A “cookie” is a string of information which assigns you a unique identifier that we store on your device (computer, mobile phone, or tablet) when you visit the Site. Your browser then provides that unique identifier to use each time you submit a query to the Site.
Types of Cookies
The following types of cookies may be used when you visit the Site:
Advertising cookies are placed on your device by advertisers and ad servers in order to display advertisements that are most likely to be of interest to you. These cookies allow advertisers and ad servers to gather information about your visits to the Site and other websites, alternate the ads sent to a specific device, and track how often an ad has been viewed and by whom. These cookies are linked to a device and do not gather any personal information about you.
Analytics cookies monitor how users reached the Site, and how they interact with and move around once on the Site. These cookies let us know what features on the Site are working the best and what features on the Site can be improved.
Our cookies are “first-party cookies”, and can be either permanent or temporary. These are necessary cookies, without which the Site won’t work properly or be able to provide certain features and functionalities. Some of these may be manually disabled in your browser, but may affect the functionality of the Site.
Personalization cookies are used to recognize repeat visitors to the Site. We use these cookies to record your browsing history, the pages you have visited, and your settings and preferences each time you visit the Site.
Security cookies help identify and prevent security risks. We use these cookies to authenticate users and protect user data from unauthorized parties.
Site Management Cookies
Site management cookies are used to maintain your identity or session on the Site so that you are not logged off unexpectedly, and any information you enter is retained from page to page. These cookies cannot be turned off individually, but you can disable all cookies in your browser.
Third-party cookies may be placed on your device when you visit the Site by companies that run certain services we offer. These cookies allow the third parties to gather and track certain information about you. These cookies can be manually disabled in your browser.
Control of Cookies
Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. However, you can remove or reject cookies in your browser’s settings. Please note that if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of the Site.
Use of Web Beacons
Web beacons are small graphic images that may be used on the Site or in emails relating to the Site. Web beacons collect certain information about your device and your use of the Site, such as the time and date of a page view, the IP address of your device, and the type of browser used.
Use of Tracking Pixels
Tracking pixels (also known as clear gifs, web beacons, or pixel tags) are tiny graphic images that may be used on the Site or in emails relating to the Site to collect and track information about your use of the Site. Tracking pixels allow us to understand the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns and improve the user experience of the Site.
We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the Site. These companies may use information about your visits to the Site and other websites that are contained in web cookies and other tracking technologies to provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you.
We may use third-party analytics companies to analyze the use of the Site. These companies may use information about your use of the Site and other websites and mobile applications, along with other information such as your IP address and device type, to provide statistical analysis and metrics about the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns and the user experience of the Site.
Do Not Track
Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.