What Are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device when you visit a website. They are widely used to make websites work or improve their efficiency, as well as to provide information to website owners. Cookies are commonly used for purposes such as recognizing your device, remembering your preferences, and delivering personalized content.
Types of Cookies We Use
1. Essential Cookies
These cookies are necessary for the proper functioning of the Website. They enable you to navigate the site and use its features, such as accessing secure areas or using shopping carts. Without these cookies, the Website may not function as intended.
2. Analytical/Performance Cookies
We use analytical cookies to gather information about how visitors use the Website. This information helps us understand how visitors interact with the site, which pages are most and least popular, and identify areas for improvement. The data collected is aggregated and anonymized.
3. Functionality Cookies
Functionality cookies allow the Website to remember choices you make, such as your username, language, or region. These cookies enhance your experience by providing personalized features. They may also be used to remember changes you make to text size, fonts, and other customizable elements.
4. Targeting/Advertising Cookies
These cookies are used to deliver content that is more relevant to you and your interests. They may be used to deliver targeted advertising or to limit the number of times you see an advertisement. These cookies help measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns.
5. Third-Party Cookies
Some cookies on the Website may be set by third-party services. These cookies are placed by domains outside our Website and may serve different purposes, such as tracking users across different sites.
- Authentication: To recognize you when you visit the Website and authenticate your identity.
- Preferences: To remember your preferences and provide a personalized experience.
- Analytics: To analyze how users interact with the Website and improve its performance.
- Advertising: To deliver targeted advertising and measure the effectiveness of ad campaigns.
You can manage cookies through your browser settings. Most browsers allow you to control cookies, including whether to accept or reject them. You can set your browser to notify you when a cookie is being placed on your device or delete cookies that have already been set. However, disabling cookies may impact your ability to use certain features on the Website.
For detailed instructions on how to manage cookies, refer to your browser’s help menu or settings.