Purpose and Scope
The purpose of this policy document is to establish the cookies in operation, on the website of CF Technologies Limited (herein referred to as the ‘Company’) located on www.xcoins.com and their functionality. The scope of this document is for the online customer of the Company.
What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files, mainly made up of numbers and letters. When you visit or access a website, Cookies are placed or downloaded on your device. Upon each subsequent visit, Cookies are sent back to the originating website.
Cookies are useful since they allow a Website to recognise a user’s device and to store information about your preferences and past actions.
Certain Cookies are required for the sole purpose of carrying out the transmission of communication over an electronic communications networks, while others may be required for the provision of services over the internet.
Cookies may be desirable to improve a user’s experience, in which case, the Company will ask for your consent to use such Cookies.
- improve the user’s experience
- distinguish between visitors and their location
- identify visitors and their interests and behaviours
- provide an aggregate analysis of website visitors
- improve the use and functionality of the Company’s Website
- enable certain functions on the Website (eg. statistics)
- obtain data about how the Website is being used
- for specially designed campaigns and other advertising purposes
The collection of such data enables the Company to develop, optimise and facilitate the use of the Company’s Website.
Session vs Permanent Cookies
‘Session Cookies’ are Cookies that contain information that is stored in a temporary memory location and subsequently deleted automatically when the web browser (user) closes the Website. This Cookie stores information that the user has inputted and tracks the movements of the user within the Website.
‘Permanent Cookies’ are Cookies that are stored on a user’s hard drive until it expires or until the user deletes the Cookie. This type of cookie facilities future visits by the user and have a specified period of time. These are also known as ‘Persistent Cookies’.
First-Party Cookies vs Third-Party Cookies
Cookies used by the Company
The Domain uses 71 Cookies in total which include third party Cookies. Name of the Cookies may change over time.
‘Functional Cookies’ enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set either by the Company or by third-party providers whose services were added to the Company’s pages. If these Cookies are not allowed by the user, then some or all of these services may not function properly.
‘Marketing Cookies’ are used to track visitors across Websites with the intention of displaying ads that are relevant and appealing to the individual Website user and thereby more valuable to the publishers and third-party advertisers.
‘Security Cookies’ are used to help the website from spam, abuse, unauthorised access and other security features.
‘Preference Cookies’ enable the Website to remember information that changes the behaviour or the looks of the Website. This includes the preferred language or the region of the user.
‘Statistic Cookies’ help the Website owners to understand how visitors interact with Websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
Cookie Settings and Controlling Features
When a user visits the Company’s Website, the user will be requested to accept and/or manage the Cookie settings.
The Company can store Cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of the Website. For all other types of Cookies, the user’s consent is required.
The user may change his/her mind and may delete or block Cookies or refuse to accept Cookies at any time. If the user opts for any of these options, he/she may not be able to make use of the full functionality and the features of the Company’s website and this will hinder the ability to store the Website user’s preferences. Moreover some of the pages on the Website may not be displayed properly.
All Cookies stored on the user’s computer can be deleted and the user can set most browsers to prevent Cookies from being placed. In this case, the user may manually have to adjust some preferences every time he/she visits a site and some services and functionalities may not function properly.
Changes to This Policy
This Policy may be updated from time to time. If we make significant changes to this Policy, we will upload a notice regarding the same on the website. However, it is advisable to regularly check this Policy so as to ensure that you are aware of the most updated version of this Policy.