Comet Consular Services Cookie Usage

By using our websites and/or our services we may collect and request information from you which includes cookies.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a piece of information contained in a very small text file that is stored in your Internet browser or elsewhere on your hard drive. Cookies allow a website to identify a user’s device whenever that user returns to the website and are commonly used in order to make websites work more efficiently.

How does Comet Use Cookies

Comet uses cookies to enhance your experience while using our website. Cookies are identifiers conveyed to your computer’s hard drive enabling our systems to recognize your browser. Cookies allow us to communicate certain information or content particular to your needs and interests. Our site also uses cookies to anonymously track movement within our site.

Comet employs third-party entities to perform functions on our behalf such as data analysis and marketing assistance. The data that we provide them is anonymous and does not reveal specific personal information related to our customers.  This data is used for specific functions that require broad-based user statistics which help to improve the overall Comet customer experience.  You can disable cookies on your computer. Should you do so, helpful information may be omitted from your service experience.

Cookies allow a website to customize a visit for example by:

  • Showing relevant navigation settings
  • Preventing fraudulent use of login credentials and protect user data from unauthorized parties
  • Remembering visitor preferences
  • Generally improving the user experience

Comet uses up to 4 types of cookies:

Cookie Type Description
Strictly necessary cookies Anonymous cookies that allow visitors to navigate around Comet, use its features and access secure areas. The information gathered by these cookies cannot be used for marketing purposes. If the use of this type of cookies is not allowed, various parts of Comet’s website cannot be used.

 

Performance cookies Anonymous cookies that help Comet improve its website. These types of cookies collect information about how visitors use Comet’s website, for instance about most visited pages, or the number of error messages shown. An example of this type is Web Analytics cookies.
The information gathered by these cookies cannot be used for marketing purposes and is not distributed to third parties.

 

Functionality cookies Anonymous cookies that allow Comet to remember visitor choices and preferences. Based on this information, Comet can show more relevant information to individual visitors. Examples of data gathered are country and language preferences.
If not allowing the use of this type of cookies, this will:

  • Block the use of various parts of Comet’s website.
  • Reduce the level of support Comet can offer.
  • Prevent Comet from remembering your preferences to not use or be shown a specific feature.
Security We use security cookies to authenticate users, prevent fraudulent use of login credentials and protect user data from unauthorized parties.