Cookies and similar tracking technology

What are Cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that becomes stored on your computer or mobile device when you view a web page or certain types of content-rich e-mails. Cookies remember information. Cookies allow us to provide you with relevant information as you use or return to our site. Web beacons allow us to know if a certain page was visited, an email was opened, or if ad banners on our website were effective. We use the following types of Cookies:

  • Necessary Cookies: Required for our website to function correctly.
  • Performance Cookies: Tracks web page visits, including frequency, and how individuals browse the site.
  • Functional Cookies: Increases the base functionality of our website. For example, allows you to watch a video.
  • Targeting Cookies: Remembers your online behavior (on and off our website). Targeting Cookies may remember your IP address, device used, (computer or mobile) device ID, date and time you browse, address of a referring website, your pathway through our webpages, as well as your cart and purchase history. We and third parties, including advertisers, social media networks, search engines and service providers use targeting Cookies to provide you with online behavioral advertising. These are relevant and personalized ads provided to you based on your browsing history. Targeting Cookies are also used to analyze and monitor overall website behavior and traffic.

How long are Cookies stored on a computer or device?

  • Persistent Cookies: Persistent Cookies do not expire after you close your browser. They remember your information and settings for future visits to our website. For example, your language preference.
  • Session Cookies: Session Cookies expire after you close your browser. They remember your information and settings during your current visit to our website. For example, items in your shopping cart.

Can I turn off cookies?

(i) Necessary, Performance, and Functional Cookies

Website: You can turn off necessary, performance, and functional cookies. However, turning off these cookies may impact our website’s performance and your ability to use some of its features. You can turn off these cookies through your web browser. You can learn how to do so by following these links:

APP: If you have downloaded an mobile app, you can stop all collection of data generated by the use of the app by uninstalling it.

(ii) Targeting Cookies

Online Behavioral Advertising You can choose to turn off targeting Cookies without impacting our website’s function and performance. However, when you turn off targeting Cookies, you may miss certain products or services that may be of interest to you. If you opt out of receiving online behavioral advertising, you will continue to receive advertising, but it will not be based on online behavioral information about you. To learn more about opting out of targeting Cookies, see Our Ads