Cookie Notice

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by the websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The use of cookies is now standard for most websites. If you are uncomfortable with the use of cookies, you can manage and control them through your browser, including removing cookies by deleting them from your ‘browser history’ (cache) when you leave the site.

Managing cookies on your device

We use temporary session cookies to maintain the functionality of our online services during your visit to our Site, including permitting you to navigate among our webpages and access content.  These temporary cookies contain no information that personally identifies you, they are not stored, we do not combine them with other information that we collect, and they only exist until you exit our Site and close your browser.  If you register for a user account with us, we may use permanent cookies to identify you as a registered user and remember you and your preferences when you return to our Site.  Any such permanent cookies will be encrypted and will only be functional on this Site.  You can refuse to accept permanent cookies and you can also choose to delete such cookies from your computer and/or browser by using any of the widely available methods, but if you do so, you may be unable to experience the full benefits of our Site and of your user account, including some of the interactive features of our Site.

How to control cookies

Most browsers allow you to view, manage, delete and block cookies for a website. Be aware that if you delete all cookies then any preferences you have set will be lost, including the ability to opt-out from cookies as this function itself requires placement of an opt out cookie on your device. Guidance on how to control cookies for common browsers is linked below.

Google Chrome

Mozilla Firefox

MacOS Safari

Microsoft Internet Explorer

For information on additional browsers and device types please see http://www.aboutcookies.org/ or http://www.cookiecentral.com/faq/.

Categories of cookies we use

 

  • Necessary – Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
  • Statistics – Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
  • Marketing – Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.
  • Unclassified – Unclassified cookies are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.
  • Social buttons – We use social buttons to enable our users to share or bookmark web pages. These are buttons for third party social media sites and these sites may log information about your activities on the Internet including on this Website. 

Use of cookies