Last updated: June 2018
What are cookies
A cookie is a small text file that the Website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit us. It enables the Website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, and other display preferences) over a period of time and enables us to make your next visit easier and the Website more useful to you.
Cookies are sometimes also used to collect data that is considered to constitute personal data, such as IP addresses and data linked to the IP address, but not personal data directly attributable to you as an individual. The purpose is to create personalized and relevant content for you as a visitor.
Cookies may either be deleted automatically when the user closes their web browser (so-called “session cookies”) or stored on the user’s computer to facilitate future visits to the Website (so-called “permanent cookies”). Permanent cookies will also be automatically deleted after a specified period of time as provided below.
The following table lists the types of cookies Thynk has placed on the Website, their function, the purposes for which the data are collected and how long data collected by cookies are kept:
|Service Provider||Cookie Name||Expiration (when will the cookie be deleted from your computer)||Purpose of the Cookie||Is the cookie essential for the website to work||Who controls and accesses the cookie information|
|Google Analytics||_ga||2 years||Used to distinguish users.||Yes||Thynk Software Dev Team, Google|
|Google Analytics||_gat||Session||Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_<property-id>.||Yes||Thynk Software Dev Team, Google|
|Google Analytics||_gid||Session||Used to distinguish users.||Yes||Thynk Software Dev Team, Google|
What are your choices regarding cookies
How to control cookies
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.