Cookies Policy

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files stored on your web browser to distinguish among users of this website. Cookies can, among other functions, enable a website to recognize a device each time it visits, remember user preferences and recommend content. Cookies themselves do not identify the individual user, but rather the computer used. However, some cookies may contain personal information such as user identification numbers.

Occasionally a “persistent cookie” may be stored on your computer’s hard drive. A persistent cookie allows the website to recognize you when you visit again and tailors the information presented to you based on your needs and interests.

 

What Cookies do we use?

To better serve you, we may use “session cookies” to enhance or customize your visit to the website. Session cookies are erased during operation of your browser or when your browser is closed. For certain online services, we also use cookies and similar technologies to enable one-click login to the student/faculty campus, for analytics, fraud detection and advertising. We and our service providers and third-party advertisement servers may use cookies and similar technologies to collect information about your usage of our website and online services and across different websites. In special cases pixel tags may be used to help customize content to your interests based upon your browsing history.

 

What are third-party cookies?

Third parties, including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services that provide web traffic analysis services, also use cookies. These cookies are placed by the relevant third party and we have no control over these cookies other than allowing them to be serviced.

 

Can I refuse or opt out of cookies?

Most browsers automatically accept cookies. The software and hardware you use to access this website allows you to refuse new cookies or delete existing cookies. However, refusing or deleting these cookies may limit your ability to take advantage of some of the features of this website.

For information on how to opt out of mobile browser tracking, visit the Network Advertising Initiative http://www.networkadvertising.org/mobile-choice. For information about opting out, visit the Digital Advertising Alliance http://optout.aboutads.info/#/.