Cookies are pieces of information that a websites transfers to an individual’s hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Cookies make web-surfing easier for you by saving your preferences while you’re at the Site.

The use of cookies is an industry standard — you’ll find them at most websites. For example, we may use cookies on our websites to verify the visitor’s login status. They are not used to store personal information, or to retain historical or transactional visitor data.

By showing how and when visitors use the Site, cookies help us see which areas are popular and which are not. Information such as the total number of visitors and pages viewed is most easily tracked with cookies. We may use the information from cookies to make improvements and updates to our websites and to tailor our services to our visitors’, list members’ and survey participants’ needs.

You always have the option of disabling cookies using your browser preferences. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, please be aware that some features of our websites will not function properly or may be slower if you refuse cookies.