What is a cookie?
A “cookie” is a small text file that is sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive when you visit our Site. Each time you use the same computer to access our Site, our web servers will be notified of your visit and in turn we may have knowledge of your visit and the pattern of your usage.
What sort of cookies does our site use?
Non-necessary cookies are used to collect statistical information about the usage of our site, research visiting patterns and help target advertisments based on user interest; and track progress and participation in promotions.
The following cookies are used on our Site
|Provider and cookie name||Type||Description|
|Essential||This cookie is used to recognize that subsequent page requests originate from the same web browser. This is essential functionality if you need to log in to www.aamds.org, travelfund.aamds.org or any of AAMDSIF's Drupal sites. This cookie expires after 23 days and is not used for personal identification.|
|Functionality||This cookie is placed by our website management software (Drupal) to remember if you have submitted a given form recently. This cookie expires after 7 days and is not used for personal identification.|
|Functionality||These cookies are placed by our website management software (Drupal) to remember your display preferences. These cookies are not used for personal identification.|
|Performance||We use Zopim to provide live customer service chat on our Site. Zopim requires two cookies: the first cookie stores Zopim Live Chat ID to identify the device during visits. The second stores user’s preference to disable Live Chat.
|Performance||We use Youtube to show videos to educate visitors about bone marrow failure diseases.
|Performance||We use Google Analytics to collect information how visitors use our site, which pages are most frequently visited and record if advertising is effective or not.
If you want to opt out of Google Analytics for all sites, you can download an addon for your browser.
|Advertising||We use Google Adwords for our online advertising programs. Adwords cookies help to determine the number of conversions. This lets us to keep track of how many users click on our advertisements and measure the success of our marketing campaigns. Adwords cookies expire after 30 days and are not used for personal identification.
|Google Remarketing and DoubleClick||Targeting||We may use Remarketing with Google Adwords and third party remarketing services (such as DoubleClick) to make our online ads more relevant. The remarketing cookies help to serve our ads at a later time when you are browsing sites on the web. Remarketing cookies expire after 30 days and are not used for personal identification.
To opt out of third party interest-based advertising, please visit Network Advertising Consumer Opt-out page.
What kind on information is stored in the cookies?
Our cookies do not contain any personal information such as names, emails or credit card numbers.
How do I disable cookies?
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. You can find more information on how to control cookies for the various versions of different browsers at www.allaboutcookies.org/
You can also delete cookies already stored on your computer. You can find more information on how to delete cookies for the various versions of different browsers at www.allaboutcookies.org/
The list below provides links to privacy controls for third-party websites that deliver cookies via our website within advertisements or widgets.
- Google analytics's opt out options
- Google and Doubleclick opt-out details
- Network Advertising Initiative
Blocking cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of some websites.