What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files stored by your browser as you browse the internet. They can be used to collect, store, and share data about your activities across websites, including on Scrum Master Council. Cookies also allow us to remember things about your visits to Scrum Master Council, like your preferred language, and to make the site easier to use.
We use both session cookies, which expire after a short time or when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which remain stored in your browser for a set period of time. We use session cookies to identify you during a single browsing session, like when you log into Scrum Master Council. We use persistent cookies where we need to identify you over a longer period, like when you request that we keep you signed in.
Authentication and security
·To log you into Scrum Master Council
·To protect your security
·To help detect and fight spam, abuse, and other activities that violate Scrum Master Council’ agreements
For example, cookies help authenticate your access to Scrum Master Council and prevent unauthorized parties from accessing your accounts.
·To remember data about your browser and your preferences
·To remember your settings and other choices you’ve made
For example, cookies help us remember your preferred language or the country you’re in, so we can provide content in your preferred language without asking each time you visit.
Analytics and research
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For example, cookies help us test different versions of Scrum Master Council to see which features or content users prefer, web beacons help us determine which email messages are opened, and cookies help us see how you interact with Scrum Master Council, like the links you click on.
You can opt out of some of these services through tools like the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on and Hotjar Opt-Out Cookie.
·To customize Scrum Master Council with more relevant content
For example, cookies help us show a personalized list of recommended courses on the homepage.
·To provide you with more relevant advertising
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What are my privacy options?
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