Last Updated May 25, 2018
What Are Cookies?
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This Site uses two types of cookies: session and persistent cookies. Session cookies are stored temporarily on your device while you browse this Site and are deleted from your device when you finish browsing. Persistent cookies remain on your device after you have finished browsing the Site so that we can remember your preferences when you visit the Site in future.
Some cookies are set by us (first party cookies); some cookies are set by another party’s website (third-party cookies).
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What Cookies Do We Use?
The types of cookies used on this Site can be classified into the following categories: strictly necessary cookies and analytics cookies.
Strictly Necessary Cookies: used to provide our Site and deliver some of its features. These cookies are essential for using the Site and without these cookies basic functionalities would not work. Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the Site and the services, you cannot refuse them.
We use the following strictly necessary cookies:
|ASP.NET_SessionId||First-party session||Cookie set by Microsoft Internet Information Services to maintain the session of the user from page to page||Expires at session end|
|CycleProtectionManager||First-party session||Cookie set by the web site to prevent against infinite redirects||Expires at session end|
Analytics: used to compile aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how you and other users use the Site (including number of page views, number of visitors, and time spent on each page). This helps us improve the functionality and performance of the Site, for example by making sure you can easily find what you need.
|Nmstat||Third-party persistent||Cookie used for secondary analytics and Site hygiene. It captures clicks on pages.||Default license key is 1000 days, in line with the expiration of the license on our server|
|SiteImprove||Third-party session||Cookie used for very basic analytics, including tracking number of hits and pages clicked.||Expires at session end|
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If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at at Goodwin Procter LLP, The New York Times Building, 620 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY 10018-1405 or on [email protected].