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BNY Mellon Wealth Management uses both session and persistent Cookies in the following ways:
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THIRD PARTY SITES
THIRD PARTY ADVERTISING
We may use third party advertising companies to serve ads on our behalf across the Internet. In order to measure and track the effectiveness of such ads, these companies will use Cookie technology so a Cookie may be set when you click on one of our ads or visit a Web page associated with our campaigns. These companies may also use and measure information about your visits to our Web site as part of this same process.
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Google Analytics Cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The Cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Google Analytics has been enabled to collect data about the visitors via the DoubleClick cookie in addition to data collected through the standard Google Analytics implementation.
The following Google Analytics features have been implemented to support Advertising:
Remarketing Third-party vendors, including Google, may show our ads on sites across the Internet. BNY Mellon and third-party vendors, including Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on someone's past visits to our Web site. Google Display Network Impression Reporting Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting - BNY Mellon Wealth Management uses data from Google's Interest-based advertising or 3rd-party audience data (such as age, gender, and interests) with Google Analytics to better profile the site traffic. All profile data is anonymous and does not violate any PII compliance. Using the Ads Settings, visitors can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads. Users can review detailed information about Google Analytics Privacy.
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USE OF ACTION TAGS
When you utilize the Web site, we may receive certain non-personally identifiable information about your use of the Web site. Such information is collected passively using various technologies, including, without limitation, action tags, and is anonymous and used in aggregate.
We may use third party advertising companies to serve ads on our behalf across the Internet and to measure and track the effectiveness of such ads. These companies employ Cookie and Web Beacon (also referred to as 1x1 pixel.gifs or action tags) technology to measure and improve the effectiveness of ads and to determine click through rates for our advertising. To do so, these companies may use information about your visits to our Web site. The data collected is not linked with any information you may voluntarily provide in your visit to our Web site.