Cookie Policy

This Cookie Notice applies to any web page, which may include other interactive properties linked through this web page (“Miracle-Ear Website(s)” or “Website(s)”) which are operated by or on behalf of Miracle-Ear, Inc.  (“Miracle-Ear”). References in this Cookie Notice to “we” and through similar words such as “us,” “our,” etc. refer to Miracle-Ear as the operator and distributor of this Website.

By clicking to accept cookies, you are consenting to our use of cookies and similar technologies in accordance with this Cookie Notice. If you do not agree to our use of cookies and similar technologies, you can modify your cookies settings or opt out of “sharing” for cross context advertising, as defined by California and similar terms under other state laws, for the Miracle-Ear Website by clicking here. Although you are not required to accept cookies when you visit the Miracle-Ear Website, you may be unable to use all of the functionality of the website if you reject certain cookies.

The cookies and other website technologies we use or allow are an accepted part of e-commerce and important to your use of the Miracle-Ear Website. The information collected by cookies does not explicitly identify you, but some information may be considered personal information in certain jurisdictions; it includes, but is not limited to, general information about your computer settings, your connection to the Internet (e.g. operating system and platform, IP address, your browsing patterns, and timings of browsing on the website), and your location. Location data may be collected through marketing cookies and is typically used for purposes such as providing targeted advertisements that are relevant to your geographical location but will not provide precise location information. Further details about the types of cookies that Miracle-Ear utilizes can be found below.

Any personal information you do provide to us through the Miracle-Ear Website would be governed by Miracle-Ear’s Privacy Notice.

What is a Cookie?

Cookies are pieces of data issued by a website that, among other things, allow your computer to utilize all the features on the website. If and when your computer accepts a cookie, the cookie may be stored on the computer’s hard drive.

Below we provide more information about the specific types of cookies utilized by the Miracle-Ear Website, and what those cookies do.

What data is collected by Cookies?

Each time a computer visits the Miracle-Ear Website we may collect certain data from that computer. This data is automatically collected from the computer’s web browser and may include data such as the following:

- the type of web browser software the computer uses (for example, Google Chrome or Internet Explorer);

- the name of the domain from which the computer accessed the Internet;

- the Internet address of the website from which the computer linked directly to the Website;

- the date and time the computer accessed the Website.

We may use this data to help us make the Miracle-Ear Website more useful to you and for other business purposes. For example, we may tell business partners how many computers visited the Website or what pages were most popular. We may prepare reports and other materials using the data. We may use this data for any other purpose and may share the data with third parties.

What kind of Cookies do the Miracle-Ear websites use?

Cookies can either be session cookies or persistent cookies. A session cookie does not identify you personally and automatically expires when you close your browser. A persistent cookie will remain until it expires or until you delete your cookies. These cookies do not expire when you close your browser. By assigning your computer a unique identifier through a persistent cookie, we are able to create a database of your previous choices and preferences which can be provided by us automatically, saving you time and effort on future visits.

In addition, third parties may place and read cookies on your browser or use web beacons or similar technologies to collect data.  A description of the specific functionality of the cookies used by the Miracle-Ear Website is provided below.

Necessary Cookies

Necessary cookies enable basic functions on the Miracle-Ear Website, like page navigation and access to secure areas of the websites. The Miracle-Ear Website cannot function properly without these cookies. As such, necessary cookies will always be collected regardless of your cookie settings. Necessary cookies are used for the following purposes, including:

- Preserving your website session state across page requests;

- Distributing traffic to the Miracle-Ear Website across several servers in order to optimize response times and improve your website experience;

- Identifying trusted web traffic to keep the Miracle-Ear Website secure;

- Storing your cookie consent state for the current Miracle-Ear Website you’re visiting.

Preference Cookies

Preference cookies enable the Miracle-Ear Website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks during your experience, like your preferred language, the font text appears in, or the region that you’re located in. Preference cookies are used to establish a unique user ID that recognizes you on returning visits in order to improve and personalize your website experience. For example, Miracle-Ear uses preference cookies in the following ways:

- provide a more personalized experience to users with more relevant content and content recommendations;

- allow users to more easily log in to use the websites;

- remember information about a user's browser and settings preferences, such as preferred language, to make a your experience more functional and customized;

- make the experience of using the websites better, like remembering the sound volume level selected by the user;

- test different versions of the websites to see which particular features or content users prefer to optimize the sites;

- authentication and security cookies to enable you to log in or stay logged in to access the sites, protect user accounts against fraudulent log-ins by others, and help detect and protect against abuse or unauthorized usage of user accounts.

