Cookies Policy What you need to know

Updated: 15 August 2017

The International Police Association – South Africa Section, “IPA (SA)”, (“us”, “we”, or “our”) use a number of different cookies on the http://ipasafrica.co.za (the “Website”). By using the Website, you consent to the use of cookies.

Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how first- and third-parties we may collaborate with may use cookies on the Website, including your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your web browser from the website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Website or a first- and third-party to recognise you and make your next visit easier and the Website more useful to you.

Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies.

How we use Cookies

When you use and access the Website, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.

We use cookies for the following purposes:
Enable certain functions of the Website, to provide analytics, to store your preferences, to enable advertisements delivery, including behavioural advertising.

We use both session and persistent cookies and different types of cookies to run the website.

Essential Cookies

We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.

First Party Cookies

These cookies are set by this website directly.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to collect information about visitor behaviour on our website. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. This Analytics data is collected via a JavaScript tag in the pages of our site and does not connect to personally identifiable information. We, therefore, do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.

You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service at https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

WordPress

Our website uses the WordPress platform, a popular Content Management System (CMS) and cookies are used to store basic data on your interactions with WordPress, and whether you have logged into WordPress. We use a session cookie to remember your login for you if you are a registered user and we deem these as being strictly necessary to the working of the website. If these are disabled then various functionality on the site will be broken.

More information on session cookies and what they are used for at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/cookies/session-cookies-used-for.html

Third-party Cookies

These are cookies set on your machine by external websites whose services are used on this site. Cookies of this type are the sharing buttons across the site allow visitors to share content onto social networks. Cookies are currently set by LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and Pinterest. In order to implement these buttons, and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites, there are scripts from domains outside of our website. You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on this website.

You should check the respective policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out or delete such information.

What are your choices regarding cookies?

If you’d like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit AboutCookies.org to learn “How to control cookies” or “How to delete cookies”.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display correctly.

Need more information about Cookies?

You can learn more about cookies at the following third-party websites.

AboutCookies.org

CookieLaw.org