EFFECTIVE DATE: September 13, 2014
MASTERPASSTM COOKIE NOTICE
Purpose of this Notice
MasterCard International Incorporated (doing business as MasterCard Worldwide) and its affiliates (collectively, “MasterCard”) respect your privacy. In operating the MasterPass program (the “Program”), use is made of, and MasterCard invites you upon registration to expressly consent to automated information collection means. These means consist of MasterCard in placing, or accessing, information on your device. This Notice provides you with information about these technologies, their purpose, and whether and how you may reject or disable such technologies, or, subsequently withdraw such consent to them being used on your device.
Technologies used in MasterPass
Cookies and web beacons are used in this Program. A cookie is a text file containing small amounts of information that is downloaded on your device's storage mechanism, and can subsequently be accessed by our web servers. A web beacon is an object embedded in and downloaded together with a webpage which accordingly provides information as to the viewing of that webpage. We list those below:
• Strictly necessary cookies
Session and permanent cookies are used that are essential to enable you to securely access this Program, its secure areas and functionalities and detect fraudulent access attempts.
The following information is placed in/collected through these cookies: single sign on data and session ID (to remember your credentials in the course of your session); server affinity and authentication data (to establish and maintain the communication with the most appropriateservers).
You may reject or disable these cookies being placed and accessed on your device while using the Program, by altering the cookie function of your browser. The “help” portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to be notified when you receive a new cookie, and how to disable existing cookies. However, if you reject or disable having these strictly necessary cookies placed and accessed on your device, you will not be able to use the Program, as these cookies are indispensable for the Program to operate.
• Performance cookie(s) and web beacons
Third-party (Omniture) persistent cookies, as well as web beacons , are used for web analytics purposes for MasterCard's exclusive use, i.e., for managing and improving the performance and design of the Program. The following information is placed in/collected through the Omniture cookies and web beacons: unique identification number assigned to your device; IP address; browser type; operating system; referring URLs; information on actions taken; dates and times of Program visits. All data collected by Omniture on behalf of MasterCard is aggregated and of a statistical nature
You may revoke your consent to the use of performance cookies and web beacons under this Program at any time by altering your preferences in the Cookie Consent tool on the MasterPass website.