WHAT ARE COOKIES?
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is downloaded on to your computer when you visit a website. Cookies are used by many websites and can do a number of things, e.g., remembering your preferences and counting the number of people looking at a website.
- Analytical purposes: Analytical cookies allow us to recognize, measure, and track visitors to our website. This helps us to improve and develop the way our website works (e.g., determining whether site visitors can find information easily or by identifying the aspects of the site that are of the most interest to them).
- Amending Internet browser settings to disable cookies. You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, notify you when a cookie is set, or delete cookies that have already been set. Each browser is different, so check the “Help” menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. You are always free to decline our cookies if your browser permits, although in that case you may not be able to use certain features on our website. In addition, a number of companies offer utilities designed to help you visit websites anonymously.
HOW TO CONTROL COOKIES
Browser Controls: You can use your web browser to:
- delete all cookies;
- block all cookies;
- allow all cookies;
- block third-party cookies;
- clear all cookies when you close the browser;
- open a ”private browsing” / ”incognito” session, which allows you to browse the internet without storing local data, and
- install add-ons and plug-ins to extend browser functionality.
Additional Information: You can visit the below sites for additional information on how you can control, block, and/or delete cookies.
- Internet Explorer cookies information
- Chrome cookies information
- Firefox cookies information
- Safari cookies information
- Opera cookies information
If you do not wish to accept cookies in connection with your use of this website, you must stop using our website or withdraw your consent as stipulated below.
WITHDRAW YOUR CONSENT:
You may withdraw your consent at any time by adjusting your internet browser settings to delete all cookies. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some of your internet browser preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.
For additional information about how you may delete or block cookies please visit: http://www.aboutcookies.org.
DO NOT TRACK SIGNALS
Additional Resources for Do Not Track Signals
- Mozilla’s Do Not Track allows you to tell websites not to track you.
- Internet Explorer has a feature called Tracking Protection Lists, which allows you to import a list of websites you want to block.
- Google Chrome allows you to turn on or off the “Do Not Track” feature.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES
Useful Information About Cookies
Internet Advertising Bureau
Produced by the Internet advertising industry, Your Online Choices is an online guide to behavioral advertising and online privacy. The Internet Advertising Bureau website allows you to install optout cookies across different advertising networks.
Google has developed a browser add-on to allow users to opt-out of Google Analytics across all websites that use this popular analytics product.