1. WHO WE ARE AND HOW TO CONTACT US
This website is operated by Sandhills Global Company ("we", "us" or "our"), a corporation registered in the State of Nebraska (USA) with registered address at 120 W. Harvest Drive, Lincoln, Nebraska, 68521, USA.
This Cookies Policy applies to the Brands and Services and their corresponding Websites (the Websites) which are owned and operated by Sandhills Group Companies.
Please also see our Privacy Notice for further details about the ways in which we collect and use your personal data. For more information, please Contact Us.
2. WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small data files that are stored in your web browser on your computer, tablet or smartphone (each a "Device") when you visit our website. They enable our website to remember your actions and preferences over a certain period of time.
We use third party cookies and may place or identify a unique cookie, from the customer referred to in the advertisement, on your browser. By placement of the advertisement, information about your visit to the website is collected (e.g. how often you have seen an advertisement).
We may place cookies on partner websites to advertise our brands and/or products. These cookies are mainly used to display content tailored to your interests and to evaluate our content (including advertising). Our cookies are also used by third party sites in order to provide advertising that is relevant. This relevance is based on a profile built form your previous visits to our sites, including the products you have visited. Please see our section on third party cookies below. See "Do We Host Third Party Cookies?"
5. WHICH COOKIES DO WE USE?
|Source (Where cookies come from)|
|First Party Cookies||These cookies are provided by us and used by various features on our site. Examples may include customizing a user’s visit, providing statistical information, and verifying a user’s identity for security purposes.|
|Third Party Cookies||These cookies are provided by "Third Party" vendors who provide products and features we have integrated into our site. Examples include social media sites, ad networks, and security systems. See "Do We Host Third Party Cookies?"|
|Expiration (How long cookies last)|
|Session Cookies||These cookies are added when a user starts to browse our site or interacts with a specific feature and are deleted when the browser is closed.|
These cookies are added when a user starts to browse our site or interacts with a specific feature, but may remain stored on your Device until a certain termination date is reached (in terms of minutes, days or years from the creation/update of the cookie).
Cookies used by us have a maximum period of 2 years from the date when they are initially installed or if they are subsequently updated, from the date of the update.
|Type (What application uses the cookie)|
|Email Cookies||These cookies are added by programs we use to send various mass marketing e-mail campaigns. They are used to track statistics about the mail campaign.|
|Flash Cookies||These cookies are added when a browser displays a Flash application. Flash is used to display some versions of our digital publications. The cookie may be used to track statistical information pertaining to the digital publication, such as pages were viewed.|
|Website Cookies||These cookies are added when browsing our website. Their uses may vary, however, to give an impression of which website cookies we use and how they work, please see the list below.|
|Third party cookies that are used to display Ads. Sources include Google and DoubleClick|
|Third party cookies provided by AddThis. Allows for users to easily share our content over various social media platforms.|
|First and Third-party cookies that are used for various validation and security purposes.|
|First party cookies used by sites to identify a user’s session for various features.|
|Settings||UserSettings KeepUserOnSite||First party cookie that stores settings and preferences pertaining to features a user has interacted with on our site. The information stored includes screen size, whether to display thumbnails or not, currency to use, units of measurement, previous pages for back links, and approximate location in order to display listings closest to the user at the top of search results.|
|Tracking||OriginalID USERID||First party cookies that allows us to collect information about a user’s visit. Including pages visited, IP address, and information about browsers and devices used.|
Some of the above tracking cookies are used to identify repeat visitors or users that have an account with us. If the user has ever logged in, their visit does tie back to their account. We do not share this information with anyone, but we do keep a record to help improve the site, investigate possible issues, etc.
Contact information is never stored within the cookies we use and is only collected when a user registers for an account or when certain features are interacted with. Examples include our Send A Message or Contact Us features. In these instances, the user may provide us contact information in order to receive a response either from us or another customer they are contacting through our sites. Please refer to our Privacy Notice to see how we protect the personal data you provide us with.
Financial information is never stored within the cookies we use and is only collected in the following instances:
We also make use of Google Services, such as Google Advertising and Google Analytics. Google Analytics uses its own, completely anonymous, tracking data. Google Analytics does not collect, nor do we provide them any contact or financial information. We want to inform you that you can download and install the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on, if you do not want your data collected with Google Analytics. Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on
6. DO WE HOST THIRD-PARTY COOKIES?
Yes and we have itemised these cookies in the table above. Cookies from third-party websites may be stored on your Device with the purpose of personalising and/or improving the content (including advertising content) and/or for security and verification purposes that you may be offered while navigating. Depending on the platforms, some third-party cookies may be stored, including
7. MANAGING AND DISABLING COOKIES
For instructions on blocking and deleting cookies, see the privacy and help documentation of your specific browser’s website. If you use more Devices and/or browsers you will need to disable cookies on each Device and on each browser separately. Here are the locations of the cookie settings for all major web browsers:
If you limit the ability of our websites to set cookies, this may prevent you from using certain features of our website properly and your user experience – which is no longer personalized for you – may deteriorate. You may also be able to opt-out from certain cookies through third party cookie management sites. Disabling cookies may prevent you from using certain parts of our websites. If you delete your cookies from the browser, you may need to remember to re-install opt-out cookies.
8. WHERE CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES?
You can find more information about cookies by visiting the following information websites:
Last updated: July 2021
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