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 used to remember your preferences and record your activities on our website so that we can provide a personalized experience. They are also used to determine where improvements can be made to the website.
The cookies we use
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 remain on your computer or device for a predefined length of time. They enable us to collect information to provide a more personalized experience on your next visit.
The cookies we use on our website and their functions are listed below:
Required cookies: These cookies are strictly necessary for our website to operate. These enable identification of registered users and account-related functions, for example.
Performance and analytical cookies: These cookies collect information about the number of visits to our website and how visitors interact with the website. Analysis of this information allows us, for example, to serve content that interests you and to discover ways in which our website could be improved.
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.
Third-party cookies are cookies used for the collection of data on our website by other services (e.g., ad networks or analytics companies), and such cookies are beyond our control.
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.