What are cookies?
Cookies are tiny text files that are often placed on your computer or device when you visit or browse a website. They are designed to remember actions taken on the site and to record your browsing activity to determine potential improvements to the site's functionality. They can also be used to remember your preferences for future visits to the website.
The cookies this website uses
Our website makes use of both session and persistent cookies:
Session cookies: These cookies are deleted when you close your browser. They provide us with information about your actions while on the website.
Persistent cookies: These are permanent cookies that expire after a predefined period of time. They gather information about your preferences so that you can enjoy a personalized browsing experience on later visits to the website.
The following list describes the types and functions of the cookies we use on our site:
Required cookies: These cookies are essential in order to ensure our services are operating properly. For example, they enable you to move around the site and use its features.
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 are used to recognize you when you return to our website so that we can remember your preferences, such as your username and other settings you choose.
Targeting cookies: These cookies collect information that allows us to serve advertisements that are relevant to your interests and to judge the effectiveness of our ad campaigns. They measure such things as which pages of our website you view, the length of time you spend on each page, and any links you follow.
Certain third party service providers may also place cookies on your computer or device to collect information for analytical, performance or targeting purposes. We do not have any control over these third-party cookies.
You can block cookies by using the browser setting that allows you to refuse all or some cookies; however, if you block all cookies in this way, you may not be able to access some parts of the website.