Effective: 7/10/2014

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Below is a list of cookies utilized on this Site:

Cookie Name Purpose


The ASP.NET_SessionId cookie is used only to track the sequence of pages a visitor looks at during a visit to the site. This information can be used to optimize site performance for visitors. This cookie expires at the end of the browsing session.

__utma, __utmb, __utmc & __utmz

These cookies are used in conjunction with Google Analytics. Metrics associated with the __utma cookie include: first visit (unique visit) and last visit (returning visit). It is a persistent cookie and remains on a computer unless it expires or the cookie cache is cleared, and it tracks visitors.

The __utmb and __utmc cookies work in tandem to calculate visit length. The __utmb cookie demarks the exact arrival time and then the __utmc cookie registers the precise exit time of the user. Because __utmb counts entrance visits, it is a session cookie and expires at the end of the session, e.g., when the user leaves the page. A timestamp of 30 minutes must pass before __utmc expires. Given that __utmc cannot tell if a browser or website session ends, if no new page view is recorded in 30 minutes, the cookie will expire.

The __utmz cookie monitors the HTTP referrer and notes where a visitor arrived from, with the referrer siloed into type (search engine (organic or cpc), direct, social and unaccounted). From the HTTP referrer, __utmz also registers what keyword generated the visit plus geolocation data. This cookie lasts six months.


The RECENTLY_VIEWED_IDS cookie is used in conjunction with our “Recently Viewed” functionality, which enables visitors to easily return to previously viewed pages. No data from this cookie is retained, and it expires once the browser is closed.

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