What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. They are widely used to make websites work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
Cookies allow the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size, and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don't have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the website or browse from one page to another.
Cookies also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance their experience on our website. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our website.
Types of cookies we use
We use both session cookies and persistent cookies on our website.
Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.
- Strictly necessary cookies: These are essential for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
- Analytical/performance cookies: These cookies allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Functionality cookies: These cookies are used to recognize you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name, and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
You can control and manage cookies in various ways. Please refer to your browser's help function or visit www.aboutcookies.org for more information on how to manage or disable cookies in your browser.
In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-party cookies to report usage statistics of our website, deliver advertisements on and through our website, and so on. These cookies may be used to track your browsing habits across different websites and for other purposes.