What Are Cookies?
What Types of Cookies Do We Use?
We place and access cookies on your computer; these cookies are known as “first-party cookies.” Cookies may also be placed and accessed by some of our third-party vendors, which are known as “third-party cookies” and are described below. Some cookies are “session cookies,” which means that they are temporary cookies that are only stored on your device while you are visiting our Site. Other cookies are “persistent cookies,” which means that they are stored on your device for a period of time after you leave our Site.
The following describes the different types of cookies that we use:
|Advertising Cookies||We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Sites. A list of these ad serving companies is available here. These companies may employ cookies to measure advertising effectiveness. We encourage you to read these businesses’ privacy policies if you should have any concerns about how they will care for your personal information. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, see the Network Advertising Initiative’s consumer website.
Google Doubleclick for Publishers (DFP) is an ad network partner that displays ads on our Sites.
|Analytics Cookies||Analytics cookies collect information about your use of the website that allow us to study, and then improve, how customers interact with the website. This is known as website analytics. Analytics cookies allow us to understand more about how many visitors we have to our Sites, how many times they visit us and how many times a user viewed specific web pages within our Site. Although analytics cookies allow us to gather specific information about the pages that you visit and whether you have visited our Site multiple times, we cannot use them to find out details such as your name or address. Examples of analytical tools that we use are: Google Analytics and Adobe Analytics.|
|Essential Cookies||These are cookies that our Site needs in order to function, and that enable you to move around and use its services and features. Without these necessary cookies, the Site will not perform as smoothly for you as we would like it to and we may not be able to provide the Site or certain services or features you request. Examples of where these cookies are used include: [to anonymously determine when you are signed in; to determine when a user’s account has been inactive; and for other security purposes].|
|Social Media Cookies||Social media cookies are used to enable you to share pages and content you find interesting on our Site through third-party social networking and other websites. These cookies may also be used for advertising purposes.|
How Can I Manage My Cookies?
If you wish to manage or opt-out of cookies utilized by our Sites and third party advertisers, you can take the following steps:
- You may be able to download an opt-out cookie from the third party advertiser’s website allowing you to opt-out of cookies. Please visit the third party advertiser’s websites for more information.
- Your web browser may allow you to manage what cookies are accepted or declined. These settings can usually be found in the preferences or options menus of your web browser.
- Your web browser may also allow you to manually view cookies and delete the cookies you don’t want or need. Check your web browser’s settings for more information.
- Websites that require registration may allow you to opt-out of cookies. Check the account settings or preferences section of the website for more information.