Last Updated September 2, 2022
What Are Cookies?
Cookies are small amounts of text data created by websites and stored on your computer or mobile device by your web browser. These cookies can save your settings on a website and are used to deliver a more efficient and enjoyable website experience by storing information about how you use the website. For example, when a user logs in, a session ID is set so that the user remains logged in for the duration of their browser session.
Are Cookies Harmful?
Cookies cannot access any information on your computer other than the information you have openly disclosed to the website, which sent the cookies to your computer. Cookies cannot be executed as code and as such cannot distribute viruses.
When you visit our website, we may collect some data about your computer or mobile device and the network to which it is connected, such as:
- your IP address;
- the geolocation of your Internet Service Provider (ISP);
- your operating system;
- the type of browser and version you are using;
- to estimate website usage numbers and patterns; and
- to recognize you when you return to the website.
What Types of Cookies Does BrightWork Use?
1. Essential Website Cookies
Some cookies are essential and strictly necessary for the operation of our website. Examples of essential cookies include session cookies that keep users logged in as they navigate the website and persistent cookies that save customized preferences for the users. If a user opts to disable these cookies, the user will not be able to access all of the content on the website.
2. Analytics Cookies
We utilise other cookies to analyse how our visitors use our websites and to monitor website performance. This allows us to provide a high quality experience by customising our offering and quickly identifying and fixing any issues that arise. For example, we might use performance cookies to keep track of which pages are most popular, which method of linking between pages is most effective, and to determine why some pages are receiving error messages.
3. Targeting or Advertising Cookies
We also use third parties to serve cookies. This can provide you with personalised advertisements when you visit other selected websites after your visit to www.brightwork.com. We may also use third-party cookies to help us with improving site functionality and monitoring compliance with our terms and conditions. Google Analytics helps us monitor our website traffic where all data collected within Google Analytics is anonymised.
By clicking on buttons or links to third party sites or services, you will be redirected to an external site which has its own cookies and privacy policies over which we have no control.
Managing Your Cookie Settings
When you land on the BrightWork website for the first time, you will be asked to accept the cookies on our website. You will accept cookies by clicking “Accept”, or by continuing to browse through the BrightWork website.
For more information including how to change your cookie settings or block cookies altogether, please visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/.
This Cookies Policy forms part of our overall Privacy Statement.
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