What are cookies?
A cookie is a small file that automatically gets downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. 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
Our website makes use of both session and persistent cookies:
Session cookies: These cookies are temporary and get deleted when you close your browser or log out of our website. They are used to gather data about your activities while you are browsing our 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.
Our website makes use of the following cookies for the reasons specified:
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 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 collect data regarding your visit our website, including which pages of our website you visit, how much time you spend on our website, and the links that you click on. This enables us to deliver ads that are relevant to your interests.
How you can control cookies
You can block cookies by using the browser setting that allows you to refuse all or some cookies; however, if you block all cookies in this way, you may not be able to access some parts of the website.