What are cookies?
Cookies are tiny files that are commonly placed on your computer/mobile device by most of the websites you visit. They gather data about the device you use to browse our website and what you do during your visit. This data allows us to offer a personalized experience and to identify areas of the website and service where improvement is needed.
Both session cookies and persistent cookies are in use on our website:
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 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 is a list of the cookies we use and their functions:
Essential cookies: These cookies are essential to the proper operation of our website. For example, they enable you to log in to the website and make use of its features.
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.
Advertising cookies: These cookies collect data regarding your visit our website, including which pages of our website you visit, how much time you spend on our website, and the links that you click on. This enables us to deliver ads that are relevant to your interests.
Third-party cookies are cookies used for the collection of data on our website by other services (e.g., ad networks or analytics companies), and such cookies are beyond our control.
Your choices regarding cookies
You may choose to either block or delete cookies. You will find the option to do this in your browser settings. You should be aware, however, that such action may prevent you from accessing parts of the website or make some functions unavailable to you.