What Are Cookies?
A cookie (also called web cookie, Internet cookie, browser cookie, or simply cookie) is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored on the user’s computer by the user’s web browser while the user is browsing. Cookies were designed to be a reliable mechanism for websites to remember stateful information (such as items added in the shopping cart in an online store) or to record the user’s browsing activity (including clicking particular buttons, logging in, or recording which pages were visited in the past). They can also be used to remember arbitrary pieces of information that the user previously entered into form fields such as names, addresses, passwords, and credit card numbers (from Wikipedia).
Cookies can be “persistent cookie,” meaning they are used over multiple visits to the Site or “session cookies,” meaning they are used for one user visit or “session” with the Site.
When you use and access the Site, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.
The cookies we use fall into three main categories:
What Are Your Choices Regarding Cookies?
Note that if you delete cookies for the Site or refuse to accept them on future visits, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer and some of our pages might not display properly.
Cookies Used by the Site
Performance Cookies (first party)
|This cookie is set by the Clicky web analytics service from Roxr Software. The cookie contains a random unique user identifier that is generated the first time someone visits a web site using the Clicky software. Its purpose is to identify new and unique visitors to a web site. The value of this cookie will also be set as a third party cookie with the name of cluid if such a cookie does not exist.
|This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics. This stores and updates a unique value for each page visited.
|This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics used to throttle the request rate – limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes.
|This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. By default it is set to expire after 2 years, but can be customized.
Advertising Cookies (third party)
|This domain is owned by Google and used extensively in its own products and sites as well as numerous technologies embedded into many millions of websites around the world. Data gathered from these services are used to profile the interests of web users, sell advertising based on such interest profiles and aligning the content on the pages its customers’ visit.
|This domain is owned by Clicky. It provides web analytics services.
Last updated: January 27, 2021