What do I need to know about cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that’s stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. We use them to:
Remember your preferences
Tailor our sites to your interests
There are different types of cookies

First party cookies
These are set by the website you’re visiting. And only that website can read them. In addition, a website might use a separate company to analyse how people are using their site. And this separate company will set their own cookie to do this.

Third party cookies
These are set by someone other than the owner of the website you’re visiting.
Some ekkanisa y'oluganda web pages may also contain content from other sites like YouTube, which may set their own cookies. Also, if you share a link to a ekkanisa y'oluganda page, the service you share it on (e.g. Facebook) may set a cookie on your browser.
ekkanisa y'oluganda has no control over third party cookies.

Advertising cookies
Some websites use advertising networks to show you specially targeted adverts when you visit. These networks may also be able to track your browsing across different sites.

Session cookies
These are stored while you’re browsing. They get deleted from your device when you close your browser e.g. Internet Explorer, Firefox or Safari.

Persistent cookies
These are saved on your computer. So they don’t get deleted when you close your browser.
We may use persistent cookies when we need to know who you are for more than one browsing session. For example, we may use them to remember your preferences for the next time you visit.

How does the ekkanisa y'oluganda use cookies?
We use different types of cookies for different things, such as:
Analysing how you use the ekkanisa y'oluganda
Giving you a better, more personalised experience
Recognising when you’ve signed in
To simplify the information. we've arranged the cookie information into for groups, according to International Chamber of Commerce guidelines.

Strictly Necessary Cookies
When we say strictly necessary, we mean it. These helpful little cookies make sure our website works properly, and only ever run for the duration of your visit. Without them, all sorts of important stuff like searching and using a secure login just couldn't happen. That's why these Cookies are set as part of the terms and conditions of using our website.

How they work
They remember the information you've already entered, on order forms for example, as you move between different pages.
They allow us to set up secure areas on the website.
They know whether or not you've closed the Cookie notification.

Performance Cookies
Like many other websites, we collect information about how people are using our site with the help of Cookies. That way, we can improve our website to help give visitors a good surfing experience. We can discover which sites they're coming from.
Using this anonymous information gives us a real insight into how we're doing and what we need to do to make our online service better than ever. These Cookies are set as part of the terms and conditions of using our website.

How they work
They help us to improve and enhance our website.
They can tell us which adverts are working best for us, and where.
They help us pick up any errors that may have happened, so we can stop them from happening again.
They help us test designs for our website, and keep a consistent user-friendly look.

Functionality Cookies
These Cookies help us to make our content as tailored to you as possible. They do this by allowing the website to remember any information you've entered, like your username.
How they work
They save you time by remembering your previous settings and any preferences you may have.
They remember your previous choices, for example, not wanting to be asked to fill in a questionnaire. Functionality Cookies mean you won't waste time being asked again.

Marketing Cookies
We use Cookies to remember your transaction selections and send you an email to remind you of the contents, should you wish to complete your transaction e.g event registration at a later time.
You will only get these emails if you are opted-in to receive publicity communications. You can unsubscribe from our publicity messages at any time, by either clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any newsletter email or by logging into your account.