Last updated: April 7, 2022
This notice explains what cookies are and the types of cookies Blackstone (“we” or “Blackstone“) use on Blackstone.com, bxaccess.com and other websites or applications that may link to this Cookie Notice (collectively, the “Sites”). We obtain certain information by automated means, such as cookies, web beacons (including pixels and tags), web server logs and other similar technologies. This Cookie Notice explains how we use these technologies, their purposes, and how you can control them.
What are cookies?
A “cookie” is a text file that websites send to a visitor’s computer or other Internet-connected device to uniquely identify the visitor’s browser or to store information or settings on the device. A “web beacon”, also known as an Internet tag, pixel tag or clear GIF, links web pages to web servers and may be used to transmit information collected through cookies back to a web server. We refer to all of these and similar technologies as “cookies” for purposes of this Cookie Notice.
What information do we obtain through cookies?
The information we obtain through cookies includes your traffic data, location, logs, device IP address, identifiers associated with your devices, types of devices connected to our services, operating system, network location, browser type, web browser characteristics, device characteristics, language and country preferences, referring URLS, exit pages, clickstream data and other information on actions taken on our Sites, error information, and dates and times of website visits, language your system uses and country and time zone in which your device is located.
What types of cookies are used on the Sites?
|Essential Cookies||These cookies are necessary for the Sites to work, and enable you to|
move around the Sites and use their services and features. It is not
possible to disable these cookies in our Preference Center, as doing so
will encumber the Sites’ security and may make certain features
unavailable. Strictly necessary cookies are used to collect session ID,
server information and authentication data, and indicate whether you
have accepted notices, consents and policies displayed on our Sites.
These are session cookies, which expire when you close your browser
session. If you use your browser settings to block them, we cannot guarantee
your security or predict how our website will perform during your visit.
|Performance and Functionality Cookies||These cookies allow the Sites to maintain your session, remember the|
choices you have made in order to provide functionality for your benefit,
improve the performance of the Sites and enhance or personalize your
user experience by allowing us to show you relevant content. These
cookies are used to collect information about your language preferences,
pages you have browsed, region, and other preferences indicated during
your visit to the Sites. If you do not allow these Cookies, you may not
be able to take full advantage of our Site.
|Analytics & Customization Cookies||These cookies are used to gather statistics about the use of the Sites in|
order to improve the performance and design of the Sites and our
services. For these purposes, analytic cookies collect information about
your device type, operating system type, browser type, domain, other
system settings, IP address, referring URLs, information on actions
taken on the Sites and the dates and times of your visits, as well as the
country and time zone in which your device is located. These cookies
may include persistent cookies (including Blackstone’s BXID) which are
used to remember your actions on the Sites. These Cookies will be set
with your consent, where required by applicable law. These cookies are
provided by our third-party analytics tool providers and the information
obtained through these cookies will be disclosed to, or collected directly
by, these third-party service providers. Our Sites use Google Analytics.
To opt-out of Google Analytics, please visit
|Advertising Cookies||Advertising cookies are used to tailor content, customize and deliver ads that we believe are relevant to your interests (ad personalization). We|
also use advertising cookies to conduct retargeting activities, market
research and measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign and
our marketing efforts. They can also be used to limit the number of
times users see an advertisement. We partner with third parties to
provide you with connections to certain social networks (such as,
Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn) and to provide you with advertising on
such media and additional features (such as, the ability to see videos and
ads on YouTube and Vimeo). Where required by applicable law,
advertising cookies will be placed on your device by us or by a third party with your consent. These technologies (including via pixels, plug-
ins and widgets) may provide the third parties information about your
visit so that they can present you with digital content on social media,
including advertisements for Blackstone products and services which
may be of interest to you. These third parties may receive information
from our website for their own purposes The use of these cookies is
subject to such third party’s own cookie policies available on their
websites or linked below:
We use Google AdWords and similar ad personalization services from
Google. Please visit the following link to see how Google may use information received from our Sites:
How do I disable or remove cookies?
You may visit our Cookie Preference Center at any time to withdraw your consent or amend your cookie preferences.
Furthermore, you can delete Flash cookies or adjust your Flash cookie settings by visiting the Adobe Flash Website Storage Settings Panel and Global Storage Settings Panel.
In addition to the browser-based controls, you can manage third party cookies by visiting www.aboutads.info/choices/. In the EU, you can visit www.youronlinechoices.eu/. For mobile devices, you can manage how your device and browser share certain device data by adjusting the privacy and security settings on your mobile device.
Attn: Legal & Compliance
345 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10154
Email: [email protected]
For more information on how we collect, use and share your personal information, please read the Blackstone Online Privacy Notice.