What are Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies? A cookie is a small text file that can be stored on and accessed from your device when you visit one of our sites, to the extent you agree. The other tracking technologies work similarly to cookies and place small data files on your devices or monitor your website activity to enable us to collect information about how you use our sites.
First and Third-party Cookies First party cookies These are those cookies that belong to us and which we place on your device or are those set by a website that is being visited by the user at the time e.
For example, if you view or listen to any embedded audio or video content you may be sent cookies from the site where the embedded content is hosted. We do not control the setting of these cookies so please check the websites of these third parties for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.
In any event, such information will be kept in our database until we get explicit consent from you to remove all the stored cookies. We categorize cookies as follows: Essential Cookies These cookie are essential to our site in order to enable you to move around it and to use its features. Without these essential cookies we may not be able to provide certain services or features and our site will not perform as smoothly for you as we would like.
They also include Cookies that enable us to remember your previous actions within the same browsing session and secure our sites. For example, these cookies track what content are most frequently visited, your viewing history and from what locations our visitors come from.
If you subscribe to a newsletter or otherwise register with the Sites, these cookies may be correlated to you.
Functionality Cookies These cookies let us operate the sites in accordance with the choices you make. For instance, we will recognize your user name and remember how you customized the sites and services, for example by adjusting text size, fonts, languages and other parts of web pages that are alterable, and provide you with the same customizations during future visits. Advertising Cookies These cookies collect information about your activities on our sites as well as other sites to provide you targeted advertising.
Please note that if your browser setting is already setup to block all cookies including strictly necessary Cookies you may not be able to access or use all or parts or functionalities of our sites. If you want to remove previously-stored cookies, you can manually delete the cookies at any time from your browser settings. However, this will not prevent the sites from placing further cookies on your device unless and until you adjust your Internet browser setting as described above.