What are cookies?
Cookies are tiny files that are commonly placed on your computer/mobile device by most of the websites you visit. 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.
The cookies this website uses
Session cookies and persistent cookies are both used on our website:
Session cookies: These cookies are only functional when you are browsing the website, and are deleted from your computer or device when the browsing session ends. We use them to gather data about your actions on our website.
Persistent cookies: These cookies survive a browser session and are stored on your computer or device for a predetermined period of time. They allow us to gather information so we can provide you with a more personalized repeat visit.
The following list describes all the cookies in use on our site and their purpose:
Strictly necessary (essential) cookies. These cookies are necessary for the proper operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into our website and perform account-related functions.
Performance and analytical cookies: These cookies collect information about visits to our website and the actions you take while on our website. This enables us to make improvements to the website, for example, by identifying and correcting errors in operation and ensuring that you find what you are looking for easily.
Functional cookies: These cookies allow us to remember you and your preferences from previous visits, which helps us to offer you a smooth and personalized browsing experience every time you visit our website.
Advertising cookies: These cookies are also known as 'targeting cookies', and they collect data about your visit to our website, such as the pages you view and the links you click on. This data enables us to serve advertisements that are relevant to you, and it allows us to gauge the efficiency of our advertising campaigns.
Third-party cookies may also be placed on your computer/device when you browse the website. They collect data concerning your computer/device and usage patterns. We have no control over cookies from third parties.
Your choices regarding cookies
You can block cookies by using the browser setting that allows you to refuse all or some cookies; however, if you block all cookies in this way, you may not be able to access some parts of the website.