What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file that is stored by your browser (eg Google Chrome, FireFox or Internet Explorer) on your mobile device or computer. They are used by websites to store small amounts of data for things like user preferences, or your current login details.
A visit to Toshiba Rewards portal may generate the following types of cookies:
A session cookie is a cookie which lasts until you close your browser and then is removed. We use this cookie for essential functionality, for example to let you log in to the site, or to remember some settings while you use the site.
Summary of first party cookies
|Cookie type||Cookie source||Cookie name||Duration||Description|
|Necessary||Toshiba Rewards||session-hep||Session||This session cookie lets us provide essential functionality while you are logged in to the Toshiba Rewards portal|
|Necessary||Toshiba Rewards||Login_tk_hepr||1 day||This persistent cookie allows us to keep you logged in to the site for 1 day after you log in. It is cleared if you log out of the site.|
|Analytics||Google Analytics||_gat _gid _ga||1 min (_gat), 1 hour (_gid), 24 months (_ga)||
Third party cookiesIn addition to the cookies that we set ourselves, other organisations which have content that appears on our site may set cookies. Because of the way cookies work, we cannot access the cookies those organisations set, nor can they access information from cookies we set on our website. The third party organisations which may set cookies on our site are:
How do I control cookies?In most cases, it is possible to tell your browser to not accept cookies, or prevent cookies being set from a particular website. However, if you disable first-party cookies on this site, you will prevent us from being able to log you on to the site. The following links may be useful to find out how to control cookies in your browser:
- Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
- Cookie settings in Firefox
- Cookie settings in Chrome
- Cookie settings in Safari (OS X) and iOS.