What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device when you visit a website. They are widely used in order to make websites work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
What cookies do we use?
We use both session cookies and persistent cookies on the Site. Session cookies are temporary cookies that expire at the end of a browser session, while persistent cookies remain on your device until they expire or you delete them.
We use the following types of cookies on the Site:
- Strictly necessary cookies – These cookies are essential to enable you to use the Site effectively, such as accessing secure areas of the Site.
- Analytical/performance cookies – These cookies allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors to the Site and to see how visitors move around the Site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way the Site works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Functionality cookies – These cookies are used to recognize you when you return to the Site. This enables us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences.
- Targeting cookies – These cookies record your visit to the Site, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make the Site and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
How to control cookies
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.