Cookies and Pixel Tags
A "cookie" is a small data file which is downloaded and stored by your browser on your computer or mobile device. Your browser accesses the cookie file only when you visit the website that generated it. The information stored in a cookie can only be accessed by the website that generated it. In addition, a cookie is limited to communicating only the information that a User has disclosed to the specific cookie.
Like cookies, the use of pixel tags is standard internet practice, most websites use them. A pixel tag can collect information such as the IP (Internet Protocol) address of the computer that downloaded the page on which the tag appears; the URL (Uniform Resource Locator) of the page on which the pixel tag appears; the time the page containing the pixel tag was viewed; the type of browser that fetched the pixel tag; and the identification number of any cookie on the computer previously placed by that server.
When corresponding with you via HTML capable email, we may use behaviour tracking technology. This allows pixel tags to let us know whether you received and opened our email.
We may use pixel tags through a third-party service provider to serve advertisements on our behalf across the Internet. They may collect anonymous (other than the IP address of your computer) information about your visits to our website, and your interaction with our products and services.
We may use pixel tags to customize our Sites based upon purchases a visitor has made; to track (in the aggregate and not in terms of individual website visitors) the number of visitors to the Sites; the paths to the Sites; purchases and activity on the Sites; and to tailor advertisements which appear on other websites a User may visit to a User’s web preferences and usage patterns.
Types of Cookies
Our Sites use the following types of cookies:
REQUIRED COOKIES: These cookies are required to enable core site functionality.
FUNCTIONAL COOKIES: These cookies allow us to analyze site usage so we can measure and improve performance.
ADVERTISING COOKIES: These cookies are used by advertising companies to serve ads that are relevant to your interests.
How to Manage, Turn Off and Delete Cookies
All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. You can usually find these settings in the “Options” or “Preferences” menu of your browser. To understand these settings, you may find the links below helpful.
Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
Cookie settings in Firefox
Cookie settings in Chrome
Cookie settings in Safari web and iOS.
Alternatively, consult the “Help” option in your browser or check out “How to turn off cookies”.
Most web browsers also allow you to easily delete cookies by activating certain settings within the browser. The settings in your browser also allow you to prevent cookies from being stored on your computer or mobile device without your explicit consent.
This Policy was last updated on 1 March 2017.