Steiner Online Library Cookie Policy

Effective September 9, 2021

Use of Cookies and Similar Technologies

Steiner Online Library ("SOL" or "we") collects certain information relating to your use of our Services. For example, SOL may use cookies, "clear GIFs" (Graphics Interchange Format files), web beacons, pixel tags, or similar technologies to analyze and improve your use of the Services.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information that are downloaded to your Internet browser when you visit a website or other online service. Cookies often include a unique identifier that makes it possible to recognize your browser when you visit a website again. This can help improve your online experience, for example, by storing your preferences such as preferred language.There are generally two types of cookies: a "session" cookie that expires when you close the browser; and a "persistent" cookie that is stored by the Internet browser and remains valid until its expiration date or until you delete it.

How do we use cookies?

Examples of cookies used by SOL are described below. For information about how to manage these cookies, please see the Controlling Cookies section below.

  1. Strictly Necessary Cookies
  2. Strictly necessary cookies support the proper operation of the Services. Examples of the strictly necessary cookies used by SOL include:

  3. Functional Cookies
  4. Functional cookies make the Services more personalized and easier to use. Examples of functional cookies used by SOL include:

  5. Performance Measurement Cookies
  6. SOL may also use cookies to collect information to help understand the performance of the Services, such as aggregated numbers of unique visitors, most popular pages, and which web browsers are used. These types of cookies are sometimes referred to as analytics cookies. This website uses third party analytics services, which may include Google Analytics, to collect information for this purpose. The third party analytics providers we use may also receive some information about how you use the website through cookies we deploy.

  7. Third Party Cookies and Advertising
  8. We may allow third parties to collect or receive information about your use of our Services, including through the use of cookies, web beacons and similar technologies, and this information may be collected over time and combined with information collected on different websites and online services. These third parties may use information about your activities on our Services and other websites and combine that information with other information to make predictions about your characteristics, interests, or preferences and to serve advertisements on our behalf or on behalf of Participating Services across the Internet. Some of these third parties may be participants in the Network Advertising Initiative or the Self-Regulatory Program for Online Behavioral Advertising. Both of these programs allow users to opt out of ad targeting from participating companies. To learn more or opt out, please visit NAI Consumer Opt Out, Web Choices Opt-out Tool, and Your Online Choices.

Controlling Cookies

You can manage cookies by using features and functions available on the web browsers you use. Most browsers permit you to select certain options regarding what cookies can be placed on your device and to disable or delete cookies. Because each web browser is different, please consult the instructions provided by your web browser (typically in the "help" section). To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit:

Please understand that deleting or disabling cookies may impact your use of the Services and may cause some features of the Services to not work as expected.

Please review our Privacy Policy for more information about our collection and use of your information.