Last Modified Date: 07/31/2023
- What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device. They are widely used to make websites work, or work in a better, more efficient way. For example, they can recognize users and remember important information that will make your use of a website more convenient (e.g., by remembering your user preferences).
- Who places cookies?
First-party cookies are cookies placed by us. Third-party cookies are cookies that are set by a third-party entity from a domain other than the one being used by the user at the time of access.
- What cookies do we use?
Below are descriptions of the different types of cookies we use on the Services. Please refer to the List of Cookies table for additional information about the cookies we use.
Advertisement Cookies collect information about your activities on the Services to help determine what promotional content is most relevant and appropriate to you and your interests. Websites may use them to deliver targeted advertising or limit the number of times you see an advertisement, which helps improve the effectiveness of campaigns and the quality of content presented to you. Advertisement Cookies may be set by the website you’re visiting (first-party cookies) or by third-party services. We allow our third-party service providers to use Advertisement Cookies on the Services for the same purposes identified above, including collecting information about your online activities over time and across different websites. The third-party service providers that generate Advertisement Cookies have their own privacy policies and may use their Advertisement Cookies to target advertising to you on other services, based on your visit to the Services.
Analytical and Performance Cookies
Analytical and Performance Cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of the Services. They help us know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the Services. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited the Services and will not be able to monitor its performance.
Functional Cookies allow us to remember the choices you make while browsing the Services and to provide enhanced and more personalized content and features, such as customizing a certain webpage, remembering if we have asked you to participate in a promotion, and for other services you request such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. In order to permit your connection to the Services, our servers receive and record information about your computer, device, and browser, potentially including your IP address, browser type, and other software or hardware information. If you access the Services from a mobile or other device, we may collect a unique device identifier assigned to that device (“UDID”), geolocation data, or other transactional information for that device. All of these features help us to improve your visit to the Services.
Social Networking Cookies
Social Networking Cookies can be used to track both members and non-members of social networks for “additional” purposes such as behavioral advertising, analytics, and market research.
- How long do Cookies remain on my device?
These cookies remain on a user’s device for the period of time specified in the List of Cookies table below. They are activated each time that the user accesses the app and website that created that particular cookie.
These cookies allow app and website operators to link the actions of a user during a session. Session Cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the app and website, all Session Cookies are deleted.
- How Can You Control Cookies?
Using Your Browser
Many of the cookies used on the Services and through emails can be enabled or disabled through our Consent Tool or by disabling the cookies through your browser. To disable cookies through your browser, follow the instructions usually located within the “Help,” “Tools” or “Edit” menus in your browser. Please note that disabling a cookie or category of cookies does not delete the cookie from your browser unless manually completed through your browser function.
Please note that by disabling or blocking any or all cookies, some features of the Services may not operate as intended, or you may not have access to features or personalization available through the Services.
Google Analytics. For Google Analytics, you can opt out of services using the Ads Preferences Manager or you can use the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. For more information on Google Analytics’ processing of Personal Information, please see http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/. You may opt out of the use of Google Analytics by visiting https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Facebook Pixels. We use the “visitor action pixels” from Facebook Inc. on the Services. This allows user specific behavior to be tracked after they have been redirected to the advertiser’s website by clicking on a Facebook ad. This enables us to measure the effectiveness of Facebook ads for statistical and market research purposes. The data collected in this way is anonymous to us, in other words, we do not see the personal information of individual users. This data is stored and processed by Facebook. Facebook may link this information to your Facebook account and also use it for its own promotional purposes, in accordance with Facebook’s Data Usage Policy https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/. You can regulate the collection of your data by Facebook pixel, or to the use of your data for the purpose of displaying Facebook ads by visiting the following address: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads.
Cookies Set in the Past
Collection of your data from our non-essential cookies can be deleted. If cookies are deleted, the information collected prior to the preference change may still be used. However, we will stop using the disabled cookie to collect any further information from your user experience.