1. What is a cookie? Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer or mobile device (such as a smartphone or tablet) when you visit our website. A cookie usually stores the name of the website from which the cookie came, the lifespan of the cookie (i.e. how long it stays on your device) and a unique identifier - usually a randomly generated number.
b. Social Media Plug-in Cookies We use buttons that let you share our pages on social networking websites. These buttons may place a third party cookie on your device, which could gather usage information. Our website uses the following social media cookies: Who is placing the cookie ?: YouTube Type: Persistent cookie Description/purpose: YouTube Social Media Button: Cookies are used to facilitate sharing of our content on YouTube Who is placing the cookie ?: Facebook Type: Persistent cookie Description/purpose: Facebook Social Media Button: Cookies are used to facilitate sharing of our content on Facebook. Who is placing the cookie ?: Twitter Type: Persistent cookie Description/purpose: Twitter Social Media Button: Cookies are used to facilitate sharing of our content on Twitter. To opt out of being tracked by the Facebook Social Media Button and Twitter Social Media Button on all the websites you visit, go to the General Account Settings of your Facebook and Twitter accounts, then click the opt-out link.
c. Analytics Cookies Our website may also use Google Analytics cookies. These cookies collect information about how you interact with our website. For example, they keep track of which webpages are visited most, IP (Internet protocol) addresses, types of browser, internet service providers (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating systems, date/time stamps, and clickstream data. We use this information to analyze usage trends, to administer our service, to track how users move around our website and to gather general demographic information about who uses our website. Our website uses the following analytical cookies: Who is placing the cookie ?: Google Type: Persistent and session cookies Description/purpose: Google Analytics: Google Analytics cookies work together to give us information about how people use our website. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics cookies on all the websites you visit, go to http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
e. Flash cookies We also use Flash Cookies (also known as Local Stored Objects) and similar technologies to personalize and enhance your online experience. You can learn how to manage Flash Cookies by visiting the following website: http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager06.html Please note that rejecting Flash Cookies means that our website may not work properly, and therefore you will not be able to take full advantage of our services.
4. How long are cookies stored? Cookies will have a maximum retention period after they are first stored on your computer, as required by applicable law.
5. How to control cookies on our Digital Media? Except for cookies which qualify as essential, the cookies described above will be installed on your computer only if you continue browsing after you’ve read and agreed to the banner which appears on our home page. Flash cookies to enhance your web-browsing experience You can also control how you interact with cookies in your web browser’s preferences. Read your browser's ‘Help’ section to find out how to do this. Please note that if you turn off or disable cookies, you may not be able to log in to your account, view content or use other features on our website. You may also find that parts of our website either do not work at all or behave unexpectedly. If you use different devices to view and access our services, such as a smartphone or tablet, as well as your computer, you will need to ensure that each browser on each device is adjusted to suit your cookie preferences.
6. How to contact us If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about our cookies policy please contact firstname.lastname@example.org Last Updated: May 2016