What are cookies?
A cookie is a file that contains a small amount of information. It is placed on the device you use to visit the website, either by the web-server or a third party, in order to enable the website’s features and functionality. For example, cookies enable SSLreminder to identify your device, secure your access to SSLreminder website, and even help us know if someone attempts to access your account from a different device.
What type of cookies do we use and why?
Cookies can be in the form of session cookies or persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer or device when you close your web-browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer or device until deleted or until they reach their expiry date. SSLreminder uses the following cookie types:
Analytical/performance cookies: These session cookies allow us to recognise visitors of our website and to see how visitors move around when they are using it. This data helps us improve the website in order to offer visitors a better browsing experience.
Functionality cookies: These persistent cookies are used on the website to recognise you when you return to the website and log you in automatically. This enables us to personalise our content for you, such as remembering your preferences or displaying domain names that are being checked for SSL certificate expiration.
How do we use these cookies?
Cookies set by SSLreminder do not contain any information that personally identifies you, but personal information in our database may be linked, by us, to the information stored in and obtained from cookies. The main example being the identifier (a number) in the cookie placed on your device when you log in to SSLreminder customer area. This is necessary for the session to be established and stay active while you are logged in.
We furthermore use the information we obtain from cookies for the following purposes:
to recognize your computer when you visit SSLreminder customer area;
to enable you to add new domain names in SSLreminder customer area;
- to personalise the SSLreminder customer area for you, for example, by displaying relevant current certificate expiration dates.
Third party cookies
SSLreminder uses Google Analytics. This tool helps us keep track of the use of the website: which pages are visited and how long do visitors stay there. This data helps us improve our website to offer visitors a better browsing experience. The cookies are set by Google and because of this do not contain or collect personal identifiable information.
How do you block cookies?
We may update this policy from time to time because of changes in technology, legislation and/or regulatory authorities’ guidance. Please check this page occasionally to ensure you are familiar with any changes.