or tools. In some cases, the information collected by the cookies will only be used for statistical purposes and to improve our website. We will not be able to identify you through such information.
Our website may contain content and sharing tools embedded from various social networks, such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. These networks/suppliers may use and place cookies on our website. We do not have access to, and cannot control, these cookies or the personal data and information that they may collect.
Last updated: May 14, 2019
Appendix: cookies, web beacons and other technologies on FTSAFE websites
|Name||Type of cookie, information collected by the cookie and the function of the cookie||Retention period||Domain name||Disclosure of information to third parties|
|PHPSessionID||Preserves user session state across page requests.||Session||ftsafe.com|
|_ga||This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to documentation it is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes., Google Analytics. Used to drastically decrease the request rate.||10 minutes||ftsafe.com||Google (USA)|
|_gat_x||Used by Google Analytics to throttle requests.||10 minutes||ftsafe.com||Google (USA)|
|_gid||Registers a unique IDE that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.||10 minutes||ftsafe.com||Google (USA)|