1. About Cookies
1.2. Cookies are small text files which a website may download to your computer or mobile device when you first visit the website or a particular page. As you browse the website, cookies gather information about your use of that website. There are different types of cookies that also perform essential functions, enhancing user experience and functionality.
2. Types of Cookies Used by Top4
2.1 First party Cookies (Our Cookies)
This type of cookie is stored in the user’s computer, created by the website he is viewing.
2.2 Session Cookies
Session cookies are temporary cookie files, which are erased when you close your browser. They enable the website you are visiting to keep track of your movement from page to page so you don't get asked for the same information you've already given to the site.
2.3 Functional Cookies
Functional cookies enable a website to store information the user has already entered (such as user ID, language selection, or the user’s location), in order to offer improved, personalized functions to the user. Functional cookies are also used to enable requested functions such as playing videos.
2.4 Tracking and Social Cookies
These cookies are not essential for the function of the website, but they may enhance a user’s experience by providing content that is relevant to you and your interests.
2.5 Necessary Cookies
Some cookies are strictly necessary in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features. Without these cookies, we will not be able to determine the number of unique users of the site or provide certain features.
3. Refusing Cookies
If you wish to disable cookies, you may follow the instructions below. However, disabling cookies may result in some portions of our website not to function properly.
3.1 How to Enable or Disable Cookies Using Your Browser
a. Google Chrome
1. Click the Chrome menu icon.
2. Select ‘Settings’.
3. Click ‘Show advanced settings’.
4. In the “Privacy” section, click the ‘Content settings’ button.
5. Enable and disable cookies:
● To enable cookies in the “Cookies” section, pick ‘Allow local data to be set’, this will enable both first-party and third-party cookies.
● To allow only first-party cookies pick ‘Block all third-party cookies without exception’.
● To disable cookies, in the ‘Cookies’ section, select ‘Block sites from setting any data’.
6. Click ‘Done’ to save.
Note: There are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Chrome. You may also refer to the page, Manage your cookies and site data
b. Internet Explorer
1. Click ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Internet Options’.
2. In the options window navigate to the ‘Privacy’ tab
● To enable cookies: Set the slider to ‘Medium’ or ‘Below’.
● To disable cookies: Move the slider to the top to block all cookies.
3. Click ‘OK’ to save.
Note: There are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Explorer. You may refer to the page, Block or allow cookies
1. Click on ‘Tools’ at the browser menu and select ‘Options’.
2. Select the ‘Privacy’ panel.
3. Set Firefox to ‘Use custom settings for history’.
● To enable cookies: Check ‘Accept cookies for sites’.
● To disable cookies: Uncheck ‘Accept cookies for sites’
Note: There are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Firefox. You may refer to the page, Disable third-party cookies in Firefox
1. Click on ‘Setting’ at the browser menu and select ‘Settings’
2. Select ‘Quick Preferences’.
● To enable cookies: check ‘Enable Cookies’.
● To disable cookies: uncheck ‘Enable Cookies’.
Note: There are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Opera. You may refer to the page, Cookie tips
e. Safari on OSX
1. Click on ‘Safari’ at the menu bar and select the ‘Preferences’ option
2. Click on ‘Security’
● To enable cookies: In the ‘Accept cookies’ section select ‘Only from site you navigate to’.
● To disable cookies: In the ‘Accept cookies’ section, select ‘Never’.
Note: There are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Safari.You may refer to the page, Safari 7 (Mavericks): Manage cookies and other website data
3.2 Other browsers
All other browsers please look for a “help” function in the browser or contact the browser provider.