1. WHAT IS A COOKIE?

A cookie is a small piece of data (text file) that are sent to your device when you visit a website. The EU Directive 2009/136/EC states that we can store cookies on your machine if they are essential to the operation of this site, but that for all others we need your permission to do so. We do not use cookies to track individual users or to identify you personally.

2. WHAT KIND OF COOKIES DO WE USE?

We use the following categories of cookies:

Category 1: Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work and you may not be able to use all the features of our website. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

Category 2: Session cookies

These cookies are used only while accessing the CARES website. They are stored in random access memory and are never written to the hard drive. Once you close your browser (or once your session ends), session cookies are automatically deleted.

3. SECURITY

Cookies cannot be used to obtain data from your hard drive or any personally identifiable information about you. The only way that any private information could be part of your cookie file would be if you personally gave that information to a Web server. Note also that computer viruses are not passed through the setting or use of cookies.

4. HOW TO MANAGE COOKIES

To ensure you get the best possible experience when visiting our website, we recommend that you accept cookies. However, if you wish to restrict or block web browser cookies, you can do this through your browser settings:

  • Find the cookie and other site data section — typically under Settings _Privacy and Security.
  • Click the box to allow or block cookies

Effective date : [29 April 2021]

Last updated : [29 April 2021]