Statistics Cookies

Statistic cookies help us understand how visitors interact with the Miracle-Ear Website by collecting and reporting information anonymously. Statistics cookies are used for the following purposes:

- Anonymously logging details about your browser and computer through a website like Google Analytics;

- Collecting anonymous data on your visits to the Miracle-Ear Website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded, in order to generate reports for optimizing the Miracle-Ear Website content;

- Determining what type of device (smartphones, tablets, computers, TVs etc.) is being used to access the Miracle-Ear Website;

- Gathering anonymous, technical information regarding your browser, operating system, IP address and screen resolution as well as your navigation on the website.

Advertising/Marketing Cookies

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across the Miracle-Ear Website. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for each individual user of the Miracle-Ear Website. You may opt out of the collection of marketing cookies at any time. Marketing cookies are used for the following purposes:

- Registering a unique ID that identifies your device for the purpose of targeted ads, auto-populating forms, validating if certain contact information is correct, keeping statistics about third party sites used/accessed through the Miracle-Ear Website;

- Registering anonymized user data, such as IP address, geographical location, visited websites, and what ads you have clicked, with the purpose of optimizing ad display based on your movement on websites that use the same ad network;

- Collecting data on your visits to the website, such as what pages have been accessed, number of visits, average time spent on the website, in order to categorize your interest and demographic profiles in terms of resales for targeted marketing, identifying traffic patterns on the Miracle-Ear Website, and carrying out surveys to better understand your preferences;

- Evaluating efficacy of advertisements and likelihood of groups to engage with the Miracle-Ear Website and purchase Miracle-Ear products or services;

- Registering your sharing of content via social media.

Third-Party Ad Networks

Miracle-Ear may use third parties, such as network advertisers, to serve advertisements on third party websites or other media (for example, a third-party social networking Website). This enables Miracle-Ear and these third parties to target advertisements to you for products offered by us and products and Websites offered by third parties in which you might be interested. Third party ad network providers, advertisers, sponsors, and/or traffic measurement websites may use cookies, JavaScript, Web beacons, flash cookies or local shared objects and other tracking technologies to measure the effectiveness of their ads and to personalize advertising content to you. This Cookie Notice does not apply to them, and we cannot control their activities. You should consult the respective cookie policies of these third-party ad servers or ad networks for more information on their practices and for instructions on how to opt-out of certain practices. For example, you may go to the Digital Advertising Alliance (“DAA”) Consumer Choice Page  for information about opting out of interest-based advertising and choices regarding having information used by DAA companies. You may also go to the Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”) Consumer Opt-Out Page for information about opting out of interest-based advertising and choices regarding having information used by third party companies who are NAI members.

Opting out from one or more companies listed on the DAA Consumer Choice Page or the NAI Consumer Opt-Out Page will remove you from those companies’ delivery of interest-based content or ads to you, but it does not mean you will no longer receive any advertising through the Website or on other third party websites. Even if you opt-out from one or more companies listed on the DAA Consumer Choice Page or the NAI Consumer Opt-Out Page, you may continue to receive advertisements, for example, based on the particular website that you are viewing (i.e., contextually based ads). Also, if your browsers are configured to reject cookies when you opt-out on the DAA or NAI websites, your opt-out action may not be effective. Additional information is available on the DAA’s website at or the NAI’s website at

Cookie List

A cookie is a small piece of data (text file) that a website – when visited by a user – asks your browser to store on your device in order to remember information about you, such as your language preference or login information. Those cookies are set by us and called first-party cookies. We also use third-party cookies – which are cookies from a domain different than the domain of the website you are visiting – for our advertising and marketing efforts. More specifically, we use cookies and other tracking technologies for the following purposes:

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

  • Functional Cookies
  • These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Share Or Sale of Personal Data

Under the CPRA, you have the right to opt-out of the sale or sharing of your personal information to third parties. These cookies collect information for analytics and to personalize your experience with targeted ads. You may exercise your right to opt out of the sale or sharing of personal information by using this toggle switch. If you opt out we will not be able to offer you personalized ads and will not hand over your personal information to any third parties. Additionally, you may contact our legal department for further clarification about your rights as a California consumer by using this Exercise My Rights link.If you have enabled privacy controls on your browser (such as a plugin), we have to take that as a valid request to opt-out. Therefore we would not be able to track your activity through the web. This may affect our ability to personalize ads according to your preferences.

  • Performance Cookies
  • These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.
  • Targeting Cookies
  • These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.