Last Updated: May 16, 2023
**1. What are Cookies?**
Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the website or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the website more useful to you. Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies.
When you use and access our website, we may place a number of cookie files in your web browser. We use both session and persistent cookies for the following purposes:
**2.1 Essential Cookies**
We may use essential cookies to authenticate users, prevent fraudulent use of user accounts, or offer website features.
**2.2 Analytical/performance cookies**
They allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works.
**2.3 Functionality Cookies**
These are used to recognize you when you return to our website and enabling us to personalize our content for you and remember your preferences.
**3. Third-party Cookies**
In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-party cookies to report usage statistics of the website and deliver advertisements on and through the website.
**4. Your Choices Regarding Cookies**
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