Cookie Disclosure Policy

Third Party Cookies Disclosure

Our host uses cookies for measuring and providing us with data to how many views and click throughs to third party providers.  Our third party service providers use cookies, web beacons and similar tracking technologies on my site to track the actions you take on the site including as a result of linking through to the site from an ad and to remarket to you based on those actions, and for other internal purposes. For example,  may serve an ad to you promoting my next book based on your interest in books on my site.  may also use information about actions taken by you on the site to determine which of its ads were most interesting to you and how to better serve your interests. Unless you separately opt in to receive news from PRH, PRH does not collect personal information about you and neither  nor its third party ad servers use these tracking technologies to collect personal information about you. They may, however, track your Internet usage anonymously (that is, without being able to identify you personally) over time and across other websites in their networks beyond my site. To opt out of having your information used by third party network advertisers, 


 

RECENT UPDATES

  • Updated description of Advertising Cookies
  • Removed Brightcove and Exact Target from Section II
  • Added Adestra to Section II

COOKIE NOTICE

I. USE OF COOKIES AND SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES

Like most companies we use cookies on our web sites. We collect certain aggregate and non-personal information through a variety of technologies when you visit this web site. Aggregate and non-personal information does not relate to a single identifiable visitor. It tells us such things as how many users visited our site and the pages accessed. By collecting this information, we learn how to best tailor our web site to our visitors. Except for EU content-based sites, unless you disable such technologies, by using our web site and online services, you agree that we can place these types of cookies and related technologies on your device. We explain below how you can manage your choices and opt-out of the collection of such aggregate information. For EU content-based sites, cookies will only be placed on machines if you have consented to do so.


A. ESSENTIAL COOKIES

Some cookies serve an essential function and the web sites cannot work properly without them. Where such essential cookies are used, they cannot be disabled.


B. BROWSER AND FLASH COOKIES

Other cookies serve a functional purpose and improve the user experience of the web sites. We use browser and flash cookies to tell us, for example, whether you’ve visited us before, and to help us identify site features in which you may have the greatest interest. Browser and flash cookies may enhance your online experience by saving your preferences while you are visiting a particular site so that you do not need to reset them each time you visit the web site. Neither browser nor flash cookies can identify you as an individual. You can decline any browser cookie through your browser; however, without browser cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of all our web site features. Please see our disclosure section below to manage your flash cookies. Similar to browser cookies, you may not be able to take full advantage of all web site features once you have disabled flash cookies.

C. WEB BEACONS

Some types of cookies collect aggregate information which help us to improve our web sites by providing information, for example, on loading errors and the most visited webpages. Certain pages on our site may contain web beacons (also known as Internet tags, pixel tags and clear GIFs). GE Appliances uses web beacons to help display content to visitors and to generate statistics regarding web traffic and trends. Web beacons cannot identify you as an individual. Please see our disclosure section below to manage your web beacons.


D. ADVERTISING COOKIES

We will provide notice and obtain consent to our visitors when cookies are used for targeted advertising purposes as required by local law. Utilizing third party ad networks, these advertisements could be located on web sites you visit and, to accomplish this, we may transmit your IP address information to these partners. If a visitor declines to consent, they will not receive any advertising cookies.


COOKIE DISCLOSURE

We currently use the following cookies on our web site. These may change from time to time, so please check back periodically to review this list. Any changes will be noted in the Recent Updates section above.

I. ESSENTIAL COOKIES

These cookies are required to operate the site:

  1. JSESSIONID — Stores a unique site-generated identifier for each computer or device visiting the site
  2. Site Preferences — Stores the preferences a visitor has made on the site, including whether the visitor has opted out of non-essential cookies

II. BROWSER AND FLASH COOKIES

We sometimes embed content and sharing tools from other (third party) sites. When you visit a GE Appliances web site with embedded third party content or sharing tools, you may be presented with cookies from those third parties’ sites. We do not control the dissemination of these third party cookies. You should check the relevant third party web site(s) for more information about these cookies, and whether and how you may opt out of receiving them. Generally speaking, however, you may disable third party cookies by adjusting your browser settings — instructions may be found at www.aboutcookies.org.

  1. AddThis http://www.addthis.com/privacy/privacy-policy
  2. Adestra https://www.adestra.com/privacy-policy/
  3. Baynote http://www.baynote.com/privacy-policy/
  4. Bazaarvoice https://www.bazaarvoice.com/legal/privacy-policy/
  5. Bing Code http://www.microsoft.com/privacystatement/
  6. CyberSource http://www.cybersource.com/privacy.php
  7. Eco Rebates http://ecorebates.com/
  8. Facebook http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/
  9. Google http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/
  10. LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/static?key=privacy_policy
  11. Mapquest http://privacy.aol.com/
  12. Medallia http://www.medallia.com/privacy/
  13. OpinionLab http://www.opinionlab.com/privacy-policy/
  14. Oracle RightNow Chat http://www.oracle.com/us/legal/privacy/index.html
  15. Pinterest http://pinterest.com/about/privacy/
  16. Salesforce Marketing Cloud (ExactTarget): http://www.salesforce.com/company/privacy/
  17. ShareThis http://www.sharethis.com/privacy
  18. Twitter http://twitter.com/privacy
  19. YouTube http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy

III. WEB BEACONS

Google Analytics, Litmus Analytics and Adobe Omniture — Collect information about how visitors use the site in order to optimize visitor experiences; note visitor page views and clicks within pages, length of time spent on our sites, and search term or referring site that brought a visitor to the site

You may remove the web beacons used by this site by following the instructions at www.aboutcookies.org.

IV. ADVERTISING COOKIES

Advertising/retargeting cookies are used to make advertising messages more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see the same ad as well as to help us measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. These cookies are generally placed on your device by our affiliated third-party advertising networks. Information from these cookies is shared with other organizations such as other third-party advertisers, and will be linked to website functionality provided by other organizations. Advertising cookies collect the most information about users.

Please visit www.aboutcookies.org for cookie opt out information.

  1. Accuen http://www.accuenmedia.com/privacy-policy/
  2. Aol Advertising http://advertising.aol.com/privacy
  3. Centro https://www.centro.net/privacy-policy
  4. Collective http://collective.com/about-us/privacy-policy/
  5. Conversant http://www.conversantmedia.com/legal/privacy
  6. Doubleclick http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads/
  7. Google Analytics Advertising Features
    Privacy Policy
    Opt Out
  8. MediaMind https://www.sizmek.com/privacy-policy/optedin/
  9. RadiumOne http://www.radiumone.com/about/privacy.html