Our cookies policy

We use cookies to make interaction with our website as smooth and pleasant as possible. Please read on to learn more about what cookies are, how we use them, and how you can manage your settings.

What cookies are?

Cookies are small text files that may be placed on your web browser when you visit our website or when you view adverts we place on other websites.When you visit the site again, the cookie allows that site to recognize your browser. Cookies may store user preferences and other information.Cookies allow your browser to remember some specific information which the web server can later retrieve and use. We don’t use cookies to store any personal information that could be read or understood by others.

Why do we use cookies?

Some cookies are required for technical reasons in order for Talanoa websiteto function, and we refer to these as “essential” or “strictly necessary” cookies. Other cookies also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our Website. For example, Talanoakeeps track of the Websites and pages you visit within our Website, in order to determine what portion of the TalanoaWebsite is the most popular or most used. This data is used to deliver customized content and promotions within the TalanoaWebsite to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area(eg. which articles we share are most popular).

What types of cookies are there?

Essential website cookies: These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our Website.Performance and functionality cookies: These cookies are used to enhance the performance and functionality of our Website but are non-essential to their use. However, without these cookies, certain functionality may become unavailable.

Analytics and customisation cookies: These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our Websiteisbeing used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customise our Website for you.

Advertising cookies: These cookies are used to make advertising messages more relevant to you. They perform functions like preventing the same ad from continuously reappearing, ensuring that ads are properly displayed for advertisers, and in some cases selecting advertisements that are based on your interests.

Social networking cookies: These cookies are used to enable you to share pages and content that you find interesting on our Website through third party social networking and other websites. These cookies may also be used for advertising purposes too.

How we use cookies?

Cookies are used primarily for administrative purposes, to improve your experience onour website, eg. remember your preferences from previous visits.

In addition to administrative uses, we may also use cookies in one or more of the following ways:

  • To conduct research and analytics to improve our website and our products and services. Thisincludes compiling statistical information concerning, among other things, the frequency of your use of our websites, the pages visited and the length of each visit.
  • To display advertisements when you visit websites of third parties with whom we have marketing relationships and to help us gauge the effectiveness of our advertising efforts. These parties may gather information concerning your use of other websites and provide us with de-identified information about you (such as demographic information or the names of sites where you have been shown ads) which we may use to provide you with more relevant and useful advertising.

How can you manage cookies?

The Help menu on the menu bar of most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether. Additionally, you can disable or delete similar data used by browser add-ons, such as Flash cookies, by changing the add-on’s settings or visiting the website of its manufacturer. Please note that, if you decline to use cookies, you may experience reduced functionality and, for sites using authentication-related cookies, declining cookies will prevent you from using the website altogether. Tolearn more about what cookies are set on your computer as you browse the web and how to manage or delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.