A cookie, also called an “HTTP cookie,” is a piece of text data that may be sent from and/or stored on a website or your computer when you access a website. Cookies allow common website functions, such as storing items in a virtual shopping cart or keeping you logged into your account, as well as more complex goals. If disabled, some areas of the Site may not function properly.
As mentioned above, cookies perform a wide variety of functions and we may use some of those functions on the Site. The following is a listing of cookies used on the Site:
Cookie Name Further information
CustomerSessionID: Encrypted user session identifier
_gat: Used to throttle request rate (Google analytics)
_ga: Used to distinguish users (Google analytics)
Performance cookies, often used to provide analytical data, are sometimes used to collect information about your use of the Site and enable us to improve the way it works. Analytics cookies collect information about how you use the Site and allows us to see the overall patterns of usage on the Site, help us record any difficulties you have with the Site and show us whether our advertising is effective or not. If you would like more information about Google Analytics, including how to opt out, visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
. How Can You Control Cookies?
Cookies can be disabled through most web browser settings. With cookies disabled, your browser will be prevented from accepting new cookies, as well as allowing you to decide on acceptance of each new cookie in a variety of ways.
We strongly recommend that you keep cookies active, as some areas of the Site will not be accessible or may not function properly if they are disabled.
• Prior to March 2015