- Enable you to enter your password less frequently during a session
- Provide information that is targeted to your interests
- Promote and enforce trust and safety
- Measure promotional effectiveness
- Analyze our site traffic
Cookies we use for trust and safety (Flash cookies) Flash cookies (cookies which are written with flash technology) help ensure that your account security is not compromised and to spot irregularities in behaviour to prevent your account from being fraudulently taken over.
Your choices about cookies
We offer certain features that are only available through the use of a cookie. You’re always free to decline cookies if your browser permits. However, if you decline cookies, you may not be able to use certain features on the website, and you may be required to re-enter your password more frequently during a session.
A web beacon is an electronic image, called a single-pixel (1 x 1) or clear GIF placed in the web page code. Web beacons serve many of the same purposes as cookies. In addition, web beacons are used to track the traffic patterns of users from one page to another in order to maximize web traffic flow.
We may work with other companies who place cookies or web beacons on our websites. These companies help operate our websites and provide you with additional products and services. They are subject to confidentiality agreements with HWC and other legal restrictions. HWC does not permit any of these companies to collect personal information using cookies or web beacons on our websites.
We don’t permit third-party content on HWC (such as item listings) to include cookies or web beacons. If you believe a listing might be collecting personal information or using cookies, please report it here.