Cookie statement

As of December 17, 2018

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The following first-party cookies may be placed on your computer or device:

Purpose: Stored in temporary memory and is not retained after the browser is closed. Session cookies do not collect information from the user’s computer. Information is stored in the form of a session identification that does not personally identify the user.
Strictly Necessary? Yes

Purpose: Stored on a user’s hard drive until it expires or until the user deletes the cookie. Language cookies (also referred to as a permanent or stored cookie) are used to store user data relating to their language preference.
Strictly Necessary? Yes

The following third-party cookies may be placed on your computer or device:


Purpose: To enable Facebook to offer the Facebook Products to you and to understand the information they receive about you, including information about your use of other websites and apps, and whether or not you are registered or logged in.
Strictly Necessary? Yes


Purpose: To deliver, measure, and improve the Twitter services in various ways.
Strictly Necessary? Yes


Purpose: Analytics
Strictly Necessary? Yes


Purpose: Associating a user’s session to a specific EC2 instance behind the load balancer.
Strictly Necessary? Yes


Purpose: To identify and protect against fraud.
Strictly Necessary? Yes

We use analytics services provided by Google Analytics and Salesforce. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyze usage statistics, enabling us to better understand how people use the Platform. This, in turn, enables us to improve the Platform and the services offered through it. You do not have to allow us to use these cookies, as detailed below, however our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of the Platform. It does however, enable us to continually improve the Platform, making it a better and more useful experience for you. The analytics service(s) used by the Platform use cookies to gather the required information. Some of these cookies may be placed immediately when you first visit our site and it may not be possible for us to obtain your prior consent. However, you can prevent the use of Google Analytics relating to your use of the Platform by downloading and installing the browser plugin available via the following link:

In addition to the types of cookies described above, we may also use local shared objects, also known as “Flash cookies,” and HTML5 Local Storage for various purposes, including fraud prevention, ticketing queue management, and to display content (both on and off the Platform) based upon what you view on the Platform. Local shared objects and HTML5 Local Storage are different from cookies described above. Cookie management tools provided by your browser may not remove local shared objects or HTML5 Local Storage.