Cookies and interest-based advertising

This notice supplements our privacy policy and provides information about how we use cookies and similar technologies and how you can manage them.

1. Use of cookies and similar technologies

Cookies are small text files placed on your computer or other device by websites that you visit. Cookies are widely used in order to make websites and other applications work, or work more efficiently, and help them remember certain information and recognize your internet browser. Cookies may last until you close your browser (“session” cookies) or over repeat visits (“persistent” cookies).

We use cookies and similar technologies to:

If you access any of our services subject to a subscription agreement or other contract between us and your organization, cookies and similar technologies will be used as necessary for the performance of that contract and for our legitimate business operations related to providing the service.

2. Types of cookies

We use the following types of cookies:

Details about the cookies set by our websites and by third parties, including service providers acting on our behalf, are listed directly on the site or in the cookie control tool made available on the site.

3. How to manage cookies and interest-based advertising

You can manage the use of certain types of cookies, including targeting cookies used for personalized advertising, also known as interest-based advertising (IBA), by amending your cookies settings in the cookie control tool made available on the site. You also may be able to block or delete cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser privacy preferences menu.

You can also opt out of IBA by turning off targeting cookies used for IBA via the consumer choice tools created under self-regulation programs in many countries, such as the US-based YourAdChoices, the Canada-based AdChoices or the EU-based Your Online Choices. We adhere to the Digital Advertising Alliance Self-Regulatory Principles for Interest-Based Advertising.

Certain content and features in our services depend on cookies to function. For example, authentication cookies are used to identify and recognize registered users and to enable them to gain access to requested content or features. If you choose to block cookies, you cannot sign in or use certain content or features. If you choose to delete cookies, any settings and preferences dependent on those cookies will be lost.

4. Use of web beacons and other technologies

Some of our websites, applications and electronic communications contain electronic tags known as web beacons, gifs or pixel tags, unique identifiers and similar technologies that help deliver cookies, measure online activity, provide more relevant advertising, or analyze the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns or other operations.

We may also use technologies from third-party data security providers to maintain online security and protect our websites and other services against fraud and abuse.

Last updated: 11 October 2023