Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device (computer, tablet, or mobile phone) when you visit certain websites. They allow the website to recognize your device and remember information about your visit, such as your preferences and settings. This helps to improve your browsing experience and enables the website to function properly.
Cookies can be categorized as follows:
- Strictly Necessary Cookies: These cookies are essential for the website to function properly. They enable basic features such as page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, the website may not function correctly.
- Performance Cookies: These cookies collect information about how visitors use our website, such as the number of visitors, the pages visited, and the links clicked. This helps us to analyze and improve the performance of our website.
- Functionality Cookies: These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your username, language, or region) and provide enhanced, more personalized features. They may also be used to provide services you have requested, such as watching a video or commenting on a blog.
- Targeting/Advertising Cookies: These cookies are used to deliver advertisements relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement and help measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns.
You can control and manage cookies in various ways. Please bear in mind that removing or blocking cookies may impact your browsing experience and certain website features may not be available or function properly.
Most browsers allow you to deny or accept cookies and to delete cookies currently stored on your device. The 'Help' function within your browser should provide instructions on how to manage cookies. You can also visit aboutcookies.org for more information on how to manage cookies on various browsers.