A cookie is a small piece of data that a website store on your device when you visit, typically containing information about the website itself, a unique identifier that allows the site to recognize your web browser when you return, additional data that serves the purpose of the cookie, and the lifespan of the cookie itself.
Cookies are used to enable certain features (e.g., logging in), to track site usage (e.g., analytics), to store your user settings (e.g., timezone, notification preferences), and to personalize your content (e.g., advertising, language).
Cookies set by the website you are visiting are normally referred to as "first-party cookies" and typically only track your activity on that particular site. Cookies set by other sites and companies (i.e., third parties) are called "third-party cookies" and can be used to track you on other websites that use the same third-party service.
Essential cookies are crucial to your website's experience, enabling core features like user logins, account management, shopping carts, and payment processing. We use essential cookies to enable certain functions on our website.
Performance cookies are used to track how you use a website during your visit, without collecting personal information about you. Typically, this information is anonymous and aggregated with information tracked across all site users, to help companies understand visitor usage patterns, identify and diagnose problems or errors their users may encounter, and make better strategic decisions in improving their audience's overall website experience. These cookies may be set by the website you're visiting (first-party) or by third-party services. We do not use this type of cookie on our site.
Functionality cookies are used in collecting information about your device and any settings you may configure on the website you're visiting (like language and time zone settings). With this information, websites can provide you with customized, enhanced, or optimized content and services. These cookies may be set by the website you're visiting (first-party) or by third-party service. We do not use this type of cookie on our site.
Targeting/advertising cookies are used in determining what promotional content is more relevant and appropriate to you and your interests. Websites may use them to deliver targeted advertising or to limit the number of times you see an advertisement. It helps companies improve the effectiveness of their campaigns and the quality of content presented to you. These cookies may be set by the website you're visiting (first-party) or by third-party services. Targeting/advertising cookies set by third-parties may be used to track you on other websites that use the same third-party service. We use targeting/advertising cookies on our site.
Third-party vendors, including Google, may set cookies in order to deliver the services they are providing. Google cookies enable it and its partners to serve ads to you based on your previous visit(s) to our and/or other websites on the Internet. Third-party companies and individuals also can provide additional services, for example, analytics and additional content. We grant these third parties access to selected information to perform specific tasks on our behalf. Third-party cookies can be used to track you on other websites that use the same third-party service.
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