A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed. Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies. Cookies can be used by web servers to identify and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and identify users returning to a website.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies, for example:
(a) in Internet Explorer (version 11) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking “Tools,” “Internet Options,” “Privacy,” and then “Advanced;”
(b) in Firefox (version 47) you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools,” “Options,” “Privacy,” selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, and unchecking “Accept cookies from sites;” and
(c) in Chrome (version 52), you can block all cookies by accessing the “Customize and control” menu and clicking “Settings,” “Show advanced settings,” and “Content settings,” and then selecting “Block sites from setting any data” under the “Cookies” heading.
Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites. If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.
You can delete cookies already stored on your computer, for example:
(a) in Internet Explorer (version 11), you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11);
(b) in Firefox (version 47), you can delete cookies by clicking “Tools,” “Options,” and “Privacy,” then selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, clicking “Show Cookies,” and then clicking “Remove All Cookies;” and
(c) in Chrome (version 52), you can delete all cookies by accessing the “Customize and control” menu and clicking “Settings,” “Show advanced settings,” and “Clear browsing data,” then selecting “Cookies and other site and plug-in data” before clicking “Clear browsing data.”
Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.
Who has access to your Personal Information?
How your Personal Information is disclosed depends upon the situation. We use your Personal Information in the course of providing our Services to our Clients. While providing our Services, we may disclose your Personal Information to clients who have engaged our Services.
From time to time, we disclose Personal Information to third parties who provide support for our Services or business operations. There may be other times that we disclose your Personal Information.
Where is your Personal Information being collected and stored?
Depending on the Services we are providing to you, your Personal Information may be collected, used, processed, disclosed, and transferred to and within the United States and other countries where we have facilities or in which we engage service providers. By using our Online Systems and Services, you understand that your Personal Information may be transferred to countries outside of your country of residence, which may have different data protection rules than your country.
Occam has reasonable organizational, technical, and administrative measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of Personal Information about users of Online Systems under our control. Unfortunately, however, no security system, or system of transmitting information over the internet, can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.
How long do we keep your Personal Information?
We retain your Personal Information for as long as needed or permitted considering the purpose(s) for which it was obtained.
Updates to this Policy
Occam reviews its privacy practices regularly, and those practices are subject to change. You can determine when this Policy was last revised by checking the “Revised Date” at the top of the Policy. Any changes to the Policy will become effective upon posting of the revised Policy on the Internet, accessible through the Site.
Occam is responsible for collection, use, and disclosure of your Personal Information under this Policy. Questions regarding this Policy should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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For California residents
Pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”), Occam Global is providing the following details regarding the categories of Personal Information that we collect, use and disclose about California residents and California residents’ rights.
We collect, and have collected within the preceding 12 months, the following categories of Personal Information, as listed in the CCPA:
We have disclosed the following categories of Personal Information, as listed in the CCPA, to third parties for our operational business purposes within the preceding 12 months:
We have not sold Personal Information, as “sale” is defined in the CCPA.
If you are a California resident, you may request that we:
Disclose to you the following information covering the 12 months preceding your request:
Delete Personal Information we collected from you
To make a request for the disclosures or deletion described above, please email us at email@example.com. We will respond to your request consistent with applicable law.
You have the right to be free from unlawful discrimination for exercising your rights under the CCPA.
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