LAST UPDATED: 2022/08/09
We want to make it easier for you to understand, and control the use of,
cookies and similar technologies ("cookies") that we may use on our websites
("Sites") to store or access information from your computers or other devices.
Types of Cookies
Three types of cookies may be used during your visits to the Sites:
Strictly Necessary - these cookies are strictly
necessary to enable services or provide information that you requested on
the Sites and allow you to move around the Sites by using essential
features; examples include cookies that are required to facilitate Live Chat
functionality or are otherwise necessary to improve security or prevent
fraud. If you disable these cookies, we will not be able to fulfil your
Functional and Performance - these cookies remember
your choices to improve your experience on our Sites, and also enhance our
services on the Sites by providing us with analytical information about how
you interact with our Sites. The information collected is used to make your
use of our Sites more efficient and help us compile aggregate, anonymous,
statistical information about the effectiveness of our Sites' operations or
promotional campaigns. Examples include when we use a cookie to remember the
country or language preferences you selected on our web site. We may also
include similar technologies (such as web beacons) in promotional email
messages that you have requested so we can track whether messages have been
opened and acted upon. If you disable or opt-out of these cookies or other
technologies, it may prevent you from using certain parts of the Sites, and
it may reduce the support or information that we can provide you.
Marketing - these cookies may enable us to collect
information about your browsing in order to specifically tailor relevant
marketing according to how you use our Sites. We may share this information
with third parties to help create and deliver advertising personalized to
you and your interests. If you disable or opt-out of these cookies, it may
prevent you from using certain parts of the Sites and it may prevent us from
offering you some of our services.
Cookies Placed by
You may also encounter cookies on our Sites that are placed by third
parties and that we do not control. We may also allow third parties (such as
Google) to place cookies on our Sites to track information about your online
activities on our Sites and/or across third-party sites or online services,
including to send you ads based on that information (“Interest-based
advertising”), which may include the remarketing of our products and services
that you have viewed on our Sites or on third party websites.
This notice of our practices does not apply to the cookies, applications,
technologies or sites that are owned by and/or operated by third parties (such
as third party advertisers or third party ad servers), or to such third parties’
practices, even if they use or access our technology to store or collect
information (e.g., the association of third party cookies with you when you
policy, permissions and notices should be reviewed regarding its collection,
storage and sharing practices. We do, however, work with third parties to
endeavour to have you provided with information about their practices as may
relate to our Sites and regarding opportunities they may offer you to exercise
choice. As a resource for you, we endeavour to list third party cookies and
opt-out instructions related to our Sites here.
Some browsers may have settings that enable “Do Not Track” signals.
Different browsers may have this signal on or off as the default setting and
there is no standard yet as to what websites should do in response. Accordingly,
we currently do not look for, or respond to, “Do Not Track” signals. However, we
may do so in the future depending on how standards evolve.
Your Choice and
Controlling and Opting-Out of Cookies on the Sites
You can modify your browser settings to control whether your computer or
other device accepts or declines cookies. If you choose to decline cookies, as
noted above, you may not be able to use certain interactive features of our
Sites. You can always go back and delete cookies from your browser; however,
that means that any settings or preferences controlled by those cookies will
also be deleted and you may need to recreate them. Not all tracking technologies
are, however, browser-based. For instance, there are so-called “flash cookies”
(or locally stored objects); for information on such technology and your choices
regarding its use, please see the link below: http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager.html.
We and third parties may associate marketing cookies with your device when
you visit our Sites so that we can send you ads on third-party sites or servers.
Third-party ad serving may enable targeted advertisements to you for products
and services in which you might be interested, including interest-based ads.
You may refer to the below links for information on how third party cookies
are used and how to opt out from them. See section (1) for privacy policies and
section (2) for instructions on opting out.
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