What are cookies?
Cookies are text files that a website may place on a user’s device when they first visit the site. These files help the website recognize the user’s device on subsequent visits, allowing the website to provide a personalized experience. We use the term “cookies” to refer to all files that collect information in this way.
Cookies serve many functions, such as analyzing website performance, remembering user preferences, and recommending relevant content.
What types of cookies do we use?
We use four types of cookies:
- Essential cookies: These cookies are necessary for website functionality. For example, they allow registered users to access their account pages.
- Functionality cookies: These cookies remember user preferences, such as usernames and saved searches.
- Performance cookies: These cookies help us analyze how users interact with the website and monitor performance.
- Behaviorally targeted advertising cookies: These cookies help us and our advertisers serve relevant ads to users based on their browsing behavior.
We also allow third-party cookies to help with market research, revenue tracking, and compliance monitoring.
Can users block cookies?
Users can manage cookies through the “How to Manage Cookies” page. However, disabling cookies may cause certain parts of the website to not work properly.