What are cookies?
HighMind uses ‘cookies’ to facilitate and improve your online experience and to personalize the content of the website to your needs and preferences.
Also known as browser cookie or tracking cookie, a cookie is a small, often encrypted text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web server. Cookies are not used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a Web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. When you return to the same website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the customized features. So cookies are used by web developers to help users navigate the website efficiently and perform certain functions.
What type of cookies are used?
The website of HighMind uses different kinds of cookies. The table below explains which cookies we use and what their purpose is:
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Cookies that improve the convenience of your website visit and improve user experience. They are employed to store your user preferences such as remembering not to ask to accept cookies again.
Cookies that gather information to evaluate and improve the content of our website.
Cookies that collect information about your computer and your visits to this website such as your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and pages viewed.
Cookies that are placed on your hard disk by a website from a domain other than the one you visit. As with standard cookies, third-party cookies are placed so that our website can remember something about you at a later time. They are used to store surfing and personalization preferences and tracking information.
How cookies are managed and can be revoked in your browser
Most web browsers are automatically configured to accept cookies. However, you are able to adjust your cookie preferences at any time by changing the settings of your browser. You can also delete the cookies already installed on your computer or mobile device at any moment.
However, if you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to optimally experience the features of our website and to access all our online services.
If you want to know more about cookies, please visit the website www.allaboutcookies.org . This website provides more information about cookies, explains in detail how cookies can be removed and shows how u can enable trusted websites to store cookies in your browser.
More information on blocking cookies, depending on your browser can be found here:
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More information regarding the processing of your personal data can be found in our privacy statement here.