What are cookies all about?
Cookies are small data files available on your computer, mobile, or any other electronic device from which you reached our website or any other website. Cookies are generally used by website owners to keep their websites operational or so that these websites could operate more efficiently, as can even provide reporting information.
Cookies installed by a website owner this is termed first-party cookies. Cookies are also installed by people other than just the owner on a given website this on the other hand is termed "third-party cookies". The purpose of third-party cookies is that it enables third-party features or functionality to be provided on a given website or through this website advertising, interactive content, and analytics are some of the common examples for this. Parties installing third-party cookies can identify your device both when it visits the website in question and when you look for a question on other websites.
How can you control cookies?
Users have the liberty to decide to either accept or reject cookies. You may practice your rights for cookies by setting their preferences in the Cookie Consent Manager. It allows users to select which kinds of cookies they accept or reject. However, there is no provision to reject imperative cookies since they are rigidly required to facilitated users with relevant services.
Essential web cookies
These are extremely necessary cookies that aim at facilitating the users with services available by Kasperky and our other Websites so that users can get their hands on some of the crucial features, like getting access to secure areas on our website.
Functionality and performance
Are used to intensify the performance and functionality of Kasperky Websites however are non-essential for the users' use. Nevertheless, without these cookies, certain functionality such as videos may be unavailable for the user to view, or even get a hold of.
Custom and analytical cookies
Gathers information to utilize it either entirely from the users to help Kasperky understand how the users are using our Websites or how effective our marketing campaigns are with regards our users, and where all do we need to help us customize our Websites for existing and other users. Advertising cookies: Such cookies are utilized to share advertising messages more relevant for the users. They allow various functions like blocking the same ad from continuously repeating, and guarantees that ads are properly displayed for advertisers, and in some cases selecting advertisements that are based on the users' interests.
What happens in the case of other tracking technologies, like web beacons?
Cookies can both recognize and track visitors to a website therefore Kasperky may use other, similar technologies like web beacons i.e., popularly also known as the tracking pixels or clear gifs. These are tiny graphic files containing a unique identifier that enable Kasperky to recognize when someone pays a visit to our Websites or has opened an e-mail including them. This allows us, in monitoring the traffic patterns of the user’s page by page within a website. In order to deliver or communicate with cookies or understand whether users have come to the website from an online advertisement displayed on third-party websites, or to measure the success of the e-mail marketing campaigns, and to improve website performance. These technologies are dependent on cookies to function properly, and therefore declining cookies will impair their functioning that can be seen in many cases.
Flash cookies or Local Shared Objects
Websites may also use Flash Cookies which is also commonly known as the Local Shared Objects or (LSOs). Flash cookies collect and store data about users like their preferences towards the services offered by Kasperky. Additionally, it also allows fraud prevention and other site operations. If users do not wish that Flash Cookies get stored on their devices, they have the option to their settings for the Flash player and block Flash Cookies storage utilizing the tools included on our Kasperky's Website Storage Settings Panel. Users may amend the Flash Cookies by going to the Global Storage Settings Panel having instructions explaining how to delete existing Flash Cookies.