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.pgimref.com (the “Website”) PGIM Real Estate Finance. 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 pgim_ref@pgim.com, or write to us at the following address: 180 N. Stetson Avenue, Suite 5400, 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 or 3rd party
territory Contains country value populated via Google API if a user's browser allows location detection Persistent 1st Party
territoryCookie Contains Pru/PLC value to serve content based on county selected Persistent 1st Party
AWSALB Amazon load balancer cookie Persistent 1st Party
JSESSIONID Generated by Portal Server and its default behavior of Portal Server Session 1st Party
PGIM_AWS Required until cloud migration to AWS is stabilized Session 1st Party
investorTypePGIM Used to store Global Attestation Investor type Persistent 1st Party
attestedRegionPGIM Used to store Global Attestation Region Persistent 1st Party
cookie-disclaimer Used to store information that the user has seen the cookie disclaimer Persistent 1st Party
fp-cookie Used to store that the user has attested as an FA/FP Persistent 1st Party
fa-cookie Used to store that the user is an Analyst Persistent 1st Party
analyticsAuth Stores whether the user has logged in to a prudential site Persistent 1st Party
01AI Content delivery network Session 3rd Party (Akamai)
NID Used to store browser preferences for Google Chrome Session 3rd Party (Google)

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 or 3rd Party
_ceg.s Visitor heatmapping tool Persistent 1st Party
_ceg.u Visitor heatmapping tool Persistent 1st Party
_gat Backup web analytics tool Persistent 1st Party
mmapi.p.pd Customer profile information: anonymous visitor id, historical visitor profile (generated experiences and tracked actions) Persistent 1st Party
mmapi.p.srv Maxymiser Content Generator service node name Persistent 1st Party
uuid Used to track unique user sessions Persistent 1st Party
ELOQUA Tracks user behavior for marketing automation Persistent 3rd Party (Eloqua)
ELQSTATUS Tracks user behavior for marketing automation Persistent 3rd Party (Eloqua)

Social Media CookiesSocial media cookies collect information about social media usage. The Website has no Social Media cookies.

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 or 3rd party
gpv_pn Used to determine the previous page in the visit Persistent 1st Party
s_cc Used to determine if cookies are enabled Session 1st Party
s_dfa Allows integration between Adobe Analytics and DoubleClick For Advertisers Persistent 1st Party
s_getNewRepeat Used to determine if new or repeat visitor to the site Persistent 1st Party
s_ppv Used to determine how deep the user scrolled on previous page Session 1st Party
s_ppvl Used to identify the previous page in the visit Session 1st Party
s_sq Used to generate dynamic heatmaps as page overlays Session 1st Party
AMCV_A3F5A8DC5886052D0A495CC3%40AdobeOrg Used to analyze visitors across domains Persistent 1st Party
AAMCVS_A3F5A8DC5886052D0A495CC3%40AdobeOrg Used to analyze visitors across domains Session 1st Party
_gat_pruISTracker Backup web analytics tool Persistent 1st Party
_gid Backup web analytics tool Persistent 1st Party
_ga Backup web analytics tool Persistent 1st Party

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 has no 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.

Adobe Analytics. We use Adobe 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 Adobe’s practices by going to : https://marketing.adobe.com/resources/help/en_US/sc/implement/opt_out.html and opt out of them by downloading the Adobe Analytics opt-out browser add-on, available at https://www.adobe.com/privacy/opt-out.html

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.

Device Fingerprinting. In order to be able to offer you content that we believe may interest you based on your activity on the Website, and for fraud prevention and authentication purposes, we may also use other technologies that are similar to cookies. For example, we may gather device attributes and combine information collected by most browsers or automatically through your device to create a unique ID that identifies your browser or device to us with reasonable certainty. In this context we may collect, use, and combine the following information:

  • Number of visits
  • Last visit
  • First visit
  • External IP address
  • Internal IP address
  • Screen resolution
  • Geolocation (latitude/longitude based on IP address)
  • Device performance benchmark
  • Device bandwidth benchmark
  • Device user-agent (browser type, version)
  • Device capabilities (Modernizer string for browser capabilities)
  • Device operating system
  • Device plugins installed
  • Browser language
  • Flash enabled or disabled
  • Device time on file
  • Keywords used if coming from search engine
  • Pages visited
  • Length of visit
  • Referral page
  • Mouse cursor position
  • Mouse clicks
  • Page scroll position

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:

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