Last updated: 26 May 2022
What are cookies?
Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit certain websites. Cookies are necessary to make websites work, or to make internet browsers work more efficiently, as well as to remember your actions or preferences over a period of time. Cookies therefore reduce the need to repeatedly make the same choices or selections such as language preferences when you visit a website. Cookies set by Bee N Bee Kenya Ltd. are called “first party cookies” while cookies set by parties other than us are called “third party cookies”. Third-party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided through the website (e.g advertising, interactive content and analytics). The parties that set these third party cookies can recognize your computer or mobile device both when it visits the website in question and also when it visits certain other websites.
We use first and third party cookies for several reasons. Most cookies are used to learn how you interact with content on websites and to improve browsing experiences on websites you visit. However, some cookies are required for technical reasons in order for our websites to operate optimally and we refer to these as essential” or “strictly necessary” cookies. Other cookies also enable us to track and target the interest of our users to enhance the experience on our online properties.
What Types of cookies do we use?
The following types of cookies may be used when you visit our websites:
Our cookies are “first-party cookies”, and can be either permanent or temporary. These are necessary cookies, without which our website would not work properly or be able to provide certain features and functionality. Some of these may be manually disabled in your browser, but may affect the functionality of the website.
Third party cookies belong to and are managed by other parties such as our business partners or service providers. These third-parties serve cookies through our websites for advertising, analytics and other purpose. Third-party cookies may be placed on your computer when you visit the website by entities that run certain services we offer. These cookies allow the third parties to gather and track certain information about you. Bee N Bee Kenya Ltd does not assume and shall not have any liability or responsibility to you or any other person for damages linked to the third party and its services. These cookies can be manually disabled in your browser.
Advertising cookies are placed on your computer or mobile device by advertisers and ad servers to display advertisements that are most likely to be of interest to you. These cookies allow advertisers and ad servers to gather information about your visits to the website and other websites, alternate the ads sent to a specific computer, and track how often an ad has been viewed and by whom. These cookies are linked to a computer and do not gather any personal information about you. We do not share any personal information that we collect to advertisers.
Analytics cookies monitor how users reach the website and how they interact with and move around once on the Site. In addition, these cookies let us know what features on the website are working the best and what features on the website can be improved.
Personalization cookies are used to recognize repeat visitors to the Site. We use these cookies to record your browsing history, the pages you have visited, and your settings and preferences each time you visit the website.
Security cookies help identify and prevent security risks. We use these cookies to authenticate users and protect user data from unauthorized parties.
Site Management Cookies
Site management cookies are used to maintain your identity or session on the 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.
Other tracking technologies
In addition to cookies, we may use web beacons, pixel tags, and other tracking technologies on the website to help customize the website and improve your experience. A “web beacon” or “pixel tag” is a tiny object or image embedded in a web page or email. They are used to track the number of users who have visited particular pages and viewed emails and acquire other statistical data. They collect only a limited set of data, such as a cookie number, time and date of page or email view, and a description of the page or email on which they reside. Web beacons and pixel tags cannot be declined. However, you can limit their use by controlling the cookies that interact with them.
You may wish to accept or reject the cookies, and this can be done by setting your preferences in the cookie consent manager found in the notification banner and on our websites. The cookie consent manager permits you to choose which categories of cookies you want to accept or reject. Essential cookies cannot be rejected as they are strictly necessary to provide you with services. If you elect to reject other cookies, you may still use our website though your access to some functionality or areas of our website may be restricted.
You may also set your web browser controls to accept or reject cookies through your web browser. This action may block our essential cookies and prevent our website from functioning properly and you may not be able to utilize all of its features and services fully. In addition, if you block cookies on your browser, you may also lose some saved information like saved login details, site preferences, and so on. Different browsers make different controls available to you, it varies from browser to browser, feel free to visit your browser’s help menu for guidance.
In some circumstances, third parties may serve cookies on your computer or mobile devices through our websites for advertisement purposes. These entities may use information relating to your visits to our websites to provide relevant advertisements about goods and services you may be interested in. They may also employ technology used to measure advertisements’ effectiveness. Generally, this can be accomplished by using cookies or web beacons to collect information about your visits to this and other websites to provide relevant advertisements about goods and services of potential interest to you. The data collected through this process does not enable them or us to identify your name, contact details, or other details that directly identify you unless you choose to provide them.