What are Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies?
A cookie is a small text file that can be stored on and accessed from your device (computer or mobile) when you visit one of our sites, to the extent you agree. The other tracking technologies work similarly to cookies and place small data files on your devices or monitor your website activity to enable us to collect information about how you use our sites. This allows our sites to recognize your device from those of other users of the sites. The information provided below about cookies also applies to these other tracking technologies.
First and Third-party Cookies
“First party cookies” are the cookies that belong to us and which we place on your device or are those set by a website that is being visited by the user at the time (e.g., cookies placed by indiatvnews.com).
“Third-party cookies” are cookies that are placed on your device by another party when you access or use our site. For example, advertising agencies may place their cookies on our website which will collect tracking information and serve you with advertisements. Likewise, if you view or listen to any embedded audio or video content you may be sent cookies from the site where the embedded content is hosted. We have no control over third-party cookies. So, please check the websites of these third parties for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.
We use the following types of cookies:
Session Cookies are temporary and deleted from your machine when your web browser closes. We use session Cookies to help us track internet usage as described above.
The data collected by the sites and/or through Cookies that may be placed on your computer will not be kept for longer than is necessary to fulfil the purposes mentioned above. In any event, such information will be kept in our database until we get explicit consent from you to remove all the stored cookies.
We categorize cookies as follows:
These Cookies are necessary for us to operate our sites so you may access them as you have requested. Without these necessary cookies, we may not be able to provide certain sevices or features to you. These Cookies, for example, let us recognize that you have created an account and have logged in/out to access Site content. They also include Cookies that enable us to remember your previous actions within the same browsing session and secure our sites.
These Cookies are used by us or third-party service providers to analyse how the sites are used and how they are performing. For example, these Cookies track what content are most frequently visited, your viewing history and from what locations our visitors come from. If you subscribe to a newsletter or otherwise register with the sites, these Cookies may be correlated to you. These Cookies include, for example, Google Analytics cookies.
These Cookies let us operate the sites in accordance with the choices you make. These Cookies permit us to "remember you" in-between visits. For instance, we will recognize your user name and remember how you customized the Sites and services, for example by adjusting text size, fonts, languages and other parts of web pages that are alterable, and provide you with the same customizations during future visits.
Targeting or Advertising Cookies
If you do not want cookies to be dropped on your device, you can adjust the setting of your Internet browser to reject the setting of all or some cookies and to alert you when a cookie is placed on your device. For further information about how to do so, please refer to your browser ‘help’ / ‘tool’ or ‘edit’ section for cookie settings w.r.t your browser that may be Google Chrome, Safari, Mozilla Firefox etc.
Please note that if your browser setting is already setup to block all cookies (including strictly necessary Cookies) you may not be able to access or use all or parts or functionalities of our sites.
If you want to remove previously-stored cookies, you can manually delete the cookies at any time from your browser settings. However, this will not prevent the sites from placing further cookies on your device unless and until you adjust your Internet browser setting as described above.
For more information on the development of user-profiles and the use of targeting/advertising Cookies, please see www.youronlinechoices.eu if you are located in Europe or www.aboutads.info/choices if in the United States.