Cookie Policy

As you browse CSI's e-commerce and related sites (collectively "Websites"), the third party analytics companies we work with may place anonymous cookies on your computer, and use similar technologies, in order to understand your interests based on your anonymous online activities, and allow CSI to market more relevant products and materials to you.

A "Cookie" is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. This page explains how we use cookies and other similar technologies to help us ensure that our Services function properly, prevent fraud and other harm, and analyze and improve the Services in accordance with our privacy policy. Any capitalized term used and not otherwise defined below has the meaning assigned to it in the Privacy Policy.

1. How We Use Cookies

Cookies play an important role in helping us provide a personal, effective and safe browsing experience. We use Cookies on our Websites. Certain Cookies are loaded automatically when you visit our Websites. These Cookies are necessary for our Websites to function properly. If you consent to CSI's use of Cookies through the pop-up banner displayed at the bottom of your screen when you first visit our Websites, then CSI will load some additional Cookies that enable us to better serve you. We change the cookies periodically as we improve or add to our Websites, but we generally use Cookies for the following purposes:

  • To Operate Our Websites. Some Cookies are essential to the operation of our Websites. We use those Cookies in a number of different ways, including:
    • Authentication. We use Cookies to remember your login state so you don't have to login as each time you navigate through our Websites. For example, when you log into your CSI account, we use a Cookie so that you don't have to login again as you navigate throughout the Websites.
    • Fraud Prevention and Detection. Cookies and similar technologies that we deploy through Websites help us learn things about computers and web browsers used to access our Websites. This information helps us monitor for and detect potentially harmful or illegal use of our Websites.
    • Site Features and Preferences. We use Cookies to enable helpful functions on our Websites. For example, CSI uses Cookies that allow users to edit their orders before checkout and to help us understand when users send product links to friends.
  • To Analyze and Improve Our Websites. Cookies help us understand how to make our Websites work better for you. Cookies tell us how people reach our Websites and they give us insights into improvements or enhancements we need to make to our Websites.
  • For Better Marketing. Cookies can help us provide more effective marketing on our Websites. For example, we might use a Cookie to help measure which products you have viewed in the past in order to better recommend new products to you in the future.

2. How We Use Other Technologies

Third Party Analytics. We use Google Analytics, which uses cookies and similar technologies, to collect and analyze information about use of our Websites 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 on the Google website.

3. How To Manage Cookies

Your web browser may allow you to change your cookie preferences, including deleting and disabling some cookies. Please consult the help section of your web browser or follow the links below to understand your options, but please note that if you choose to disable the Cookies, some features of our Websites may not operate as intended.