What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. They are widely used to make websites work or improve their efficiency, as well as to provide information to the website owners.
Cookies may be set by the website you are visiting (first-party cookies) or by third-party services that are embedded on the website (third-party cookies). Cookies can be temporary (session cookies) or persistent (persistent cookies).
- Session cookies: These cookies are stored on your device temporarily and are deleted when you close your browser. They enable the website to remember your actions and preferences during a browsing session.
- Persistent cookies: These cookies remain on your device for a longer period until you delete them manually or they expire. They recognize you as a returning visitor and remember your preferences for future visits.
Cookies can also be categorized into essential cookies, functionality cookies, analytics cookies, and advertising cookies based on their purpose and functionality.
- Essential cookies: These cookies are necessary for the functioning of our website and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in, or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the website may not function properly.
- Functionality cookies: These cookies enable enhanced functionality and personalization, such as remembering your preferences and choices, so that we can provide you with a more personalized experience. If you do not allow these cookies, then some or all of these services may not function properly.
- Analytics cookies: We use analytics cookies to collect information about how visitors use our website. This helps us to analyze and improve the performance of our website and understand which pages or features are most popular.
Your cookie choices
You have the right to choose whether or not to accept cookies. You can modify your browser or device settings to block or delete cookies. However, please note that blocking or deleting cookies may affect the functionality of our website and your ability to access certain features.