Effective Date: March 22, 2016
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the website or browse from one page to another.
To learn more about cookies, please visit aboutcookies.org.
What types of cookies do we use?
We use two types of cookies on the Site(s): session cookies and persistent cookies. A session cookie is a temporary cookie that remains on your device until you leave the Site(s). Session cookies are essential to make our Site(s) work correctly, as they enable you to move around our Site(s) and use our features. A persistent cookie remains on your device for much longer, or until you manually delete it (how long the cookie remains on your device will depend on the duration or “lifetime” of the specific cookie and your browser settings). Persistent cookies help us recognize you as a return user of our Site(s) so it’s easier and convenient to return to and interact with our Site(s). In addition, persistent cookies also help us recognize and record information about your web browsing habits during the lifetime of the persistent cookie.
What are cookies used for?
What third-party cookies do we use?
We may also work with third-party service providers who may set cookies on our Site(s). These third-party service providers help us track and analyze your use of our Site(s) and to optimize our Site(s) and improve your experience. These third-party service providers are responsible for the cookies they set on our Site(s). If you want further information please go to the website for the relevant third-party service provider. For additional information regarding Google Analytics, please visit: analytics.google.com.
How to control cookies?
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish, for details see analytics.google.com. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit our Site(s) and functionalities may not work.