What are Cookies?
Sources and Categories of Cookies
Persistent and Session Cookies. The cookies deployed on our Websites include both persistent cookies and session cookies. A “persistent cookie” is stored on your device in between browser sessions and allows your preferences or actions across our Websites (or in some cases across different websites) to be remembered. Persistent cookies may be used for a variety of purposes including remembering your preferences and choices when using our Websites or to target advertising. Persistent cookies do not expire once you close your browser and remain on your device until an expiration date set by the source of the cookie, unless you disable this. A “session cookie” is only stored on your device during your visit to our Website. Session cookies are used to help you navigate around our Websites faster and, if you have an account with us, enables us to give you information that is more relevant to you. Session cookies automatically expires when you close your browser.
Cookies deployed on our Websites serve different functions. Below is a summary of the different functionalities of the cookies deployed on our Websites:
Required Cookies. These cookies are necessary to enable the core functionality of our Websites. Without these, you would not be able to navigate between pages or use certain vital features of our Websites.
Functional Cookies. These cookies allow us to analyze the use of our Websites so we can measure and improve performance.
Advertising Cookies. These cookies are used to by advertising companies to serve ads that are relevant to your interests.
You can learn more about the specific cookies deployed on our Websites that fall within each of these categories by visiting the Advanced Settings section of the Cookie Preferences center available on our Websites.
The functional cookies and advertising cookies deployed on our Websites are not strictly necessary for our Websites to work, but can provide you with a better browsing experience. You can block these types of cookies through the Cookie Preferences center available on our Websites, but please note, if you do so, some features and functionalities of our Websites may not operate as intended.
In addition to using our Cookie Preferences center, you can change the settings on your browser to block cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent to your device. If you use multiple devices to view and access our Websites, you will need to ensure that each browser on each device is adjusted to suit your preferences.