What are cookies?
A “cookie” is a text file that websites send to a visitor’s computer or other Internet-connected devices to uniquely identify the visitor’s browser or to store information or settings in the browser. This technology helps us (1) remember your information so you will not have to re-enter it; (2) track and understand how you use and interact with the Site; (3) tailor the Site around your preferences; (4) measure the usability of the Site; (5) understand the effectiveness of our communications; and (6) otherwise manage and enhance the Site.
What Information Do We Obtain Through Cookies?
The information we obtain in this manner includes your device IP address, domain name, identifiers associated with your devices, device and operating system type and characteristics, web browser characteristics, language preferences, clickstream data, your interactions with the Sites (such as the web pages you visit, links you click and features you use), the pages that led or referred you to the Sites, dates and times of access to the Sites, and other information about your use of the Sites.
Cookies Used on Our Sites
These Cookies are essential to use and navigate our Sites. Essential Cookies help us collect information, such as your session ID and other server information, that enables us to authenticate users. Essential Cookies are deleted when you end your browsing session or within a short period of time thereafter.
These Cookies collect information about your choices or remember your preferences so we can show you the content you requested. They allow us to identify your location and remember your language during a browsing session and to customize the Sites you have accessed.
We use analytics Cookies to collect information on how users navigate and use our Sites, such as how the users traverse our Sites, the pages they view, which links they choose to click, how long they stay on a page, which page they are on when leaving the Sites and whether the page is displayed correctly or whether errors occur. We also use analytics Cookies to present users with feedback polls regarding their experience on our Sites. Such cookies help us to improve the performance of our Sites, make the Sites more user-friendly and build, maintain, and improve our Sites with user feedback. Some of these Cookies are persistent Cookies which remain on your computer or other Internet-connected devices for a certain period of time after you end your browsing session unless you delete them. These Cookies are provided by third-party analytics providers, including Google and Hotjar. For more information about these third-party providers’ Cookies, please click on the link below:
Social Media Cookies
The privacy practices of these third parties, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Vimeo, and LinkedIn are subject to the privacy statements of such third parties, which are available here:
This document was last updated on January 01, 2020.