A cookie is a piece of information in the form of a tiny text file placed on an internet user’s hard drive. It is generated by a web page server, which is basically the computer that operates a web site. The information the cookie contains is set by the server, and it can be used by that server whenever the user visits the website. These help us recognize you and your device and store some information about your preferences or past actions.
Here are the types of cookies we use, what they’re used for and some examples of how we use them.
|__utm, __utmb, __utmz, __utmc, ai_session, ai_user||Analytics||This set of cookies is used by our analytics software to monitor which pages are visited and allow us to make improvements to the website by analyzing visitors’ interests and behavior. All data collected is anonymous.|
|__gads, _ybotv, _dm_bid, OX_plg, _dm_sync, OX_sd, __ybotu||Advertising||These cookies are used by Google AdSense and other advertisers to identify and target our site for delivering relevant advertising.|
|PatientAuth, PatientAuthSession||Site functionality||These cookies keep you logged in. If you choose to stay logged in when you sign into ThePets, this cookie becomes persistent and is stored on your computer for 7 days, being renewed every time you revisit.|
During your visit to our website, you may notice some cookies that are not related to us. This typically takes the form of embedded content from sites such as YouTube and social media bookmarks. When you visit a page with content embedded from these websites and opt to interact with this content, you will be presented with cookies from them. We do not control the dissemination of these cookies, and you should check the third-part websites for more information.
You can accept or decline cookies from any website by modifying the settings in your browser. If you wish to restrict or block the cookies set by our site, you can do this through your browser settings. However, please note that deleting or disabling cookies could affect the functionality of our website, and you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our site.
Please note: We do not recommend disabling cookies entirely as this will prevent most websites and services (such as webmail and social media sites) from working.
For information about how to manage and disable cookies, you can visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org
Last revised April 2020