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Use of Cookies

A permanent cookie is being created at this site as you view web pages. Cookies are small pieces of data stored by a web browser on a user’s computer. A third-party application embedded within our Web page requires a permanent cookie. The value of creating a permanent cookie is to allow us to know what types of information users are interested in while viewing content at the [unit’s name].  This allows us to improve how we market information for people viewing our web pages.  We can also tailor the navigation of [Unit] membership site web site to allow users to find information more readily.

 About Cookies

Cookies and related technologies (herein “Cookies”) are small text files that a website saves on your computer when you visit the site. Cookies the Global 8 System sets are called first-party Cookies. The data collected might be about you, your device, your preferences, or your login information. This data is mostly used to make the website work as expected so, for example, you don’t have to keep re-entering your credentials whenever you come back to the site. Cookies set by third parties are called third-party Cookies. We use third-party Cookies for analyzing website traffic and our advertising and marketing efforts. We have divided the Cookies we use into the following categories: Strictly Necessary, Performance, Functional, and Targeting. Under each category heading below you will find a general description of the Cookies in each category. You can change your browser settings to block, delete, or alert you to Cookies. The Help menu on the menu bar of most browsers will tell you how to do that. However, if you do, you may have to manually adjust preferences every time you visit a site and some features may not work as intended.

Approved Permeant Cookie Disclosure Statement:

Strictly Necessary

Strictly Necessary Cookies are first-party Cookies that are necessary for the website to function. They can be either permanent or temporary and are usually only set in response to actions made directly by you that amount to a request for services, such as logging in or filling in forms. For example, we use Strictly Necessary Cookies to handle user registration and login. Some sites require the use of Strictly Necessary Cookies to access the site, such as University websites requiring University credentialed authentication. If you set your browser to block or delete Cookies, you may not be able to access the site or some parts of the site will not work.


Please be aware that this site utilizes tracking technologies through the use of permanent cookies and web beacons/pixel tags. A See below to learn more about what is being tracked, how it benefits you, and how to opt-out.

Disable Cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies or to notify you when you are sent a cookie, giving you the opportunity to decide whether or not to accept it.

Use of Web Beacons/Pixel Tags

We also use “pixel tags” (also called “web beacons” or “clear gifs”), which are tiny graphic images, on our websites and in our emails. Pixel tags help us analyze our users’ online behavior and measure the effectiveness of our websites and our advertising. We work with service providers that help us track, collect, and analyze this information. Pixel tags on our sites may be used to collect information about your visit, including the pages you view, the features you use, the links you click, and other actions you take in connection with the sites. This information may include your computer’s Internet protocol (IP) address, your browser type, your operating system, date and time information, and other technical information about your computer. We may also track certain information about the identity of the website you visited immediately before coming to our site. We do not otherwise track any information about your use of other websites.

Extent of Use

We may combine the information we collect through cookies and pixel tags with other information we have collected from and about you. This information may be used to your benefit in ways not otherwise available by improving our websites, personalizing your online experience, and tailoring our communications with you, as well as to determine the effectiveness of our advertising and promotional materials, and for other internal business purposes. There are no other uses of the information collected by the [unit’s name] through such cookies and pixel tags beyond this.

Opt-Out Process

To opt out of targeted online [unit’s name] advertising and promotional materials that utilize our permanent cookies and web beacons/pixel tags. Please note that following this opt out process only applies to the computer or electronic device you are currently using. If you use another device or delete your web browser’s cookies you will need to follow the opt out process again.