What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device when you visit a website. They allow the website to remember your actions and preferences over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.
Types of cookies we use
We use two types of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are temporary cookies that are stored on your device only for the duration of your visit to our website. Persistent cookies, on the other hand, remain on your device for a set period of time or until you delete them.
We use third-party services on our website, such as Google Analytics, that may also place their own cookies on your device. These cookies are subject to the privacy policies of these third-party services and are not covered by our cookies policy.
How to control cookies
Most browsers allow you to control cookies through their settings preferences. You can set your browser to block cookies, delete cookies that have already been set, or notify you when new cookies are about to be stored on your device. Please refer to your browser’s help function for more information.
Please note that disabling cookies may affect the functionality of our website and prevent you from accessing some of its features.
Changes to our cookies policy
We may update this cookies policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or services. We will notify you of any changes by updating the date at the top of this policy.
Are their regulations in the U.S. regarding cookies on websites and the need to publish a policy?
Yes, there are regulations in the United States regarding cookies on websites and the need to publish a policy.
While there is no specific law in the U.S. that requires websites to publish a cookies policy, having one is a best practice and can help to demonstrate compliance with the FTC’s guidance on online privacy. By having a clear and concise cookies policy, you can inform users about the types of cookies you use, why you use them, and how they can control them.
In summary, while there is no specific requirement to publish a cookies policy in the U.S., doing so is a best practice and can help demonstrate compliance with U.S. privacy laws and regulations.