Last modified: 10 September 2022
What are Cookies, Pixels and Local Storage?
Pixel tags (also known as web beacons or pixels) are small blocks of code on a web page or in an email notification. Pixels allow companies to collect information such as an individual's IP address, when the individual viewed the pixel and the type of browser used. We use pixel tags to understand whether you've interacted with content on our Platform, which helps us measure and improve our Platform and personalize your experience.
Local storage allows a website to store information locally on your computer or mobile device. Local storage is mainly used to store and retrieve data in HTML pages from the same domain. We use local storage to customize what we show you based on your past interactions with our Platform.
It is important to understand that cookies (and the technologies listed above) collect personal information as well as non-identifiable information.
Functionality Cookies: These cookies are used to enable certain additional functionality on our Site, such as storing your preferences (e.g. username) and assisting us in providing support or payment services to you so we know your browser or operating system. This functionality improves user experience and enables us to provide better Services and a more efficient Platform.
Performance and Analytics Cookies: These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our Site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors navigate the Site. Performance cookies are used to help us with our analytics, including to compile statistics and analytics about your use of and interaction with the Site, including details about how and where our Site are accessed, how often you visit or use the Site, the date and time of your visits, your actions on the Site, and other similar traffic, usage, and trend data.
You can learn more about cookies by visiting https://www.allaboutcookies.org/, which includes additional useful information on cookies and how to block cookies using different types of browsers.
If you'd like to remove or disable cookies via your browser, please refer to your browser's configuration documentation. Please note, however, that by blocking or deleting all cookies used on the Site, you may not be able to take full advantage of the Site and you may not be able to properly log on to the Site.