Cookies and other technologies
A cookie is a piece of information sent to your browser from a website and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies can help a website like ours recognize repeat users and allow a website to track web usage behavior. Cookies work by assigning a number to the user that has no meaning outside of the assigning website. For more details on cookies and similar technologies please visit All About Cookies.
Cookies can be stored on your computer for different periods of time. “Session cookies” only last for as long as the browser session and are deleted automatically once you close your browser. “Persistent cookies” cookies survive after your browser is closed until a defined expiration date set in the cookie (as determined by the third party placing it) and help recognize your computer when you open your browser and browse the Internet again. The Site uses first party cookies (cookies set directly by AUC) as well as third-party cookies, as described below.
We also use pixel tags (usually in combination with cookies), from the third parties described below, to get information about your usage of the Site and the Services and your interaction with email or other communications. Pixel tags are a technology similar to cookies that can be embedded in online content or within the body of an email for the purpose of tracking activity on websites (for example, to know when content has been shown to you), or to know when you have viewed particular content or a particular email message.
|Strictly Necessary||To provide users with the services available through our Site and to use some of its features, such as the ability to log-in and access secure areas. These cookies are served by AUC and are essential for using the Site. Without these cookies, basic functions of our Site would not work.||Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the Site and our services, you cannot refuse them.|
|Analytics/Performance||To better understand the behavior of the users on our Site, tracks bots and improve our services accordingly: Google Analytics. To learn how Google, Inc. uses data collected on our Site, visit How Google uses information from sites or apps that use our services. Learn more on expiration of these cookies here. You can block or delete cookies by changing the browser settings as explained under the “Your Choices” section below.||The providers listed below also offer direct opt-out functionalities: Google Analytics. You can download and install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on for your current web browser at the following link: Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.|
Please note that if you limit the ability of websites to set cookies, you may be unable to access certain parts of the Site and you may not be able to benefit from the full functionality of the Site.
On most web browsers, you will find a “help” section on the toolbar. Please refer to this section for information on how to receive a notification when you are receiving a new cookie and how to turn cookies off. Please see the links below for guidance on how to modify your web browser’s settings on the most popular browsers:
If you access the Site on your mobile device, you may not be able to control tracking technologies through the settings.
If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact us as follows: by email at [Please add email] or by post at:
Atlantic Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists
PO Box 1189
South Lancaster, MA 01561, CA 91359
Last Updated March 17, 2019