The Cookies We Set
Currently there are two types of cookies. The standard cookie is information about the user stored on the user’s hard drive. The second type of cookie, called a session cookie, also stores information about a user. However, these cookies are not stored on the user’s hard drive. These cookies are used only while the user is actively connected to a Web site. After you close/quit an Internet browsing application (or the browser is inactive for more than 20 minutes), these session cookies are destroyed. XBRL US, INC. uses both types of cookies on its Web site. In the future, XBRL US, INC. may add additional cookies for business purposes.
XBRL US, INC. uses permanent cookies for several business purposes. Primarily, when visitors arrive at our site, a unique cookie is automatically stored on the visitor’s computer by their Internet browser that allows us to differentiate between new and returning users.
Second, a permanent cookie is written when visitors opt to save their log-on information. This cookie saves time for members because they do not have to enter security information for each visit to the site. If visitors reject the cookie, they may still use the Web site but they will be required to log in to view/use any restricted content or services.
Finally, session cookies are used while a visitor is active on the Web site for a variety of purposes. For example, these cookies allow members to navigate freely through the Web site once they have logged in to the Web site. Without these cookies, members would have to login each time they requested a “member area” page. These cookies are also used while a member is joining, renewing or altering account information. This allows the Web site to track a user’s activity before any data is committed to a database.
Each view of a page on the Web site is logged. Information such as the user’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, time of day and duration of activity on the Web site is recorded. This information may be used by XBRL US, INC. or trusted third-parties designated by XBRL US, INC. to analyze trends, administer the Web site, track users’ movements and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use or for other business purposes.
If illegal activity is detected on the Web site, XBRL US, INC. or trusted third-parties designated by XBRL US, INC. may attempt to connect an IP address to personal information.
XBRL US, INC. uses google analytics to help improve engagement and user experience for xbrl.us and related Internet domains and subdomains. We use anonymised data to understand how visitors interact with our site, including what they are looking for, what countries they are visiting from, what language they use and what device they are using to view our website. This information is evaluated to help us achieve our goal of providing useful information to our visitors to further our organization’s mission and work.
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