Google Analytics employs cookies to define user sessions, which allows for the collection of data about how visitors are using the PDS website. Google Analytics uses only first-party cookies for data analysis. This means that the cookies are linked to a specific website domain, and Google Analytics will only use that cookie data for statistical analysis related to a user’s browsing behavior on a specific website. According to Google, the data collected cannot be altered or retrieved by services from other domains. If a user chooses, they can opt out by turning off cookies in the preferences settings of their web browser. For more information on Google Analytics, please visit Google Analytics.
Additionally, visitors to the PDS website can opt-out of the Google Analytics advertising features through ads settings, ad settings for mobile apps, or visiting https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.