What are cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser. This information can be your choice of language for a website. When you visit the website again later, this cookie is returned to the site in question. In this way, the website recognizes your browser and can, for example, retain your choice of language.
Cookies usually also have an expiration date. For example, some cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser these are “session cookies”), while others stay longer on your computer, sometimes even until you delete them manually (these are “persistent cookies”).
We use both session and persistent cookies on the Services and we use the following types of cookies. To learn how you can control information collected about you using cookies and other technologies, go here
A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you close your browser. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser’s directions.Cookie settings
: To find out how to see what cookies have been set on your computer or device, and how to reject and delete the cookies, please visit: https://www.aboutcookies.org/
. Each web browser is different. For information on reviewing or deleting cookies from specific browsers, click on the appropriate browser: Firefox
, Firefox IOS
, Firefox Android
, Safari Mobile
, Internet Explorer
, Microsoft Edge
. To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.
If you reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent, some features of the website may not function properly.
If you choose to opt out, an "opt-out cookie" will be placed on your computer. The "opt-out cookie" is browser specific and device specific and only lasts until cookies are cleared from your browser or device. The opt-out cookie will not work for some cookies that are important to how our websites and mobile apps work ("essential cookies"). If the cookie is removed or deleted, if you upgrade your browser or if you visit us from a different computer, you will need to return and update your preferences.Google Analytics
: You can control the information provided to Google and opt out of certain ads provided by Google by using any of the methods set forth here
or using the Google Analytics opt out browser add-on here
: To opt out of targeted advertising by Google, you can go to Google’s ad settings
You may also install the DoubleClick opt-out add-on
. Once installed, even if you clear all your cookies and restart your browser, it will prevent the DoubleClick cookie from being saved to your browserFacebook Pixel
: You can control your Facebook ad preferences here
. You can also use a browser add-on tool called “Disconnect Facebook pixel and FB tracking” available for Chrome
or “Disconnect for Facebook” for Firefox
.Behavioral or Interest-Based Advertising Generally
: Some mobile devices provide options to opt out of behavioral advertising, such as the “Limit Ad Tracking” setting on iOS devices or setting to “Opt out of Interest-Based Ads” on Android devices. You can opt out of certain behavioral advertisements by clicking on the “Ad Choices” icon or visiting www.optout.aboutads.info
. To learn more about the use of your information for behavioral advertising, visit the Network Advertising Initiative, (http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp
) or the Digital Advertising Alliance (http://www.aboutads.com/info/choices/
Please note that these actions will not opt you out of being served advertising. You will continue to receive generic ads.