Cookies & Similar Technologies Policy

Last updated: January 2021

This Cookies & Similar Technologies Policy ("CST Policy") describes the different types of cookies and similar technologies that are used on the site where this policy appears ("Site"). We may change this CST Policy at any time. Please take a look at the "Last Updated" legend at the top of this page to see when this CST Policy was last revised. Any changes to this CST Policy will become effective when we make the revised CST Policy available on or through the Site.

If you have any questions, please contact us using this form.

1. What Are Cookies And Similar Technologies?

Cookies are a standard feature of websites that allow us to store small amounts of data on your computer about your visit to the Site. Cookies help us learn which areas of the Site are useful and which areas need improvement. For this purpose, we also use technologies similar to cookies, such as pixel tags.

You can choose whether to accept the use of cookies and similar technologies in general by changing the settings on your browser or by changing specific settings for the Site (as set out in Section 3 of this CST Policy). If, however, you disable cookies and similar technologies, your experience on the Site may be diminished and some features may not work as intended.

2. What Cookies And Similar Technologies Do We Use?

Below we list the different types of cookies and similar technologies that are used on the Site. To the extent any personal information is collected through cookies, our Privacy Policy applies and complements this CST Policy.

Essential Cookies. Essential cookies enable you to navigate the Site and to use its services and features. Without these absolutely necessary cookies, the Site will not perform as smoothly for you as we would like it to, and we may not be able to provide the Site or certain services or features.

Cookie Name Cookie Purpose Session or persistent cookie and expiry of persistent cookie First party (set by the site visited) or third party cookie
sessionid Retain session ID/user input (e.g., in online shopping cart or form). Persistent, 2 weeks First party
csrftoken Authenticate user during session. Temporary First party
__cfduid Ensure effective display of information, load balancing across multiple servers. This cookie does not correspond to any user id in the web application and does not store any personally identifiable information. 5 years Third Party: CloudFlare. For more information about CloudFlare's cookie-usage, please click here to view the information provided by CloudFlare.


Analytics Cookies. Analytics cookies collect information about your use of the Site and enable us to improve the way it works. For example, analytics cookies show us which are the most frequently visited pages on the Site, help us record any difficulties you have with the Site, and show us whether our advertising is effective or not. This allows us to see the overall patterns of usage on the Site, rather than the usage of a single person. We use the information to analyze Site traffic, but we do not examine this information for individually identifying information.

Cookie Name Cookie Purpose Session or persistent cookie and expiry of persistent cookie First party (set by the site visited) or third party cookie
_utma, _utmz, _ga, _gid, _gat Analyze audience to improve site design and content Persistent _utma: 2 years _utmz: 6 months _ga: 2 years _gid: 24 hours _gat: 1 minute First party
em_p_uid, em_cdn_uid Measure the number of times an embedded element from a third party service has been used. Persistent em_p_uid: 1 year em_cdn_uid: 1 year Third party: For more information on's privacy practices, refer to their privacy policy.


Do Not Track Signals. We do not respond to browser do-not-track signals at this time. If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to decline the use of cookies or be given the choice of declining or accepting the transfer to your computer of a particular cookie (or cookies) from a particular site. To learn more, you may wish to refer to If you choose to decline cookies, some or all of the features and functionality of the Site may not be available to you.

Google Analytics. Google Analytics service is provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). We use Google Analytics to collect anonymized statistics in order to improve the Site. You can learn about Google's practices by going to Google Analytics and privacy and opt out of them by downloading the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. We have taken the following measures to protect the data collected through Google Analytics:

  • We have concluded a data processing agreement with Google that sets forth how Google may process the data collected through Google Analytics;
  • We have configured Google Analytics settings to mask the last octet of user IP addresses;
  • We have configured Google Analytics to not share data with third parties; and
  • We do not use other Google services in conjunction with Google Analytics.

Pixel tags. Pixel tags (also known as web beacons and clear GIFs) are used to, among other things, track the actions of users of the Site, measure the success of our marketing campaigns, and compile statistics about usage of the Site and response rates. For example, we use Facebook Pixel, provided by Facebook, Inc. (“Facebook”), to collect analytics about webpage views and petition signatures. You can learn more about Facebook’s data practices by referring to Facebook’s Data Policy

Browser or Device Information. Certain information is collected by most browsers or automatically through your device, such as your Media Access Control (MAC) address, computer type (Windows or Mac), screen resolution, operating system name and version, device manufacturer and model, language, Internet browser type and version, and the name and version of the Site you are using. We use this information to ensure that the Site functions properly.

Physical Location. We collect the physical location of your device by, for example, using satellite, cell phone tower, or WiFi signals. We use your device’s physical location to provide you with personalized location-based services and content. In some instances, you can may allow or deny such use through your device settings.

3. How Do I Manage Cookies And Similar Technologies?

In addition to the options provided above, you can refuse or accept cookies from the Site at any time by activating the settings on your browser. Information about the procedure to follow in order to enable or disable cookies can be found on your Internet browser provider’s website via your help screen. Please refer to for information on commonly used browsers. Please be aware that if cookies are disabled, not all features of the Site may operate as intended.

If you want to clear all cookies left behind by the websites you have visited, here are links where you can download two programs (unaffiliated with, and not endorsed by, All Out) that may be able to clear tracking cookies: