What are cookies & how do they work?
Cookies are small text files placed on your device to make sure our websites work efficiently and seamlessly and to perform certain functions. They are unique to your account or your browser. The website sends information to the browser, which then creates a text file. Every time you go back to the same website, the browser retrieves and sends this file to the website’s server. Cookies cannot access, read, or modify any other data on your computer.
How to control Cookies & Opt-Out
You have a variety of tools to control and opt out of cookies and similar technologies.
On our own websites (e.g., www.ncsdonline.org), you can accept, opt out and set your preferences for cookies used for online advertising by using the cookie options that are available in our cookie banner.
You can also use browser controls to block and delete cookies and controls made available by some third-party analytics service providers to opt out of data collection through web beacons and similar technologies. In some browsers you can set your cookie preferences for each site, which means you can disable cookies in general but allow them for websites that you trust. Please remember that many of our services may not function properly if you disable cookies for our websites or services.