What are Cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the website or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the website more useful to you.
Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when you go offline, while session cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.
When you use and access our website, the industry standard Google Analytics packages place performance cookies in your web browser. These cookies provide us with the following information: the IP address you used to visit our site, the top-level domain name you used to visit the site (for example .ie, .com, .org, .net), the type of browser and operating system you used to access our site, the date and time you accessed the site, the pages on the site you visited, and any previous website you accessed to reach our site. This information allows us to track visits to the website and see how visitors move about the pages. In turn, the information helps us improve the functionality and performance of our site.
The performance cookies we use are both session and persistent cookies. All information collected is aggregated and therefore anonymous. We do not share the information with any third parties.
Your Options Regarding Cookies
If you do not want your browser to accept performance cookies when you visit our website, you can turn off the cookie acceptance on the “help” page of your web browser:
- For the Chrome web browser, please visit this page from Google: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/32050
- For the Internet Explorer web browser, please visit this page from Microsoft: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835
- For the Firefox web browser, please visit this page from Mozilla: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/delete-cookies-remove-info-websites-stored
- For the Safari web browser, please visit this page from Apple: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?locale=en_US
- For any other web browser, please visit your web browser’s official web pages.
Please note that if you do not allow us to use performance cookies when you visit our website, the website may not function properly and you may not be able to fully utilize the website’s features and services.
To Learn More About Cookies:
You can learn more about cookies at:
- AllAboutCookies: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/
- Network Advertising Initiative: http://www.networkadvertising.org/
Last updated: May 24, 2018