Cookie and Advertising Policy

Cookie and Advertising Policy

We use cookie and other tracking tools on our website and digital platforms. This policy describes how and why we use those tools. This policy also describes your choices.

Why We Use Tracking Tools
We use cookies and tracking tools for the following reasons:

  • To improve your experience on our sites and platforms.
  • To understand how visitors use our site. This includes looking at pages they access and content they open.
  • To serve you with customized content.

Choices
You have choices about our some of our tracking tools. This includes tools we use to customize advertising content to you. To opt out of behavioral advertising, click here. The choices you select are browser and device specific.

Some browsers can also be set to reject cookies. To control flash cookies, you will need to go here.

Our Do Not Track Policy
Some browsers have a “do not track” feature. It lets you tell websites you visit that you do not want them to track your online activity. These features are not yet uniform across browsers. Our sites are thus not currently set up to respond to these signals.

We use the following tracking tools

  • AddThis: AddThis is a social media bookmarking tool that lets us share our content on social media pages. Oracle, the owner of AddThis, states that browser settings or the link in the Choices section will opt you out of AddThis tools.
  • Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to understand how you use our website. This includes looking at where a visitor comes from and where they go when they leave our site. Google provides an opt-out for this tool here
  • Piwik: We use analytics from Piwik to understand how visitors use our digital platforms. Piwik states that users can opt out of their tracking tools by following the link in the Choices section.