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Marketing cookies.We use third-party marketing software “HubSpot” in order to send our emails and manage our marketing campaigns. “HubSpot” uses localStorage as part of tracking, so we can guage the effectiveness of our marketing activities. HubSpot also tracks activity on the website.
We embed a localStorage based tracking code on our website. When visitors come to the website, localStorage is placed in the web browser and the tracking code sends information to HubSpot about that visitor’s web activity. HubSpot also tracks opens of emails, clicks on any of the hyperlinks included, and other email activity.
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