What are cookies?
Cookies are really small text files that are placed on your computer, phone or tablet when you visit and browse websites. They distinguish you from other users, which helps deliver a good experience when you visit the website. They also help in identifying potential improvements that may be made to the website.
The cookies this website uses
We use session cookies and persistent cookies on our website:
Session cookies: These cookies expire at the end of a browser session. They enable us to collect information about your actions on the website, and they are deleted when the browser is closed or you log off.
Persistent cookies: These cookies are permanent cookies that stay on your computer/device until they expire or are deleted. Their use enables us to offer a more personalized browsing experience when you return to our site.
The following cookies are in use on our website and perform the functions specified:
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 allow us to collect data concerning the number of visitors to our website and the ways in which they interact with it. This data helps us, for example, to discover operational errors and to ensure that you find relevant content.
Functionality cookies: These cookies allow our website to recognize you on return visits. This enables us to remember your username and chosen preferences so we can offer an enhanced experience whenever you use our website.
Advertising cookies: These cookies gather information about your visit to our website, such as the pages you browse and any links you might follow. This information is used to provide you with personalized advertising that is relevant to you and to help us understand the advertisements' effectiveness.
How you can exercise choice regarding cookies
You can disable the cookie function in your browser settings. If you do so, however, you may not be able to use all the functions and services of the website.