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How to manage cookies on our site
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We use a variety of types of cookies for the following purposes:
Strictly Necessary Cookies: These are cookies without which you would not be able to use this Site. For example, Strictly Necessary Cookies authenticate users and allow us to offer secure features like account registration.
Performance Cookies: We use these cookies to count visits and traffic sources, to measure and improve Site performance. These cookies help us improve the way our site works, for example, by ensuring that users are able to navigate the site easily and find what they are looking for.
Functional Cookies: These cookies allow the Site to remember you when you return to our site. They enable us to remember your username, your preferences and to customize your experience. The aim of these cookies is to provide you with a more personal experience so that you don't have to reset your preferences each time you visit our site.
Targeting Cookies: Targeting cookies help us manage and display our advertisements, based on your activity on the Site and other sites; this is known as interest-based advertising. Targeting cookies mainly rely on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. We use this information to make our site and the advertising you see more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose. We may also work with advertising networks that gather information about the content on websites and apps you visit, your interests, demographic information about you and information on other websites and services you visit. For more information about how to turn this feature off visit the Digital Advertising Alliance (opt out information for website tracking here; opt out information for mobile app tracking here).
Social Media Cookies: We work with Social Networks and other third parties to make social sharing easier for you, help us better understand both our audience for the Site and the effectiveness of our social media outreach and to help serve our ads. These are third-party cookies. Your choices with respect to such cookies are determined by the social media platforms on which you have accounts. Even if you have disabled certain cookies, our ads may still be displayed to you through these channels. Please visit your Social Network preferences to understand more about these ads.