Cookies and your privacy

What are cookies and their benefits?

We use small text files placed on your computer called ‘cookies’ to collect standard log and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. We use this information to analyse how visitors use our website, to target and track advertising success and to compile statistical reports on website activity. You can set your computer to reject cookies, but this may affect your ability to use certain parts of our websites. Except for information you specifically provide to us, we do not automatically collect any other information.

Cookies improve the user experience

Cookies improve the user experience by remembering key information that the user has provided to us, so the user does not need to re-enter the information every time they access the website. For example, if you fill in a form to download a Telstra white paper, we can store that information in a cookie, so that for all future white papers you download, you will not have to re-enter the same details.

Cookies allow us to use aggregate data to improve our websites

Cookies help us to identify the content our audience finds most interesting so we can produce more of it. For example, if we notice our audience is focusing more attention on related to a particular service in a month, we will plan to produce more of that content in the future.

What types of cookies do we use?

We use several types of cookies on our websites:

How can I manage and delete the cookies on my computer?

You can see what cookies have been set, manage and delete cookies through the internet browser that you use. First you need to find out what type of internet browser you use then choose your browser from the list of most commonly used browsers below and follow the instructions.

Find out which Internet browser you use

On a PC: click on 'Help' at the top of your browser window and select 'About'.

On an Apple Mac: click on the Apple menu and select 'About' (make sure the browser is open).

How to delete cookies from your computer and mobile browser

Depending on your browser type, and it's support, you can delete stored cookie information from your browser. Find out how to do this for your browser using the links below.