Cookies & Tracking
Our web site may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Cookies are short strings of text sent from a web server to a web browser when the browser accesses a web site. A cookie typically contains, among other things, the name of the cookie, a unique identification number, an expiration date and domain name information. Cookies may be "session-only" or "persistent:" Persistent cookies last for more than one visit and are typically used to allow a visitor to our web site to personalize his or her experience.
We may also use pixel tags (also known as "clear gifs," "Web beacons" or ''1-by-1gifs") on our web site and in our advertisements. Pixel tags may be used to collect a variety of information about your visit to our web site and your interaction with our advertisements, including the pages you view, the features you use, the links you click and other actions you take. We use this information to provide personalized and relevant web site content and advertising to you, to measure the effectiveness of our marketing and advertisements, to enhance the effectiveness of our web site, to compile aggregate usage statistics, to determine if errors are being encountered on the web site, and for other internal business purposes. We may work with Affiliates and other third parties such as our service providers to help us track, collect and analyze this information.
We may share aggregate cookie and tracking information with third parties. We may share web site usage information about visitors to our web site with third-party advertising companies. These companies employ cookie and pixel tag technology to measure and improve the effectiveness of ads for their clients. To do so, these companies may use anonymous information about your visits to this web site and other web sites. This information can include: date/time of banner ad shown, your cookie and the first three octets of your IP address. These companies do not collect personally identifying information. This anonymous information can also be used for online preference marketing purposes.