Cookies cannot be used to infect your computer with a virus and there are no security issues with cookies. Neither can cookies access any other information on your computer. The main privacy concern that users have is that cookies allow a website to track what users do on that website and from this the website owners or their affiliated partners are able to target users with specific advertising based on what they deem to be of interest to that user. ENTRUST does not track users activity for the purposes of advertising or marketing.
Broadly, there are three main types of cookie which ENTRUST use:
These cookies collect anonymous information about users for the purpose of assessing the performance of a website. Common uses include well-known web analytics tools such as 'Google Analytics'.
These are cookies that are set by a website other than the one you are on. If you visit a website and a separate company sets a cookie through that website, this would be a third-party cookie.
The next two sections show exactly which cookies ENTRUST Online and the ENTRUST website use.