Cookies Policy


Effective Date: March 17, 2016


This Cookies Policy describes the different types of cookies and similar technologies that may be applied on websites (each, a “Site”) of National Multifamily Housing Council (“NMHC”).  


We may change this Cookies Policy at any time.  Please take a look at the “Effective Date” legend at the top of this page to see when this Cookies Policy was last revised.  Any changes in this Cookies Policy will become effective when we make the revised Cookies Policy available on or through the Site.


1.   What is a Cookie? 


Cookies are a standard feature of websites that allow us to store small amounts of data on your computer about your visit to the Site. Cookies help us to learn which areas of the Site are useful and which areas need improvement.


You can choose whether to accept cookies by changing the settings on your browser. However, if you disable this function, your experience on the Site may be diminished and some features may not work as intended.


2.   What Cookies Do We Use? 


Below we list the different types of cookies that may be used on the Site. To the extent any Personal Information is collected through cookies, the Privacy Policy [http://www.nmhc.org/privacy-policy] applies and compliments this Cookies Policy. 


For more information about the individual cookie and the corresponding vendor's privacy and cookie's policies, please click the link embedded in the cookie name.


Preference Cookies.  Preference cookies collect information about your choices and preferences, and allow us to remember language or other local settings and customize the Site accordingly.  


Cookie name


Description of purpose


When do cookies expire?


Munchkin


Records last visit and activity


Expires after 24 months


Social Media Cookies.  Social media cookies collect information about social media usage.  


Cookie name


Description of purpose


When do cookies expire?


Facebook


Tracks members/non-members of social media for behavioural advertising, analytics, market research


Expires after 24 months


LinkedIn


Tracks members/non-members of social media for behavioural advertising, analytics, market research


Expires after 24 months


Twitter


Tracks members/non-members of social media for behavioural advertising, analytics, market research


Expires after 12 months


Google Plus


Tracks members/non-members of social media for behavioural advertising, analytics, market research


Expires after 13 months


Pinterest


Tracks members/non-members of social media for behavioural advertising, analytics, market research


Expires after 15 months


Analytics Cookies. Analytics cookies collect information about your use of the Site, and enable us to improve the way it works.  This allows us to see the overall patterns of usage on the Site, rather than the usage of a single person.  We use the information to analyze the Site traffic.


Cookie name


Description of purpose


When do cookies expire?


Marketing automation web tracking cookie (“Munchkin”)


Analyzes browsing activity across sites to establish user profile


Expires after 24 months


Google analytics


Web traffic tracking


Expires after 24 months


Advertising Cookies.  Advertising cookies are set to display targeted promotions or advertisements based upon your interests on the Site or to manage our advertising.  These cookies collect information about your activities on this and other sites to provide you targeted advertising.  


Cookie name


Description of purpose


When do cookies expire?


Facebook


Analyzes audience to improve Site design and content - tracks the effectiveness of ad to see if visitor completed a web form and retargets website visitors


Expires after 24 months


Twitter


Analyzes audience to improve Site design and content - tracks the effectiveness of ad to see if visitor completed a web form and retargets website visitors


Expires after 24 months


3.   How Do I Manage Cookies?


You may refuse or accept cookies from the Site at any time by activating settings on your browser. Further information about how to enable or disable cookies can be found on your Internet browser provider’s website via your help screen. You may wish to refer to http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html for information on commonly used browsers.  Please be aware that if cookies are disabled, not all features of the Site may operate as intended.


You can adjust your cookie preferences by adjusting your browser so that it notifies you when cookies are sent to it or you can refuse cookies altogether. The Help function within your browser should explain how to do this. Alternatively, you may visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org for detailed information on how to prevent cookies from being set on your particular browser.