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Cookies Policy


Like any other website, The Sama Gazette uses ‘cookies’. Cookies are small text files stored by websites on users’ computers. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to help improve your experience and to optimize the users’ experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.

We may change our cookies policy to reflect current acceptable practices. We will take reasonable steps to let users know about changes via our website. We will alert you about any changes by updating the “Last Updated” date of this Cookies Policy, and you should check this page periodically. Any changes or modifications will be effective immediately upon posting the updated Cookies Policy on the website. Your continued use of this site after any changes to this policy will be regarded as acceptance of our practices around privacy and personal information.

Note that we do not place any cookies for advertisers on our website.

All cookies (session cookies deleted when the browser closes, and persistent cookies having a defined expiration date) will be visible to you through your web browser’s settings, or using third party tools depending on your web browser. You can control what cookies are used by editing the settings in your web browser.

The following types of cookies may be used when you visit our website:

Our Cookies

Our cookies are “first-party cookies”, and can be either permanent or temporary. These are necessary cookies, without which our website won’t work properly or be able to provide certain features and functionalities. We use cookies to collect statistics about visitor numbers and to save information about your preferences when you browse our website. Some of these may be manually disabled in your browser, but may affect the functionality of our website.

Analytics Cookies

Analytics cookies monitor how users reached our website, and how they interact with and move around once on the site. These cookies let us know what features on our website are working the best and what features can be improved. We may provide basic information on third-party services we may use (e.g. analytics providers and content partners). This information is anonymous and aggregated with information tracked across all site users.

Functionality / Personalization Cookies

Personalization cookies are used to recognize repeat visitors to our website. We use these cookies to record your browsing history, the pages you have visited, and your settings and preferences (e.g. language, browser, configuration, etc.) each time you visit the site so we can provide you with customized, enhanced or optimized content and services.

Site Management Cookies

Site management cookies are used to maintain your identity or session on our website so that you are not logged off unexpectedly, and any information you enter is retained from page to page. These cookies cannot be turned off individually, but you can disable all cookies in your browser.

Third-party Cookies

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.), as well as links to third-party websites and applications of interest. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

We do not have access to data collected by these third-party services and cannot prevent third-party services from setting these cookies. Third-party cookies may be placed on your computer when you visit our website by companies that run certain services we offer. These cookies allow the third parties to gather and track certain information about you, and they can be manually disabled in your browser.

Here are third-party services we may use on our website:

Google Analytics: Google Analytics uses several cookies to analyze how visitors use our website and the website platform more generally. These cookies collect data in an anonymous form and no information that can identify you is collected or stored. To opt out of these cookies, please visit Google’s website.

Facebook cookies: If this website is displaying a Facebook feed, then Facebook may set cookies. There may also be a Facebook pixel installed on the website. For more details on what information Facebook collects, please visit their website.

Twitter cookies: If this website is displaying a Twitter feed, then Twitter may set cookies. For more details on what information Twitter collects, please visit their website.

YouTube cookies: We may embed videos from YouTube. YouTube uses cookies to help maintain the integrity of video statistics, prevent fraud and to improve their site experience. If you view a video, YouTube may set cookies. Please visit YouTube’s page on embedding videos for more information.

Opt out of Cookies

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. You can instruct your browser to refuse, remove or reject all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent, but be aware that such action could affect the availability and functionality of our website. You may not decline web beacons, however they can be rendered ineffective by declining all cookies or by modifying your web browser’s settings to notify you each time a cookie is tendered, permitting you to accept or decline cookies on an individual basis.

For more general information on cookies, please read “What Are Cookies”.

 

Last updated: March, 2021.



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