What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files downloaded to your device by websites you visit. They do not run any programs and are uniquely assigned to you. Cookies are used to allow us to serve you with the most relevant content. Information collected includes, but is not limited to: geographic location, website activity, device recognition and Online Banking login activity. Cookies also allow you to save your password and preference settings you have created.
What types of cookies are there?
First Party – Installed on your device by WSECU while you are on the website. Used to personalize your experience.
Third Party – Installed on your device by another organization while on the WSECU website. An example is a cookie installed by an analytics program that WSECU uses to count visitors to the website.
Session – Expire at the end of your browser session. For example, a session cookie allows you progress through a form without losing information you entered on a previous screen.
Persistent – Stored more permanently on your hard drive. Will be recognized when you return to the website that installed them. For example, if you select “Remember Me” when signing in, a persistent cookie will remember your device so you don’t need to be sent an authentication code each time you sign in.
How can I disable cookies?