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Web beacons, also known as pixel tags and clear GIFs, are electronic images that allow a website to access cookies and help track marketing campaigns and general usage patterns of visitors to those websites. Web beacons can recognize certain types of information, such as cookie numbers, time and date of a page view, and a description of the page where the web beacons are placed. We may use web beacons in order to recognize users, assess traffic patterns, identify preferred content and measure site interaction.
We may also use a reputable third party to collect information, including through the use of web beacons, browser cookies and other tracking technologies. We may collect via web beacons various data provided by your browser while you are on our site and elsewhere where we may be acting as a third party. This data is collected in the aggregate but may include or be associated with other non-personally identifiable information (PII) or PII that users have voluntarily submitted.
The Website and ad servers log information about a site user’s IP address, browser type and the current URL the user is requesting. This information is always provided by each and every user’s browser. These log files are stored in a secure location and used—in an aggregated, anonymous manner—in our internal analysis of traffic patterns within our Website. This information is automatically logged by most websites.