What are cookies?
A cookie is a text file containing small amounts of information that is downloaded on your device’s storage mechanism when you access a webpage on the Sites, and that can subsequently be accessed by our web servers.
We utilize cookies, and other online identification technologies such as web beacons, or pixels (collectively cookies) to provide users with an improved user experience. Cookies also contribute to the security of your account if you are a Registered User. By using this website or application you consent to the deployment of such identification technologies.
ROI uses these technologies to make navigation of the Websites easier for you and to better deliver tailored content to you. If you choose to become a Registered User, we will use additional cookies to facilitate your registration and remember your preferences. You will receive the benefits of registration only if you accept the strictly necessary cookies, which include those cookies used as part of registration.
What cookies do we use?
The following section explains the types, categories, and purpose of cookies on the Websites.
Types of cookies
Categories of cookies:
Analytics and site statistics
We also use these technologies to gather usage information and statistics regarding use of the Websites. For example, we collect information about page visits and navigation to determine what articles and topics are of greatest interest and if users are able to find content easily. We also use usage information to generate various reports regarding use of the Websites. These reports contain aggregated information about users and do not single out users individually. If you are a Registered User we may also collect information on what specific interests you have.
Managing cookies on your device
You can control and manage cookies using your browser. Most browsers allow you to view, manage, delete and block cookies for a website. Be aware that if you delete all cookies then any preferences you have set will be lost, including the ability to opt-out from cookies as this function itself requires placement of an opt out cookie on your device. Guidance on how to control cookies for common browsers is linked below:
Managing Analytics cookies
Google Analytics: https://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html