Overview of Cookies and Other Identification Technologies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your browser or device by websites, applications, online media, and advertisements. They are used for various purposes, including: authenticating users, remembering user preferences and settings, determining content popularity, delivering and measuring the effectiveness of advertising campaigns, analyzing site traffic and trends, and generally understanding the online behaviors and interests of users who interact with the Websites.
There are different types of cookies, such as “first party cookies” and “third party cookies.” First party cookies are cookies served by the entity that operates the domain you are visiting. Third party cookies are cookies served by the organizations that are not operating the domain you are visiting.
Cookies may also have different durations. Session Cookies last only while your browser is open, and are deleted automatically when you close your browser session. Persistent cookies survive after your browser is closed. For example, persistent cookies may recognize your device when you re-open your browser and browse the internet again.
Cookie Types and Purposes. While cookies we use may change from time to time, they generally fall into the below categories of use:
Your Choices. You have the right to choose whether or not to accept cookies. However, they are an important part of how the Websites work, so you should be aware that if you choose to refuse or remove cookies, it could affect the availability and functionality of the Websites.
Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. To do so, please follow the instructions provided by your browser.
For further information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your device and how to manage and delete them, you can visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.
How to Contact Us. If you have any questions regarding this Cookie Statement, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.