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Our site uses the following types of cookies:
- Analytical Cookies: these cookies enable our site to count the number of visitors to the site and to determine how users (such as you) are using our site. This information helps us to improve our site, thus allowing us to create a better user experience for our visitors.
- Essential Cookies: these cookies are essential for the operation of our site. Essential cookies contain information that allows users to login to secure accounts, perform any payment related services, and allows us to know when you started and ended a secure session.
- Function Cookies: these cookies allow our site to recognize you when you return to our website. Function cookies enable the site to personalize content for you such as remembering your geographic region.
- Targeting cookies: these cookies log your visit to our site, make note of the pages you have visited, and any links you may have followed. Our site does not set first party targeting cookies, however, it is possible that the third-party cookies that are set through our site are targeting cookies.
First Party/Winnow Cookies
The site sets some cookies that are required for the site to operate properly. These cookies do not capture any personal identification information. Information collected by these cookies includes:
- Visitor Identification: this cookie does not track any personal identification about the user, rather, it is simply assigns a numeric value to the user that allows the site to provide a consistent and easy to navigate experience while the user is browsing the site;
- Session Identification: this cookie allows us to identify your website session; and
- Page: this cookie identifies the page you are on while browsing our site.
Our site may set several third-party cookies. We do not control the operation of these cookies nor the information that may be collected by them. You will need to review the individual privacy policies of these third parties to determine what information they collect and how that information is used. Third-party cookies that may be set on our site include:
- Facebook, Amazon, and Google: Facebook, Amazon, and Google are authentication providers. When users login to their secure accounts on our site, we use these three providers to authenticate the user’s access. Please find their respective privacy policies here:
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