What are cookies?
Cookies are tiny text files that are often placed on your computer or device when you visit or browse a website. They enable the collection of information about your actions during your visit in order to provide a good user experience, to make sure the website functions efficiently and to help determine how to improve the site.
Our website makes use of both session and persistent cookies:
Session cookies: Session cookies function only while you are browsing our website. Once you close your browser or log out of the website, they are deleted from your device. We use them to gather information concerning your activities on the website.
Persistent cookies: These are cookies that remain on your device/computer for a specific, predetermined period of time. They are used to collect information that enables us to deliver a more personalized browsing experience each time you visit our site.
The following list describes the types and functions of the cookies we use on our site:
Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are essential to our website's operation. They allow for such user actions as, for example, logging in to the website or making use of website features.
Performance/analytical cookies: These cookies gather data about how many visitors the website receives and their actions while on the website, which enables us to do things like offer more relevant content and make improvements to the website, for example.
Functionality cookies: These are cookies that are used to remember your personalized data, such as your username and preferences, so that you do not have to keep making those choices on every visit.
Targeting cookies. These cookies collect information about your browsing activity so that we can make the advertising you see more relevant to you. They are also used to determine how effective the advertisements on our website are.
You can prevent cookies from being stored on your computer/device via your browser settings. This may affect your experience of the website, however, as certain functions and services may no longer be available.