WHAT IS A COOKIE?
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work in a better, more efficient way. They can do this because websites can read and write these files, enabling them to recognise you and remember important information that will make your use of a website more convenient (for example by remembering preference settings).
WHAT COOKIES DO WE USE?
Essential cookies are necessary for the Site to work and enable you to move around it and to use its services and features. Without these absolutely necessary cookies, the Site will not perform as smoothly for you as we would like it to and we may not be able to provide the Site or certain services or features you request.
Session cookies are used to maintain the state of the application.
Load balancing cookies are used to distribute the assets across the globe and lighten the server load.
User ID cookies are used to ensure that users only see their own information.
Security cookies are used for security controls and checks.
Preference cookies collect information about your choices and preferences, and allow us to remember language or other local settings and customise the Site accordingly.
The user’s approximate address (city, state, country, postal code) as determined by the IP address is
retained in order to automatically select the proper country and show customised geo-specific content if available (such as postal fees).
The reference site is recorded to better understand the user’s preference
Last visit and activity
Date of last visit and activity and other information is recorded to be able to provide users with an update on “what’s changed on the site since your last visit,” and to better understand the user’s preferences.
Page history cookies are used to track the sequence of pages the user has visited. If the user gets an error message while visiting the Site, the cookie information gets saved to a log file for error reporting and resolution.
Social Plug-in Tracking Cookies
Such cookies are used to track members [and non-members] of social media networks for market research analytics, and product development.
Analytics cookies collect information about your use of the Site, and enable us to improve the way it works. For example, analytics cookies show us which are the most frequently visited pages on the Site, help us record any difficulties you have with the Site, and show us whether our advertising is effective or not. This allows us to see the overall patterns of usage on the Site, rather than the usage of a single person.
Google analytics cookies collect aggregate statistical data to improve Site presentation and navigation.
Cookies are used to track Facebook members [and nonmembers] for market research analytics, and product development.
Such cookies are used to track members [and nonmembers] for market research analytics, and product
Advertising Cookies are used for marketing purposes.
• identity of user
• same as those listed above in the table
HOW DO I MANAGE COOKIES?
You may refuse, accept or remove cookies from the Site at any time by activating or accessing the setting on your browser. Information about the procedure to follow in order to enable, disable or remove cookies can be found on your Internet browser provider’s website via your help screen. You may wish to refer
to http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html for information on commonly used browsers. Please be aware that if cookies are disabled or removed, not all features of the Site may operate as intended.
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Last updated May 4th, 2018