A cookie is a small piece of data that a website asks your browser to store on your computer or mobile device. The cookie allows the website to “remember” your actions or preferences over time.
You can delete any cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers not to set them. However, if you do so, you may have to manually adjust some preferences each time you visit a site and some services and features may not work.
1) identify you as a repeat user and count your visits in our analysis of traffic statistics;
2) remember your personalized display preferences;
3) Suggest any recent searches you have done on our site
4) Other usability features, including tracking whether you have previously given consent to cookies.
Enabling cookies on our website is not strictly necessary for the operation of the site, but it will allow you to navigate better.
Cookie information is not used to identify you personally and the pattern data is entirely under our control. These cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described here.
Other types of cookies may also be created after you visit our website.
The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information to
evaluating your use of our website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.
Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
Third Party Advertising
Third party advertising companies may send you advertisements when you visit our website.
These companies may store information about your visits to our website and other websites in order to provide you with relevant advertisements about goods and services.
Information Collected by Third Party Advertisers
Cookies allow advertisers to know what ads you see, what you click on, and what other actions you take on our site and on other sites. This allows advertisers to provide you with more useful and relevant ads.
For example, if they know which ads you see when you visit our site, they can be careful not to show you the same ads repeatedly. They do not associate your interaction with unaffiliated sites with your identity by providing you with interest-based ads.
We do not provide any personal information to advertisers or third-party sites. Advertisers and other third parties (including ad networks, ad serving companies, and other service providers they may use) may assume that users who interact with or click on an ad or personalized content are part of the group to which the ad or content is directed (for example, readers in the Pacific Northwest who read certain types of articles).
In addition, some third-party cookies may provide them with information about you (such as sites where you have seen ads or demographics) from online and offline sources that they can use to provide you with more relevant and useful advertising.
If you would like to learn more about your options for limiting the collection of information by third-party ad networks, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative website.
You can choose not to participate in interest-based advertising networks, but that does not mean you will no longer receive online advertising. It means that the companies you opt out of will no longer personalize ads based on your interests and web usage patterns using
Type and Purpose of Collection
We collect information at various points on the website to facilitate our customers’ use of the site.
Non-Personal Information: When you access the Website, certain non-personal information is automatically collected without your knowledge or consent, such as your IP address, location data (which is anonymous) and referring website (“Non-Personal Information”).
We use Non-Personal Information to review our traffic and to see how our customers use the website. This type of information does not identify you personally.
For example, we use “cookies,” which contain only certain statistical information. You can set your computer to notify you each time a cookie is sent, or you can decline cookies through your web browser.
If you choose to decline cookies, your experience on the website may be diminished or your ability to choose some of the website’s options may be limited.
We will not sell, rent or disclose to third parties the information we collect, except that we may share the information collected with other parties as follows:
(a) Affiliated Service Providers:
We have entered into agreements with various affiliated service providers to
facilitate the operation of the Website, with whom we may share the information we have collected.
For example, we may share your credit card information with the credit card service provider to process your purchase.
All administrative service providers we use are required to have the same level of privacy protection as we do, so we expect your information to be treated with the same care as we employ. In addition,
For example, we may use analytics or marketing services such as Google Analytics, Google Adsense, Taboola or RevContent, for which you unconditionally consent to the collection.
(b) When Required by Law:
We may share collected information when required by law,
specifically in response to a request from government authorities where such request meets legal requirements.
(c) Statistical Analysis:
We may share non-personal information and aggregate information
(c) Statistical Analysis: We may share Non-Personal Information and Aggregate Information with third parties, including, but not limited to, for advertising or marketing purposes. No Personal Information will be shared in this manner.
In connection with or during the negotiation of any merger, sale of business
(d) Transactions: In connection with or during the negotiation of any merger, sale of business, asset dealings, financing or acquisition, or in any other situation where Personal Information may be disclosed or transferred as one of our business assets.
Choice and Opt-Out of Interest-Based Advertising
(a) Opting Out
Interest-based Advertising Services This website is a member of the Advertising Initiative (NAI) network and adheres to the NAI codes of conduct as described on the NAI website.
(b) Opting Out of Interest-Based Advertising
Third Party Advertising
This website may allow third parties to collect information on its site and combine that information with other information collected on unaffiliated websites or applications over time.
These third parties may use technologies, including cookies and web beacons, to collect information about consumer or customer use of the site in order to analyze, report on, or customize content or advertising on this or other websites, or to help us operate and
improve the site.
To learn more about interest-based advertising in the web environment and how to opt out of the collection of information for this purpose by companies that participate in the Network Advertising Initiative or the Digital Advertising Alliance, visit the NAI opt-out page or the DAA’s Consumer Choice page.
If you have any questions or comments, please contact us.