Cookies Notice

We use cookies to create better user experiences. This Cookies Notice lets you know how we use and protect that data.

Revision Date: September 17, 2020

For more information or if you have any questions about this Cookies Notice (“Cookies Notice”), please contact us at [email protected]     

Cookies and Related Technologies

Throughout this Cookies Notice we use the term “Cookies” to include Browser Cookies, Flash Cookies, Web Beacons, Local Cookies, Session Cookies, and Persistent Cookies. From time to time, we may modify this Cookies Notice and post such modifications here on this website.  We will notify you of any updated Cookies Notice when you visit the Site.

When you use the Site (as defined in our Website Privacy Statement, available at: or use our Services (as defined in our Privacy Statement, available at:, we may use “Cookies” to help you personalize your online experience, including providing the Services. A Cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a Cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize pages, or register with the Site or Services, a Cookie helps us to identify you and recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Services or websites you visit.

When you use the Site and/or Services, we collect certain information by automated electronic means, such as Cookies, which may include: 

  • Browser Cookies – A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer or mobile device. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Site.

  • Flash Cookies – Certain features of our Site may use locally stored objects called Flash Cookies to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from, and on our Site. Flash Cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as are used for Browser Cookies.

  • Web Beacons – Our emails and certain pages of our Site may contain small electronic files known as Web Beacons that permit us, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity). Web Beacons are sometimes also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs.

  • Local Storage – Our web applications may store data locally within your browser as local storage or web storage and allow us to provide the Services to you.

  • Session Cookies are temporary cookies used for various reasons, such as managing page views, and are usually erased by your browser when you exit it. 

  • Persistent Cookies are used for a number of reasons, such as storing your preferences and retrieving certain information you have previously provided. Persistent Cookies are stored on your devices after you exit your browser.

The information from Cookies may also be stored in web server logs or one or more databases, which are then transmitted back to the Site by your computers or mobile devices. These servers and Cookies are operated and managed by us and/or our service providers. As you use the Site and Services, your browsers communicate with servers operated by us and/or our service providers to coordinate and record the interactivity and fill your requests for services and information.

Cookies are also used to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:

  • Details of your visits to our Site, including traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Site; and

  • Information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, and browser type. 

The information we collect helps us provide the Services and may include Personal Information, such as your IP address, and we may maintain it or associate it with Personal Information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties.  Cookies help us improve our Site and Services and help us deliver better Site and Services, including by enabling us to: 

  • Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.

  • Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Site according to your individual interests.

  • Speed up your searches.

  • Recognize you when you return to our Site.

  • Personalize the content you see on our Sites and Services and on partner sites