What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file placed onto your device that enables EIS Capital features and functionality. For example, cookies enable us to identify your device, secure your access to EIS Capital and our sites generally, and even help us know if someone attempts to access your account from a different device. Cookies also enable you to easily share content on EIS Capital and help us serve relevant communications and ads to you.
What types of cookies does EIS Capital use?
We use two types: persistent cookies and session cookies. A persistent cookie helps us recognise you as an existing user, so it’s easier to return to EIS Capital or interact with our sites, platforms and pages. After you sign in, a persistent cookie stays in your browser and will be read by EIS Capital when you return to one of our sites or a partner site that uses our services. Session cookies only last for as long as the session (usually the current visit to a website or a browser session).
What are cookies used for?
Cookies can be used to recognise you when you visit EIS Capital, remember your preferences, and give you a personalised experience that’s in line with your settings. Cookies also make your interactions with EIS Capital faster and more secure.
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How are cookies used for advertising purposes?
Cookies and other ad technology such as beacons, pixels and tags help us serve relevant communications and ads to you more effectively. They also help us understand and improve our service and know when content has been shown to you. Communications and ads served by EIS Capital may also set third party cookies.
If you are an EIS Capital member but logged out of your account on a browser, EIS Capital may continue to log your interaction with our services on that browser for up to 30 days to generate usage analytics for our services. These analytics may be shared in aggregate form with our partners.
Unless you clear these cookies from your browser, we may use this information to:
• detect and defend against fraud and other risks to protect users and partners
• improve our products
• provide more relevant communication
• provide aggregate reports of communications and ads activity to websites hosting the communications and ads
We do not divulge any personal information that we collect unless you have given us permission to do so. You can opt-out of receiving communication about additional Services and Products or informative content by contacting us to opt out.
Most browsers allow you to control cookies through their settings preferences. However, if you limit the ability of websites to set cookies, please be aware that some parts of the website may not function properly. It may also stop you from saving customised settings like login information.
What to do if you don’t want cookies to be set or want them to be removed?
When you land on a site for the first time, cookies have to be blocked until the user takes some action that they are clear will result in cookies being set. This means giving an opportunity to act before cookies are set on a first visit to a site. If there is then a fair notice, continuing to browse can in most circumstances be valid consent via affirmative action.
If you wish to change to opt out of using cookies after the initial opt-in, send an email to Enquiries@eiscap.com requesting to do so. If you do not want to receive cookies, you can also change your browser settings on your computer or other device you’re using to access our services. Most browsers also provide functionality that lets you review and erase cookies, including EIS Capital cookies. Please note that the EIS Capital site will not work properly without cookies.
To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org, or www.aboutcookies.org.