A cookie is a small file that automatically gets downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. They enable the website to remember your actions and preferences, so you can enjoy a comfortable browsing experience each time you visit the website. They are also used to make improvements to the website.
We make use of both session cookies and persistent cookies on our website:
Session cookies: These cookies are deleted when you close your browser. They provide us with information about your actions while on the website.
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 following is a list of the cookies we use and their functions:
Strictly necessary cookies: These are cookies that are required for our website to function and are always enabled. Strictly necessary cookies enable such website functions as member login and preference functions, for example.
Analytical/performance cookies. These cookies help us by recording the number of visitors and how they move around our website. This aids us in improving the website's operation, for example, by ensuring that you are easily finding what you are looking for.
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 (also known as 'targeting' cookies) gather data concerning the number of visits you make to our website, the number of pages you view while there, and which links you click on. This data is used to offer relevant advertising and measure the efficacy of our ad campaigns.
Third-party cookies may also be placed on your computer/device when you browse the website. They collect data concerning your computer/device and usage patterns. We have no control over cookies from third parties.
You can choose to reject cookies or to delete them using your browser settings. Be aware, however, that doing this may cause some of the website functions or services to be unavailable to you.