BX businessXplainer, the not for profit organization
that hosts the BX businessXplainer Site, actively collects some types of
information with a variety of commonly-used technologies. These include a
variety of "locally stored data" technologies, such as cookies and
· 1. What is a cookie?
· 3. What types of cookies does BX businessXplainer use?
· 5. What are my cookie options?
6. Where can I find more information?
1. What is a cookie?
A “cookie” is a tiny data file that we transfer onto your computer, mobile phone, or any other device that you use to access the BX businessXplainer Sites, generally used for authentication and tracking. Every cookie expires after a certain period of time, but that period varies depending on what the cookie is used for and how your browser is configured.
A “session” cookie is one that generally expires when you close your web browser or mobile application. A “persistent” cookie is one that remains in your device, even after you close your browser or mobile application. A persistent cookie expires according to the duration set by us (or when you delete it manually).
You may remove or disable cookies through your browser
We can use the information we receive from cookies and other locally stored data to make your experience with the BX businessXplainer Sites safer and better, to gain a greater understanding of user preferences and interactions with the BX businessXplainer Sites, and to generally improve our services.
Cookies and other locally stored data help us do things like:
· Provide you with a personalized experience, such as using cookies to know your language preference, to remember the user preferences you set so we can provide you with the customized look and feel that you want.
· Deliver more relevant content to you faster. For example, we may use local storage to store your most recently read material directly on your device, so they can be retrieved quickly.
· Understand how you use BX businessXplainer across different devices, so that we can make BX businessXplainer more efficient and effective for you.
businessXplainer more convenient to use, such as by using cookies to maintain
your session when you log in or to remember your username in the login field.
3. What types of cookies does BX businessXplainer use?
The cookies and other locally stored data technologies used by BX businessXplainer generally fall into the following categories:
· Functionality: These cookies help BX businessXplainer work, including essential features like logging in.
· Preferences: These cookies store your preferences, so that they can be remembered the next time you use BX businessXplainer.
· Performance and Analysis: In the future we might use such cookies to collect information about how you use BX businessXplainer, so that we can better understand how BX businessXplainer work and improve it for you and other users.
cookies are not in use but might in the future allow us to render services
provided by third parties, such as “like” and “share” buttons. When a third
party provides these kinds of services, they may require the use of a cookie in
order to provide their services. (This kind of cookies would only be used with
Third-party cookies allow us to render services provided by third parties, such as “like” and “share” buttons. When a third party provides these kinds of services, they may require the use of a cookie in order to provide their services.
We will never use third-party cookies, unless we get your permission to do so. If you ever come across a third-party data collection tool that has not been authorized by you (such as one that may have been mistakenly placed by another user or administrator), please report it to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
5. What are my cookie options?
· remove or disable specific locally stored data on your browser’s settings;
· use a browser that can block third-party cookies; or
· install a plug-in to block locally stored data, if one is available.
We believe this data collection helps improve your user experience, but you may remove or disable some or all locally stored data through your browser settings, depending on your browser. While cookies and other locally stored data may not be necessary to use our sites, some features may not function properly if you disable locally stored data.
6. Where can I find more information?
Please note that in the event of any differences in
meaning or interpretation between the original English version of this document
and a translation, the original English version takes precedence.