Cookies and How We Use Them
Cookies are small, usually randomly encoded, text files that help your browser navigate through our websites. The cookie file is generated by our website when you access it and is accepted and processed by your computer's browser software or when you interact with us on-line. The cookie file is stored in your browser's folder or subfolder.
Cookies and similar technology enable Oppenheimer to capture and compile statistical information about how you use our websites and interact with us on-line, including information relating to visit frequency, IP addresses, readership data, authentication information, acceptance or rejection of website terms, periods of inactivity, time zones, language preferences and other regional information.
We use this information for a variety of purposes, including:
- Assessing the effectiveness of advertising and readership content;
- Improving the website content and performance;
- Estimating our audience size and usage pattern;
- Speeding up your searches;
- Enabling log in and authentication when you log onto our sites;
- Recognizing you when you return to our sites;
- Delivering a better and more personalized service by allowing us to customize our site according to your individual interests; and
- Delivering marketing communications that may be of interest to you, including ads or offers tailored to you.
Information held in cookies or similar tracking technology used by Oppenheimer are kept to a minimum and can only be read by us, our associate firms, their authorized third parties or by someone who has physical access to your personal computer.
To learn more about cookies, including information on what cookies have been set on your computer and how cookies can be managed and deleted, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.