We use both session and persistent tracking technologies. They can either be persistent (i.e., they remain on your computer or internet-enabled device until you delete them) or temporary (i.e., they last until you close your browser). We also use first and third-party cookies. First party cookies are used and controlled by us to provide services on the website. Third-party cookies are controlled by third parties, mostly for the purpose of analytics.
Below is a summary of the categories of cookies collected on our websites, and how your consent may impact your experience of certain features as you navigate those websites:
We are not required to obtain your consent to cookies that are strictly necessary. These cookies must be enabled, or the site will not function, and cannot be blocked.
You can manage your consent for performance cookies using the cookie banner, or by updating your browser’s settings (often found in your browser’s Tools or Preferences menu) to not accept cookies.
You may opt out of these cookies, but it will impact your experience on the website, and you may need to repeat certain selections each time you visit. You can manage your consent for functionality cookies using the cookie banner, or by updating your browser’s settings (often found in your browser’s Tools or Preferences menu) to not accept cookies.
Targeting Cookies or Advertising Cookies:Targeting cookies are used to deliver content relevant to your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see certain marketing materials, as well as help measure the effectiveness of those marketing materials.
If you do not provide consent for targeting cookies, your computer or internet-enabled device will not be tracked for marketing-related activities. You can manage your consent for targeting cookies using the cookie banner, or by updating your browser’s settings (often found in your browser’s Tools or Preferences menu) to not accept cookies.
The use of Google Analytics
We may use Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google that tracks and reports on all traffic that passes through our website. It also integrates with AdWords, allowing us to review the performance of our online ad campaigns by tracking website visits, conversion rates, and other key metrics.
The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will generally be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States of America. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, to provide the website operator with other services relating to website activity and internet usage, and to compile reports on performance based on demographic characteristics and interests.
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website.
We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website.
The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from, and the pages they visited.
Your cookie choices and how to opt-out
On some of our websites, a notification banner will appear allowing you to manage your consent to collect cookies (cookie banner). Although most browsers automatically accept cookies, you can choose whether to accept cookies via the cookie consent banner or your browser’s settings (often found in your browser’s Tools or Preferences menu). If you wish to revoke your selection, you may do so by clearing your browser’s cookies, or by updating your preferences in the cookie banner.
Further information about managing cookies can be found in your browser’s help file or through sites such as www.allaboutcookies.org