Effective: July 11, 2019
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
Data Collection Technology collects all sorts of information, such as how long you spend on various webpages in the Website, which webpages you view, your search queries, error and performance reports, as well as device identifier or IP address, browser type, time zone and language settings and operating system.
How Forrest Firm Uses Data Collection Technology: Some Data Collection Technology is deployed by Forrest Firm when you visit the Website. Other Data Collection Technology is deployed by third parties with which Forrest Firm partners to deliver the Website.
Data Collection Technology helps us improve your experience of the Website by measuring the success of marketing campaigns, compiling statistics about use of the Website and helping us analyze technical and navigational information about the Website.
We also may use Data Collection Technology to collect information from the device that you use to access the Website, such as your operating system type, browser type, domain and other system settings, as well as the language your system uses and the country and time zone in which your computer or device is located.
Web Beacons: A web beacon (also called a pixel tag or clear GIF) is computer code that communicates information from your device to a server. Some of Forrest Firm’s content and emails may contain embedded web beacons that allow a server to read certain types of information from your device, allow us to count the number of people who have viewed content, to know when you opened an email message and the IP address of your device. Web beacons help Forrest Firm develop statistical information to provide better and more personalized content.
Cookies: Cookies are small text files that are sent to or accessed from your web browser or your computer’s hard drive. A cookie typically contains the name of the domain (internet location) from which the cookie originated, the “lifetime” of the cookie (i.e., when it expires) and a randomly generated unique number or similar identifier. A cookie also may contain information about your computer, such as user settings, browsing history and activities conducted while using the Website.
The Website uses the following cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookies help make a website, including our Website, usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the Website.
- You can block or delete them by changing your browser settings, however, blocking or deleting “strictly necessary” cookies may prevent your access to the Website. You can block or delete them by changing your browser settings, however, blocking or deleting “strictly necessary” cookies may prevent your access to the Website.
- Analytical/performance cookies, which allow Forrest Firm to recognize and count the number of visitors, learn how visitors navigate the Website and improve the Website. For example, Forrest Firm uses Google Analytics (“Analytics”) which is
Google’s free web analytics tool that helps us understand how our visitors engage with our website. Analytics collects information anonymously and, much like examining footprints in sand, it reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. Analytics uses its own set of cookies to track visitor interactions. These cookies are used to store information, such as what time the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before, and what site referred the visitor to the web page. Google Analytics customers can view a variety of reports about how visitors interact with their website so they can improve their website and how people find it. A different set of cookies is used for each website, and visitors are not tracked across multiple sites. Analytics customers are obliged to notify users of their use of analytics software. To disable this type of cookie, some browsers will indicate when a cookie is being sent and allow you to decline cookies on a case-by-case basis. In addition to declining cookies, you can also install the Google Analytics Opt-out Add-on in your browser, which prevents Google Analytics from collecting information about your website visits. You can also opt out by clicking here.
- Functionality cookies, which Forrest Firm uses to recognize you when you return to the Website.
You can block or disable cookies on your device at any time by indicating this in the preferences or options menus in your browser. You can also delete the cookies that are stored on your device. However, blocking, disabling, or deleting cookies may limit your ability to view all the pages of the Website or use online services that require registration. To learn more about cookies and web beacons in general, visit www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.com.
Your Control of Cookies: Some web browsers (including some mobile web browsers) provide settings that allow you to control or reject cookies or to alert you when a cookie is placed on your device. Although you are not required to accept cookies, if you block or reject them, you may not have access to all features available through the Website.
Do Not Track: Some web browsers (including, for example, Safari, Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome) incorporate a “Do Not Track” (“DNT”) or similar feature that signals to websites that a user does not want to have his or her online activity and behavior tracked. If a website that responds to a particular DNT signal receives the DNT signal, the browser can block that website from collecting certain information about the browser’s user. Not all browsers offer a DNT option and DNT signals are not yet uniform. For this reason, many website operators, including Forrest Firm, do not respond to DNT signals.
These cookies allow the site to remember choices you make, such as remembering your application preferences (i.e. keep me logged in). This enables us to personalize your experience and improve your visit. These cookies may or may not be anonymized, but they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites. To refuse these cookies, please follow the instructions below under the heading “How do I change my cookie settings?” However, blocking or deleting “functionality” cookies may make browsing the Website a less satisfying experience.
How do I change my cookie settings?
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of the Website. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:
To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
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