What are cookies?
When you visit a website, small text files called cookies are placed on your computer or mobile device. Cookies are commonly used to make websites function or function more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the website owner or to third parties.
Cookies are used for a variety of purposes, including:
- Assess how our website is utilized and its performance.
- Customize your website experience by remembering your preferences
- Provide social media capabilities and advertisements that may be of interest to you
Types of cookies we use:
On our website, we use both session cookies and persistent cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your device for an extended period of time or until you delete them. session cookies expire when you close your browser.
Additionally, we utilize both first-party and third-party cookies. Our website sets first-party cookies, while third-party cookies are set by a domain other than ours.
Included among the cookies used on our website are:
Essential cookies: These cookies are required for the proper operation of our website and cannot be disabled on our systems. Typically, cookies are only set in response to your actions, such as customizing your privacy preferences, logging in, or filling out forms. You can configure your browser to block or warn you about these cookies, but then certain features of the website will not function. No personally identifiable information is stored by these cookies.
Performance cookies: These cookies enable us to count visits and traffic sources in order to measure and enhance the performance of our website. They allow us to determine which pages are the most and least popular, as well as how users navigate the site. The information collected by these cookies is compiled and therefore anonymous. If you do not permit these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our website and we will be unable to track its performance.
Functional cookies: These cookies allow the website to provide enhanced functionality and customization. They may be set by us or by third-party service providers whose services we have integrated into our web pages. If you do not permit these cookies, some or all of these features may not work properly.
Targeting cookies: Our advertising partners may set these cookies through our website. These companies may use them to create a profile of your interests and display relevant advertisements on other websites. They do not directly store personal information, but instead identify your browser and internet device. If you disable these cookies, you will be exposed to less targeted advertising.
You can manage cookies via your web browser’s settings. Please note, however, that disabling certain cookies may alter your experience on our website.