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Last Updated: March 4, 2017 ​ This website uses “Cookies” to distinguish you from other users of this website. This helps us to provide you with a good user experience when you browse our website. Additionally, it allows us to improve our website. What are Cookies? A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Unless you have adjusted your browser settings to disallow cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon as you visit our website. Types of Cookies. • First and Third-Party Cookies: Whether a cookie is “first” or “third” party refers to the domain placing the cookie. First-party cookies are those set by a website that is being visited by the user at the time (e.g. cookies placed by • Persistent cookies: These cookies remain on a user’s device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created that particular cookie. • Session cookies: These cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted. Our Cookie Usage. We may use both session and persistent cookies in connection with the use of this website. These cookies are used for security purposes, to facilitate navigation, to display information more effectively, and to personalize your user experience while visiting the website, as well as for online tracking purposes. Cookies permit us to recognize your computer to assist your use of the website. We may also use cookies to gather statistical information about the usage of the website in order to continually improve the design and functionality, and to understand how users use the website. In addition to cookies which send information to us, we may also use cookies which collect information and send it to our service provider(s), Google. Please check the relevant service provider’s website for more information about their use of cookies. Please note that when accessing external websites, the operators of those websites may use cookies in accordance with their own cookies policy, which may differ from ours. How do I delete and block Cookies? If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, you may block cookies by adjusting the settings of your web browser. However, please be aware, if you block all cookies, you may not be able to access all or parts of our website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon as you visit our website. The following links provide guidance on how to adjust your cookie settings. ​ • Cookie settings in Chrome • Cookie settings in Firefox • Cookie settings in Internet Explorer • Cookie settings in Safari

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