Cookies and How We Use Them
Cookies are unique identifiers that we transfer to your device to enable our systems to recognize your device and to provide features such as 1-Click purchasing, Recommended for You, interest-based advertisements on other Web sites, and storage of items in your shopping basket between visits. Any reference to “sites” of Amazon includes our Amazon websites, devices, mobile apps or other software. For information on the controllers of your personal information, see Controllers of Personal Information in our Privacy Notice.
Identifying you when you sign in to our site. This allows us to provide you with product recommendations, display personalized content, recognize you as a Prime member, and enable you to use 1-Click purchasing, among other customized features and services we provide.
Delivering content, including advertisements, relevant to your interests on Amazon sites and third-party sites Our interest-based ads are subject to your preferences, as described in the next section.
Keeping track of your specified preferences This allows us to honor your likes and dislikes, such as whether or not you would like to see interest-based ads. You may generally exercise your preferences through Your account.
Keeping track of items stored in your shopping basket
Conducting research and diagnostics to improve Amazon’s content, products, and services.
Preventing fraudulent activity.
Cookies allow you to take advantage of some of Amazon’s essential features. For instance, if you block or otherwise reject our cookies, you will not be able to add items to your Shopping Basket, proceed to Checkout, or use any Amazon products and services that require you to Sign in.
Cookies and Browser Settings
The Help feature on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, and how to disable cookies altogether. Additionally, you can disable or delete similar data used by browser add-ons, such as Flash cookies, by changing the add-on’s settings or visiting the website of its manufacturer.
We do not associate your interaction with unaffiliated sites with your identity when providing you with interest-based ads.
We do not provide any personal information to advertisers or to third-party sites that display our interest-based ads. However, advertisers and other third parties (including the ad networks, ad-serving companies, and other service providers they may use) may assume that users who interact with or click on a personalized ad or content are part of the group that the ad or content is directed towards (for example, users in a particular geographical area or users who bought or browsed for classical music). Also, some third parties may provide us with information about you (such as demographic information or sites where you have been shown ads) from offline and online sources that we may use to provide you with more relevant and useful advertising.
We also reserve the right to publish Google AdSense interest-based advertisements on this website. These are tailored by Google to reflect your interests. To determine your interests, Google will track your behavior across the web using cookies. You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser using Google’s Ads Preference Manager, available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/. You can opt out of the AdSense partner network cookie at: http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html. However, this opt-out mechanism uses a cookie, and if you clear the cookies from your browser, your opt-out will not be maintained. To ensure that an opt-out is maintained in respect of a particular browser, you should use the Google browser plug-in available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/plugin.
Other third party cookies
When you use this website, you may also be sent some other third-party cookies, which may be used for the following purposes:
geo location and used device
browser and language preferences
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.
In Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.
In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”.
Blocking cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of some websites.