- Storing your Preferences and Settings. Settings that enable our website to operate correctly or that maintain your preferences over time may be stored on your device.
- Sign-in and Authentication. When you sign into our website using your credentials, we store a unique ID number, and the time you signed in, in an encrypted cookie on your device. This cookie allows you to move from page to page within the site without having to sign in again on each page. You can also save your sign-in information so you do not have to sign in each time you return to the site.
Some of the cookies we commonly use are listed below. This list is not exhaustive, but it is intended to illustrate the main reasons we typically set cookies. If you visit one of our websites, the site may set some or all of the following cookies:
|Cookie Name||Description||Cookie Category||Website Name||Expiry|
|ApplicationGatewayAffinity, JSESSIONID and NSC_WJQ_192.168.75.182||These cookies allow the browser to manage the browsing session and keep it alive for as long as it’s needed.||First Party – Strictly Necessary||tcs.com||Session|
|NID||NID cookie contains a unique ID Google uses to remember your preferences and other information||Third Party – Functional||Google.com||Persistent|
|PHPSESSID||This cookie is generated by applications based on the PHP language. This is a general purpose identifier used to maintain user session variables. It is normally a random generated number, how it is used can be specific to the site, but a good example is maintaining a logged-in status for a user between pages.||First Party – Strictly Necessary||sites.tcs.com
How to Control Cookies
You can set your browser:
• To allow all cookies
• To allow only ‘trusted’ sites to send them
• To accept only those cookies from websites you are currently using.
We recommend not to block all cookies because TCS.com website uses them to work properly.
Please read below points to find out how to manage cookies in the major browsers.
Click on the “Menu” tab in the upper-right corner and then click on “Settings”.
To block cookies:
Settings → Click on “Advanced” to expand → Under Privacy and Security, Click on “Content Settings” → Click on “Cookies” → To block cookies, Click on toggle button next to this line “Allow sites to save and read cookie data (recommended)“ → This will block the cookies.
To check cookies:
Settings → Click on “Advanced” to expand → Under Privacy and Security → Click on “Content Settings” → Click on “Cookies” → See all cookies and site data → Click on the website and check the cookies used in that particular site.
Click on the Menu tab in the upper-right corner → Click on Options → In the left side navigation, Click on Privacy and Security → Under History, Select “Use Custom setting for history” from the Drop down → Click on Show Cookies Buttons → Select the file which you want to remove and then click on remove selected button.
Open Internet Explorer → Click on Tools menu in the upper-right corner → Click on Internet Options → This will open a window with many tab → Click on Privacy tab → Under Settings, move the slider to the top to block all cookies or to the bottom to allow all cookies → Then click Apply.
Open Safari → Click on Preferences from Safari menu → Go to Privacy tab → Click on “Remove all Website data” to remove all the stored data → Click Remove now button from the pop-up → Click on Details button under “Remove all Website data” → Select the sites you want to remove the data → Click Remove → Click Done.
To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.