Cookie Policy

Our Site uses information gathering technologies, such as cookies and similar technologies, to collect information as you navigate the Site.

Cookies are small pieces of code or text files that help us collect certain information about your equipment, your browsing activities, and other details about your visit to the Site. Cookies help visitors navigate our Site more efficiently and perform certain functions on our Site. We may also use cookies to improve our Site and to deliver a better and more personalized service.

In this Cookie Policy, where we use the word “cookie”, it can mean other technologies such as pixels or tags that collect information when you use our Site. For more information about cookies, please visit All About Cookies at https://www.allaboutcookies.org/.

Types of Cookies.  Cookies may be session cookies, which are temporary cookies that expire or are erased when you close your browser. Cookies may also be persistent cookies that have an expiration date and therefore stay in your browser until they expire or you delete them.

We may use first party cookies on our Site, which are cookies placed by us to collect information about you or to personalize your experience on the Site.

Other cookies available on our Site are placed by third parties. Those third parties will receive the information collected by third party cookies. We do not control these third parties or how they use information. Please refer to the relevant third party’s privacy policy or cookie policy for more information about how they may use that information.

Cookies Used.   The following describes the cookies we may use on various portions of this Site and the purpose for which they are used. You can configure your browser settings to limit or exclude these cookies as described below.

Cookie

Cookie Expiration

Cookie Description 

_gat
_ga
1 minute
2 years
These cookies are performance cookies that are used to throttle request rates on our Site and distinguish visitors. These cookies do not collect information that specifically identifies a visitor.
For more information, please visit
www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners.
If you wish to disable Google Analytics on your browser please visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
_gcl_au
90 days
This cookie provided by Google Adsense measures advertisement efficiency and is used by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services.
For more information, please visit https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites.
MR
MR2
7 days
These are cookies provided by Microsoft Inc.’s Bing search engine and are used to measure the use of the Site for our internal analytics purposes.
For more information, see https://about.ads.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/policies/microsoft-advertising-click-measurement-description-of-methodology
https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/privacystatement#maincookiessimilartechnologiesmodule
MUID
1 year
This is a cookie provided by Microsoft Inc.’s Bing search engine and uses a unique user ID which we understand has the ability to target advertisements. We do not use the cookie for these purposes. For more information, see the links provided directly above for information.
_uetsid
30 minutes
This is a cookie provided by Microsoft Bing Ads that we understands monitors behavior from multiple sites and how often they see an advertisement, but we do not monitor behavior of any Site visitors in this manner.  For more information, see the links provided directly above for information.
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__na_u_200000005
Session
20 months
These are cookies set by MarketVantage, which we understand has the ability to target advertisements.  We do not use these cookies for these purposes.
__na_c
Session
This cookie, provided by NetApplications.com, uses first-party cookies to count and analyze the traffic for the Site.
For more information, visit http://www.netapplications.com/about/.
Same53535
30 minutes
This cookie is provided by Thomas.net Webtrax to allow visitors to find our Site from other websites.
For more information, visit https://business.thomasnet.com/webtrax/.

Cookie Settings. You can configure your browser settings to limit or exclude the use of these and other cookies, or to delete these and other cookies that have already been placed on your computer.

However if you disable or delete certain cookies in your browser settings, you might not be able to access or use important functions or features of this Site. Cookie settings vary from one browser to another, so you may need to consult instructions for the particular third party provider of your browser for instructions. The links below provide you with information on how to manage and disable cookies on popular browsers:

Google Chrome

Microsoft Edge

Mozilla Firefox

Microsoft Internet Explorer

Safari

Cookies in Emails.  We may place cookies or similar technologies in emails that we send to you to assist us in determining if an email recipient has opened an email or to understand how a recipient has interacted with the email, such as clicking on a link. If you do not want to accept cookies in emails, you can close the email before downloading any images or clicking on any links. You can also set your browser to restrict cookies or to reject them. In some cases, depending on your email or browser cookie settings, cookies in emails may be automatically accepted. Please refer to your browser settings for more information.