Pilon Cookie Policy

Last Updated: June 12, 2018

Pilon is committed to protecting your personal information and ensuring your experience with us is as transparent as possible. The Pilon Cookie Policy should be read in conjunction with our Privacy Policy. Our Cookie Policy explains how and why we use “cookies” within our websites, software, or other associated services (collectively the “Platform”)

What Are Cookies?

Cookies are small amounts of information in the form of text files sent by websites to computers, mobile phones or other devices when you visit a website. They allow companies to do various things, such as: tailoring content, personalizing website visits, and ensuring the security of any online experience. Cookies typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the “lifetime” of the cookie, and a randomly generated unique number or other value. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies may come in different formats. Session cookies are temporary cookies that remain in your browser until you leave a website. Persistent cookies remain in your browser for a longer period of time. Third party cookies are cookies that are loaded onto your browser by third parties. Third party cookies are usually a type of persistent cookie and are stored until you delete them or they expire based on the time period set in each cookie.

Our Use of Cookies

We use both session cookies and persistent cookies. Please be aware that cookies may be used on our Platform whether or not you have created an account or submitted information to us. We use session and persistent cookies for the following reasons:

  • Authentication, Personalization And Security - Cookies help us verify your account and device and determine when you’re logged in, so we can make it easier for you to access our Platform, remember your preferences and your visits, and to provide the appropriate experiences and features. We also use cookies to help prevent fraudulent use of login credentials and for security purposes.
  • Performance And Analytics - Cookies help us analyze how the Platform is being accessed and used, and enables us to track performance of the Platform. For example, we use cookies to provide insights regarding our Platform’s performance, such as page views, conversion rates, device information, visitor IP addresses and referral sites.

Third Party Cookies

When you visit our Platform, you may also receive cookies from third parties. The information collected by such third party cookies is governed by their privacy policies. We use third party cookies for the following reasons:

  • To allow our business partners to perform analytics and collect information and serve you advertisements.
  • To share information with third parties to gain insights and marketing information based on how you use our Platform.

Basis for Cookies Used By Pilon

We use cookies to ensure that our Platform functions as intended and to provide you with any services that you may have requested. Additionally, we use cookies based on your consent, where required by law, as stated within the Privacy Policy.

Opting Out of Cookies

The cookies we use are designed to optimize your experience using our Platform, if you do not wish to receive cookies, most online browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. Please note that if you choose to refuse cookies some portions of the Platform may not function properly. Generally, you may change your cookie settings within the “options” or “preferences” tab. For more information related to your cookie settings, please use the “Help” option located within your browser. Additionally, the following links may be helpful if you wish to opt out of any cookies:

  • Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
  • Cookie settings in Firefox
  • Cookie settings in Chrome
  • Cookie settings in Safari web and iOS

Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org, which contains comprehensive information regarding the management of cookies on your browser.

Opting Out of Third Party Cookies

If you wish to limit third party advertising cookies, you may be able to turn cookies off by visiting the following links:

  • Your Online Choices
  • Network Advertising Initiative
  • Digital Advertising Alliance

Opting out of any internet based advertising will only work for the browser you are currently using, any additional browsers or devices with which you access our Platform must be opted out of separately. Some opt outs may only work if your browser accepts cookies. If you delete cookies, change your browser settings, switch browsers or computers, or use another device you may be required to opt out again.