"Cookies" are files that would be placed in your computer system’s or device’s hard drive and browser and are intended to improve your experience of use of the Company Systems, by enabling us to track your usage of the Company Systems and preference, a history of the pages you view, time and date, advertisements and links that you visit and other user information. You may decline these cookies by changing your settings, if permitted. However, do note that doing so may impact certain features of the Company Systems. A persistent cookie remains after you close your browser and may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the Company Systems. Persistent cookies can be removed using tools available in some browsers. Please review your web browser "Help" file to learn the best way to modify your cookie settings.
"Web Beacons / Gifs" is employed by our third-party advertising partner, that help us manage content on our Computer Systems better by informing us what content is effective. Clear gifs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to Cookies, and are used to track the online movements of Web users. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on a User's computer hard drive, clear gifs are embedded invisibly on web pages and are about the size of the period at the end of this sentence. We sometimes tie in the information gathered by clear gifs to our customers" personal information to send mailers.
"Flash LSOs" are local shared objects, used by us, to store your preferences such as volume control or display content based upon what you view on our Computer Systems, so that we can personalize your visit. Third Parties, with whom we partner to provide certain features on our Computer Systems or to display advertising based upon your web browsing activity, use flash cookies to collect and store information. Flash cookies are different from browser cookies because of the amount of/type of data stored. Cookie management tools provided by your browser will not remove flash cookies. To learn how to manage privacy and storage settings for flash cookies click here: http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager.html
"Google AdSense/Adwords", we use Google Adwords only to publish ads on Company Systems. When you view or click on an ad, a cookie will be set to help better provide advertisements that may be of interest to you on the Computer Systems and other web sites. You may opt-out of the use of this cookie by visiting Google's Advertising and Privacy page: http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html