COOKIES and privacy:

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  • This site may allow third-party companies, including ad networks, to serve advertisements, providing other advertising services and/or collect certain information when one visits this 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 one’s visit to this website in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of interest to visitors. To learn more about Interest-Based Advertising or to opt-out of this type of advertising, one can visit or

  • Some third-party companies may also use non-cookie technologies, such as statistical IDs. Web browsers may not permit one to block the use of these non-cookie technologies, and those browser settings that block cookies may have no effect on such techniques.  If a third-party company uses the non-cookie technologies for interest-based advertising, one 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.  Two industry organizations protect consumer privacy – the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) and the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA).  One can learn more by visiting or

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