What are cookies?
A cookie is a small data file made up of letters and numbers that is stored on your browser or device when you visit our website. They distinguish you from other users, which helps deliver a good experience when you visit the website. They also help in identifying potential improvements that may be made to the website.
Our website makes use of both session and persistent cookies:
Session cookies: Session cookies function only while you are browsing our website. Once you close your browser or log out of the website, they are deleted from your device. We use them to gather information concerning your activities on the website.
Persistent cookies: These cookies survive on your computer or device for a specific period of time. They gather information that allows us to provide a more personalized browsing experience for you on subsequent visits.
The following is a list of the cookies we use on our website and what they do:
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 us to enhance your experience when visiting our site by remembering things like your username and preferences.
Targeting cookies: Also known as 'advertising cookies' or 'marketing cookies', these cookies allow us to offer you advertisements that are relevant to your interests. We also use the information collected by these cookies, such as which pages you view and which links you follow, to determine the efficiency of our marketing campaigns.
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.