What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device (computer, smartphone, or tablet) when you visit a website. Cookies are used to collect information about your browsing activity and preferences, and they are used to remember your preferences when you return to the website. Cookies can be either “session cookies” or “persistent cookies.” Session cookies are temporary and are deleted when you close your browser. Persistent cookies remain on your device until they expire or until you delete them.
What types of cookies do we use?
We use several types of cookies on our website:
- Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are necessary for the website to function properly and cannot be turned off in our systems. They are usually set in response to actions made by you, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in, or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block these cookies, but some parts of the website may not work as a result.
- Functional cookies: These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalization, such as remembering your preferences, your login details, and your language settings. They may be set by us or by third-party providers whose services we have added to our website.
- Performance cookies: These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so that we can measure and improve the performance of our website. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and to see how visitors move around the website.
- Targeting cookies: These cookies may be set by us or by our advertising partners. They are used to deliver advertisements that are more relevant to you and your interests. They may also be used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement and to measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign.
How can you control cookies?
You can control cookies and similar technologies by adjusting your browser settings. Most web browsers allow you to control cookies through their settings. You can usually find these settings in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your browser. However, blocking all cookies may affect the functionality of our website.