What are cookies and similar technologies?
Cookies are text files that websites and apps store and access on a visitor’s device to uniquely identify the visitor browser or to store information or settings on the visitor’s browser or device to allow us to distinguish you from other users of our Services for the purpose of helping you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, enabling functionality and helping us understand activity and patterns.
We use both persistent cookies and session cookies. Persistent cookies stay on your device for a set period of time or until you delete them, while session cookies are deleted once you close your web browser. We use persistent cookies, for example, to record your choice of language and country location. The cookies placed through your use of our Services are either set by us (first-party cookies) or by a third party at our request (third-party cookies).
What types of cookies and similar technologies do we use?
We use the following categories of cookies:
Essential. We use essential cookies to help make our Services usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the Services. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but then some parts of the Services will not work.
Functionality / performance. We use these cookies to enhance the functionality and performance of the Services.
Analytics. We use these cookies to understand how visitors interact with the Services. These cookies help provide information on metrics such as the number of visitors, bounce rate and traffic source.
Depending on where you access the Services from, you may be presented with a cookie banner or other tool to provide permissions prior to non-Essential cookies being set. In this case, we only set these non-Essential cookies with your consent.
You can also limit cookies by:
- Blocking cookies in your browser. Most browsers let you remove or reject cookies, including cookies used for interest-based advertising. To do this, follow the instructions in your browser settings. Many browsers accept cookies by default until you change your settings. For more information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your device and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
- Use the following links to learn more about how to control cookies through your browser: Firefox; Chrome; Microsoft Edge; Safari
Note that because these opt-out mechanisms are specific to the device or browser on which they are exercised, you will need to opt out on every browser and device that you use.
Do Not Track. Some Internet browsers can be configured to send “Do Not Track” signals to the online services that you visit. We currently do not respond to “Do Not Track” or similar signals. To find out more about “Do Not Track,” please visit http://www.allaboutdnt.com.
We may use and disclose Protected Health Information as permitted under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, as amended by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act of 2009, and including the Omnibus regulations promulgating Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information and Security Standards for the Protection of Electronic Protected Health Information promulgated thereto (collectively, “HIPAA”).