What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small piece of data that a website stores on your device when you visit; Typically containing information about the website itself. It is a unique identifier that allows the site to recognize your web browser when you return, additional data that serves the purpose of the cookie, and the lifespan of the cookie itself.
Cookies are used to enable certain features (logging in), to track site usage (analytics), to store your user settings (timezone, notification preferences), and to personalize your content (advertising, language).
Cookies set by the website you are visiting are referred to as first-party cookies and typically only track your activity on that particular site. Cookies set by other sites and companies (third parties) are called third-party cookies and can be used to track you on other websites that use the same third-party service.
Types of cookies and how we use them
Essential cookies are crucial to your experience on a website, enabling core features like user logins, account management, shopping carts, and payment processing. We use essential cookies to enable certain functions on our website.
Performance cookies are used in tracking how you use a website during your visit without collecting personal information about you. Typically, this information is anonymous and aggregated with information tracked across all site users to help companies understand visitor usage patterns, identify and diagnose problems, or errors their users may encounter. This will make better strategic decisions in improving the overall website experience. These cookies may be set by the website you are visiting (first-party) or by third-party services. We use performance cookies on our site.
Functionality cookies are used in collecting information about your device and any settings you may configure on the website you are visiting (language and time zone settings). With this information, websites can provide you with customized, enhanced, or optimized content and services. These cookies may be set by the website you are visiting (first-party) or by a third-party service. We use functionality cookies for selected features on our site.
Targeting/advertising cookies are used in determining what promotional content is more relevant and appropriate to you and your interests. Websites may use them to deliver targeted advertising or limit the number of times you see an advertisement. This helps companies improve the effectiveness of their campaigns and the quality of content presented to them. These cookies may be set by the website you are visiting (first-party) or by third-party services. Targeting/advertising cookies set by third parties may be used to track you on other websites that use the same third-party service. We use targeting/advertising cookies on our site.
Third-party cookies on our site
We review the privacy policies of all our third-party providers before enlisting their services to ensure their practices align with ours. We will never knowingly include third-party services that compromise or violate the privacy of our users.
OUR THIRD-PARTY PRIVACY PROMISE
How you can control or opt-out of cookies
If you browse websites from multiple devices, you may need to update your settings on each device.
Some cookies can be blocked with little impact on your experience of a website. Blocking all cookies may mean you are unable to access certain features and content across the sites you visit.