“Web Beacons” are graphic image files imbedded in a web page typically used to monitor activity on a web page and send back to its home server (which can belong to the host site, a network advertiser or some other third party) information from your browser, such as the IP address, the URL of the page on which the Web Beacon is located, the type of browser that is accessing the site and the ID number of any Cookies on your computer previously placed by that server.
Cookies are used on our websites for the following purposes:
- Website performance and analytics: These Cookies enable us to analyze how visitors use our websites and to monitor website performance. We use the information collected by these Cookies to improve the performance of our websites and the services they provide.
- Advertising: These Cookies are used by NBC-MED.ORG and our advertisers to deliver advertisements that are more relevant to you and your interests based on your Internet browsing activity and in some cases, other Non-Personal Information about you that we or our advertisers may have access to. Cookies may be used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement and to enable measurement of the effectiveness of the advertising campaign.