Last Updated March 3rd, 2022
1. Summary of our Cookie Notice
When you visit our Site, we may collect information such as your IP address, browser type, language, operating system, location, date, and time using cookies. A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your device such as a mobile phone or computer. The cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit to that website. As an example, one cookie may allow us to recognize your browser, whereas another cookie may store your preferences. This helps to provide you with a better experience when you browse our Site.
DFIN may use other technologies such as web beacons and remarketing technology to advertise on other websites you may visit. In doing so, a third party may place a unique ad-serving cookie on your device and use technical information about your browser and your activity at our Site to serve advertisements to you on websites that are not owned or operated by DFIN. For privacy information relating to these other third-party websites, please consult their policies as appropriate.
To enable DFIN to assess the effectiveness and usefulness of our Site, and to give you the best user experience, we collect and store information on pages viewed by you, your domain names and similar information. Our Site makes use of anonymous cookies for the purposes of:
- Completion and support of Site activity.
- Site and system administration.
- Research and development.
- Anonymous user analysis, user profiling, and decision-making.
We use the following cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookie.
- Performance or Analytical cookie.
- Functionality cookie.
- Targeting or Advertising cookie.
Strictly necessary cookies. Strictly necessary cookies are essential to provide necessary functionality, such as remembering your consent preferences. Without strictly necessary cookies, certain services on the Site may not be made possible and the Site may not perform as smoothly as it should. These cookies cannot be turned off in our systems. However, you can use your web browser to block these cookies, but part of the Site will not function well.
Performance or Analytical cookies. We use Performance or Analytics cookies across our Site for internal purposes to allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of the Site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. There are times when we contract with independent research companies to perform these services for us and when this is the case, these cookies may be set by a third-party company.
Functionality cookies. Functionality cookies record information about choices you have made and allow us to tailor the Site to you. These cookies enable the Site to provide enhanced functionality and personalization. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies, then some or all these services may not function properly.
Targeting cookie or Advertising cookie. Targeting cookies or Advertising cookies are used to deliver advertisements which are more relevant to you and your interests, or to limit the number of times you see the same advertisement. These types of cookies are also used to help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign and may be used to remember what you have looked at on the Site. Please note that third parties may also store targeting or advertising cookies on our Site.
3.1. Accepting strictly necessary cookies and performance cookies is a condition of using our Site. You have the option to reject them. However, if you reject these types of cookies then we cannot predict how the Site will perform when you visit it (or we reserve the right to prohibit your access).
3.3. For users located within the EEA (European Economic Area) or the UK (United Kingdom): We will ask for your consent to place cookies or other similar technologies on your device using a cookie banner, except where they are essential for us to provide you with a service that you have requested. An explanation of how you can manage or withdraw your consent can be found in Section 4.
3.4 Third party cookies
3.4.1. In some cases, we may use third parties to manage our cookies, but we do not allow any third party to use these cookies other than for the purpose listed in this Notice.
3.4.2. Third party advertisers and other organizations may also use their own cookies or other technologies to collect information about the content of our Site and/or the advertisements you have clicked on. This information may be used by the third parties to provide advertisements which they believe are most likely to be of interest to you based on content you have previously viewed. Third party advertisers may also use this information to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements.
3.4.3. We do not have access or control over the cookies placed on our Site by third parties and use of their cookies is subject to their own privacy policies. We recommend that you review the privacy policies of each of our third parties.
3.4.4. Cookies placed by third parties may serve different purposes. They may be strictly necessary, performance, functionality, targeting or advertising cookies.
3.4.5. You may manage your consent for the cookies on our Site. To disable or reject third party cookies you must go to the relevant third party's website.
4. Managing cookies
4.1. You can control which cookies you get and which you keep on your device. Unless you have adjusted your browser settings so that it will refuse our cookies and depending on your location, our system will issue cookies when you visit our Site.
4.2. If you do not want to accept any cookies, you may be able to change your browser settings so that cookies (including those which are essential to the services requested) are not accepted. If you do this, please be aware that you may lose some of the functionality of our Site. The links included below will direct you to the main web browsers sites where details about how to change your browser settings can be found.
4.3. For information on how to control cookies on web browsers which are not included below or on other devices which you use to view our Site (such as on mobile phones and other mobile devices) please refer to their user manual.
4.4. All of the major browsers offer tips and guidance for managing the cookies available on your browser including:
Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
Cookie settings in Firefox
Cookie settings in Microsoft Edge
Cookie settings in Mozilla Firefox
Cookie settings in Chrome
Cookie settings in Safari for iOS
You may also control the use of Google Analytics through a plugin tool provided by Google. See the link below:
Google Analytics Opt-out browser Add-on
4.5. There are several different third-party browser plugins and extensions available which you can download to make it easier to see and control your cookies. An example of such a browser plugin tool is located here: Ghostery
5. Where can I get more information about cookies?
5.1. More information about cookies and internet advertising can be found by visiting the following website:
5.2. In addition to the control settings on your browser, as discussed in Section 4, some of these sites enable you to opt out of online behavioral advertising and other tracking cookies.
6. How can I contact DFIN?
For questions about this Notice, you may contact us using the information provided below:
By Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
By Telephone: 855-683-9454
By Post mail: Donnelley Financial Solutions
Head of Global Data Privacy
35 West Wacker Dr.
Chicago, IL 60601
United States of America