A cookie is a digital file that contains a string of text, storing information. Commonly, web servers which host and maintain websites send cookies to your computer. They are usually stored on your computer via your web browser. The web browser communicates information related to your interactions with the website, back to the web server of the website. This is a common way to drive personalisation across internet enabled devices, as the storing of this information allows the website to know what it should know about you based on what you previously looked at or interacted with.
A log file is a digital file that records interactions between software systems. A log file exists across all internet and IP enabled devices, including the connected mobile, connected TV, and enhanced email tactics described herein. Device type and location using latitude and longitude coordinates can also be stored.
As is true of most websites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information may include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and/or page views.
We use this information to analyse trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.
We may record your IP addresses when you make an application through our site in order to detect and prevent fraud.