Cookie Policy

Last Updated: July 17, 2023

APAD Access, Inc. (“APAD,” “we,” or “us”) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your information.  As outlined in our privacy policy, APAD may collect user information using cookies or similar technologies on APAD’s websites, online services, and mobile and web-based applications (the “Sites”), or in e-mails sent by APAD.  

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text or data files that are saved by your browser or device when you access our website.  APAD may use cookies, pixel tags, or other similar technologies (collectively referred to as “cookies”) to identify your visits to our Sites and report on your interactions.  We may also use cookies to customize and improve our Sites.   For more information about how cookies work, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

What are pixel tags or web beacons?

Pixel tags are tiny images that may be embedded within webpages and e-mails.  Pixel tags help us better manage content on our Sites by informing us what content is effective. Pixel tags (or other similar technologies) may also be included in or associated with e-mails or other communications that you receive from us in order to help us track your response and interests, and to deliver you relevant content and services.  We may tie information gathered by pixel tags, cookies, or other similar technologies to personal data that you have provided us.

Web beacons or single pixel gifs are small, often invisible, graphic elements included within web pages or e-mails.  Web beacons may be used to collect information about browser type, count visitors to our Sites, monitor how visitors navigate our Sites.  Web beacons or similar technologies may be included in e-mails to collect user data, and monitor e-mail performance including when an e-mail is opened or when certain links are clicked.  

Types of cookies that may be used

We may use both session and persistent cookies, as well as the following different types of cookies:

Essential or Strictly Necessary Cookies:  These cookies maintain the operation of the Sites and cannot be switched off.  These cookies are usually set in response to your actions on our Sites, such as setting preferences, logging in, or filling in forms.   These cookies may authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.  You may set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of our Sites may not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

Performance Cookies: These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our Sites.  These cookies help us understand which pages and content are the most and least popular, and help us see how visitors use our Sites.  All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.  If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our Sites, and will not be able to monitor their performance.    

Functional Cookies:  These cookies enable our Sites to provide enhanced functionality and personalization. These may be set by us or by third-party providers whose services we have added to our Sites.   If you do not allow these cookies, some or all of the functionality of our Sites may not work properly.

Marketing Cookies:  These cookies may be set on our Sites through our third-party advertising or marketing partners to help serve relevant ads on third-party websites and web-enabled applications based on your interactions with our Sites.

Social Media Cookies: These cookies are set by a range of third-party social media services that we may add to our Sites to enable you to share content with your friends and networks.   These cookies may track your browser across other sites and may build up a profile of your interests.   If you do not allow these cookies, you may not be able to use or see these sharing tools.

What are your choices regarding cookies?

You may choose to block, restrict or delete cookies on our Sites through the settings, controls or enhancements of your web browser, or through instructions provided by the browser developer. However, if you do not accept our cookies, you may not be able to use all of the features of our Sites,  and some of our pages might not display properly.

Changes to this Cookie Policy

We reserve the right to modify this Cookie Policy at anytime.  If we make material changes to this Cookie Policy, we will notify you by updating the date of this Cookie Policy.  We may also provide notifications of changes in another way that we believe is reasonably likely to reach you, such as via e-mail (if you have an account where we have your contact information) or another manner, such as through our Sites.

How to Contact Us

For any questions regarding our cookie policy or privacy policy, you can reach us by email at privacy@apadaccess.com or at the following mailing address:

APAD Access, Inc. 36 West 25th Street, 17thFloor, NY, NY 10010

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