What are cookies?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information that are downloaded to the browser you use when you visit a website. The entity that sets the cookie on your browser can then read the information on the cookie it sets. Cookies are generally grouped as good version cookies that do not remain on your device after you close your browser or Google persistent cookies which will normally remain on your device until you delete them or they expire. Different cookies are used to perform different functions:
We have little control over these third-party cookies, so we recommend that you check the respective privacy policies for these external services to help you understand what data these external services contain. This organization holds about you and what they do with it.
We may also use electronic images known as web beacons on our Services – sometimes referred to as GIFs, single pixels, or “web bugs”. Web beacons are used to deliver cookies on our Services, count clicks/users/visitors, and provide co-branded content or services. We may include web beacons in promotional messages or newsletters to determine if messages have been opened and acted upon. Our Services may also contain web beacons from third parties to help us compile aggregate statistics about the performance of advertising campaigns or other website activities. These web beacons may allow third parties to place or read cookies on your device.
There are several ways you can manage which cookies are set on your device. Essential cookies, however, cannot be disabled. If you do not allow certain cookies to be installed, the Services may become inaccessible to you and/or the website’s performance, features or Services may be compromised.
If you want to disable advertising cookies, you can visit http://www.youronlinechoices.com. If you choose to disable these cookies, you will still see advertising on the internet but it may not be relevant to your interests. That doesn’t mean you won’t get any ads while online. You can also manage this group of cookies in the privacy settings of the web browser you are using. Please see below for more information.
You can disable and/or delete most groups of cookies using your browser settings. Please note that if you use your browser settings to block all cookies, you may not be able to access parts of our services or others. The following links provide information on how to modify cookie settings on some popular browsers:
If you would like to opt-out of our ability to track you on our devices, you can install the Google Analytics Off Browser Add-on by clicking here.
No signal tracking
There is no uniform or consistent standard or definition for responding to, processing, or communicating Do Not Track signals. At this time, the Service does not behave differently based on the Do Not Track User signal. For more information about Do Not Track signals, see All About Do Not Track.