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- Essential website functionality: These Cookies are essential to access some areas of our websites. For example, certain cookies enable us to identify registered members and ensure that they have access to content that is only available to registered members.
- Important website functionality: These Cookies enable us to remember your preferences, such as your user name, language or the region you are in, and provide enhanced, more personalized features. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video.
- 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 Best Online MD 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.
Most browser software can be set to reject Cookies. Most browsers offer instructions on how to reset the browser to reject Cookies in the “Help” section of the toolbar. If you reject our Cookies, certain of the functions and conveniences of our websites may not work properly but you do not have to accept our Cookies in order to productively use most features of our websites. It is important to note that in order to use the opt-out services described below, such as the Network Advertising Initiative and the TRUSTed Ads™ program, you must not reject all Cookies because these opt-out procedures work by placing Cookies on your browser that enable these opt-out procedures to function. The “opt-out Cookies” are placed, for example, in order to help prevent the placement of Cookies used for the targeting of advertising.