Revised: June 2018
Cookies are small text files that contain a string or characters and uniquely identify a browser on a device connect to the Internet. Any browser visiting our site will receive cookies from us.
Some cookies are only kept on your computer during your browsing session, i.e., until you leave our website (these are known as “session” cookies), whereas other cookies remain in your browser after the session unless they expire or are deleted (these are known as “persistent” cookies).
|Type of Cookie||Function|
|Strictly Necessary||These cookies are required to enable core site functionality and are automatically enabled when you use this site. Once you close your browser, these cookies disappear.|
|Functional||These cookies allow additional functionality like saving preferences, allowing social interaction, and analyzing usage for site optimization. These types of cookies securely save your login details and remember tasks or transactions to increase the performance of our site.|
|Performance||Performance cookies monitor our website performance and measure the number of visitors. They measure things like how often users visit the site, and how users use the site. They do not save information that would allow the user to be identified. The collected information is aggregated, and therefore the user is made anonymous.|
|Third Party Cookies||We may use third-party service providers to assist us by providing us with certain statistical and analytics information. For example, third-party cookies are used to measure site performance, events, and user activities to make sure the website is meeting the needs of users and help us make improvements for navigation, search, and content. We primarily use Google Analytics.|
Social Media: We may use social plugins from the social networks like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, and Tumbler. These plugins are indicated by the respective logo of the social network and are used to track user activity and collect data on users.
Web Beacons: We may use web beacons (also called web bugs, pixel tags, clear GIFS) to collect and aggregate data (such as the number of visitors) to help us see which areas of our site are the most popular with our users and to improve and update the content of our site.
If you are accessing our website via a browser, you can restrict, block or remove cookies through your web browser settings. For instructions on how to manage cookies, please visit the “Help” section of your browser.
You can visit http://www.aboutcookies.org, or if you are an EU resident, http://www.youronlinechoices.eu, for more information about how to manage and remove cookies.
Please understand that some areas of website will not function after you have changed your cookie settings.