COOKIES and privacy:

Cookies and Privacy |

In order to run a successful website, we and certain third parties may set cookies for accessing and storing information on your device for various purposes. Various third parties may also collect data to show you personalized content and ads. Some third parties require your consent to collect data to serve you personalized content and ads. Please click ShareThis, whose GDPR Compliance Tool manages this site’s cookies/privacy, for more information.

  • We may allow third-party companies, including ad networks, to serve advertisements, providing other advertising services and/or collect certain information when you visit our website.  Third-party companies may use pseudonymised personal data (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visit to this website in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of interest to you.   To learn more about Interest-Based Advertising or to opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit or

  • Some third-party companies may also use non-cookie technologies, such as statistical IDs. Please keep in mind that your web browser may not permit you to block the use of these non-cookie technologies, and those browser settings that block cookies may have no effect on such techniques.  If the third-party company uses the non-cookie technologies for interest-based advertising, you can opt out at  Please note the industry opt out only applies to use for interest-based advertising and may not apply to use for analytics or attribution.

  • The advertising technology industry has created standards to ensure that consumers can see how their data is being collected and choose what they share.  We are members of the two industry organizations that protects consumer privacy – the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) and the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA).  We are committed to adherence with their privacy standards.  You can learn more by visiting or

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