Session cookies exist only for as long as your browser remains open and are deleted once your browser session ends. On the other hand, persistent cookies remain on your hard drive after your browser session ends. We use persistent cookies to improve your overall website experience.
The cookies set by Furniture Inc. transmit information back to our computers and are the only computers which are authorized to read such information. The information captured makes it possible for us:
- to speed navigation and provide you with custom tailored content;
- to remember information you gave to us so you don’t have to re-enter it each time you visit the website;
- to monitor the effectiveness of some of our marketing e-mail campaigns and advertising; and
- to monitor total number of visitors, pages viewed, and the total number of visitors served.
Most people do not even know that cookies are being placed on their computers when they visit our website or most other websites because web browsers are typically set to automatically accept cookies. You can choose to have your browser warn you every time a cookie is being sent to you or you can turn off cookie acceptance altogether. You will still be able to browse our website, but you will not be able to retrieve your saved account information without cookies. Moreover, by not allowing cookies, your overall Internet browsing experience could be adversely affected.
In addition to web beacons and cookies discussed above, we may utilize 3rd party tracking pixels and cookies to help manage online advertising. These pixels are provided by our advertising delivery partners. These pixels enable our partners to recognize a unique cookie on your web browser, which in turn enables us to learn which advertisements bring users to our website as well as provide you with targeted advertisements. In addition, our advertising delivery partners may place a 3rd party cookie on your computer as you browse the Website. The information we collect and share in connection with these 3rd party tracking pixels and cookies is anonymous and not personally identifiable. It does not contain your name, address, telephone number, or email address.
We also use technology to capture each online transaction in a file, which we mainly use for customer service purposes. These files are deleted from our servers on a regular basis.