A cookie is a small piece of data or text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit a site. Cookies may contain text that can be read by the web server that delivered the cookie to you. The text contained in the cookie uniquely identifies your computer or mobile device. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size, other details). So you don’t have to re-enter them every time you visit the website or browse different pages.
By lifespan, a cookie can be either:
By domain cookie belongs to, cookies can be:
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies collect information about the use of the website, such as pages visited, traffic sources, users' interests, content management, and other website measurements.
These cookies enable the website to remember a user's choices - such as their language, user name, and other personal choices - while using the website. They can also be used to deliver services, such as letting a user make a blog post, listen to audio, or watch videos on the website.
These cookies can be used to improve a website's performance and provide special features and content. They can be placed by third parties who provide services to us or by our company.
Advertising or Targeting Cookies
These cookies are usually placed and used by advertising companies to develop a profile of your browsing interests and serve advertisements on other websites that are related to your interests. You will see less advertising if you disable these cookies.
These cookies allow websites to link the actions of a user during a browser session. They may be used for a variety of purposes, such as remembering what a user has put in their shopping cart as they browse a website. Session cookies also permit users to be recognized as they navigate a website so that any item or page changes they make are remembered from page to page. Session cookies expire after a browser session; thus, they are not stored long term.
These cookies are stored on a user's device in between browser sessions, which allows the user's preferences or actions across a site (or, in some cases, across different sites) to be remembered. Persistent cookies may be used for a variety of purposes, including remembering users' choices and preferences when using a website or to target advertising to them.
We may also use a technology called web beacons to collect general information about your use of our website and your use of special promotions or newsletters. The information we collect by web beacons allows us to statistically monitor the number of people who open our emails. Web beacons also help us to understand the behavior of our customers, members, and visitors.
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. However, deleting or blocking all cookies will have a negative impact on your internet use. If you choose to block our cookies, you will have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit our website and some services or functionalities may be disabled.