A cookie—also known as a browser cookie or Internet cookie—is a small text file that is automatically downloaded from a website and stored on your computer/device when you browse the website. They contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive to aid in providing an optimal browsing experience and a properly functioning website.
We make use of both session cookies and persistent cookies on our website:
Session cookies: These are temporary cookies that are deleted at the end of the browsing session. We use them to collect data about the your activities while browsing our website.
Persistent cookies: These are cookies that are stored on your computer or device for a set period of time. They gather information for use on return visits, such as user preferences.
Our website uses the following cookies for the reasons indicated:
Required cookies: These cookies are strictly necessary in order for our website to function. They include, for example, cookies that allow you to sign in and/or operate the website's basic functions.
Performance cookies/analytics cookies: These cookies collect information on your interaction with our website. They serve the purpose of evaluating and enhancing your experience of our website by ensuring such things as relevant content, for example.
Functional cookies: These cookies are used by the website to remember things like your username and personal site preferences so that we can recognize you on return visits and offer you a smooth and personalized browsing experience.
Advertising cookies: These cookies gather information about your visit to our website, such as the pages you browse and any links you might follow. This information is used to provide you with personalized advertising that is relevant to you and to help us understand the advertisements' effectiveness.
Cookies may be used by third-parties on our website. These cookies may collect data for analytical, performance, and advertising purposes and are not under our control.
You can prevent cookies from being stored on your computer/device via your browser settings. This may affect your experience of the website, however, as certain functions and services may no longer be available.