Effective Date: May 1, 2014
A cookie is a small data file which is stored by your browser and which contains information about how you use our site. Cookies are commonly used in websites and online services. They can be used to make websites work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information. and to assist with website or service personalization.
Cookies set by the website owner (in the case of our corporate websites, dotCMS) are called “first party cookies.” Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called “third party cookies.” Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website (e.g., advertising, videos, and analytics). The parties that set these third party cookies can recognize your computer both when it visits the website in question and also when it visits certain other websites.
Cookies can remain on your device for various periods of time. Some cookies are “session cookies,” meaning that they exist only while your website browser is open and are deleted automatically once you close your browser. Other cookies are “permanent cookies” or “persistent cookies,” meaning that they survive after your browser is closed and can be used by websites to recognize your computer when you later re-open your browser and browse the Internet again.
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