Updated: February 15, 2022
What Are Cookies and How Are They Used?
Cookies and other tracking technologies on the Services, including but not limited to web beacons/GIFs, pixels, and SDKs (together “Cookies” unless otherwise stated) are small files or technologies that are placed on your computer or device when you visit an online site, service or app. They are used to recognize visitors across one or more browsing sessions and across one or more sites. Cookies help enable certain features (like remembering you so you do not have to re-log in), improve the Services, and deliver advertising.
Types of Cookies
Our Services use the following types of first and third-party Cookies:
Depending on where you live, you may be able to adjust your Cookie preferences at any time via a “Manage Cookies” option. You can also use the methods described below to manage certain Cookies and similar technologies. In many cases, including for Cookies, you must take such steps on each browser or device that you use. If you change or upgrade your browser or device, or delete your Cookies, you may need to use these opt-out tools again. Some Cookie-management solutions also rely on Cookies, so please adjust your browser Cookie settings carefully. We do not maintain or control the opt-out mechanisms and settings below and are not responsible for their operation.
Browser Controls: You may be able to disable and manage some Cookies through your browser settings. Instructions for how to manage Cookies in popular browsers are available at: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari (iOS), Safari (Mac), and Opera. For other browsers, you can also visit your browser’s help menu.
Analytics: To disable certain analytics Cookies, you can use the browser controls discussed above or, for some of our providers, you can use their individual opt-out mechanisms, such as the Google Analytics Opt-Out, Chartbeat at https://static.chartbeat.com/opt-out.html, and Comscore at https://www.scorecardresearch.com/optout.aspx?newlanguage=1.
Interest-Based Advertising: Most third-party advertisers offer a way to opt out of their interest-based advertising. In addition to the steps described above, you may opt-out of certain targeted advertising from participating entities by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative and Digital Advertising Alliance in the US, Digital Advertising Alliance in the US, Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada, European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance, Australian Digital Advertising Alliance.
You can also opt out of some of the advertising providers and vendors we use by visiting their settings or opt-out pages, such as Google’s Opt-Out page, Facebook’s Settings, LiveIntent’s Ad Choices page, and LiveRamp’s Opt-Out Page.
If you opt out through these methods, you may still see advertisements, but they may not be as relevant to you.
Consequences of Deactivation of Cookies: If you disable or remove Cookies, some parts of the Services may not function properly. Information may still be collected and used for other purposes, such as internal operations and to remember your opt-out preferences.