Effective January 1, 2020
What are cookies?
In order for most websites to work properly, they need to collect certain basic information on its users. To accomplish this, a website will create files known as cookies. Cookies are small data files (e.g., text files) stored on the browser or on computers, phones, and other devices used to view a website or other content. Cookies are designed to allow the website to recognize its users during subsequent visits, or to authorize other authorized websites to recognize these users for a particular purpose. Most major browsers are set up so that they will initially accept cookies.
What are cookies used for?
Cookies are essential to make your experiences on our Sites and Apps much smoother and interactive. Cookies help us store your preferences and track your activity both within the Services and beyond. For example, cookies allow us to recognize you at log in, provide you with a personalized experience, track sales to help us pay commissions to influencers after you make a purchase, and provide other analytics to allow us to assess and improve our Services.
When do we set cookies?
What categories of cookies do we use?:
There are several types of cookies, such as session cookies (which expire when you close your browser), persistent cookies (which expire after a certain amount of time or set date) and flash cookies (which are written using Adobe Flash and may be permanently stored).
Below are ways that we and our partners use these technologies on our Services.
- Essential: Strictly necessary to provide you with our online service and the functionality that you have requested. We cannot provide the service you requested without these cookies.
- Preferences: Helps us remember your settings and preferences so that we can provide a more personalized service.
- Authentication: To log into the Services, enable us to show you our account data, and help us keep your data and the Services safe and secure.
- Analytics and Research: Helps us understand how you are using the Services so that we can make them better, faster, and safer.
How do I control cookies?
Do we collect cookies from children?
We do not knowingly collect personal information, through cookies or otherwise, from individuals under the age of 13 without obtaining verifiable consent from their parents. We request that such individuals do not provide personal information through the services.