A cookie is a tiny file commonly stored on your device (computer, phone, tablet) while you browse a website. They collect and record information about your device and your activity on the website, which allows for a smooth and more personalized browsing experience and for website improvements.
We make use of both session cookies and persistent cookies on our website:
Session cookies: These are cookies that only function until you close your browser or log out of the website, at which time they are deleted. They are used to collect data about your activity on the website.
Persistent cookies: These are permanent cookies that remain on your computer or device until they are deleted or they expire, which occurs after a set period of time. They allow us to offer you a more personalized experience when you return to the website.
The following list describes all the cookies in use on our site and their purpose:
Strictly necessary (essential) cookies. These cookies are necessary for the proper operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into our website and perform account-related functions.
Analytical/performance cookies: These are cookies that enable us to collect information about your use of our website. We use this information to enhance your experience, for example, by ensuring that you are finding relevant content.
Functionality cookies: These are cookies that are used to remember your personalized data, such as your username and preferences, so that you do not have to keep making those choices on every visit.
Targeting cookies. These cookies collect information about your browsing activity so that we can make the advertising you see more relevant to you. They are also used to determine how effective the advertisements on our website are.
Third parties may also set cookies when you visit our website. These third-party cookies may collect information about your device and your usage patterns. We do not have any control of these cookies.
You have the choice to block cookies and can do so by modifying your browser or device settings. Please note that if you block all cookies, you may experience reduced website functionality.