We use automatic tracking mechanisms (cookies) to collect certain data regarding users of the Websites ("you" or "your") while you are browsing the Websites, in order to distinguish you as a user, either for the duration of your visit (the "session cookie") or when you return (the "persistent cookie").
1. WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A cookie is a small file, stored on your browser or computer hard drive, which is used to collect data about your interactions with the websites, such as browser type, operating system, IP address, browsing date and time. The cookie does not collect any data from your computer or access your personal files.
2. WHAT KIND OF COOKIES DO WE USE?
We use different types of cookies, including:
Strictly Necessary Cookies that enable you to navigate on the Websites. These cookies are necessary for the Websites to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the Websites will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.
3. EXPIRATION TIME:
Cookies may be kept stored on your browser or computer hard drive for as long as you keep your browser active, for the session cookies, or for a longer period, for the persistent cookies.
4. FIRST-PARTY/THIRD-PARTY COOKIES:
Generally, cookies are placed on your device by the website you visit (the "first-party cookies") or by third parties providing certain services such as advertising (the "third-party cookies").
We only use the first-party cookies in the Websites.
5. HOW DO YOU MANAGE COOKIES?
You can manage your cookie settings within your internet browser. More information is available here:
Mozilla Firefox users: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences and https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/delete-cookies-remove-info-websites-stored
Opting out of cookies
You may disable the collection of your information through the use of Google Analytics on the Websites by disabling Google Analytics in your browser's add-on settings. You can disable Google Analytics by downloading and installing the "Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-On" from its download page and then changing your browser add-on settings. If you disable Google Analytics, Google Analytics will be disabled not only on the Websites, but also on any other website you visit. You may re-enable Google Analytics by reconfiguring the add-on in your browser.
Google Analytics Terms of Service:
Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-on:
Note: "Google Analytics" is the registered trademark of Google.
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