What are cookies?
Cookies are tiny text files stored on your computer or other mobile or handheld device (such as smart ‘phones or ‘tablets’) when you visit certain web pages. Cookies are essential to the effective operation of our website and to enable you to interact with us online. The information collected by cookies cannot be used to identify you personally.
When does Avnet places cookies?
What do cookies do?
Cookies do lots of different things, like letting you navigate between pages effectively, storing your preferences, and generally improving your experience of a website.
Some other examples of what cookies can do include:
- recording your preferences such as country, language and timezone so you don’t have to keep setting them.
- recording the areas and pages of our website that you have visited so that we can use this information to help us improve the flow and content delivery of our website to ensure that it is easy to use and so we can improve the services we provide to our visitors.
What are the different types of cookies used by Avnet?
If you don’t make any changes to your current cookie settings via your browser, the following are the types of cookies that may be used when you visit Avnet website.
1.Strictly Necessary Cookies
Some cookies are strictly necessary to allow you to move about the website easily or to provide you with certain features you have requested, such as identifying you as being logged onto the site.
Performance cookies collect information about how you use our website e.g. which pages you visit and if you experience any errors. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor, although they may collect the IP address of the device used to access the site. All information collected is only used to help us understand how our visitors use our website, what interests our users, and to measure how effective our pages are so that we can improve how we present our content to you. These cookies help to improve the performance of the website, providing a better experience for you.
Functionality cookies are used to remember settings about choices you’ve made on the website such as the language preference you’ve chosen for the site and allow us to provide services you’ve asked to use and to improve your visit.
4.Targeting and Advertising Cookies
Targeting and advertising cookies are used to work out what advertising might be most relevant to you based on the areas you look at on our website.
List of cookies and analytics tools used on our websites
The following are the cookies and analytics tools that may be used when you visit this website: