A cookie is a tiny file commonly stored on your device (computer, phone, tablet) while you browse a website. They are designed to remember actions taken on the site and to record your browsing activity to determine potential improvements to the site's functionality. They can also be used to remember your preferences for future visits to the website.
Session cookies and persistent cookies are both used on our website:
Session cookies: These are temporary cookies used to collect data about your activities while browsing our website. They expire when the browsing session ends.
Persistent cookies: These cookies remain on your computer/device for a predefined period and are used to record your preferences in order to provide a more personalized experience on repeat visits to the website.
The following is a list of the cookies we use and their functions:
Required cookies: These cookies are strictly necessary in order for our website to function. They include, for example, cookies that allow you to sign in and/or operate the website's basic functions.
Performance cookies/analytics cookies: These cookies collect information on your interaction with our website. They serve the purpose of evaluating and enhancing your experience of our website by ensuring such things as relevant content, for example.
Functionality cookies: These cookies allow us to enhance your experience when visiting our site by remembering things like your username and preferences.
Advertising cookies: These cookies (also known as 'targeting' cookies) gather data concerning the number of visits you make to our website, the number of pages you view while there, and which links you click on. This data is used to offer relevant advertising and measure the efficacy of our ad campaigns.
Certain third party service providers may also place cookies on your computer or device to collect information for analytical, performance or targeting purposes. We do not have any control over these third-party cookies.
Cookies can be disabled in your browser settings. Previously stored cookies can be deleted in your browser settings, also. Doing either may cause some features and functions of the website to be unavailable to you, however.