Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy forms a part of and should be read in conjunction with the Privacy Policy. Any capitalized terms used herein and not defined have the meanings set forth in the Privacy Policy.

The website makes use of cookies and other tracking technologies to store or collect certain information about your visit to and interaction with this Site. Cookies are small text files downloaded by your internet browser and stored on your Device. Depending on their purpose, cookies log specific user-related information such as your user preferences, authentication information, security parameters, data concerning the Device you use to access the Site, and statistical information regarding your use of the Site. Where necessary during your visit to the Site or when revisiting the Site, your internet browser transmits the cookies including the contained information back to the servers they were initially downloaded from.

Cookies that are set by us are called first party cookies. Cookies from a domain different than the domain of this Site are third party cookies; we use some third-party cookies to assist with our advertising and marketing efforts. A cookie that is erased from memory when a visitor's internet browser closes is called a "session" cookie. Cookies that expire based on a time set by the web server are called "persistent" cookies.

In addition to cookies, we may now or in the future also use the following types of tracking technology:

  • Web Beacons. A web beacon (also called a pixel tag) is a small tag, which may be invisible to you, that may be placed on our Site’s pages and messages.
  • Embedded Scripts. An embedded script is programming code that is designed to collect information about your interactions with the Site, such as the links you click.
  • ETag. An etag or entity tag is a feature of the cache in browsers. It is an opaque identifier assigned by a web server to a specific version of a resource found at a URL.
  • Browser Fingerprinting. Browser fingerprinting is the collection and analysis of information from your device, for example, you operating system, plug-ins, system fonts, and other data, for purposes of identification.
  • Recognition Technologies. These are technologies that include applicable of statistical probability to data sets, which attempt to recognize or make assumptions about users and Devices (e.g., that a user of multiple Devices is the same user).

We use cookies and these other tracking technologies for a variety of purposes, including:

  • To allow you to use and access our Site and Service;
  • To prevent fraudulent activity and improve security functionality;
  • To allow you to make use of other Site functionality;
  • To assess the performance of the Site for analytic purposes or otherwise to improve our Services offered through the Site;
  • To offer you enhanced functionality and/or personalization when accessing the Site, including identifying you when you sign in to our Site, keeping track of your specified preferences or to track your online activities over time and across third-party sites; and
  • To deliver ads and other content which may be of interest to you on our Site as well as third party sites, based on how you interact with the ads or other content on the Site.

Below is a list of the cookies we use on this Site. You can opt out of each cookie category (except for strictly necessary cookies) by clicking on the “cookie settings” button. You may also influence the scope and extent to which we use cookies by adjusting your internet browser settings. Please be aware that any changes you make to cookie settings may render certain functions of our Site inoperable or more difficult to use. Depending on the internet browser you use, you might also be able to specifically reject third party cookies. In this context, please note that third parties might still have access to your personal data to the extent such information is logged by first party cookies.

Internet browser manufacturers provide help pages relating to cookie management. Below are links to the help pages for the most common internet browsers: