What are cookies?

We use small text files placed on your computer called ‘cookies’ to collect standard log and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. We use this information to analyse how visitors use our website and to compile statistical reports on website activity. You can set your computer to reject cookies, but this may affect your ability to use certain parts of our websites. Except for information you specifically provide to us, we do not automatically collect any other information.

 

What types of cookies do we use?

We use two types of cookies on our websites:

Google Analytics Cookies

Cookie deployed

Purpose

_utma (expires in 730 days)
_utmb (expires in 30 minutes)
_utmz (expires in 182 days)

Google Analytics cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our websites. We use the information to compile reports which help us improve our websites. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to a website, from where visitors to a website have come from and the pages visited. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google

Loopfuse Cookies

Cookies deployed

Purpose

LOOPFUSE – (expires in 365 days)
Coyote-X-XXXXXXXX (expires when the visitor leaves the website)

Loopfuse cookies track known individuals on our websites. After a registration is made on our website or an email address is given to us, we track what that user does on our websites. This helps us build a profile of users’ interests.

 

What are the main benefits of cookies?

  • Cookies improve the user experience
    • Cookies improve the user experience by remembering key information that the user has provided to us, so the user does not need to re-enter the information every time they access the website. For example, if you fill in a form to download a Telstra white paper, we can store that information in a cookie, so that for all future white papers you download, you will not have to re-enter the same details.
  • Cookies allow us to use aggregate data to improve our websites.
    • Cookies help us to identify the content our audience finds most interesting so we can produce more of it. For example, if we notice our audience is focusing more attention on related to a particular service in a month, we will plan to produce more of that content in the future.

 

How can I manage and delete the cookies on my computer?

You can see what cookies have been set, manage and delete cookies through the internet browser that you use.  First you need to find out what type of internet browser you use then choose your browser from the list of most commonly used browsers below and follow the instructions.

 

To find out which Internet browser you use

  • On a PC: click on 'Help' at the top of your browser window and select 'About'.
  • On an Apple Mac: click on the Apple menu and select 'About' (make sure the browser is open).

 

How to delete cookies from your computer browser

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6/7/8 (Windows XP/Vista)

  • Select Tools from the main task bar, then Internet Options.
  • Click the Privacy tab.
  • Choose the settings you want.
  • Click OK.

Microsoft Internet Explorer 8/9 (Windows 7)

  • Click on the Settings cog icon (top right).
  • Click on Internet Options.
  • Click on Privacy and choose your options.
  • Click Apply and then OK.

Google Chrome

  • Click the spanner icon and select Options from the list.
  • Click the Under the Bonnet tab.
  • Click Content settings in the Privacy section.
  • Choose the settings you want.
  • Click X to close.

Safari

  • Choose Safari from the main task bar, then Preferences.
  • Click the Privacy panel.
  • Choose the settings you want.
  • Click X to close.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Select Tools from the main task bar, then Options.
  • Select Tools from the main task bar, then Options.
  • Click the Privacy tab.
  • Choose the settings you want.
  • Click OK.

 

Mobile Browsers

IOS

  • From the home screen, choose Settings.
  • Select Safari.
  • Click Accept Cookies.
  • Choose your preferred settings.

Android

  • Start the browser application.
  • Click the Menu button.
  • Select the More option, then Settings.
  • Tick or clear Accept cookies.

Windows Phone 7

  • From the home screen, click on the right arrow.
  • Scroll down to Settings
  • Swipe across and select Internet Explorer.
  • Tick or clear Accept cookies.