Cookies are files created by a website that are stored in the user’s computer either temporarily for that session only (session cookie) or permanently on the hard disk (persistent cookie). Cookies provide a way for McKinley to recognize you and keep track of your preferences.
Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal data that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies. Ultimately, the user has control of if and how cookies are stored through their web browser.
- User identification and authentication,
- User preference storage,
- A/B performance testing,
- Usage pattern assessment and traffic analysis, and
- Advertisement performance assessment.
Use by Service Providers
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:
- Chrome – https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en
- Edge – https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy
- Firefox – https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
- Internet Explorer – https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
- Opera – http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/
- Safari – https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411
Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of McKinley’s websites. If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.