A cookie is a small text file that is stored in your web browser that allows a third-party to recognize you using a unique identifier.
Who sets them: First-party cookies are set by Shands. Third-party cookies are set by companies other than Shakehands, such as analytics providers.
What they do: „Essential“ cookies enable services we offer. „Non-essential“ cookies help us understand how our services are being used (i.e., analytics).
How long they last: Cookies may be either „session“ or „persistent.“ A session cookie expires (i.e., is deleted) when you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains until it expires or you delete the cookies via your browser settings. Expiration dates are set in the cookies themselves and may vary in length, depending on the purpose of the cookie.
Changing Your Cookie Preferences
You may limit the cookies set in your browser by taking the steps described below. Note that declining cookies may impact your ability to use our services.
Browser settings: You may change your browser’s settings to delete cookies that have already been set and to reject new cookies. To learn more, visit the help pages of your browser:
You may also visit our sites in your browser’s „private“ or „incognito“ mode, in which case cookies will be set, but deleted when you close the browser.
This document was last updated on Oct 30, 2019