I. Overview of Cookies and Other Identification Technologies
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your browser or device by websites, applications, online media, and advertisements. They are used for various purposes, including but not limited to authenticating users, remembering user preferences and settings, determining content popularity, delivering and measuring the effectiveness of advertising campaigns, analyzing site traffic and trends, and generally understanding the online behaviors and interests of users who interact with websites.
There are different types of cookies, such as “first-party cookies” and “third-party cookies.” First-party cookies are cookies served by the entity that operates the domain you are visiting. Third-party cookies are cookies served by the organizations that are not operating the domain you are visiting.
Cookies may also have different durations. Session cookies last only while your browser is open and are deleted automatically when you close your browser session. Persistent cookies survive after your browser is closed. For example, persistent cookies may recognize your device when you re-open your browser and browse the internet again.
II. Cookie Types and Purposes
While the cookies we use may change from time to time, they generally fall into the below categories of use:
Cookie Type: Analytics and Research
Purpose: These are used to understand, improve, and research products and services, including when you access the Websites on a computer or mobile device.
Cookie Type: Performance
Purpose: These cookies are used to collect information about how you interact with our Websites and to help us improve them.
For example, we may use these cookies to determine if you have interacted with a certain Website.
Cookie Type: Site Features and Services
Purpose: These cookies provide functionality that help us deliver products and services.
For example, we may use these cookies to help you log in by pre-filling fields.
Cookie Type: Advertising
Purpose: These cookies are used to deliver relevant advertising or track ad campaign performance.
We may collect data about your visits to the Website to help us better understand your advertising preferences, and provide you with offers we believe you will be
interested in. In certain instances, we may also share this data with or grant permission to collect this data to our third-party vendors performing functions on our behalf
or for our benefit -- for example, vendors that process credit card orders, analyze and manager our data, assist us with customer service or our promotional messaging.
[Our vendors agree to use this information only to carry out our requests.]
III. Your Choices
You have the right to choose whether or not to accept cookies. However, they are an important part of how the Websites work, so you should be aware that if you choose to refuse or remove cookies, it could affect the availability and functionality of the Websites.
Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. To do so, please follow the instructions provided by your browser.
Removing or rejecting browser cookies does not necessarily affect third-party flash cookies, which may be used by us or our partners in connection with the Websites. To delete or disable flash cookies, please visit this site for more information. For further information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your device and how to manage and delete them, you can visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.
IV. Changes to this Cookie Statement
We may collect data about your visits to the Website to help us better understand your advertising preferences, and provide you with offers we believe you will be interested in. ln certain instances, we may also share this data with or grant permission to collect this data to our third-party vendors performing functions on our behalf or for our benefit—for example, vendors that process credit card orders, analyze and manage our data, assist us with customer service or our promotional messaging. [Our vendors agree to use this information only to carry out our requests.]
V. How to Contact Us
If you have any questions regarding this Cookie Statement, please contact our member support team at: email@example.com