March 17, 2023
What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device (e.g. computer, tablet, or mobile phone) when you visit our website. They allow us to remember your actions and preferences (such as language and font size) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to our website or browse from one page to another.
- Strictly Necessary Cookies: These cookies are essential for the functioning of our website and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually set in response to your actions on the website, such as logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the website will not then work.
- Analytical/Performance Cookies: These cookies help us analyze how our website is being used, so we can improve its performance. They allow us to count visits and traffic sources, see which pages are popular, and understand how visitors move around the website. All the information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our website, and will not be able to monitor its performance.
- Functionality Cookies: These cookies enable us to provide enhanced functionality and personalization on our website. They may be set by us or by third-party providers whose services we have added to our website. If you do not allow these cookies, then some or all of these services may not function properly.
- Targeting Cookies: These cookies may be set through our website by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant ads on other websites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.
How to Control Cookies
You can control cookies by adjusting your browser settings. Most browsers allow you to block or delete cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent to your device. However, please note that if you choose to block or delete cookies, some parts of our website may not function properly. Additionally, you may use the ‘Manage cookies’ button located on this page to change your preferences for non-necessary cookies.