What are cookies?
Cookies are a small piece of text created by websites and stored on your computer. They play an important role in the experience and functionality of a website. They can help make a website easier to use, gather statistics, enable transactions, provide security, and much more.
There are three basic types of cookies:
- Session cookies are temporary cookies that are erased when you close your browser or remain inactive for a short period of time. These types of cookies are common on banking and transactional websites.
- Persistent cookies remain on your device for a longer period of time. These cookies can be used to remember things about your visit. For example: your last visit, your preferences or your favorite content.
- Retargeting cookies (also called "pixels") also remain on your device for a longer period of time. These cookies are used to send information or advertisements to you in the future.
The following describes the cookies we use:
|This stores your preference for enabling or disabling non‐essential cookies.|
|Gathering website statistics using Google Analytics||
Google Analytics cookies gather information on the number of visits, pages viewed, the duration of time spent on pages, and other site statistics.
You can disable all Google Analytics on your web browser using the Google Analytics Opt‐Out Browser Add‐on .
|Gathering website statistics using Web Trends||
|Web Trends cookies gather information on the number of visits, pages viewed, the duration of time spent on pages, and other site statistics.|
|Facebook Tracking Pixel||
|A Facebook pixel is code that you place on your website. It helps you track conversions from Facebook ads, optimize ads based on collected data, build targeted audiences for future ads, and remarket to qualified leads—people who have already taken some kind of action on your website.|
|System||ASP.NET_SessionId||This cookie is used by the system to maintain a connection to the website while you browse its content.|
|Visitor Segmentation||visitor_type||Used to customize the appearance of the site depending on the type of user.|
|Cookie Notification||cookie_notification||Used to suppress display of cookie notification when the notification has been dismissed.|
|Session Persistence||NSC_*||Used to persist user session across multiple servers.|
You can disable non‐essential cookies on our website. This will also delete existing cookies.
Note that Cookie Banner, Cookie Preferences, and other essential system cookies shall remain.