Cookies are small text documents or data files that contain a unique identification code designed to be read by other computers. When you visit a website, the webserver you communicate with may ask your web browser for permission to store a cookie on your computer or device. Cookies may be served by the entity that operates the website you are visiting (“first-party cookies”) or by other companies (“third-party cookies”). Web beacons (also known as “pixel tags” or “clear GIFs”), which are small invisible images on a web page or in an email, help deliver cookies, count visits, and understand usage and campaign effectiveness.
When you visit our site, we will ask your browser for permission to save cookies to your computer. Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default, but you can usually adjust your browser settings to remove or reject browser cookies. Please note that some aspects of the site may not work as well if you remove or reject cookies.
We use first-party and third-party cookies on our site. Some of these cookies will stay on your computer or device only for as long as you are on the site, while others may last longer, unless you delete them. Please read on for more details about the types of cookies we use.
The cookies we use fall into one of the following categories.
We use these cookies to ensure our site functions properly; they are necessary for our services to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of our services will not work without them. Like the other cookies we use, strictly necessary cookies may be either first-party cookies or third-party cookies.
We use these cookies to remember your settings and preferences. For example, we may use these cookies to remember your language preferences.
We use these cookies to help identify and prevent security risks.
Performance & Analytics:
We use these cookies to collect information about how you interact with our services and to help us measure and improve them. For example, we may use these cookies to determine if you have interacted with a certain page, and we can use these cookies to learn more about which features are the most popular with our users and where we may need to make improvements.
We and our advertising partners use these cookies to deliver advertisements, to make them more relevant and meaningful to you, and to track the efficiency of our advertising campaigns, both on our services and on other websites and social media.
If you access our mobile application, the advertising identifier associated with your device or other identifiers may be recorded and used for purposes similar to those of cookies.
If you visit a page which we maintain on a social media site, such as Facebook, it is likely that cookies will also be deployed on your device. The social media site deploys these cookies, even on the pages we maintain, so you will need to use the settings provided by the social media site to change your cookie preferences on these sites.