Cookie Policy

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF RECORDING ARTS AND SCIENCES
COOKIE POLICY

 

Cookies are small text files that are sent to a user’s browser by the website visited or when an email is opened. They are used for numerous different purposes, including to remember a user’s actions and preferences (for example, login data, language, font size, other display settings, etc.), so that the user does not have to configure them again when visiting again the website, or when moving from page to page within a website. Some operations within a website may not be able to be performed without the use of cookies which, in certain cases, are technically necessary for operation of the website. They may also contain a unique ID code that allows tracking a user’s browsing activities within a website, for statistical or advertising purposes.

Users located in the EEA may have the right to prohibit the use of certain cookies. Technical cookies such as cookies used to allow users to login, and functional cookies, such as those used to remember choices made by a user when accessing the website usually do not require prior consent. However, cookies used to create profiles on users and to send advertising messages that take into account the preferences revealed by users while browsing websites usually require prior consent from users, although this may vary according to the applicable law.

1. Cookies

The Platform uses the following types of cookies:

(a) Browsing or session cookies: these cookies are strictly necessary for the operation of the website, and/or to allow the user to use the website content and the Platform.

(b) Analytics cookies: these cookies provide information that is used to understand how a website is used, and to track traffic to and from a website.

(c) Functional cookies: these cookies are used to activate specific functions and to configure webpages according to the user’s preference such as font size or language.

(d) Profiling cookies: these cookies are used to observe a user’s interest based on activities on a website, and to send advertisements that take these preferences into account.

1.1 First Party Cookies

Technical name

Cookie type, function and purpose

Duration

has_js

 

The has_js cookie has been used by the Drupals Batch API and it is not related to user data.

Session

SSESSd52c5d14dabfab1e18a22add3109f3bb

 

Used to maintain the session of a logged in user

20 days

ah_app_server

 

The cookie is associated with Acquia cloude.This cookie gets created when a new user logs in.  For any user with this permission, the site sets a cookie named ah_app_server. The cookie is deleted when the user logs out.

 

One year

1.2 Analytics Cookies

We use Google Analytics to collect information that permits evaluation of the use of the Website, analysis of user’s behavior and improvement of user experience. Information about how to opt out of Google Analytics at: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

1.3 Third Party Cookies

We also use cookies owned by third parties. For further information on how these third parties use information, please refer to their privacy policies:

(a) Crazy Egg

(i) https://www.crazyegg.com/cookies

(b) DoubleClick

(i) https://support.google.com/dfp_premium/answer/2839090?hl=en

(c) Facebook

(i) https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/

(d) Google

(i) https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/

(ii) https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage

(iii) https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

(e) Ooyala

(i) http://www.ooyala.com/privacy

(f) Parse.ly

(i) https://www.parse.ly/privacy-policy

(g) Quantcast

(i) https://www.quantcast.com/privacy/

(h) Twitter

(i) https://help.twitter.com/en/rules-and-policies/twitter-cookies#

CAUTION: If you block or delete technical and/or function cookies used by the website, the website may become impossible to browse, certain services or functions of the Website may become unavailable or other malfunctions may occur. In this case, you may have to modify or manually enter some information or preferences every time you visit the Website.

1.4 Web Beacons

A "Web Beacon" is an object that is embedded in a web page. It is usually invisible to you but allows us to check whether you have viewed a particular web page or email communication. We place Web Beacons on pages of the Platform, such as on our website and in emails we send to you. You may not decline Web Beacons. 

1.5 Cookies

You may choose to block our Platform and other sites from setting cookies by changing the settings of your browser. Please note that blocking or disabling certain cookies may interfere with certain functionalities of some parts of our Platform.

To learn more about cookies, you may wish to refer to:

All About Cookies: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/
Cookie Central: http://www.cookiecentral.com/faq/
Network Advertising: http://networkadvertising.org/.

To obtain information specific a particular browser you can refer to:

Explorer: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/196955
Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Cookies
Google Chrome: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647
Opera: http://www.opera.com/browser/tutorials/security/privacy/
Safari: http://support.apple.com/kb/ph5042
Safari iOS: http://support.apple.com/kb/ht1677
Android: http://support.google.com/android/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=1722193
Blackberry: http://docs.blackberry.com/en/smartphone_users/deliverables/32004/Turn_off_cookies_in_the_browser_60_1072866_11.jsp
Windows Phone: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsphone/en-us/howto/wp7/web/changing-privacy-and-other-browser-settings.aspx

CAUTION: If you block or delete technical and/or function cookies used by the website, the website may become impossible to browse, certain services or functions of the Website may become unavailable or other malfunctions may occur. In this case, you may have to modify or manually enter some information or preferences every time you visit the Website.

1.6 Interest-based Advertising

We use information collected about a user’s use of our Platform to arrange for advertisements about our service to be served to a user on third party’s websites in accordance with our e-Marketing Policy. To do so, our advertising service provider places or recognizes a unique cookie on the user’s browser and uses other techniques, such as pixel tags. 

If you would like more information about this practice and to learn about your choices, please visit 

http://www.aboutads.info or http://www.networkadvertising.org

1.7 Opt-out of Interest-based Advertising

Users may opt-out of receiving interest-based advertising as explained below. The opt-out may be provided through specific opt-out cookies. Please note that using a new computer, using a different browser, upgrading certain browsers, or modifying or erasing a browser’s cookie file, may clear an opt-out cookie.

Please note that opting out of receiving interest-based advertising does not result in block all advertisements served to your equipment. You will continue receiving advertisements; these advertisements will be generic or based on the content of a webpage that you are visiting, instead of being targeted to your specific interests.

Please bear in mind that there are many more companies listed on these sites than those that place cookies on your device when you access our Platform.

1.8 To Control Advertising on Websites

Digital Advertising Alliance:
http://www.aboutads.info/choices/
http://www.aboutads.info
http://www.aboutads.info/consumers

Europe: http://youronlinechoices.eu

Network Advertising Initiative:
http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/
http://www.networkadvertising.org
http://www.aboutads.info/consumers

1.9 To Control Advertising on Mobile Applications

Users of mobile device who do not want to receive interest-based advertising may opt-out in several ways.

Ad Choices for Mobile devices: http://www.aboutads.info/appchoices (it is necessary to first download the AppChoices app from http://www.aboutads.info/appchoices).

To end all targeting on a mobile device immediately, turn on “Limit Ad Tracking” in the device settings.
To limit Ad Tracking on an Apple device: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT202074.
To limit Ad Tracking on an Android device: https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922.

1.10 Google Analytics

Information collected by the Google Analytics cookie is transmitted to, and stored by, Google in accordance with its privacy practices.

To see an overview of privacy at Google and how this applies to Google Analytics, please visit: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245.

To opt out of Google Analytics, please visit: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

1.11 Social Media

You can edit or remove the permissions you have granted us to use information from your connected social media accounts by using the application privacy settings on your social media account. See the following for instructions on how to change or remove third party access on each platform:

Twitter: https://help.twitter.com/en/managing-your-account/connect-or-revoke-access-to-third-party-apps
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/help/262314300536014/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/remove-third-party-apps-connected-your-linkedin-hector-rodriguez