Cookies & Similar Technologies Statement

This Cookies & Similar Technologies Statement (“CST Statement”) describes the different types of cookies and similar technologies that are used on www.prudentialcapitalgroup.com (the “Website”) of Prudential Capital Group. We may change this CST Statement at any time. Any changes in this CST Statement will become effective when we make the revised CST Statement available on or through the Website.

If you have any questions, please contact us by email at PCGMarketing@prudential.com, or write to us at the following address:

Prudential Capital Group
180 N. Stetson Avenue, Suite 5600
Chicago, IL  60601

What Are Cookies and Similar Technologies

Cookies are a standard feature of websites that allow us to store small amounts of data on your computer about your visit to the Website. Cookies help us learn which areas of the Website are useful and which areas need improvement. For this purpose, we may also use technologies similar to cookies, such as Flash Local Shared Objects (also known as Flash cookies) or pixel tags.

You can choose whether to accept the use of cookies and similar technologies in general by changing the settings on your browser. However, if you disable cookies and similar technologies, your experience on the Website may be diminished and some features may not work as intended.

What Cookies and Similar Technologies Do We Use

Below we list the different types of cookies and similar technologies that are used on the Website. To the extent any personal information is collected through cookies, our Privacy Statement applies  and complements this CST Statement. A session cookie is used to identify a particular visit to the Website. These cookies expire after a short time, or when you close your web browser after using the Website. A persistent cookie will remain on your devices for a set period of time specified in the cookie. We use these cookies where we need to identify you over a longer period of time.

Essential Cookies. Essential cookies enable you to navigate the Website and to use its services and features. Without these absolutely necessary cookies, the Website will not perform as smoothly for you as we would like it to and we may not be able to provide the Website or certain services or features.

Cookie Name

Description

Persistent or Session

1st party or 3rd party

PHPSESSID

Preserves user session state across page requests

Session

1st Party


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

Cookie Name

Description

Persistent or Session

1st party or 3rd party

lang

Set when a web page contains an embedded "Follow us" panel

Session

3rd Party (LinkedIn)


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

Cookie Name

Description

Persistent or Session

1st party or 3rd party

analytics

Used to understand, improve, and research products, features, and services

Session

3rd Party (LinkedIn)

bcookie

Used for tracking the use of embedded services

Persistent

3rd Party (LinkedIn)

bscookie

Used for tracking the use of embedded services

Persistent

3rd Party (LinkedIn)

lidc

Used for tracking the use of embedded services

Session

3rd Party (LinkedIn)

IN-HASH

Used to facilitate LinkedIn’s follow feature

Session

3rd Party (LinkedIn)


Analytics Cookies
. Analytics cookies collect information about your use of the Website and enable us to improve the way it works. For example, analytics cookies show us which are the most frequently visited pages on the Website, help us record any difficulties you have with the Website, and show us whether our advertising is effective or not. This allows us to see the overall patterns of usage on the Website, rather than the usage of a single person. We use the information to analyze Website traffic, but we do not examine this information for individually identifying information.

Cookie Name

Description

Persistent or Session

1st party or 3rd party

_utm.gif

Logs details about the visitor's browser and computer

Session

3rd Party (Google)

_utma

Used to collect data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit

Persistent

3rd Party (Google)

_utmb

Used to calculate the duration of a website visit

Session

3rd Party (Google)

_utmc

Used to calculate the duration of a website visit

Session

3rd Party (Google)

_utmt

Used to throttle the speed of requests to the server

Session

3rd Party (Google)

_utmv

Saves user-defined tracking parameters

Session

3rd Party (Google)

_utmz

Used to collect data on where the user came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked and what search term was used

Persistent

3rd Party (Google)

p.gif

Pixel tracker used to trigger cookies

Session

3rd Party (Typekit.net)

 
Advertising Cookies. Advertising cookies are set to display targeted promotions or advertisements based upon your interests on the Website or to manage our advertising. These cookies collect information about your activities on the Website and other sites to provide you with targeted advertising. The Website does not have any Advertising cookies.

Google Analytics. We use Google Analytics, which uses cookies and similar technologies to collect and analyze information about use of the Services and report on activities and trends. This service may also collect information regarding the use of other websites, apps and online resources.  You can learn about Google’s practices by going to www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/, and opt out of them by downloading the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on, available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Pixel tags. Pixel tags (also known as web beacons and clear GIFs) are used to, among other things, track the actions of users of the Website, measure the success of our marketing campaigns, and compile statistics about usage of the Website and response rates.

Browser or Device Information. Certain information is collected by most browsers or automatically through your device, such as your Media Access Control (MAC) address, computer type (Windows or Mac), screen resolution, operating system name and version, device manufacturer and model, language, Internet browser type and version, and the name and version of the Website you are using. We use this information to ensure that the Website functions properly.

Physical Location. We collect the physical location of your device by, for example, using satellite, cell phone tower, or WiFi signals. We use your device’s physical location to provide you with personalized location-based services and content. We also share your device’s physical location, combined with information about what advertisements you viewed and other information we collect, with our marketing partners to enable them to provide you with more personalized content and to study the effectiveness of advertising campaigns. In some instances, you can allow or deny such uses and sharing of your device’s location, but if you do, we and our marketing partners may not be able to provide you with the applicable personalized services and content.

How Do I Manage Cookies and Similar Technologies

You can refuse or accept cookies from the Website at any time by activating the settings on your browser. Information about the procedure to follow in order to enable or disable cookies can be found on your Internet browser provider’s website via your help screen. Please 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 Website may operate as intended.

If you want to clear all cookies left behind by the websites you have visited, here are links where you can download three programs that clean out tracking cookies: