To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. Most big websites do this too.
What is a cookie?Cookies are small text files (composed only of letters and numbers) that a web server places on your computer or mobile device when you visit a webpage. When used, the cookie can help make our Services more user-friendly, for example by remembering your language preferences and settings. You can find more information about cookies by visiting www.aboutcookies.org
This data file stores the information you provide us with and in doing so enables us to amongst other things 'remember' you on either for the duration of your visit (session cookies) or for repeat visits (persistent cookies). Furthermore, this small file of data keeps you logged in as you move around the website, effectively letting you move around the website without having to keep reintroducing yourself. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to continually improve our website.
What are the different types of cookies?
A cookie can be classified by its lifespan and the domain to which it belongs. By lifespan, a cookie is either a:
As for the domain to which it belongs, there are either:
We use both session and persistent cookies and first and third party cookies
In our website we may use the following cookies:
Our websites may use Google Analytics, which is a web analytics service provided by Google.
For more information, including details of how to block these cookies specifically, please see https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/181881?hl=en
How to reject or delete cookies?
The majority of web browsers (Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari etc.) will allow you to reject or delete cookies from being installed on your device via your browser settings.
Depending on your browser, further information can be obtained via the following links:
Mobile phone users may have to refer to their handset manual for details on how to block cookies using their mobile browser.
For more information on cookies and how they work, please visit: www.aboutcookies.org.