What are cookies?
Cookies are text files embedded in a web page that contain small amounts of information that are downloaded to your device when you visit a Site. Cookies may be sent back to the originating Site on subsequent visits or to another Site that recognizes that cookie. Cookies are useful as they allow a Site to recognize a user’s device and remember their actions and preferences (such as login details, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time.
Whenever possible, security measures are implemented to prevent unauthorized access to our cookies and similar technologies. A unique identifier ensures that only we and/or our authorized service providers have access to cookie data.
Web beacons (also known as internet tags , pixels , and invisible GIFs) are transparent graphic images placed on a website or email. Web beacons are used in combination with cookies to learn about interactions and capture the user’s journey on our Site, create segment categories and behavior patterns, or serve targeted advertisements. We (or contracted third parties) use beacons to obtain information such as the IP address of the computer that accessed the page on which the beacon appears, the URL of the page, the time the page was viewed, and the type of browser used.
IP addresses and URLs
An IP address is a unique identifier used by certain electronic devices to identify and communicate on the Internet. When you visit our Site, we (or contracted third parties) may view the IP address of the device you used to connect to the Internet using a web beacon.
We (or contracted third parties) only use the edited portion of the IP address to determine the broader physical location of the device, so we cannot pinpoint your precise location. This helps us understand which geographic regions (eg city and country, such as São Paulo, Brazil) visitors to our Site are in in order to adjust the way we present the Site, enhance your visit, or personalize our marketing content. If we want to collect your precise location data for advertising purposes, we will obtain your consent to do so.
A URL (or Uniform Resource Locator) is a unique identifier or address for each resource on the internet; is the address of the webpage you are visiting. We use this information to see which websites and pages are visited and the way you navigate our website.