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What are cookies and similar technologies?
Cookies are electronic collections of information stored on a local computer used by websites to keep track of visitors and registered users and to relate one computer transaction to a later one, and other methods of uniquely tracking visitors for different purposes.
We use a number of different cookies on the PNet website, including necessary, functional, performance and targeting cookies. Cookies make your browsing experience better by allowing the site to remember your actions and preferences (such as login and region selection). This means you don’t have to re-enter this information each time you return to the site or browse from one page to another. Cookies also provide information on how people use the website, for instance, whether it’s their first time visiting or if they are a frequent visitor. We use this information to improve the browsing experience for all of our users.
Some cookies are “required cookies” which are necessary for PNet website to work. Cookies are also used to provide PNet existing Subscribers with the opportunity for continued savings and increased convenience as described in more detail below:
Session cookies expire at the end of your browser session and allow us to link your actions during that particular browser session.
Persistent cookies are stored on your device in between browser sessions, allowing us to remember your preferences or actions across multiple sites.
First-party cookies are those set by a website that is being visited by the user at the time to preserve your settings (e.g., while on our site).
Third-party cookies are placed in your browser by a website or domain, that is not the website or domain that you are currently visiting. If a user visits a website and another entity sets a cookie through that website, this would be a third-party cookie.
What cookies do we use and why?
Our cookies and similar technologies serve various purposes but are generally either necessary or essential to the functioning of our sites, services, applications, tools or messaging, help us improve the performance of or provide you the extra functionality of the same, or help us to serve relevant and targeted advertisements. More specifically:
Strictly Necessary or Essential: ‘Strictly necessary’ or “essential” cookies and similar technologies let you move around the website and use essential features like secure areas and shopping baskets. Without these technologies, services you have asked for cannot be provided. Please note that these technologies do not gather any information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you’ve been on the Internet. Accepting these technologies is a condition of using our sites, services, applications, tools or messaging, so if you prevent these from loading, we can’t guarantee your use or how the security therein will perform during your visit.
Live Chat : We use Live Chat for the purposes of providing support via chat.
Live Chat cookie includes the following parameteres : lc_all_invitation, lc_auto_invites_shown, lc_chat_number, lc_client_version, lc_goals_achieved, lc_integration_params, lc_lang, lc_last_chat_start_time, lc_last_conference_id ,lc_last_operator_id, lc_last_operator_key, lc_last_operator_key_per_skill, lc_last_operator_per_skill, lc_last_visit1574079500, lc_nick, lc_ok_invitation, lc_page_view, lc_sessionS1574079500.f400b8ee04, lc_visit_number0, mcid, mcid_done. Which are responsible for a number of things. Including: tracking Greetings displayed, number of chats, version of LiveChat, localization, last operator the visitor chatted with, name of the visitor, session ID, number of visited pages. This cookie is required for the Chat Widget to work properly on visitor side. It’s a normal cookie with 3 year expiration date. Live Chat and all cookies that belong to service can be disabled in Privacy Settings.
Accepting these technologies is a condition of using our sites, services, applications, tools or messaging, so if you prevent these from loading, we can’t guarantee your use or how the security therein will perform during your visit.
We also utilize 3rd party service providers to assist us in delivering on the same functions, which means that our authorized service providers may also place cookies, and similar technologies on your device via our services (third-party cookies). They may also collect information that helps them identify your devices, such as IP-address, or other unique or device identifiers.
How to manage, control and delete cookies, and similar technologies
If you wish to withdraw your consent at any time, you will need to delete your cookies using your internet browser settings.