Cookie Policy

This website uses first and third-party cookies, for functionality and analytical purposes.

First party cookies refer to cookies that are set by our site, where we are the only ones with access to this information. Alternately, third party cookies or requests allow other parties to have access to the information collected.

What are Cookies and why do we use them?

Cookies are text files that are downloaded on your computer or mobile device when you visit certain websites. Cookies allow a website, for instance to identify a user session (e.g. date and time of visit), recall your preferences (e.g. browser or language preference), gather information about your browsing habits or showing you advertising adapted to your preferences.

We use essential cookies for our legitimate interest in facilitating your access and use of our website.

What Cookies do we use on our Site?

Our website uses first and third-party cookies for functionality and analytical purposes.

Cookies and information captured through this site are stored for a specific retention period. However, you can eliminate these cookies at any time before the expiration date.

We use the following cookies on our site:

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Type of Cookie and Its Purpose: Google Analytics. These cookies allow us to measure the number of Visits to the website and hence understand the visitor's website experience and segment visitors who are new to the site from those who are returning. This cookie tracks the visitors’ behavior such as visits and interactions with the site. The information collected is used for analytical and advertising purposes. Details on Google Analytics can be found at the following resource:  https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage

Owner: Google Analytics

Domain: .merid.org

 

With whom do we share information?

Google Analytics use cookies and other, similar technologies, to collect information about how users use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. 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. To learn more about Google Analytics, including how to opt out of it, visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Other Technologies and Sources

We may also use web beacons or similar technology to help us track the effectiveness of our communications. A web beacon (also known as an action tag, a clear gif or pixel tag) is a 1×1 pixel image embedded in a website page used to transparently collect information. For example, we may use a web beacon to count the number of visits to the pages of our site.

Your Choices

You can control and delete these cookies through your browser settings as follows:

For Google Analytics cookies, you can also use the following cookie management and disposal tool from Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in from the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

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