What are cookies?
Cookies are small data files (alphanumeric identifiers) sent to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser. Cookies enable websites to remember your browser settings and the preferences you have set such as login, language, font size, and other display preferences.
They can also provide useful information like how and when pages in a website are visited and by how many people. Kaka’ako Agora cookies do not collect personal information. Kaka’ako Agora does not use cookie information with other personal information to tell us your screen name, email address, or who you are.
There are several types of cookies. Some come directly from our website and others come from third parties that have placed them on our site.
Cookies can be stored for varying amounts of time on your browser or device. A session cookie is deleted after you close your web browser. A persistent cookie will remain on your device until they expire or are deleted.
There are 4 types of cookies we use on our site:
- Essential cookies
- Optimization cookies
- Preference based cookies
- Targeting cookies
What are essential cookies?
Essential cookies enable the basic functionality of a website like page navigation, site security, and integrity. Without these cookies you can’t access Kaka’ako Agora and its services.
What are optimization cookies?
Optimization cookies are able to provide insights, statistics and analytics to help us understand how you use the site so we can optimize pages, build new experiences and improve content. For example, these cookies count the number of visitors to our site, the pages you visit, and how long you stay on the site. Our goal with analytics is to make sure all users find what they are looking for as quickly and as easily as possible. This data is collected anonymously, meaning there is no personally identifiable information collected.
What are preference based cookies?
Preference cookies enable a website to access preferences that change how we visualize or interact with a website like remembering your regional location or preferred language.
What are targeting cookies?
Targeting cookies (aka advertising or marketing cookies) track visitors across various sites to serve and track the effectiveness of ad content and campaigns used on third party sites. These cookies deliver digital content that is relevant to your online behavior. Third party service providers place them on our website to remember your browsing activity to gain insight into contextual demographics and categories such as age and gender or hobbies and interests. This information is anonymized in an effort to deliver contextually relevant advertising.
- Recognizing when you log in and any preferred settings.
- Giving you a browsing experience that is unique to you and to serve you content which we believe improves your site experience
- Analyzing how you use our site which helps us to troubleshoot any problems and to monitor our own performance.
What third party cookies do we use?
We place cookies from the following third parties. More information on what they and their privacy policies can be found below and, in some cases, you may be able to alter your ad settings through their own sites.
Optimization- and Preference-based cookies
We use the following companies to help us improve the Kaka’ako Agora experience on site and in our app. The data we collect from these cookies helps us understand user behavior and engagement such as what web pages users visit or links they click as well as how to optimize our product. The data we collect is anonymous and does not contain Personally Identifiable Information (PII) unless expressly described in our Terms of Service in order for you to use our products.