Cookies are small data files that are sent to your device when you visit a website and that store information about your use of a service. Web beacons (also known as transparent GIFs, web beacons, or pixels) are small pieces of code or tiny images embedded in websites and emails that help us know how you interact with our site and emails.
When you visit "The Site", our web server sends a cookie to your device, which allows us to recognize your device (but not the specific person using it).
By associating cookie identification numbers with other information about your account when, for example, you log into our services, we know that the cookie information relates to your user account.
Likewise, web beacons on all of the aforementioned sites and in email communications help us identify how your device is used to interact with content on all of the aforementioned sites. Some of the beacons and cookies used by our services are served by us, and some are served by trusted partners who provide services on our behalf.
Cookies also help keep "The Site" secure by facilitating security features and allowing us to detect any activity that may violate our rules and conditions of use. These cookies help protect your account from access by anyone other than you, alert you and us when your account is accessed, and provide features that allow us to deactivate any active session you have (for example, when you log in to your account). disconnect or change your password).
Some cookies help us provide localized experiences - for example, by ensuring that dates and time stamps are displayed in your time zone.