WHAT ARE COOKIES?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences over a period of time. Cookies, as explained in the next section, can have various purposes and uses. There are also other technologies that operate similar to cookies, like web beacons, Local Shared Objects (flash cookies), and web bugs.
- Interest-Based Advertising. We also allow third parties—for example, Google Adsense—to collect information about your online activities through cookies and other technologies. These third-party advertising networks collect information about your interests when you view or interact with one of the advertisements they place on many different websites on the Internet. The information gathered by these third parties is used to make predictions about your characteristics, interests, or preferences and to display advertisements on our Site and across the Internet tailored to your apparent interests. We do not have access to or control over the cookies or other technologies these third parties may use to collect information about your interests, and the information practices of these third parties are not covered by this Policy. Some of these companies are members of the Network Advertising Initiative, which offers a single location to opt out of ad targeting from member companies. To learn more, please visit the NAI website here.
HOW TO CONTROL COOKIES