How do Cookies Work?
When you visit one of our websites or allow our websites to recognize your device, a cookie is a small data file that is downloaded and stored on the hard drive of your computer or mobile device (typically under your browser’s file directory).We (referred to as “first party cookies”) or other businesses (referred to as “third party cookies”) may set cookies.Your web browser will send the data stored in the cookie to us or the third party that set the cookie whenever you access other pages on one of our websites or when you return to one of our websites.Visit www.allaboutcookies.org to learn more about cookies.
How and Why Do We Utilize Cookies?
On our websites, a variety of cookies may be used for the following purposes:
Basic FeaturesCookies (also known as “necessary for basic website functions”) are used on some of our websites.essential cookies), which are required to access secure areas of the website, keep you logged in when registration is required, and remember items in a shopping cart, among other things.On our websites, you should not, and in some areas, you cannot, disable these cookies.Your experience on our websites will be compromised if you block some of them.The information gathered for this purpose cannot be easily identified.
Personalization.Cookies are used by some of our websites to improve your user experience, such as to remember you when you return to the site or to customize the content based on your preferences.For instance, we might utilize a personalization device to tweak our site landing page as per your past perusing movement.
How long do cookies keep for?
After a cookie has served its purpose, we set it to expire.Our websites use so-called “persistent cookies” or session cookies that expire after a predetermined amount of time (when you close your browser).The expiration date for cookies that are set by third parties will be set by those third parties, not by us.
Cookies can be controlled in one or more ways:
Setting in the browser.There are likely a number of settings that your browser supports to control and delete cookies that are stored on your computer or device.The “Tools,” “Settings,” or “Options” menus typically contain these settings.You can also learn how to change the cookie preferences in your browser by looking at the “help” menu.Keep in mind that you will need to manage the settings for each device and browser you use.The following websites provide additional information regarding a number of well-known browsers:
Online Tools for Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and Mozilla FirefoxYou can directly manage cookies on our website by selecting “Cookie Settings,” which can be found in the footer of each of our websites.You can also manage advertising cookies through online tools like Network Advertising Initiative, Digital Advertising Alliance, and Your Online Choices provided by some third parties.
Tools for your browser.Ghostery is one example of third-party software for managing cookies that can be added to your web browser.
Please keep in mind that you have the option to reject non-essential cookies, but doing so may affect how you use our websites.We disclaim any responsibility for the use or operation of any third-party software or services, and our reference to them does not constitute an endorsement of their products or services.
More Information If you have any comments, questions, complaints, or suggestions regarding the cookie practices described in this statement, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.Our Privacy Statement contains our contact information.
Latest Update:19 May 2022