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.