Cookie Policy2018-06-06T09:33:53+00:00

Cookies Policy

  1. Introduction

1.1 Our website uses cookies.

1.2 Insofar as those cookies are not strictly necessary for the provision of [our website and services], we will ask you to consent to our use of cookies when you first visit the site.

  1. Effective Date:  May 25, 2018
  2. About cookies

3.1 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

3.2 Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiration date, unless deleted by the user before that date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

3.3 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

  1. Cookies that we use

4.1 We use cookies for the following purposes:  

Cookies also make your interactions with the site faster and more secure.

Categories of Use Description
Authentication  

If someone creates a user account in our e-commerce section, we use cookies to authenticate the user so that they can retrieve their account information.

 

When the user adds items to their shopping cart on our e-commerce section, the website stores that information so that the cart is updated as they keep shopping and move from page to page.

Security We use cookies to enable and support our security features, and to help us detect malicious activity.
Performance, Analytics and Research Cookies help us learn how well our site and plugins perform in different locations. We also use cookies to understand, improve, and research products, features, and services, including when you access CentralAsiaInstitute.org from other websites, applications, or devices such as your work computer or your mobile device.
  1. Cookies used by our service providers

5.1 We use Google Analytics to analyze the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google’s privacy policy is available at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

  1. Managing cookies

6.1 Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

(a) https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en (Chrome);

(b) https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences (Firefox);

(c) http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/ (Opera);

(d) https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies (Internet Explorer);

(e) https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411 (Safari); and

(f) https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy (Edge).

6.2 Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

6.3 If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

  1. Cookie preferences

7.1 If you wish, you can usually adjust your browser so that your computer does not accept cookies.  However, understand that blocking cookies may negatively impact your use of the site:

  1. Go to the heading “Manage Cookies” and click onto the option you prefer, either stopping cookies being installed, or notifying you of them;
  2. From the list provided, click onto the program which your computer uses; if this is not shown on the list, click on the “help” heading on the bar at the top of this page, search for information on “cookies” − an explanation of how to delete cookies will appear, then follow the instructions.

Alternatively, you can adjust your browser to tell you when a website tries to put a cookie on your computer.

How you adjust your browser to stop it accepting cookies or to notify you of them, will depend on the type of internet browser program your computer uses. Please visit https://www.aboutcookies.org to learn more, including appropriate instructions.  (Note that this link will open a new window and will lead to an external website and that we are not responsible for the content of external websites).

  1. Our details

8.1 This website is owned and operated by Central Asia Institute.

8.2. Our address is: 2409 W. Main St., Ste. 1, Bozeman, MT 59718

8.3 You can contact us:

(a) by mail, to the postal address given above;

(b) using our website contact form https://centralasiainstitute.org/contact-us/;

(c) by telephone 406.585.7841 or

(d) by email, info@centralasiainstitute.org.

SEE ALSO – CENTRAL ASIA INSTITUTE PRIVACY POLICY:

https://centralasiainstitute.org/privacy-statement/