What are cookies?
Cookies are small data filesthat are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit awebsite. Cookies serve differentpurposes, like helping us understand how a site is being used, letting younavigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generallyimproving your browsing experience.
Our Sites may use both sessioncookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent cookies(which stay on your computer or mobile device until you delete them).
We use two broad categories of cookies: (1) first-party cookies, served directly by us to your computer or mobiledevice, which we use to recognize your computer or mobile device when itrevisits our Sites; and (2) third-party cookies, which are served by serviceproviders or business partners on our Sites, and can be used by these partiesto recognize your computer or mobile device when it visits other websites.Third-party cookies can be used for a variety of purposes, including siteanalytics, advertising, and social media features.
What types of cookies and similar tracking technologies does Grid.aiuse on the Sites?
In addition to cookies, our Sites may use othertechnologies, such as Flash technology to pixel tags to collect informationautomatically.
We may use browser web storage (including via HTML5),also known as locally stored objects (“LSOs”), for similar purposes as cookies.Browser web storage enables the storage of a larger amount of data thancookies. Your web browser may provide functionality to clear your browser webstorage.
We may use Flash cookies (which are also known as FlashLocal Shared Object (“Flash LSOs”)) on our Sites to collect and storeinformation about your use of our Sites. Unlike other cookies, Flash cookiescannot be removed or rejected via your browser settings. If you do not wantFlash LSOs stored on your computer or mobile device, you can adjust thesettings of your Flash player to block Flash LSO storage using the toolscontained in the Website Storage Settings Panel. You can also control FlashLSOs by going to the Global Storage Settings Panel and following theinstructions. Please note that setting the Flash Player to restrict or limitacceptance of Flash LSOs may reduce or impede the functionality of some Flashapplications, including, potentially, Flash applications used in connectionwith our Sites.
We may also use web beacons (which are also known aspixel tags and clear GIFs) on our Sites and in our HTML formatted emails totrack the actions of users on our Sites and interactions with our emails.Unlike cookies, which are stored on the hard drive of your computer or mobile deviceby a website, pixel tags are embedded invisibly on webpages or within HTMLformatted emails. Pixel tags are used to demonstrate that a webpage wasaccessed or that certain content was viewed, typically to measure the successof our marketing campaigns or engagement with our emails and to compilestatistics about usage of the Sites, so that we can manage our content moreeffectively.
Your options for controlling what information cookies andsimilar technologies collect about you include:
- Blocking cookies in your browser. Most browsers let you remove or reject cookies. To do this, follow the instructions in your browser settings. Many browsers accept cookies by default until you change your settings. Please note that if you set your browser to disable cookies, the Sites may not work properly. For more information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your device and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org. If you do not accept our cookies, you may experience some inconvenience in your use of our Sites. For example, we may not be able to recognize your computer or mobile device and you may need to log in every time you visit our Sites.
- Third-party opt-out option. You can opt-out of interest-based advertising through some of the third parties listed in the chart above by using the corresponding third-party opt-out tool provided in the chart.
- Industry association opt-outs. You may opt out of receiving interest-based advertising on websites through members of the Network Advertising Initiative by clicking here or the Digital Advertising Alliance by clicking here. You may opt out of receiving targeted advertising in mobile apps through participating members of the Digital Advertising Alliance by installing the AppChoices mobile app, available here, and selecting the user’s choices. Please note that we also may work with companies that offer their own opt-out mechanisms and may not participate in the opt-out mechanisms linked above.
- Blocking advertising ID use in your mobile settings. Your mobile device settings may provide functionality to limit use of the advertising ID associated with your mobile device for interest-based advertising purposes.
For more information about cookies, including how tosee what cookies have been set on your device and how to manage and deletethem, visit www.allaboutcookies.org. If you do not accept our cookies, you mayexperience some inconvenience in your use of our Sites. For example, we may notbe able to recognize your device and you may need to log in every time youvisit our Sites.
If you choose to opt-out of targeted advertisements,you will still see advertisements online, but they may not be relevant to you. Even if you do choose to opt out, not all companies that serve onlinebehavioral advertising are included in this list, and so you may still receivesome cookies and tailored advertisements from companies that are not listed.
Information about the cookieswe use may be updated from time to time, so please check back on a regularbasis for any changes.
Last modified April 12, 2021.