WHAT ARE COOKIES?
A “cookie” is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device. It will contain some information, such as a unique identifier and the site or app name. Cookies can provide information about you to us and our vendors when you visit our Site. Cookies can allow a website or app to remember things like who you are, your preferences, or selections you previously made when visiting the website.
HOW LONG DO COOKIES STAY ON MY DEVICE?
Cookies last for different lengths of time depending on what they are used for.
Session Cookies are temporary Cookies that are only stored until you either leave the website or close your web browser or the relevant app.
Persistent Cookies last for a fixed period of time, which will vary by Cookie. Persistent Cookies permit the website or app to recognize your device again when you return to the same website or app on the same device.
Our Site uses both first- and third-party Cookies.
First-Party Cookies are placed by us. We typically use these Cookies for the purpose of monitoring the performance of our Site or the products and services we offer and ensuring our Site functions correctly.
- Third-Party Cookies are placed by our vendors. We might use these Cookies to better understand how people interact with our Site, to improve our Site, or to deliver marketing and advertising on our Site and elsewhere online.
Cookies we use fall into the following general categories, which are provided for informational purposes.
- Essential Cookies – These Cookies are needed for our Site to function and to enable certain Site features.
- Functional and Performance Cookies – These Cookies collect information about how visitors use our Site, such as which pages visitors go to most often and if they get error messages. These Cookies also allow the Site to know, for example, whether a visitor has been to our Site before. Typically, information that performance Cookies collect is aggregated or anonymized and used to improve our Site.
- Targeting or Advertising Cookies – These Cookies are used to deliver personalized (or targeted) advertising to you on our Site and elsewhere online. These Cookies can provide you with advertising that is more relevant to you and your interests and limit the number of times you see a particular advertisement. These Cookies help us measure the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns. Information collected by targeting or advertising Cookies may be shared with other organizations, such as our advertising and marketing vendors, partners, and event sponsors. Some third-party targeting or advertising Cookies may be used to track you across other websites, apps, or online services, and this information may be used to create or enhance user profiles, such as by providing information about your interests.
YOUR CHOICES ABOUT COOKIES
Opting Out of the Sale or Sharing of Personal Information – California Residents
Some of the ways in which we share personal information from Cookies with our advertising and marketing partners for targeted advertising or disclose it to other companies for their commercial purposes or for our benefit may give you a right to opt out of our use of your personal information for these purposes. If you are a California resident, you have the right to opt out of the sale of personal information and our sharing of personal information for targeted advertising. If you wish to opt out, please send an email to [email protected].
Opting Out of Cookies Using Self-Regulatory Programs
Managing Your Browser Settings
You can disable Cookies using your own browser settings, for example, in Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Edge. Please review your browser’s instructions or visit www.allaboutcookies.org for general information regarding common browser settings. Note that you can also opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across any websites you use through the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-On. Browser-based signals need to be activated through the appropriate settings for each browser you use to access our Site or they will not be uniformly effective.
Last updated: November 15, 2023