Cookies are small pieces of data, stored in text files, that are stored on your computer or other devices when websites are loaded in a browser. They are widely used to “remember” you and your preferences, either for a single visit (through a “session cookie”) or for multiple repeat visits (using a “persistent cookie”). They ensure a consistent and efficient experience for visitors and perform essential functions such as allowing users to register and remain logged in.
2. USING COOKIES
- we utilize permanent cookies to save your login information for future logins to the Services.
- we utilize session ID cookies to enable certain features of the Services, to better understand how you interact with the Services, and to keep track of browsing patterns.
3. TYPE OF COOKIES WE USE
Generally, our cookies perform up to four different functions:
These cookies are essential for websites on our services to perform their basic functions. These include those required to allow registered users to authenticate and perform account related functions. If you opt to disable these cookies, you will not be able to access the website.
ANALYTICS AND PERFORMANCE COOKIES
These cookies are used to store preferences set by users such as account name, language, and location. This allows us to customize your preference.
THIRD-PARTY / EMBEDDED CONTENT
These include social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter (through the use of sharing buttons), or embedded content from YouTube and Vimeo. As a result, cookies may be set by these third parties and used by them to track your online activity. We have no direct control over the information that is collected by these cookies.
Flash cookies or “local shared objects” [LSOs] are data files that are stored on computers by websites that use Adobe® Flash®. Like browser cookies, Flash cookies can store user information in Flash applications. Flash cookies are sometimes used by sites as “backup” once the browser cookie is deleted. We may use flash cookies for the purpose of enhancing your experience using our website and delivering content for flash players. Flash cookies are managed through a different interface. To manage Flash cookies, please visit .
4. CONTROL AND DELETE COOKIES
However, if you disable certain cookies or refuse to accept a request to place a cookie, it is possible that some parts of this Site, such as the polls, surveys, contests, and product sales, and certain areas of this Site for which you need to log in, will not function properly, and the advertising you receive when you visit this Site may not be advertisements tailored to your interests.