2. About Cookies
A “cookie” is a text file that websites send to a visitor’s computer or other Internet-connected device to uniquely identify the visitor’s browser or to store information or settings on the device. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes that cookie.
To learn more about cookies in general, what cookies are set on your computer as you use the Internet, and how to manage or delete cookies, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org or www.youronlinechoices.eu.
Below is a list of the types of cookies we would like to use when you visit our Site. You can indicate your acceptance of all cookies, no cookies, or a selection of cookies that you allow us to use when you visit our Site. You have a choice whether or not to allow us to use the cookies described below. However, please note that if you choose not to use some or all of the cookies described below, certain functionality of our Site may no longer work or your experience of using our Site may be degraded.
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are necessary for the Site to work, and enable you to move around the Site and use its services and features.
Strictly necessary cookies are used to collect Session ID and Authentication data. These are session cookies, which expire when you close your browser.
Disabling these cookies will encumber the Site’s performance and may make certain services or features unavailable.
These cookies allow the Site to help maintain your session and remember the choices you have made in order to provide functionality for your benefit.
Functional cookies are used to collect information about your language preferences and other preferences indicated during your visit to the Site. For example, “session” functional cookies allow the Site to remember settings specific to you, such as your country selection, which will improve your experience of using the Site. Functional cookies also include “persistent” cookies which are used to remember your preferences on subsequent visits to our Site. Persistent functional cookies expire after seven days.
Disabling these cookies will prevent your preferences about using our Site from being saved, and you will need to re-set these preferences each time you visit, and in some cases in each section of our Site during the same visit.
These cookies are used to gather statistics about the use of the Site in order to improve the performance and design of the Site and our services.
For these purposes, analytic cookies collect information about your device type, operating system type, browser type, domain, other system settings, IP address, referring URLs, information on actions taken on the Site, and the dates and times of your visit to the Site, as well as the country and time zone in which your device is located.
These cookies are provided by our third-party analytics tool provider (Google Analytics) and the information obtained through these cookies will be disclosed to, or collected directly by, this third-party service provider.
For more information about Google Analytics cookie and information practices, including the types of cookies use and their expiration dates, please visit the link below.
Disabling these cookies will not, in most cases, interfere with your use of our site, but will make it more difficult for us to improve the performance and design of the Site and our Services.
Third Party Cookies
We may partner with third parties to provide you with connections to certain social networks, including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, and to provide you with additional features, including videos hosted by YouTube and Vimeo.
By using the Site or engaging with third-party plugins and widgets on our Site, such third parties may place session or persistent cookies, or similar technologies, on your computer. These technologies may provide such third parties information about your visit so that they can present you with advertisements for products and services that may be of interest to you. This also helps us track the effectiveness of our marketing efforts. The use of these cookies is subject to such third parties’ own cookie policies; for more information, please visit the links below.
Disabling these cookies will not, in most cases, interfere with the main functions of our Site, but is likely to limit your ability to use these third-party plugins or widgets, including for social media sharing or for viewing video content.
4. How You Can Disable or Remove Cookies