Last Updated: July 2, 2018

OFX Cookie Policy

Like many companies, we use cookies and similar technologies on our Sites. Cookies enable us to provide a more efficient, safe and seamless user experience when you use our Services or visit our Sites. This policy explains how and why we use cookies and similar technologies, as well as your choices related to our use of cookies. Any capitalized term used and not otherwise defined below has the meaning ascribed to it in our Privacy Policy.

What are Cookies


Cookies are small text files that are transferred to your computer or mobile device when you visit certain websites. They are used to store data about you and your preferences so that upon re-visiting those websites, the web server does not have to repeatedly request this same information. Cookies make it easier for website providers to personalize your experience with the website and streamline your interaction with the site, potentially eliminating needless steps and improving your overall online experience.

Other Tracking Technologies


In addition to cookies, we use other similar technologies to track users of our Services and visitors to our Site for the purposes stated below. Examples of these technologies include:

Web Beacons: Web beacons (also known as pixels and clear GIFs) are small graphic images that are invisibly embedded on web pages (rather than on a browsing device) and are used to track user movements and identify user behavior.

Flash Cookies: Flash cookies (also known as a Local Shared Object or an LSO) are text files that are stored on your browsing device when you visit a website that runs a Flash application. Flash cookies function in a similar manner to regular browsing cookies and are intended to personalize a user’s online experience.

How We Use Cookies


We use cookies and other similar technologies for a number of purposes, including the following:

Operationally Required
 
Some of the cookies we use are necessary or critical to provide our Services or certain features of our Services. For example, use of these types of cookies allow you to access secure areas of our Site, perform core tasks and take advantage of certain key functions or applications of our Services. Without these cookies, some of our Services could not be provided.
 
Enhanced Functionality
 
We may use cookies to provide improved functionality and to customize your experience on our Site. Cookies related to functionality are used to remember your authentication status, your user preferences and other customized settings. For example, so you can utilize “Remember Me” features on our Sites or configure your settings to store your payment information for faster booking.
 
Security
 
We use cookies and similar technologies to detect irregular or malicious activity, prevent fraud and improve the overall security of our Sites and use of our Services.
 
Performance Analytics
 
Cookies are used to collect information about how you use our Site, such as which pages you most frequently visit, how much time you spend on a page or how often you receive error messages. This information gives us insights into overall site performance as well as a better understanding of what improvements or modifications may be necessary.
 
Targeted Advertising
 
Cookies or similar technologies may be used by us or our third-party service providers to deliver relevant ads to you and track ad campaign performance and effectiveness.
 

Third-Party Cookies


Third-Party Analytics
 
We may partner with third party providers, such as Google Analytics, to help us analyze site usage performance and provide other site metrics. These third parties may make use cookies or other tracking technologies to collect information about how you use our Site and to track trends and report on activities.
 
Third-Party Advertising
 
We may use third-party providers, such as Google AdWords and other advertising networks, to display relevant advertising to you on our Site as well as other third-party sites. This means that after you visit our Site, you may see advertisements about our Services elsewhere on the Internet. Any information collected through this process does not enable us or the third-party provider to access personally identifiable information about you. Such advertising will not be delivered where prohibited by applicable law. For more information about targeted advertising and advertising cookies, please visit Network Advertising Initiative or the Digital Advertising Alliance.
 

Social Media Plug-ins


We may use social plug-ins on our Sites that are hosted by third parties, such as Facebook or other social media networks. If you activate these social plugins, you may be sending information about your interaction with our Site to such third parties. If you are logged into your account with the relevant social network, the information collected may be associated with data already stored about you with the social media network. Please refer to the social media network’s privacy policies to learn more about its privacy practices.

How to Control Cookies and Other Technologies


Our Cookies
 
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you may be able to modify your browser settings to reject or disable cookies. Please refer to the “Help” menu of your web browser or visit the links below to learn how to change your cookie preferences. Please note if you disable OFX cookies, some or all of our Services may not work as intended or at all.

Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en

Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/260971/description-of-cookies

Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?locale=en_US

Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/cookies-information-websites-store-on-your-computer
 
Advertising / Analytics
 
To prevent Google Analytics from using your information, you may install the Google Analytics Opt-Out browser by clicking here. To opt out of Google Analytics for display advertising or customize Google display network ads, please visit the Google Ad Settings page. To learn more about your choices for opting out of advertising served by other advertising networks, please visit Network Advertising Initiative Opt-Out page. Once you click the link, you may choose to opt out of targeted advertising from all participating advertising companies. Please note that even if you opt out, you may still continue receive generic advertising content, but it will not be tailored to your interests.
 
Do Not Track
 
To prevent Google Analytics from using your information, you may install the Google Analytics Opt-Out browser by clicking here. To opt out of Google Analytics for display advertising or customize Google display network ads, please visit the Google Ad Settings page. To learn more about your choices for opting out of advertising served by other advertising networks, please visit Network Advertising Initiative Opt-Out page. Once you click the link, you may choose to opt out of targeted advertising from all participating advertising companies. Please note that even if you opt out, you may still continue receive generic advertising content, but it will not be tailored to your interests.
 
Flash Cookies
 
Flash cookies operate differently than browser cookies, so you may not be able to deactivate flash cookies from your web browser settings. If you do not want flash cookies stored on your browsing device, you must directly adjust the settings from your Flash player using the tools contained in the website storage settings panel. For more information on managing and disabling flash cookies, visit the Adobe website. Please note that restricting or limiting acceptance of flash cookies may reduce or impede the functionality of some Flash application used in conjunction with our Services.