Cookie Policy

Similar to other websites, use cookies and other technologies such as clear gifs to help understand how people use the platform. Some cookies are required for the site to function while others are used to collect information in order to improve the platform.

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Over time, as changes and the website evolves we may change the way we use such technologies, check back here for up to date details.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of information, stored in simple text files, placed on your computer (or other internet enabled devices) by a website. Cookies can be read by the website on your subsequent visits. The information stored in a cookie may relate to your browsing habits on the web page, or a unique identification number so that the website can "remember" you on your return visit. Generally speaking, cookies do not contain personal information from which you can be identified, unless you have furnished such information to the website in your User Profile. There are other technologies such as clear gifs, web bugs, local storage and similar technologies that can also do the same thing as cookies. cookies

There are two different types of cookies we use - "session cookies" and "persistent" cookies. Session cookies are temporary and stay on your device until you leave Persistent cookies remain on your device for longer periods of time or until you manually delete them.

We use cookies to recognize you so you don't have to login every time you open, for security (to protect you, other users and, to gather information about what devices people use to access, change the language of to match your computer settings. All cookies can be identified as starting with "polar_". Horde, Usermin, phpMyAdmin, phpBB and similar open source applications used by use they own cookies naming standard that is documented on the particular projects home page.

How to control cookies / Opt out

You can opt out of cookie usage at any point by using the settings in your internet browser. Please note: many cookies are important for to function properly.

Clear gifs are used in our email communications. You can easily unsubscribe from email communications, please see the FAQ here.

For more information on how to manage cookies by browser(*) see:

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By using / browsing you consent to use of the cookies and similar technologies detailed above. If you do not consent to the use of these technologies please opt out as described above.

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