2. WHAT ARE COOKIES?
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or browsing device (such as computer, smartphone, or mobile device) when our website is loaded into a browser. Cookies can be recognised by the website that downloaded them — or other websites that use the same cookies. This helps websites know if the browsing device has visited them before.
Cookies are widely used to “remember” you and your preferences, either for a single visit (through a “session cookie”) or for multiple repeat visits (using a “persistent cookie”). They ensure a consistent and efficient experience for visitors, and perform essential functions such as allowing users to register and remain logged in.
We use the following cookies:
- Analytical/performance cookies.They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
- Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
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3. YOUR PRIVACY OPTIONS
You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
You may also set your preferences on third-party cookies by using online platforms such as AdChoice and Network Advertising Imitative http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/.
4. HOW TO MANAGE COOKIES VIA YOUR BROWSER SETTINGS
You can use the browser or device that you are using to view this website to enable, disable or delete cookies. To do this, follow the instructions provided by your device or browser (usually located within the “Help”, “Tools” or “Edit” settings). Please note that if you elect not to activate cookies, or set your browser to disable cookies, either immediately or at a later time, you may not be able to access secure areas of the Services and other parts of the Services may also not work properly or may be limited.
Many browser manufacturers provide helpful information about cookie management, including, but not limited to:
If you use a different browser, please refer to your browser’s documentation. You can also find out more information about how to change your browser cookie settings at www.allaboutcookies.org.5. HOW LONG COOKIES STAY ON YOUR DEVICE