What are cookies?
A cookie is a small piece of text sent to your browser by a website you visit. It helps the website to remember information about your visit, like your preferred language and other settings. That can make your next visit easier and the site more useful to you. Cookies play an important role. Without them, using the web would be a much more frustrating experience.
We use analytics scripts to collect non-personally identifiable information regarding our website’s visitors, using cookies and code embedded in the site. This helps us log and analyze data regarding our site’s traffic, and improve our website to serve our visitors better. We only use this information for analysis.
By default, most browsers are configured to allow the creation of cookies, but you can specify to be prompted before a site stores a cookie on your hard drive. Alternatively, you can configure your browser to not accept cookies at all.
Blocking Our Cookies
This resource, www.aboutcookies.org, contains information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to clear cookies from your device, as well as more general information about cookies.
Please be aware that restricting cookies may adversely impact, or reduce the functionality of some websites. For information on how to do this on a mobile device’s browser, please refer to its manual.
Cookies Created by Third Parties
Third-party cookies are cookies that are created by a website or service other than the one you are currently viewing. For instance, a Facebook share button. Their share button will create a cookie that can be read by Facebook, for their internal use. A cookie created by implementing a Facebook share button would be considered a third-party cookie. We do not have control over the cookies created by these services.
You can refer to those third party websites for more information about their cookies.