Cookies are widely used in order to make a website work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website.
Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving the user experience. Cookies may tell us, for example, whether you have visited the Site before or whether you are a new visitor. They can also help to ensure that content you see online is more relevant to you and your interests.
There are two broad categories of cookies:
Cookies can remain on your device for different periods of time. Some cookies are ‘session cookies’, meaning that they exist only while your browser is open. These are deleted automatically once you close your browser. Other cookies are ‘permanent cookies’, meaning that they survive after your browser is closed. They can be used by the Site to recognize your computer when you open your browser and browse the Internet again.
Alternatively, you can configure your Internet browser to reject cookies or alert you before saving cookies. In either case, if you reject cookies on the Site you might not be able to access certain parts of the Site or use certain functions of the Site, some of which may be important to you. Note: Some tracking technologies may be unaffected by your browser’s cookie settings.
If you have disabled cookies, any information collected from cookies prior to your disabled preference being set may still be used, however, we will stop using the disabled cookie to collect any further information.