Last Revised: February 6, 2020

Cookie Notice


This cookie notice provides you with information about cookies and those similar technologies that we place on the computer, mobile phone, tablet, or other electronic device (“Devices”) you use to visit and its associated sub-domains (the “Site”).

What is a Cookie?

Cookies are small data files that a website saves on your Device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes that cookie, to develop a record of the user’s online activity.

The function of a cookie can be achieved through the use of other similar technologies. Such technologies include: Local Storage: Local data storage are small data files that are stored on your device, typically either as “sessionStorage” or “localStorage.” Web Beacons: Web beacons are small image files, typically a transparent 1×1 pixel image that’s not visible to the human eye that is placed on a website or an email.

For the purposes of this Cookie Notice, we’ll use the term “cookies” to refer to both cookies and similar technologies.

Why We Use Cookies

So why do we use cookies on our Site? It’s simple. Cookies help us to:

  1. Enable you to use and move around our Site;
  2. Provide you with access to Site features;
  3. Enhance the performance of the Site and user experience, including by helping us to identify issues you may have when using the Site and remember the choices you make;
  4. Provide advertisements that are more tailored towards you and your interests; and
  5. Gauge and enhance the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns.

See the section below titled Categories of Cookies for information regarding the purposes for which we use cookies.

How Long do Our Cookies Remain on Your Device

Cookies are either “session” or “persistent” in nature. Session remain on your device until the end of a browser session, which is typically when you leave our website. Persistent cookies “persist” beyond the duration of your browser sessions (i.e., they continue to remain on your device after you leave our website). Persistent cookies are typically configured to remain on your device for periods ranging from one day to two years.

Categories of Cookies Used on This Site

  1. Essential. 

    These cookies are essential for enabling user movement around the Site and providing access to features such as your profile and purchases, member-only resources, and other secure areas of the Site. They do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing purposes and do not remember where you have been elsewhere on the internet. This category of cookies cannot be disabled.

  2. Performance. 

    These cookies help us understand how visitors interact with the Site by providing information about the areas visited, the time spent on the Site, and any issues encountered, such as error messages. This helps us improve the performance of the Site.For example, we use Google Analytics to help us analyze how the Site is used, including the number of visitors, the websites from which visitors have navigated to our Site, and the pages on our Site to which visitors navigate. You can learn about Google’s privacy practices by going to

    Without these cookies, we can’t learn how the Site is performing and make relevant improvements that could better your browsing experience.

  3. Functionality. 

    These cookies allow our Site to remember the choices you make (such as your username, language or the region you are located in) to provide a more personalized online experience. They can also enable visitors to watch videos and engage with feedback tools and social tools, such as blogs, chatrooms and forums.Without these cookies, a website cannot remember choices you’ve previously made or personalize your browsing experience.

  4. Targeting and Advertising. 

    These cookies gather information about your browsing habits and are used to deliver content that is more relevant to you and your interests. For example, they may be used to deliver targeted advertising or to limit the number of times you see an advertisement. They also help us measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns on our Site. We may share this information with other parties, including advertisers and our agencies.Without these cookies, online advertisements you encounter will be less relevant to you and your interests.

How to Control and Delete Cookies

  1. Consent Tool. Commure’s Cookie Consent Tool can be utilized to customize your cookie preferences. The tool will record when you have consented to the use of cookies as described in this cookie notice and will ask for consent again annually to ensure users stay up to date with changes to our cookie and privacy policies. The consent tool specifically controls non-essential cookies set by using our primary public website ( Essential cookies cannot be disabled, nor can the tool be used to block cookies on third-party websites linked from our website.
  2. Using Your Browser. In addition to using our Cookie Consent Tool, many of the cookies used on our Site and through emails can also disabled through your browser. To disable cookies through your browser, follow the instructions usually located within the “Help,” “Tools” or “Edit” menus in your browser. Please note that disabling a cookie or category of cookies does not delete the cookie from your browser unless manually completed through your browser function.

Cookies that Have Been Set in the Past

If cookies are deleted, the information collected prior to the preference change may still be used, however, we will stop using the disabled cookie to collect any further information from your user experience.

Third-Party Website Cookies

Third-party cookies are cookies set by someone other than us for purposes such as collecting information on user behavior, demographics, or personalized marketing. When using our website, you may encounter embedded content, such as YouTube videos, or you may be directed to other websites for such activities as participating in surveys or for submitting job applications. These websites and embedded content may use their own cookies. We do not have control over the placement of cookies by other websites, even if you are directed to those websites from our website. We encourage you to review the privacy and cookie notices located on those websites for information pertaining to the use of cookies while visiting such websites.