Cookies and Tracking-Mechanisms

We and our service providers use cookies, tracking pixels and other tracking mechanisms, to track information about your use of our Site and the services available through our Site. We or our service providers may combine this information with other information we have received about you.


A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on a computer’s hard disk so that it can remember the user. A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the ‘lifetime’ of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our Site and to improve our Site, products and services. We predominantly use cookies for the following purposes:

Clear GIFs, pixel tags and other technologies.

Clear GIFs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, which are embedded invisibly on web pages. We or our service providers may use clear GIFs (also known as web beacons, web bugs or pixel tags) in connection with our Site to track the activities of visitors to our Site, help us manage content, and compile statistics about usage of our Site. We or our service providers may also use clear GIFs in HTML e-mails to our users, to help us track e-mail response rates, identify when our e-mails are viewed, and track whether our e-mails are forwarded.

Third-Party Analytics.

We use automated devices and applications to evaluate usage of our Site and services. We use these tools to help us improve our services, performance and user experiences. These devices and applications may use cookies and other tracking technologies to perform their services.

Please see our Cookie Policy for additional information about our use of cookies, your ability to accept/decline cookies, and related information.