What are Cookies?
Cookies are small files that may be placed on your device. It is sent to your browser and stored on the hard drive of your computer, tablet or mobile device. When you visit our sites or apps, we may recognize and remember you.
Technologies that store or access information on a user's device are similar to cookies and are also covered by this policy. These technologies may include:
- Device identification – uses a set of information without relying on cookies to identify a specific device, possibly collecting your IP address, monitor settings, browser type, and operating system to create a unique serial number which is a digital device identification.
- Local storage – storing data in the local device cache, for example to load content faster.
- Pixels – small pixel graphics used to track user behavior, site conversions, etc.
- Script – a small computer program embedded within a website that provides extra functionality but can access the user's device.
In this policy we refer to all cookies and similar technologies "cookies", for convenience.
First-party and third-party cookies
There are different types of cookies:
- First-party cookies – cookies set by ANTARA FOTO when you use our site
- Third party cookies – cookies set by other parties or organizations (other than ANTARA FOTO) when you use our site. Some ANTARA FOTO web pages may also contain content from or links to other sites which may set their own cookies. If you share a link to the ANTARA FOTO page, the service with which you shared it may set a cookie on your browser.
- Keeps you signed in
- Understand how you use our site, e.g. how long you stay on a page or which article/photo you view next
- Suggest content to you
- Display content that is relevant to you
- Display ANTARA FOTO products and services that are relevant to you
- Delivering marketing and service messages to you on our site
- Work with partners to serve you relevant ads
- Reminds you to finish browsing the site
- Processing payments and refunds
- Monitor how users interact with pages on our site to identify and fix interface problems
In the following sections, we explain in more detail how cookies on our sites can be useful, and when and where you can control them.
What type of cookies do we use?
We use four types of cookies:
- Strictly Necessary – These cookies are essential to provide you with the service you have requested, which means they cannot be turned off via the privacy settings link. For example, strictly necessary cookies allow you to remain logged in to your Keeper account and leave comments. If you set your browser to block these cookies, these functions and services will not work for you. In particular, we are unable to store your preferences regarding cookies.
- Performance – These cookies measure how often you visit our site and how you use it. We use this information to better understand how you engage with our content and to improve our sites and apps so you have a better experience. For example, we collect information about which pages are visited most often, and by which types of users. We also use third party cookies to help performance.
- Functionality – These cookies are used to recognize you and remember your preferences or settings when you return to our site so we can provide you with a more personalized experience. For example, if you live in the UK, we will remember this and ensure that you receive a UK homepage when you visit our site, not a US or Australian homepage. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies is used.
- Advertising – These cookies are used to collect information about your visit to our site, including the content you have viewed, the links you have followed, and information about your browser, device and IP address. We've set out more details on this below.
How long do cookies last?
Session cookies – These cookies only last for the duration of your online session and expire when you close your browser such as Internet Explorer or Safari
Persistent cookies – These cookies remain on your device after your browser is closed and persist for the time specified in the cookie (but no more than 13 months). We use these cookies when we need to remember you for more than one browsing session, for example to remember your preferences from one visit to the next.