Cookies are small text files placed on your computer or mobile device. They may be used to enable features and functionality, to improve our website, or to enable us and our partners to share information with you about products and services for which you may have an interest. Each cookie is unique to your account or your browser.
ThoughtExchange uses both session-based and persistent cookies on our sites. Session-based cookies last only while your browser is open and are automatically deleted when you close your browser. Persistent cookies last until you or your browser delete them or until they expire.
Cookies are also classified as to their purpose:
- Optional Cookies
- Targeting Cookies
These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant advertisements for ThoughtExchange services on other sites. They do not directly store Personal Information but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising. Targeting Cookies may be placed by third parties such as LinkedIn, Twitter, or Google.
- Functional Cookies
These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalization. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies, some or all of these services may not function properly.
- Performance Cookies
These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our websites and social media sites. They help us know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around these sites. If you do not allow these cookies, we may not know when you have visited our site, and we are not able to monitor the sites’ performance.
- Strictly Necessary Cookies
- Always Active Cookies
These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, or logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will become disabled. These cookies do not store any Personal Information.
Our sites allow you to choose your cookie preferences when you first visit. You may also change your preferences at any time. You can either accept all cookies, reject all cookies with the exception of strictly necessary cookies, or create custom settings using our cookie settings preference center.
The Thought Exchange application places cookies on your device. These cookies do not collect personal information about you, but instead collect information to ensure the application works correctly. As such, these cookies must be placed in order for the tool to function properly. These cannot be turned off or opted out of, including by the use of “do not track” or Global Privacy Control signals.
Below is a list to give you transparency into the cookies our application uses. The information stored via cookies from the application is not shared with any other party. The following table provides a brief description of the key cookies and their use: