Cookie Policy

IMPORTANT NOTICE – This Cookie Policy applies to the WhistleB website (, NOT to the web-based whistleblowing service provided by WhistleB (the whistleblowing channel). The WhistleB whistleblowing service does not track any meta data related to a whistleblower.

As described in our Website Privacy Policy, WhistleB, its vendors, and its analytics providers use cookies and similar tracking technologies (beacons, tags, and scripts) to analyze trends, administer the website ( and to gather demographic information about our visitors, and track movements around our website.

A “cookie” is a small text file stored on a user’s computer or mobile device when you visit a website or use Web-based software. Cookies send information back to the originating website on each subsequent visit to that site, or to another site that recognizes that same cookie. Cookies come in many different forms and are useful because they allow a website or software provider to recognize a user’s device and keep track of preferences.  We may receive reports based on the use of cookies, and similar technologies, on an individual or aggregated basis.

We use session-based and persistent cookies on our website. Session cookies make it easier to navigate our website and disappear from your computer when you close your browser or turn off your computer. Persistent cookies, on the other hand, remain on your computer or device after you close your browser or turn off your computer.

You may indicate your cookie preferences associated with our website by visiting our Cookie Preferences tool. If you reject cookies, you may continue to use portions of our website, but your ability to access some areas of the site may be limited.

Cookies perform many different jobs. They allow you to navigate between pages efficiently, remember your preferences, and ensure that ads you see online are relevant to you. We use different types of cookies on our website:

Required cookies.

These are necessary for our Website to function properly. They cannot be switched off in our systems. They typically are set in response to actions made my you that request services, such as setting privacy preferences, log in, or fill in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of our website will not work if you block them. They do not store information that identifies you directly.

Functional cookies.

These allow us to count visits and sources of traffic on our website while measuring and improving its performance. They help us to know which pages of our site are most and least popular and see how visitors move around the website. The information collected by these cookies creates aggregated, anonymous analytics reports. If you do not allow them, we will not know when you have visited our site and will be unable to monitor its performance.

Targeted advertising cookies. These may be set through our website by our advertising partners. They may be used by them to build a profile of your interests and show relevant ads on other sites. They do not store directly identifiable personal information but do identify your browser and type of internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising but will continue to receive general advertising.

Social Media Cookies.

These cookies allow you to share information using social media sharing buttons (such as the Facebook “Like” button) on social networks like Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, or Twitter.  This information may then be used by the social media network to deliver targeted advertising to you.