A cookie is a small data file that is stored on your computer to make it easier for you to use and navigate our website. For example, cookies may remember a client’s ID, passwords and viewing preferences, thus allowing the client to visit client-only areas of our website without logging in again.
Cookies are useful for websites that have large databases, use logins or have customizable themes or other advanced features. Cookies usually do not contain much information except for the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) of the website that created the cookie, the duration of the cookie’s abilities and effects, and a random number. Because of the little amount of information a cookie contains, a cookie usually cannot be used to reveal the identity of a user or any personally identifying information of the user.
Cookies in emails
What happens to cookies that have been downloaded in the past?
If a client has disabled one or more cookie categories, International Finance Asia Ltd. may still use information collected from existing cookies, but we will stop using the disabled cookies to gather any further information. A client can delete existing cookies from their browser.
International Finance Asia Ltd. Website Cookie types and Description
According to purpose cookies could be categorized into: session, analytical and functional cookies.
Session cookies save website ’session’ credentials for users both logged in and not logged in. Once the browser is closed, the cookie is deactivated – and the session closed.
Analytical cookies (persistent cookies) collect user’s information, such as the number of visits, how destination website was found, from where the visit came from (origin), if via a marketing campaign etc.
Functional cookies (persistent cookies) are specifically about users experience on the website. For example they ‘remember’ the open/closed status of pop up messages, enabling access to information stored when registered and so on.
According to origin cookies could be categorized into own (i.e. 1st Party) and third party cookies.
Targeted Advertising cookies are set by web publishers, advertising networks and service providers to deliver ads on other websites. Cookies may be used to serve you with advertisements that may be relevant to you and your interests on other web sites and to regulate the advertisements you receive and measure their effectiveness.
Cookie Disclosure Table
Based on the purposes for which cookie is used, it should be categorized as a Strictly Necessary (Category 1), performance cookie (category 2), a functionality cookie (category 3) and a targeting or advertising cookie (category 4) (for more details about each category, see detailed guidance above). Consent will need to be obtained from users of the website in respect of all three categories.
||Saves the OAUTH session Refresh Token.
||Saves the OAUTH session Access Token.
||Used to determine if user
already saw a home message popup.
||Account Status NotificationFlag (Margin/Liquidation/Normal) where %d is the User ID
Used to distinguish users.
Used to throttle request rate.
Further information about cookies
The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) is an industry body that develops standards and guidelines to support online business processes. It has produced a website (www.allaboutcookies.org) which explains how cookies work and how they can be managed.