What is a cookie?

An HTTP cookie (also called web cookie, Internet cookie, browser cookie, or simply "cookie") is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored on the user's computer by the user's web browser while the user is browsing. The browser then sends that data back to the website whenever a request is made for any resources from that website (like a new page, an image, etc.).

How do we use cookies?

We use cookies to "remember" certain actions a user has taken on its website. For example, a cookie is set when a user successfully logs in. This prevents the user from needing to log in again for each new page they visit on the site. That information is only stored temporarily. It is cleared when the browser is closed. Other cookies are stored for longer periods of time, but aren't as critical to the functionality of the site.

Other uses of cookies include:

Third-party cookies

To protect your privacy, we do not use 3rd-party cookies for analytics or other tracking or logging purposes. For login screens, this site does utilize the reCAPTCHA project (maintained by Google), which helps prevent certain types of automated attacks on user accounts. This is a 3rd-party tool that may use one or more cookies, but only on the login screen and not throughout the site.

Links to other websites

This Cookie Policy applies exclusively to this website. If you follow a link to another website, you will leave the scope of this policy.