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Dimension Data Cookie Policy

For purposes of this Cookie Policy, “Dimension Data” means Dimension Data Holdings plc and all of its direct and indirect subsidiaries.

1. Use of cookies

When you access our websites, we may send a “cookie” [which is a small summary file containing a unique ID number] to your computer or mobile device. This enables us to distinguish you from other users of our website and recognise your computer or mobile device. This helps us provide you with a good experience when you browse our website as we will greet you each time you visit our website without bothering you with a request to register. We also use cookies to measure traffic patterns and to determine which areas of our website have been visited. We do not use cookies to track your internet activity before or after you leave the Dimension Data environment.

2. What is a cookie?

When used in this Privacy Policy, “personal information” is any information that identifies or can be used to personally identify you. This includes such things as your name, address, telephone number, and email address.

If you continue using our website, you accept the use of cookies. Please read this cookie policy carefully for clear and comprehensive information about the cookies we use and collect when you use our website. If you do not wish to accept cookies in connection with your use of our website, you must stop using our website.

If you accessed our website using an internet protocol address (which is the electronic addresses of computers or mobile devices connected to the internet) (“IP address”) from certain European Union countries, you would have seen a pop up notice requesting your consent for the using or storing of cookies on your computer or mobile device.

In order to help ensure that appropriate data protection and privacy considerations are applied to your access and use of our website in accordance with applicable laws, we are required to identify the country from which you access and use our website. By accessing and using our website: (i) you warrant and represent that you have not taken any measures whatsoever to obscure your IP address in such a way as to make it impossible for our systems to identify the country from which you access and use our website; and (ii) you warrant, represent, and agree that should you access and use our website in contravention of (i) you do so entirely at your own risk and you disclaim any rights you may contend to have with respect to your country’s data protection and privacy considerations. You further hold Dimension Data harmless against any claims, including claims made by relevant authorities, arising out of your deliberate actions to obscure your IP address.

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control.

4. How to delete and block our cookies

You can block cookies by adjusting your browser settings to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies), you may not be able to access all or parts of our website. Unless you have adjusted your browser settings so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon as you visit our website.

5. Dimension data uses the following cookies:

  • 5.1. Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of the website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of the website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • 5.2. Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to the website and to see how visitors navigate the website. This helps us to improve the way the website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • 5.3. Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to the website.
  • 5.4. Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to the website the pages you have visited and the links that you have followed.
  • 5.1. Securing and Session Cookies. These cookies are used to secure applications by users of the website in order to prevent the exploitation of a valid website session.

This privacy policy was last updated on 15 March 2016.
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