If you visit our website, mobile site, or use our mobile apps, we will deploy cookies and similar technologies to provide an online service more suited to the device you connect from, as well as to prevent and detect fraud, to help keep you secure. When you visit our website from any device (e.g. mobile device or PC), we collect information about your use of this site, such as information about the device or browser you use to access the site (including device type, operating system, screen resolution, etc.), the way you interact with this site, and the IP address your device connects from. In many instances, these technologies are reliant on cookies to function properly, and so declining cookies will impair their functioning, e.g. you may not be able to initiate or complete some activities within our secure online services unless these cookies or similar technologies are installed. Additionally, please note, we may not be able to process certain transactions if you are physically located in certain countries.
Cookies set by the website/app owner (in this case, Business Minds) are called "first party cookies". Business Minds does NOT use and will NOT employ and will NOT allow Cookies or "third-party cookies" to be set by parties other than the Business Minds website/app owner.
There are different types of cookies which are usually split into the following categories, but note that not all these types will be used on every website you visit and some cookies fit into multiple categories:
'strictly necessary' / required cookies - These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, some services may not be able to be provided. These cookies are activated when you visit websites and remain active for the duration of a visit. So, basically, these cookies enable services you have specifically asked to use.
'performance' cookies - These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website. For instance, which pages visitors go to most often and if they get error messages from web pages. This data in aggregate form is used to improve our websites and apps. This data is also used to identify whether customers may have specific interests needs based on pages they have visited within our websites/apps. So, basically, these cookies collect information on the website pages visited and help companies provide
better service.'functionality' cookies - These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customize. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting in forums. The information these cookies collect may be anonymized and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites. So, basically, these cookies remember choices made to improve user experiences.
'targeting' cookies - Business Minds does NOT use 'targeting' cookies. But for your information - These cookies are used to deliver ads more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an ad and help measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns.
'compliance' cookies - These cookies are required for us to be able to meet our legal and regulatory requirements and help with fraud prevention. They also prevent your account from being misused by others. These cookies may be activated when you visit a website and remain active for the duration of a visit.
'Third-party' cookies - Business Minds does NOT use 'Third-Party' cookies. But for your information - These cookies are added to websites by a third parties such as YouTube or Twitter, where there is embedded third-party content.
'Third-party' cookies providing information to Website Owners - Business Minds does NOT use 'Third-Party' cookies. But for your information - These cookies such as from Facebook or Google, collect information on the pages you visit within websites.
The ability to disable or delete cookies can also be carried out by changing your browser's settings. In order to do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually found in the 'Help', 'Edit' or 'Tools' facility). Some pages may not work if you completely disable all cookies, but many third-party cookies can be safely blocked. If you do switch off cookies at a browser level, your device won't beable to accept cookies from any website. This means you will struggle to access the secure area of any website you use and you won't enjoy the best browsing experience when you are online.