WHAT ARE COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES?
A cookie is a small text file that can be stored on and accessed from your device when you visit our Site, to the extent you agree. The other tracking technologies work similarly to cookies and place small data files on your devices or monitor your website activity to enable us to collect information about how you use our Site. This allows our Site to recognize your device from those of other users of the sites. The information provided below about cookies also applies to these other tracking technologies.
To administer our Site and for research purposes, UNICROSS also has contracted with third-party service providers to track and analyze statistical usage and volume information from our Site users. These third-party service providers use persistent Cookies to help us to improve the user experience, manage our Site content, and analyze how users navigate and utilize the Site.
FIRST AND THIRD-PARTY COOKIES
“First party Cookies” are cookies that belong to UNICROSS and that UNICROSS places on your device. “Third-party Cookies” are cookies that another party places on your device through our Site. UNICROSS may contract with third-party service providers to send e-mails to users who have provided us with their contact information. To help measure and improve the effectiveness of our e-mail communications, and/or to determine whether messages have been opened and links clicked on, the third-party service providers may place Cookies on the devices of these users.
WHAT ARE THE TYPES OF COOKIES THAT WE USE?
Session Cookies are temporary and deleted from your machine when your web browser closes. We use session Cookies to help us track internet usage as described above.
The data collected by the Sites and/or through Cookies that may be placed on your computer will not be kept for longer than is necessary to fulfil the purposes mentioned above. In any event, such information will not be kept for longer than one year.
FOR WHAT KIND OF PURPOSES ARE COOKIES BEING USED ON OUR WEBSITE?
These Cookies are necessary to allow us to operate our Site so you may access them as you have requested. These Cookies, for example, let us recognize that you have created an account and have logged into that account to access Site content. They also include Cookies that enable us to remember your previous actions within the same browsing session and secure our Site.
These Cookies are used by us or third-party service providers to analyze how the Site are used and how they are performing. For example, these Cookies track what pages are most frequently visited, and from what locations our visitors come from. If you subscribe to a newsletter or otherwise register with the Site, these Cookies may be correlated to you. These Cookies include, for example, Google Analytics cookies.
These Cookies let us operate the Site in accordance with the choices you make. These Cookies permit us to "remember" you in-between visits. For instance, we will recognize your user name and remember how you customized the Site and services, for example by adjusting text size, fonts, languages and other parts of web pages that are alterable, and provide you with the same customizations during future visits.