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Cookies, Pixels, and Other Technologies

Our Services use online technologies called "cookies" and "pixels," as well as local storage technologies. This section explains what these technologies are and how we use them.

Cookies and Other Local Storage

"Cookies" are small pieces of data that are stored on your device, and that can be used to help recognize your browser across different web pages, websites, and browsing sessions. Please refer to your browser’s or device’s help materials to learn what controls you can often use to remove or block cookies (or similar technologies) or other data stored on your computer or device (such as by using the various settings in your browser). If you do this, it may affect your ability to use our Services.

Information in cookies and other information that may identify you or your device is stored on your device or in "local storage." We also use other types of local storage technologies, such as Local Shared Objects (sometimes called "Flash cookies"), in connection with our services. These other local storage technologies may use parts of your device other than your browser, which means you may not be able to control their use using the browser tools and settings you use to control browser cookies. For more information about managing Flash cookies, please see below.

We may use cookies or other local storage technologies in combination with other information we collect in order to enhance and personalize your experience on our Services, including:

  • to help you log on to our Services;
  • to provide a shopping cart on our Services where you can make purchases;
  • to understand how people use our Services;
  • to protect against fraud; and
  • to deliver, understand and improve our marketing efforts.

Pixels

Pixels are small pieces of code on webpages that do things like allow another server to measure viewing of a webpage and often are used in connection with cookies.

How to control cookies or other technologies

Follow the instructions provided by your website or mobile browser (usually located within the "Help", "Tools" or "Edit" facility) to modify your cookie settings. Please note that if you set your browser to disable cookies or other technologies, you may not be able to access certain parts of the Services and other parts of our Services may not work properly.

To learn more about the choices that marketers provide generally for individuals to influence how information about their online activities over time and across third-party Web sites or online services is collected and used, visit the Network Advertising Initiative at http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp, the Digital Advertising Alliance at http://www.aboutads.info/, or the European Digital Advertising Alliance at http://youronlinechoices.eu/.

For information on managing Flash cookies, please visit the Adobe Flash Player website. Your browser’s privacy controls may enable you to manage other types of local storage.