Cookies


Last updated: December 28, 2015

This Cookies Policy describes how Mendel Owens PS and its service providers use cookies to store information on your computer.

If you use our website located at www.mendelowens.com (the “Site” or read the HTML-formatted email messages that we send to you that link to this Privacy Policy, you understand that we may place cookies on your computer.

This Cookies Policy may be changed from time to time. Look at the “Last Updated” legend at the top to see when this Cookies Policy was last revised. If you use the Site following these changes, that means that you accept the revised Cookies Policy.

1.  What are Cookies?

A cookie is a text-only string of information that the Services transfer to the “cookie” file of the browser you are using so that the Site can recognize your computer when you re-visit and remember certain information about you, such as which pages you visit, choices you make from menus, and the time and date of your visit.

2.  Types of Cookies

There are two main types of cookies:

(i) Session cookies: these are temporary cookies that expire when you close your browser. Session cookies allow the Site to recognize your computer as you navigate between pages during a single browser session, allowing you to use the Site most efficiently.

(ii) Persistent cookies: these are stored on your computer between browsing sessions until they expire or are deleted.  They allow the Site to remember your preferences and tailor services to you.

3.  How we use Cookies

Our Site may use cookies for: security, helping you to navigate the Site, displaying information more effectively, personalizing your experience, and for online tracking purposes. We use cookies so that we can recognize your computer which lets us improve your experience using the Site, as well as providing statistical information so that we can improve design and functionality.

Along with our cookies, our Site may use cookies from our service providers. Additionally, if we have links to other websites, the operators of those websites may use cookies according to their own cookies policy, which may be different than ours.

4.  Information Collected 

Some cookies that we use are ‘analytical’ cookies.  Our analytics software allows us to recognize, count how many visitors use the Site, and see how visitors use the Site. We may collect the following types of information:

a.  Demographic information, such as language preference and location (city, country/territory, continent, sub-continental region).

b.  Behavior, such as if the user is a new or returning visitor, frequency of visits, date of last visit.

c.  Technology, such as operating system, network/service provider (ISP and network host).

d.  Mobile information, such as whether you accessed the Site via a mobile device and the type of device.

e.  Traffic source, such as direct (you typed in the URL yourself), referral (e.g. you clicked on a link).

f.   Content accessed, such as pages, files, and directories that you clicked, which pages you landed on, and what search words you used on the Site.

5.  Refusing Cookies

Most browsers have a simple function that allows you to automatically decline cookies, or lets you accept or refuse a cookie (or cookies) from websites that you are viewing. Please check your Internet browsers “Help” screen for information about using these tools.

Please be aware that if cookies are disabled not all features of the Site may operate as intended.