We may use cookies and similar technologies to operate, improve and simplify your interaction with our website. A "cookie" is a unique numeric code that we transfer to your computer so that we can keep track of your preferences and recognize you as a return visitor to the website. We may use cookies, log files, pixel tags, web bugs, web beacons, clear GIFs, Local Storage Objects (LSOs) such as HTML5 and Flash or other similar technologies to collect information about the ways you interact with and use the website, to support and enhance features and functionality, to monitor website performance, to personalize content and experiences, for website analytics, and for other lawful purposes.

We may utilize third party service providers to provide analytics services and specific web services on our behalf. The service providers that administer these services may use technologies such as cookies and web beacons to, among other things, provide proper functionality of their services and help us analyze how visitors use our website.

We may use the following types of cookies and similar technologies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies required for the proper operation of the website.
  • Analytical/performance cookies that collect information about how you use the website. They allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website. This helps us to improve the way our website works. These cookies are sometimes placed by third party providers of web traffic analysis services.
  • Functionality cookies that remember choices you make and recognize you when you return. This enables us to remember your preferences (for example, whether you accept the cookie policy).

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