TERMS OF SERVICE
WHAT ARE COOKIES, SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES, AND WEB BECONS?
When you visit our website, a "cookie" is a text file that is stored on your device's internal memory and lets us track how you use it. Cookies allow our website to recognize a certain device or browser and provide you with more personalized options based on information from past visits.
Cookies do not include any personal information about you and do not affect your device in any way.
HTML 5 cookies, flash cookies, and other web applications are examples of similar technologies that are used to store information in your browser or device's internal storage.
Web beacons are tiny files (sometimes known as "pixels," "image tags," or "script tags") that may be loaded on our site and used in conjunction with cookies to identify and give anonymized data on our users' activities.
1. Identify the device you're using. When you visit the website or use our mobile app, your operating system will be identified, and our service will suggest a software version that is appropriate for you.
2. Storage of Preferences and Settings Your device may save settings that enable our services to work properly or preserve your preferences over time. We also preserve your settings, such as language and browser, so you don't have to re-enter them every time you visit the site.
3. Safety and security. Cookies help us detect fraudulent activity and misuse of our websites and services.
4. Information you give will be stored. When you used our services, you gave us your email address, feedback, and other information.
5. Social Media. Social media cookies may be used on our website to allow users who are signed into a social media service to share content through that service.
7. Performance. To keep our websites up and operating, we employ cookies for load balancing.
TYPES OF COOKIES
This type of cookie is only stored on your device for the duration of a browsing session and is automatically deleted once you close your browser – they usually store an anonymous session ID that allows you to use our app or browse a website without having to log in to each page, but they do not collect any personal data.
This sort of cookie is saved as a file on your device and remains there after a browsing session or after your browser is closed. When you visit the same website again, the cookie can only be read by the website that produced it. [For Google Analytics, persistent cookies are utilized.]
Cookies can also be classified as follows:
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are required for you to use our website efficiently, such as when purchasing a service, and cannot be disabled. You may not be able to use our services if these cookies are disabled.
These cookies allow us to track and enhance the performance of our app or website. For example, they enable us to assess the number of visitors, identify traffic sources, and determine which areas of the site are the most popular.
These cookies help our website remember your preferences and improve its functionality. We may be able to offer you with information or updates on the services you use, for example. The information that these cookies gather is normally anonymized.
HOW TO BLOCK OR DELETE COOKIES
You can check or modify the types of cookies you accept at any time by going into your browser's or device's settings. You can also disable all cookies at any moment by changing the settings on your browser or device. However, you may be unable to use our website if you disable cookies on your device (including necessary cookies).
Please be aware that certain third parties that advertise on our website (for example, external service providers such as online traffic measurement services and advertising networks) may utilize cookies over which we have no control. Performance/analytical cookies or targeted cookies are the most likely types of cookies.
Google Analytics is a web analytics service that Google, Inc. ("Google") provides. Cookies are used by Google to help us understand how people interact with the site. Google will transfer and store the information produced by the cookie regarding your use of the website (including your IP address) on servers in the United States. If IP anonymization is enabled, Google will truncate/anonymize the final octet of an IP address for Member States of the European Union and other signatories to the European Economic Area Agreement. The complete IP address is only transferred to and abbreviated by Google servers in the United States in unusual circumstances. Google will use this information on behalf of the website to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on your activity for us and third parties that assist in the operation and provision of services linked to the website. Google will not link your IP address to any other information it has. You can decline to accept these cookies by changing the settings on your browser as described in this policy. Please note, however, that you may not be able to enjoy the full functionality of the website if you do so. Furthermore, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-US.
Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html.