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What Are Cookies?
Cookies, Web Beacons, and Other Technologies
Our Services use online technologies called “cookies” and “web beacons,” as well as other local storage technologies. This page describes what these technologies are, what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ particular elements of the site’s functionality.
Generally speaking, “cookies” are text files that are placed in your device’s browser that can be used to help recognize your browser across different web pages, websites, and browsing sessions. Your browser or device may offer settings related to cookies. For example, you may be able to configure your browser not to accept cookies or to notify you when a cookie is being sent. For more information about whether these settings are available, what they do, and how they work, visit your browser or device’s help material. If you decide not to accept cookies from us, you may not be able to take advantage of all of the features of the Services.
- To help authenticate you when you use our Services;
- To remember your preferences and registration information; to enable a shopping cart;
- To present and help measure and research the effectiveness of our Service, advertisements, and email communications (by determining which emails you open and act upon); and
- To customize the content and advertisements provided to you through our Services and on other websites and services you visit. (Please see Third Parties that Provide Content, Advertising, or Functionality on Our Services in connection with tailored advertising).
Web beacons are small pieces of code placed on Web pages, videos, and in emails that can communicate information about your browser and device to a server. Beacons can be used, among other things, to count the users who visit a Web page or read an email, or to deliver a cookie to the browser of a user viewing a Web page or email.
You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this) or manually selecting which cookies you prefer on the pop-up that appears when you first visit the site. You can also opt out of tracking by many companies using cookies via the Network Advertising Initiative Consumer Opt-Out.
Email Education-Related cookies
This site offers email subscription services providing you information, special offers, event information, education, discounts and more and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show particular notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.
Examples include: (1) Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers. (2) Used to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor’s preferences. (3) Used by Amazon Advertising to register user actions and target content on the website based on ad clicks on a different website.
When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms, cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.
Examples include: (1) Collects data on the user’s visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded with the purpose of generating reports for optimizing the website content. (2) Or, registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
Third Party Cookies
Orders-Processing Related Cookies
Account and Login Related Cookies
With particular products or services we offer, we may provide you with an account and login details. If so, the third party platform we use will often employ cookies to make login easy, and so we can identify you as a paying customer.
This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content. We also use third party analytics to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.
As we sell products, it’s important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site make a purchase and this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price.
We also use social media buttons and plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including, but not limited to Facebook, Facebook Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, Snapchat, and YouTube, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.
List of Cookies
The WTHA is researching the feasibility and potential costs of using the service, Cookiebot, that will periodically scan our website and to provide you with a list of cookies.
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Washington, D.C. 20006