What are cookies and pixels?
Cookies are pieces of information that your web browser transfers to your computer’s hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Cookies can make the web more useful by storing information about your device and your preferences on a website, thus enabling website owners to provide more useful features for their users. Cookies can also be used to authenticate users and enhance the security of user accounts. A pixel is a small amount of code on a web page or in an email notification. Pixels can be used to track whether certain web or email content has been viewed or engaged with.
What type of cookies does IDR use?
IDR makes use of the following cookies:
- Functionality cookies. A persistent cookie helps us to recognize you as an existing user of our website or application, so it’s easier to return to the IDR website, the application or interact with our services. After you sign in, a persistent cookie will stay in your browser to help create a convenient and faster website experience for you.
- Necessary cookies. Those are the cookies that enable a website to function. Without these cookies, the website will not work at all, or it might not function properly.
- Google Analytics cookies. Our website use Google Analytics Cookies, which monitor traffic levels, search queries and visits to our website.
- Third-party cookies. A third-party cookie is created by and stored on domains other than the site the user is visiting. They can be used for retargeting and ad-serving.
Social media links and sharing content
IDR and advertising
We may use your data to remarket our service offerings on LinkedIn. This is known as third-party cookies. You can opt out of this here.
We may use your data for Google Ads. These cookies enable Google to determine whether you are a return visitor to the site and to track the pages that you visit during your session. Feel free to read more here.
Opting out of cookies
Most browsers allow you to see what cookies you have and delete them on an individual basis or block them entirely. You can block cookies for specific websites or for all websites, depending on your preferences. To make it easier for you, we have provided some examples of how to change your cookie settings here:
- Google Chrome
- Mozilla Firefox
- Microsoft Internet Explorer
- Apple Safari
- Cookie opt out guideTo learn more about your choices for receiving internet-based advertising or to opt-out, please review the information below:
- DAA: To opt-out of such collection and use for interest-based advertising by the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) participating companies, please visit: DAA’s website
- EDAA: To opt-out from the use of information about your online activities for interest-based advertising by European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (EDAA) member companies, please visit: EDAA’s website
- NAI: To opt-out from the use of information about your online activities for interest-based advertising by Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) member companies, please visit: NAI’s website
Some browsers such as Chrome or Firefox also allow you to change your settings to browse in ‘incognito’ mode which limits the amount of data placed on your machine and automatically deletes any persistent cookies placed on your device when you finish your browsing session.