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WashingtonRise LLC and its affiliates and subsidiaries (collectively, “WashingtonRise”, “us” or “we”) knows that your privacy is essential and is dedicated to making technology transparent. This Cookie Policy describes why and how cookies, pixels, web beacons, clear gifs, and other comparable technologies (collectively “Cookies and Other Related Tracking Technologies”) can be stored on your device and accessed when you visit or use any website or application that links to this policy (collectively, “the Sites”). This Cookie Policy should also be read in conjunction with our Terms of use and our Privacy Policy.

Cookies and Other Technologies

A cookie is a very small text file that can be accessed and stored on your device when you browse one of our websites to the degree that you allow. Other Related Tracking Technologies work in a similar manner to cookies, monitor your activities on the website or place tiny data files on your devices to allow us to gather data on how you are using our Sites. This makes it possible for our Sites to identify your device from other users of the Sites.

Usage of Cookies and Other Related Tracking Technologies

We use cookies to identify you and remember your preferences, interests, and track Website usage. Cookies and Other Related Tracking Technologies are also used to monitor access to specific content on our Websites, to protect the Sites and process any requests you may have. In order to manage our Sites, WashingtonRise contracts with third-party service providers to analyze and track our Site users ‘ statistical use and volume information. Persistent Cookies from third-party service providers help us enhance user experience, analyze how users browse and use the Sites and manage our website content more accurately.

First and Third-party Cookies

“First-party cookies” are WashingtonRise cookies which are placed on your computer. “Third-party Cookies” are cookies that are placed on your device by another party. WashingtonRise may subcontract third-party service providers to send emails to users who have supplied their contact information. Third-party Service Providers can place cookies on users ‘ devices to help measure and Improve our e-mail communications effectiveness and to determine if messages were opened and links clicked.

Cookie Types

Persistent Cookies. When using the Sites we use persistent cookies to improve user experience. This includes removing the cookie message that appears when you use the Sites for the first time and recording your acceptance of our Cookie Policy. Session Cookies. When your browser closes, session cookies are deleted from your machine. Session Cookies help us track internet usage as outlined above. You can refuse to accept cookies on your browser by enabling the appropriate settings on your browser. Although, you may not be able to access certain parts of the Sites if you select this setting. Unless you have changed your browser settings to deny cookies, our system generates cookies when you browse our Sites. The data collected by means of Cookies that can be stored on your computer will not be preserved for longer than is necessary to fulfill the purposes set out above.

Cookies Purposes

  • Strictly Essential – These cookies are required for the proper functioning of our Sites. Enable us to acknowledge that you created an account and logged in to access content of the Site. This category also includes cookies that are capable of securing our Sites and tracking your previous actions during the same browser session.
  • Performance – These cookies are mainly used by us and/or third-party service providers to analyze the Sites ‘ use and performance. They allow us to track the most frequently visited pages, and the locations from which our visitors come. When you subscribe to a newsletter or register with the Sites, these Cookies can be linked to you. They also include, for instance, analytics cookies
  • Functionality – These cookies enable us to operate the Sites according to your choices. These cookies allow us to remember you when you visit our Sites again. For example, we are able to remember how you customized sites and services such as text size, fonts, languages, user name and other Site settings, and provide you with the same customization during future visits.
  • Third-Party Advertising – These Cookies have the purpose to collect information on your activities on these and other websites in order to provide you with targeted advertising. We may allow third party service providers to use cookies over time and across different websites to collect information about your online activities. Third party service providers generating these cookies, have their specific privacy policies, and can use their cookies for advertising purposes to you on other websites, based on visits to our Sites.

Avoiding Cookies

You can adjust the settings of your Internet browser to reject or allow certain cookies to be used and to notify you when your device receives a new cookie. You may not be able to access or use all or parts or functionalities of our Sites If the browser’s configuration blocks all cookies (Including cookies strictly necessary). If you want to delete cookies previously stored, you can delete the cookies manually at any time. This does not prevent the Sites from placing new cookies on your device until your browser setting is adjusted as described above.

Contact Us

You may use the contact us page for any inquiries about our Cookie Policy.