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This page explains how uses cookies to recognize you when you visit the site. It explains what cookies are and how websites use them, plus examines your rights to control the use of them or to choose to leave the site if you do not want cookies to be used.

What Are Cookies?

Cookies are small data files which get placed on your laptop, PC, tablet, or mobile phone when you visit a website page. They are used all over the internet to track visitors, tell the owners what pages have been visited, store what the visitor has done on the site, track returning visitors, and sometimes to tell another website where that visitor has come from.

You can see that much of this activity is designed to be able to show a returning visitor more of what might be most interesting to them, but of course much of the use of cookies is for advertising or selling purposes.

Why Might You Be Worried About Cookies?

Most people are not worried about cookies at all. Their use is widespread throughout the internet. But if you do not want to be shown ads that websites believe you might want to see, then go ahead and disable cookies.

In general, any fears about cookies are limited to privacy concerns. A cookie can recognize your internet IP and location, and some people do not want this information to be known.

What Types of Cookies Does Use?

There are two main types of cookies used.

First-party cookies are set by These are exclusively for reporting purposes and to track returning visitors.

Third-party cookies are set by third-party features or functionality provided on or through the website (e.g., advertising, interactive content, and analytics). The parties that set these third-party cookies can recognize your computer both when it visits the website in question and sometimes when it visits certain other websites.

How Can I Control Cookies?

It is your right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies.

The best way to do this is to configure your web browser controls to accept or refuse cookies. Your web browser, for example, may be Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, or a number of others.

If you do choose to reject cookies, you should still be able to access most content on the site although there may be some limitations.

The following links explain how to access cookie settings in various browsers:

Cookie settings in Firefox
Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
Cookie settings in Google Chrome
Cookie settings in Safari (OS X)
Cookie settings in Safari (iOS)
Cookie settings in Android

Where Can I Get Further Information on Cookies?

If you have any questions about our use of cookies or other technologies, please email us at support(at)

Updated April 28, 2021