To make this website work properly, and to provide the most relevant products and services to our site visitors and registered users, we place small data files called cookies on your device. This policy provides you with information about cookies and how to control them for this website.
What is a Cookie?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes that cookie, to develop a record of the user’s online activity. Cookies on this site may be delivered in a first-party (set by the VHNY website) or third-party (set by another website) context and may also be set in association with emails you receive from us.
Cookies help us enhance your experience when using the website. They also help us understand how people use our site, such as which pages are most popular, so that we can better serve our site visitors and registered users.
Cookies Used on This Site
In this section you can find an overview of the cookies we use:
These cookies are essential for enabling user movement around our website and providing access to features such as your profile and purchases, registered users-only resources, and other secure areas of the website. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing purposes and do not remember where you have been on the internet. This category of cookies cannot be disabled. The list below provides more information about these cookies.:
- Cookies that identify or authenticate our users;
- Cookies that temporarily store certain user data (such as online form content);
- Cookies that store certain user preferences (e.g., search settings or language settings);
- Cookies that store data to ensure smooth playback of video or audio content;
We use Google Analytics cookies to collect information about how visitors use our website. These cookies collect information in the aggregate to give us insight into how our website is being used. We anonymize IP addresses in Google Analytics, and the anonymized data is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Google Analytics cookies are stored on your device and expire after a period of 356 days.
To view an overview of the privacy of your Google Analytics cookies please go here: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245.
You may install a Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on by going here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
We also use a marketing database management program that deploys a cookie when a user interacts with a marketing communication, such as a marketing email or a marketing-based landing page on our website. This cookie collects personal information such as your name, which pages you visit on our website, your history arriving at our website, your purchases from VHNY and the like. Collected information is used to evaluate the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns or to provide better targeting for marketing. The following table provides more information about this cookie.
The cookies under p. 3 above are stored on your device and expire after a period of up to 2 years.
You can block these cookies by deleting these cookies through your browser settings.
Third party cookies are cookies set by someone other than the website owner for purposes such as collecting information on user behavior, demographics, or personalized marketing. When using our website, you may encounter embedded content, or you may be directed to other websites for such activities as surveys, to make payments, etc. These websites and embedded content may use their own cookies. We do not have control over the placement of cookies by other websites, even if you are directed to them from our website.
How to Control and Delete Cookies
Many of the cookies used on our website and through emails can be controlled by disabling the cookies through your browser. To disable cookies through your browser, follow the instructions usually located within the “Help,” “Tools” or “Edit” menus in your browser. Please note that disabling a cookie or category of cookies does not delete the cookie from your browser unless manually completed through your browser function.
Cookies that Have Been Set in the Past
Collection of your data from our analytics cookies can be deleted. If cookies are deleted, the information collected prior to the preference change may still be used, however, we will stop using the disabled cookie to collect any further information from your user experience. For our marketing cookie, when a user opts out of tracking, a new cookie is placed to prevent users from being tracked.
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