What are cookies?
You may have read about “cookies” from time to time without knowing exactly what they are.
Simply put, there are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive which both allow us to monitor user traffic going to our website and they allow us to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience on our website
Why do we use them?
As part of Google Analytics, we also use first-party cookies to monitor traffic to this site.
In particular, we may track users as they travel through our websites – for instance, cookies may be used to count the total number of unique users who are accessing our websites over a particular period of time. This information will not be shared with a third party at an individual level, and is used to make our systems more efficient.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites CLICK HERE to install a plugin on your browser which will stop that particular cookie from working.
Upon occasion this site also allows representation from other third-party sites on our pages. Some advertisers use these types of cookies to track your visits to the various websites on which they advertise. If you are concerned about this, you can disable third-party cookies by changing the settings of your browser.
If you are concerned about cookies, you can turn them off or refuse to accept cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, please note that if you do this some areas of our websites may not work properly. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will not accept cookies, our website will issue cookies when you log on to the site.
What if I don’t want cookies?
You are in complete control over whether you want to accept or decline cookies from the internet. In your browser (all popular browsers have this capability) settings you have ability to turn cookies on or off.