What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small data file stored on your computer, mobile phone, tablet or similar device (a “device”) to identify you as a previous visitor to the Services which may help us to personalize your experience when you arrive or to do other important things (such as keep our network secure). These cookies are invisible to you, and any portion of our Services may contain them.
What is a web beacon?
A web beacon is a small piece of data embedded with images on pages of the Services or in emails, which allow us to collect information such as the number of users that have visited a web page or opened an email. We use web beacons to measure the effectiveness of our content and campaigns and how visitors use our Services. This allows us to learn what pages are most attractive to our visitors, which parts of our Services are the most interesting and what kind of offers our visitors like to see.
Cookies and similar other technologies
What are the different types of cookies?
Persistent vs. session cookies
Session cookies. These are only stored for the duration of your visit to our website and are deleted from your device when you close your browser.
Persistent cookies. These are saved on your device for a fixed period of time after the browser has closed. They may continue to be used where we or a third party need to identify you for a subsequent browsing session. The longest fixed time period for any ‘persistent’ cookies may be up to two (2) years.
First and third party cookies
First party cookies. These are set on your device by our website.
Third party cookies.These are cookies that are used within our Services, which are set by organizations other than us. These include cookies from external analytics services which help us to understand the use of our Services.
What categories of cookie and similar technologies do we use?
Depending on the type of account you have (e.g., Adult, Teen, or Child), and whether you are logged-in to that account or not, we may use all or some of the following first and third-party cookies. Our Cookie preference center has the most up-to-date information. Please note that for European users, only necessary cookies are enabled by default:
Necessary Cookies. Necessary cookies enable the core operation of our site and services and cannot be switched off in our systems. They include cookies that we use to help control secure areas of our site and to make sure it is accessible to you. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not work as a result, such as creating an account.
Analytics Cookies. These cookies allow us to collect information about patterns of behavior among people using the site. Analytics cookies allow us to count site visits and understand traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. We do not use these cookies when Teens or Children are logged in to their accounts on the site.