What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. 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.
Cookies are used by websites to collect data about users' browsing activities, preferences, and login information, among other things. They can also be used to recognize you across different platforms and devices.
- Session cookies: These cookies are temporary and are stored in your browser's memory until you close your browser.
- Persistent cookies: These cookies remain on your device even after you close your browser and can be used by websites to recognize your device when you return.
- First-party cookies: These cookies come directly from the website you are visiting.
- Third-party cookies: These cookies are set by a domain other than the one you are visiting.
- Understanding how you use our website and improving your experience.
- Remembering your preferences and settings.
- Providing personalized content and recommendations.
- Tracking website analytics and usage statistics.
- Delivering targeted advertising.
Types of cookies we use
Below are the types of cookies that we use on our website:
- Essential cookies: These cookies are necessary for the website to function properly and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to your actions, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in, or filling in forms.
- Analytical cookies: These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so that we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site.
- Functional cookies: These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalization. They may be set by us or by third-party providers whose services we have added to our pages.
- Advertising cookies: These cookies are used to make advertising messages more relevant to you. They perform functions like preventing the same ad from continuously reappearing, ensuring that ads are properly displayed, and, in some cases, selecting advertisements based on your interests.
For more information on how to manage cookies in your browser, please visit the appropriate link below:
- Internet Explorer: Delete and manage cookies
- Firefox: Cookies - Information that websites store on your computer
- Chrome: Manage your cookies and site data
- Safari: Manage cookies and website data in Safari on Mac