Updated: May 1, 2019
What are Cookies and Similar Technologies?
First- and third-party cookies: A cookie may be referred to as a first- or third-party cookie depending on the domain placing the cookie. First-party cookies are those set by a website, such as us and our Website, that is being visited by the user at the time. We do not use first-party cookies on the Website at this time. Third-party cookies are cookies that are set by a domain other than that of the website being visited by the user, such as by one of our partners, as described below. If a user visits a website and another entity sets a cookie through that website, this would be a third-party cookie.
Persistent cookies: These cookies remain on a user’s device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created a particular cookie.
Session cookies: These cookies allow website operators, like us, to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when the browser window is closed. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.
Local storage: We may store data within your web browser’s local storage for purposes similar to those used for cookies. When you delete or clear cookies from your browser, you will not necessarily delete the data stored in local storage on your computer.
We and our partners may use the following cookies and similar technologies on our Website:
COOKIE OR OTHER TECHNOLOGY
Hotjar cookies and scripts, including:
You can opt-out of the creation of a user profile, Hotjar’s storing of data about your usage of our site and Hotjar’s use of tracking cookies on other websites by following this opt-out link.
LinkedIn conversion tracking cookies and scripts
LinkedIn conversion tracking gathers information about conversions of LinkedIn ad campaigns, giving us the ability to measure the impact of our ads. LinkedIn collects information such as the URL, referrer, IP address, device and browser characteristics, timestamp, and page views of visitors to the site, and we receive aggregated insights from this data.
Adobe Typekit scripts
You can find more information about Adobe’s privacy policies here.
Facebook Share cookies
The Website provides the ability for users to share content on Facebook through a button at the bottom of blog posts. Facebook may collect information related to your sharing.
In addition to the choices provided above for certain third-party cookies, most web browsers allow you to change your settings for cookies, local storage, and other site data. These browser settings are usually found in the “Settings,” “Options,” or “Preferences” menu of your web browser. To understand these settings, the following links may be helpful. Otherwise you may be able to find more information through the “Help” section of your web browser.
- Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
- Cookie settings in Firefox
- Cookie settings in Chrome
- Cookie settings in Safari
For further information about cookies, please visit: http://www.aboutcookies.org.