Last updated February 1st, 2022
This Cookie Notice describes Millicom International Cellular SA (“Millicom”, “we”, “our” or “us”) use of online tracking technologies, such as cookies, pixels, tags, and web beacons (“cookies”), when you are visiting www.millicom.com and other websites owned or controlled by Millicom where this notice is posted (collectively, the “Website”), and your choices.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small files placed in your device used to access and navigate through our Website and online services.
Cookies enable our Website to distinguish you, your device and/or browser from others, to provide you with a better user experience, to support secure access, improve our digital marketing campaigns, and to provide certain online features or functions, depending on the type of cookies used. Depending on the purposes pursued, the cookies used on the Website belong to one of the following categories:
- Strictly necessary cookies
These are essential to enable you to move around our Website and use its features. These are temporary cookies that last only as long as your web browser is open and are used for technical purposes such as enabling better navigation on our Website. Without these cookies, the Website may not operate as intended. Once you close your browser, the cookie disappears.
- Functional cookies
These cookies enable the Website to save information which has already been entered (such as usernames, language choices, and your location), so that it can offer you improved and more personalized functions. Functional cookies are also used to enable features you request such as playing videos. Examples of functional cookies include remembering previous actions when navigating back to a page in the same session or remembering previously chosen preferences (e.g. language or country) when starting a new session on the Website.
- Performance cookies
These are stored on your computer for longer periods and help us understand how you interact with the Website by providing information about the areas visited, the time spent on the Website, and any issues encountered, such as error messages. This allows us to improve the performance of the Website (e.g. speed with which we can process your request).
- Cookies for marketing purposes
These cookies are used to display advertisements to users based on their interests. They also are used to limit the frequency with which an advertisement appears, and to measure the effectiveness of online advertising campaigns. They register whether a person has visited our Website or not. The information collected through these cookies are shared with third-party advertisers. These cookies are also used for improving target group appeal and advertising and are often linked with page functionalities of third-party providers.
The cookies used on the Website are listed in the table below which specifies, for each cookie, whether it is managed by Millicom itself (so-called “first party cookies”) or by third party-partners of Millicom (so-called “third-party cookies”):
You can manage or disable cookies at any time by adjusting your browser settings. Browsers are different, so please refer to instructions related to your browser to learn about cookie-related and other privacy and security settings that may be available. If you use different devices to view and access the Website (e.g. your computer, smartphone, tablet etc.) you will need to ensure that each browser on each device is adjusted to suit your cookie preferences. You can find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org.
Prior to disabling any type of cookies, please consider that:
- disabling strictly necessary cookies may affect the proper functioning of the Website;
- disabling functional cookies may affect the performance of the Website, or parts of it;
- disabling performance cookies may result in poorly-tailored recommendations and slow site performance;
- disabling targeted marketing cookies may result in the display of ads that are less relevant to you.