Last Updated: June 30, 2023
What are cookies?
Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are widely used by online service providers to facilitate and help to make the interaction between users and websites, mobile apps, or online platforms faster and easier, as well as to provide reporting information.
We use first-party and third-party cookies for several reasons:
- Essential Cookies: These cookies are necessary to provide you with our services and to use some of their features, such as access to secure areas.
- Performance and Functionality Cookies: These cookies are used to enhance the performance and functionality of our Website but are non-essential to their use. However, without these cookies, certain functionality may become unavailable.
- Analytics and Customization Cookies: These cookies collect information that is used to help us understand how our Website is being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our Website for you.
- Advertising Cookies: These cookies are used to make advertising messages more relevant to you. They perform functions like preventing the same ad from continuously reappearing, ensuring that ads are properly displayed for advertisers, and in some cases selecting advertisements that are based on your interests.
How can you control cookies?
Most browsers allow you to control cookies through their settings preferences. However, if you limit the ability of websites to set cookies, you may worsen your overall user experience. Some browsers offer a “Do Not Track” (“DNT”) signal where you can indicate your preference regarding the tracking of your online activity. For more information about DNT signals, visit https://allaboutdnt.com.