What are "Cookies"?
"Cookies" are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer. Cookies are not required in order for you visit our website. Most web browsers can automatically store cookies on your computer, but you can usually change your browser to prevent it. Whatever you decide about cookies, you will always be able to browse our website without having cookies enabled.
In addition to cookies, CAES.com may also use:
Web Beacons. These are small graphic images or other web programming code called web beacons (also known as “1x1 GIFs” or “clear GIFs”) that may be included in our web pages and e-mail messages. Web beacons may be invisible to you, but any electronic image or other web programming code inserted into a web page or e-mail can act as a web beacon. Web beacons or similar technologies may be used for a number of purposes, including, without limitation, to count visitors to CAES.com, to monitor how users navigate CAES.com, as an identifier, to count how many e-mails that were sent were actually opened or to count how many particular articles or links were actually viewed.
Embedded Scripts. An embedded script is a programming code that is designed to collect information about your interactions with CAES.com, such as the links you click on. The code is temporarily downloaded onto your device from our web server or a third party service provider, is active only while you are connected to the CAES.com, and is deactivated or deleted thereafter.
Third parties may collect online information through pixel tags and cookies, which are used to create interest segments for marketing/advertising.
We log your current Internet address (this is usually a temporary address assigned by your Internet service provider when you log in), the type of operating system, the type of browser software and the type of mobile device being used. In addition, we may keep track of which areas of CAES.com you are visiting. We aggregate this information to help us improve or create a better experience for users of CAES.com. For example: we may upgrade those parts of CAES.com that are heavily visited. Our website automatically records usage information that we analyze statistically to track operational problems, to prevent fraud and to improve the effectiveness, security and integrity of the website. We will disclose this information to third parties only in aggregate form or as may be required by law. For each page that you visit during your use of our app, we collect and store the following technical information:
- Date and time of access
- URL address of the CAES.com webpage visited
- App launches, taps, clicks, scrolling information, video views, saved place in a video, or other information about how the user interacts with the app
- Your general (not precise) location
- Internet domain and IP address from which CAES.com was accessed
- Type of browser and operating system used to access CAES.com (if provided by the browser)
- URL address of the referring page (if provided by the browser)
- Completion or success status of the request for a web page or other on-line item
- File size of the webpage visited
As described in the “Computer Information” section above, we use Google Analytics. We may also permit Google Analytics to make use of a feature called User-ID. This functionality allows for more accurate analytics by using the same user identifier over various sessions and devices, including session unification of your interactions prior to logging in to the Site if you login during that same session. However, it is not intended to allow Google to personally identify an individual or permanently identify a particular device. No personal information is shared with Google.
We will not respond to Web browser "do not track" signals. If you would like additional information about online tracking and various opt-out mechanisms, please see donottrack.us. If you use the Chrome browser, you may opt out using the Chrome browser extension link https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.
The following information is used for tracking purposes by us or by third parties: email address, user ID, Device, ID, purchase history and interaction with our website or app.
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.