What are Cookies
A cookie is a piece of information that webserver sends to an identifiable individual’s (“your”) computer (browser file) when a website is accessed. It contains information about your visit to Tech Mahindra’s (“our”, “TechM”) web page, as well as any other information you have volunteered for. It helps to provide additional functionality to the site and analyse site usage more accurately. Cookies can gather information about your website usage or enable the website to recognise you as an existing customer when you return to our website at a later date.
Types of Cookies
Here's a list of the main types of cookies we use, and what we use them for.
Session cookies remains as long as a browsing session is active and are intended to avoid user inconvenience during browsing. These cookies allow websites to link the actions of a user during a browser session and expire at the end of the browsing session. Session cookies also assist the user in navigating the website, and allow the user to access secure parts of the webpage when logged in.
Persistent cookies are stored on a user’s device even after termination of a browsing session. It helps in recalling the preferences or actions of the user. Persistent cookies are used for a variety of purposes such as retaining the visitor’s language and regional preference(s) at the end of each browsing session. It is also used to carry out a behavioural analysis in order to enhance user experience and convenience, also to provide targeted and relevant content to visitors.
Third Party Cookies:
Third-party cookies are cookies that are set by a website other than the current active site. These cookies are generated if the website has some content of a third party site or if a user clicks on the Third party links provided by the current active website or if the user uses their third party website’s credentials to log In to the current active website.
Cookies are categorized into below based on their purpose and functionality under Cookie Settings in cookie banner:
Strictly Necessary Cookies:
These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but then some parts of the site will not work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.
Social Media Cookies:
These cookies are set by a range of social media services that we have added to the site to enable you to share our content with your friends and networks. They are capable of tracking your browser across other sites and building up a profile of your interests. This may impact the content and messages you see on other websites you visit.
These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not directly store personal information but, are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.
These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources, so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our site.
Your Choices and Rights
There are ways you can control and manage cookies on your device. Please remember that any setting changed by you will apply to all websites you visit unless you choose to block cookies from any particular site.
You will have below controls on cookies generated by our site through Cookie Settings as below:
- Opt-In/ Opt-Out for some cookies categories.
- View list of cookies generated by the website under each category.
- Access the website even if you Opt-Out of all cookies.
Thus, you can control your cookie choices using above or system/browser settings as below:
- See what cookies you've got and delete them on an individual basis.
- Block third party cookies
- Block cookies from particular site
- Block all cookies from being set
- Delete all cookies when you close your browser
To get further information on TechM’s personal data collection and processing please check at: https://www.techmahindra.com/en-in/privacy-policy/
If you have any question about this Cookies Policy or wish to contact us for any reason in relation to our personal data processing, please contact us at : firstname.lastname@example.org