Updated: April 14, 2020
What are cookies?
Cookies are small amounts of data that are stored on your browser, device, or the page you are viewing. Some cookies are deleted once you close your browser, while other cookies are retained even after you close your browser so that you can be recognized when you return to a website. More information about cookies and how they work is available at All About Cookies.org.
Cookies on our Websites are generally divided into the following categories:
- Strictly Necessary Cookies: These are required for the operation of our Website. They include for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas. These cookies are session cookies that are erased when you close your browser.
- Functional Cookies: These improve the functional performance of our Website and make it easier for you to use. For example, cookies are used to remember that you have previously visited the Website and asked to remain logged into it. These cookies qualify as persistent cookies, because they remain on your device for us to use during a next visit to our Website. You can delete these cookies via your browser settings.
- Targeting Cookies: These record your visit to our Website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed to recognize you as a previous visitor and to track your activity on the Website and other websites you visit. These cookies qualify as persistent cookies, because they remain on your device for us to use during a next visit to our Website. You can delete these cookies via your browser settings. See below for further details on how you can control third party targeting cookies.
What are your options if you do not want cookies on your computer?
You can review your Internet browser settings [typically under the sections “Help” or “Internet Options”] to exercise choices you have for certain Cookies. If you disable or delete certain Cookies in your Internet browser settings, you might not be able to access or use important functions or features of this Website, and you may be required to re-enter your login details.
To learn more about certain cookies used for interest-based advertising by third parties, including through cross-device tracking, and to exercise certain choices regarding such cookies, please visit the Digital Advertising Alliance, Network Advertising Initiative, Digital Advertising Alliance-Canada, European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance or your device settings if you have the DAA or other mobile application.