Cookies are small text files containing a string of characters that can be placed on your computer or mobile device that uniquely identify your browser or device.
What are cookies used for?
Cookies allow a site or services to know if your computer or device has visited that site or service before. Cookies can then be used to help understand how the site or service is being used, help you navigate between pages efficiently, help remember your preferences, and generally improve your browsing experience.
What types of cookies do we use?
The Phoebus Foundation currently uses the following types of cookies on the website:
Strictly Necessary Cookies. These cookies are essential, as they enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing logged in or secure areas.
Functionality Cookies. These cookies allow us to remember for example the state or history of website tools you’ve used. These cookies also allow us to tailor the website to provide enhanced features and content for you and to remember how you’ve customized the website in other ways. The information these cookies collect is anonymous, and they are not used to track your browsing activity on other sites or services.
Advertising and Tracking Cookies. The Phoebus Foundation may use third party advertising and tracking services that place cookies in order to optimise HR and promotional advertising campaigns.
How long will cookies stay on my device?
The length of time a cookie will stay on your computer or mobile device depends on whether it is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your computer or mobile device until they expire or are deleted.
First and third party cookies
First-party cookies are cookies that belong to The Phoebus Foundation, third-party cookies are cookies that another party places on your device through our website. Third-party cookies may be placed on your device by someone providing a service for The Phoebus Foundation, for example to help us understand how our service is being used or to enable sharing of The Phoebus Foundation content on social media.
What if I don’t want cookies?